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Potomac Valley Architect - July 11, 2018 

Chapter News

INTER-SCHOOL DESIGN COMPETITION SEEKS SPONSORS

Each year, AIA Potomac Valley joins AIA Northern Virginia and AIA DC to present the Inter-School Design Competition (ISDC) at the National Building Museum, involving students from all the region's accredited architecture schools. Sponsorship from local firms helps make the event a success. Learn more about the ISDC and how you can become a sponsor.


NOMINATions OPEN THROUGH AUGUST 1

AIA Potomac Valley introduces a new individual honor to be given for the first time at this year's Design + Leadership Gala in October. The AIA Potomac Valley Emerging Leader Award will recognize one emerging professional who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to the profession.

Nominations must be received by August 1. Consider nominating an outstanding young professional in your firm or professional circle. Visit our website for the criteria and nomination form


Strategic Council nominations

The AIA Mid-Atlantic Regional Council will choose a new Regional Representative to serve on the American Institute of Architects Strategic Council beginning in 2019. This is a national leadership opportunity for a member in good standing from the Delaware, District of Columbia, or Maryland Chapters. Click to download the Strategic Council position description and contact Tom Liebel, FAIA by early August if you are interested in running.




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Education and Events

DESIGNING MY CAREER PART Ii -
PRESENTING YOURSELF: RESUMES, PORTFOLIOS, INTERVIEWS AND MORE

Wednesday, July 18
6:30 - 8:30 PM | Washington DC 

This is the second session in our 2018 Designing My Career four-part series for students, recent graduates, associates and young architects.

Knowing how to present yourself and your work effectively is critical at every career stage, whether you are applying for a job, pitching a new client, submitting award entries, or communicating with potential partners and collaborators.

The session will include a presentation and Q&A with practitioners from large and small firms about hiring, followed by a "speed dating" resume review and happy hour on the roof deck! 1.5 LU

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LAST WEDNESDAY LUNCH & LEARN - INTRO TO THIN BRICK SYSTEMS

Wednesday, July 25  
12:00 - 1:00 PM | Webinar

One of the new developments in construction is the increased use of thin veneer systems. Clay brick is a perfect fit for these types of installations. We will discuss basic wall detailing and construction. There are multiple combinations of materials to use in a thin brick wall. We will minimize the confusion and give you a clear and concise way to achieve a sound thin brick wall. 1 LU/HSW

AIAPV has partnered with Torti Gallas + Partners to offer a limited number of seats for live webinars of the firm's Lunch & Learn CEU events on the last Wednesday of each month.  

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FIRST TUESDAY LUNCH & LEARN - ENERGY CODES AND NFRC

Tuesday, August 7  
12:00 - 1:00 PM | Webinar

This course describes the physical principles and terminology used to measure heat loss and gain, the thermal characteristics of windows, rating and labeling standards for product evaluation and building code requirements relating to windows. Building Code evolution and adoption is investigated. 1 LU/HSW

Provider: Andersen Corporation, Program # ECNFRC
Andersen Windows & Doors is an AIA Potomac Valley Annual Partner

AIAPV has partnered with Grimm + Parker Architects to offer a limited number of seats for live webinars of the firm's Lunch & Learn CEU events on the first Tuesday of each month.  

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LAST WEDNESDAY LUNCH & LEARN - SUSTAINABILITY IN MASONRY CONSTRUCTION

Wednesday, August 29 
12:00 - 1:00 PM | Webinar

The single largest issue in masonry wall design is the compatibility of various products that must work together to achieve the desired results. This seminar will discuss the importance of sourcing all materials from a single supplier as well as designating a single contractor to ensure compatibility of all building processes. 1 LU/HSW

AIAPV has partnered with Torti Gallas + Partners to offer a limited number of seats for live webinars of the firm's Lunch & Learn CEU events on the last Wednesday of each month.  

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Check our Calendar for more events. Also view recordings of some of our programs in our Educational Video Library.

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Submission Deadlines

 

AIA POTOMAC VALLEY Excellence in Design Awards - LAST CALL!

Deadline TOMORROW - Thursday, July 12, 11:59 PM
Call for Entries

The AIA Potomac Valley Excellence in Design Awards 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.

This year's jury from AIA Seattle includes:

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Around the Region

EARLY WOMEN OF ARCHITECTURE IN MARYLAND EXHIBIT RECEPTION AND LECTURE

Saturday, July 14
6:30 PM | Cambridge, MD 

The Dorchester Center for the Arts (DCA) will feature two exhibits in their galleries July 1 – August 24, 2018:

  • Early Women of Architecture in Maryland, and
  • Architecture of the Chesapeake Bay Region, by members of the AIA Chesapeake Bay Chapter 

 

A free lecture starting at 6:30pm on July 14 will focus on two of the women, Victorine Du Pont Homsey, FAIA (1900-1998) and Chloethiel Woodard Smith, FAIA (1910–1992), both of whom have architectural projects on the Eastern Shore. Of note, Victorine du Pont Homsey, FAIA, has two projects in Dorchester County: one, the Cambridge Yacht Club, as well as a residence for Francis duPont at Horn Point in 1937. Visit the website of Dorchester Center for the Arts for more information.


DESIGNDC 2018

October 2 - 4 | Washington Convention Center + Tours 

This year’s DesignDC conference theme is "Constructing an Equitable Future." The conference will analyze the role of architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, planners, landscape architects, and developers in creating working, playing, and living spaces open to all regardless of ability, income-level, or age. Early bird pricing through August 1!

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