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Potomac Valley Architect May 17, 2017 

Chapter News

DESIGNDC 2017 SUPER-SAVER REGISTRATION OPEN

Tuesday, October 3 - Thursday, October 5
Walter E. Washington Convention Center and multiple tour sites

This year’s theme, Rooted in Resilience, will look at how the region has achieved resiliency and how architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, planners, landscape architects, and developers can be leaders in advocating for resiliency. Washington, DC has been named one of the 100 Resilient Cities of the world by the Rockefeller Foundation. 

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WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2017 COMES TO DC

Thursday, September 14 - Saturday, September 17
Grand Hyatt Hotel - Washington, DC

The 2017 Women’s Leadership Summit is a 2-day conference for women in positions of leadership. The Summit will focus on supporting women in leadership by providing a forum to recognize, inform, and champion the work being created by women in architecture.

The AIA Northern Virginia Women in Architecture Committee is the presenter of this year's Summit. AIA Potomac Valley is proud to be among the AIA chapters and schools of architecture collaborating with AIA Northern Virginia to bring this event to the Mid-Atlantic region. 

Registration for the Summit opens on May 22. Visit the WLS 2017 website for details and registration.


COMING SOON: AIA POTOMAC VALLEY DESIGN AWARDS CALL FOR ENTRIES

Our 2017 Excellence in Design Awards competition opens in just a few days! Watch your email for the official Call for Entries, or check our website next week for details. 


GOLF OUTING MEETS $10,000 FUNDRAISING GOAL

Thanks to all who helped make this day a success! Click here for more pics! 

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Education and Events

REVIT FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS/STRUCTURES

Thursday, May 18
6:30 - 8:00 PM - Silver Spring Library

Learn about best practices when using Revit for an existing building project. We will delve into the specific ways to set up a project to best utilize this robust system and take advantage of its parametric and database capabilities to provide a whole building system that streamlines the documentation of existing building work. You will leave with a checklist of items and a roadmap on how to best utilize Revit for your next existing building project. 1 LU

Instructor: Purvi Gandhi Irwin, CADD Microsystems - CADD Microsystems is an AIA Potomac Valley Annual Partner 


CRAN: HIGH R-VALUE WALL ASSEMBLIES

Monday, May 22
12:00 - 1:00 PM - District Architecture Center

Join AIA|DC and Capital Area CRAN for an overview of assembly options for high R-value walls with explanations of their expected performance with regard to heat, moisture, and air flow.  1 LU/HSW

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FIRST TUESDAY LUNCH & LEARN: AUTOMATED VEHICULAR GATE DESIGN FOR SAFETY STANDARD COMPLIANCE

Tuesday, June 6
12:00 - 1:00 PM - Webinar

Get up to date on safety related design and installation methods for automated vehicular gates to insure that their designs are in compliance with current industry safety standards and the IBC, IFC, IRC and IPMC. 1 LU/HSW

AIAPV has partnered with Grimm + Parker Architects to offer live webinars of the firm's Lunch & Learn CEU events on the first Tuesday of each month. This is a member benefit open to AIAPV chapter members only and is a webinar-only offering. 


TOUR OF THE SILVER SPRING LIBRARY

Saturday, June 10
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Silver Spring Library

This free event is co-hosted by the Montgomery County Planning Department

The dynamic image of a Purple Line rail car speeding through the Silver Spring Library site convinced an independent jury to choose the library for the Montgomery County Planning Department’s 2016 Design Excellence Award. See and learn about the successful strategies for incorporating sustainable design, community engagement and public transit into this iconic building on a facility tour led by William Evans, AIA of RRMM Lukmire Architects. 2 LU/HSW

REGISTER NOW


ACCESSIBILITY IN MULTIFAMILY HOUSTING

Thursday, June 15
6:30 - 8:30 PM - Silver Spring Library

Nationally known accessibility expert Mark Mazz AIA will discuss best practices for translating accessible designs into properly constructed multifamily housing. 2 LU/HSW

This event is sponsored by Stantec, an AIA Potomac Valley Annual Partner

REGISTER NOW

Check our Calendar for more events.

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Around the Region

Montgomery County Planning Department 2017 DesignX Awards 

The Montgomery County Planning Department, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, seeks to recognize exceptional work in architecture, landscape architecture and urban design through its third annual Design Excellence Award competition. This year there will be two Design Excellence Awards, one for buildings and their sites, and one specifically for open spaces and landscapes. Developers, property owners and their design teams are invited to submit completed projects that contribute to improving the quality of physical environments throughout the County. The selection of two winners will be made by an outside jury of accomplished professionals invited by the Planning Department. The Call for Entries is now open and closes on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Winners will be recognized at a joint awards celebration with AIA Potomac Valley on Thursday, October 19. Submit to the 2017 Design Excellence Award.

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Around AIA

Webinar: 2017 OWNER-ARCHITECT AGREEMENTS

June 12-3pm, ET

This free webinar will provide insight into the newly revised 2017 Owner-Architect agreements. Presenters will also discuss the new Sustainable Projects Exhibit and explore how it can provide a positive impact on the health and safety of building occupants. 1.5 LU/HSW

Register


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Job Board

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May. 17, 2017

Sustainable Design Group

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CAD drafter full-time
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Alan Hamm Architects, P.C.

Alan Hamm Architects, P.C. (AHA) is seeking an experienced Intermediate Architect or Designer. ...

Junior Architect (1-3 Years’ Experience)
May. 3, 2017

Alan Hamm Architects, P.C.

Alan Hamm Architects, P.C. (AHA) is seeking a Junior Architect.  We are a small architecture/de...

Architectural Intern w/2+ Years' Experience
May. 3, 2017

Vincent Greene Architects

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Call for Entries - AIA Potomac Valley Excellence in Design Awards 2017 Competition

05/19/2017 | pam@aiapv.org 

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Former AIAPV graduate assistant Eli Shanklin triumphed with his thesis presentation, "The Contemporary Local Market: Creating a Network of Food Distribution" today at the UMD School of Architecture.

05/16/2017 | renee@aiapv.org 

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You have never seen LEAFHouse like this before, but you should! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience LEAFHouse in a lively new way!

04/22/2017 | renee@aiapv.org 

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