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Newsletter

Potomac Valley Architect June 14, 2017 

Chapter News

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MARYLAND ARCHITECTURE FEATURED IN USA TODAY

USA Today Travel asked AIA chapters around the country to name 25 structures visitors to their states should see. Last Sunday was Maryland's turn. It took a lot of whittling down, but check out these great examples of publicly accessible architecture in "25 Must-See Buildings in Maryland" online. 


SUBMIT MEMBER NEWS FOR OUR BLOG

Architect, associate and allied members of AIA Potomac Valley can share news with chapter colleagues by posting information to the AIAPV website blog. All announcements will be reviewed before they go live. Visit the Member News Submission Form and tell us what you're proud of. We'd love to share it!


WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2017 - EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS JUNE 16

Thursday, September 14 - Saturday, September 16
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. Early bird discounts expire June 16! 

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DESIGNDC 2017 SUPER-SAVER ENDS JUNE 16

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

DesignDC 2017: 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. Save $100 when you register by June 16!

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Education and Events

This issue sponsored by
markitecture
an AIA Potomac Valley Annual Partner


ACCESSIBILITY IN MULTIFAMILY HOUSING

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

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REVIT BUILDING MODELING BEST PRACTICES

Wednesday, June 21
6:30 - 8:00 PM - Miner Feinstein Architects (Frederick)

Save time and keep your Revit models running smoothly with valuable best practices and techniques. We will discuss tips related to overall model fidelity, modeling walls and complex geometry, Rooms/Areas/Spaces, Views, project templates, families, Worksharing, and managing links. 1 LU

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

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FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT USING QUICKBOOKS

Friday, June 23
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - LEAFHouse (College Park)

Managing finances -- including project management, invoicing, credit card and merchant services, and payroll -- is a key element to operating a successful small business. This AIAPV Small Practice Group presentation will cover the use of QuickBooks for small architecture firms. 2 LU

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FIRST TUESDAY LUNCH & LEARN: VARIABLE REFRIGERANT FLOW SYSTEMS - VFR 101

Tuesday, July 11
12:00 - 1:00 PM - Webinar

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the professional with variable refrigerant flow systems. The following points will be explored – efficiency characteristics, heat pump versus heat recovery, manufacturers & 2 pipe vs. 3 pipe, zoning, water cooled & geothermal, VRF indoor unit types, and restrictions on VRF systems. 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. 

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Around the Region

8th Annual Baltimore Architecture Foundation Schamu Golf & Auto Classic

Monday, June 19 - 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Elkridge Club, Baltimore

Dust off your mashie, buff your niblick, and iron your plus-fours! Join the Baltimore Architecture Foundation on the sylvan tees, fairways, and greens of the Elkridge Club for a classic golf outing, car rally and good time in support of The Baltimore Architecture Foundation. GOLF TOURNAMENT SOLD OUT - TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR RECEPTION

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8th ANNUAL AIA NORTHERN VIRGINIA CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

Monday, June 26 - 11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Mount Vernon Country Club, Alexandria

AIA Northern Virginia is partnering with a local non-profit organization, United Community Ministries (UCM). Proceeds from the event will go to support our chapter’s scholarship program and UCM’s mission to serve the area’s most vulnerable children, youth and families. 

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Submission Deadlines

AIA POTOMAC VALLEY DESIGN AWARDS - JULY 21

The Call for Entries and Submissions Guidelines for the AIA Potomac Valley Excellence in Design Awards 2017 Competition are now available. The program is designed to encourage and recognize distinguished architectural achievement; to honor the architectural team, their clients and consultants who work together to improve the built environment; to demonstrate the breadth of services architects provide; and to celebrate and raise public consciousness of the architect’s role in shaping the quality of life through design excellence. Winners will be recognized at a joint awards celebration with the Montgomery County Planning Department on Thursday, October 19.

Interested in sponsorship of our design awards celebration in October? Click here!


AIA MARYLAND DESIGN AWARDS - JUNE 23

The AIA Maryland Excellence in Design awards program recognizes excellence in architectural design by AIA Maryland architects worldwide and AIA member work in Maryland. Built and unbuilt projects submitted by AIA members are judged on their merit by a distinguished jury of AIA architects. Read the complete Call for Entries.


Montgomery County Design EXCELLENCE - JULY 27

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, selected by an outside jury of accomplished professionals invited by the Planning Department. Winners will be recognized at a joint awards celebration with AIA Potomac Valley on Thursday, October 19. Submit to the 2017 Design Excellence Award.


AIA BALTIMORE DESIGN AWARDS - AUGUST 31

The submission portal is open for the 2017 AIABaltimore Excellence in Design Awards and the FAR Scholarship Awards, recognizing the work of architecture students. Read the Call for Entries.


AIA CHESAPEAKE BAY DESIGN AWARDS - SEPTEMBER 8

Through its annual Design Awards Program, AIA Chesapeake Bay Chapter recognizes excellence in architecture throughout the Chesapeake Bay Region. The purpose of the awards program is to encourage and recognize distinguished architectural achievement and to honor the architects, clients, and consultants who work together to improve the built environment and for their role in shaping the quality of life through design excellence. Read the Call for Entries.

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Around AIA

Webinar: 2017 OWNER-CONTRACTOR AGREEMENTS

June 15, 3:00 - 4:00 PM, ET

This free webinar will cover the key updates to the 2017 revised AIA Owner/Contractor agreements and the new 2017 Sustainable Projects Exhibit. 1 LU/HSW

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AIA'S PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

This year's campaign shines a light on the powerful social impact of architects and their work. In partnership with their clients and communities, architects plant the seeds that blossom into stronger neighborhoods, towns and cities. In one place, here is everything you need to learn more about the campaign, how AIA National is getting the word out and how you can get involved.

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Job Board

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Check out "25 Must-See Buildings in Maryland" on the USA Today Travel website!

06/07/2017 | renee@aiapv.org 

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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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