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Welcome to AIA Potomac Valley

A local chapter of the American Institute of Architects, working to make a better environment through architecture in the Maryland counties of Allegany, Charles, Garrett, Frederick, Montgomery, Prince Georges and Washington.

Celebrate "World Architecture Day" on October 1st

Chapter President Antonio Rebelo, AIA reminds us to use this day to celebrate and reflect on our noble profession and remind us and those around us of the importance of Architecture in our everyday lives!

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Donate Now to PV-UMD CANstruction Build!

Help our team of architecture students and professionals raise money for our first-ever Potomac Valley - University of Maryland CANstruction outing!

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Community Design Volunteers Needed This Fall!

This fall, Neighborhood Design Center has four exciting projects kicking off in Prince George's County, with opportunities for architects, landscape architects, community garden enthusiasts, builders, makers, and so many more!

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Quinn Evans Architects Promotes Margolies to Architect in Washington, D.C., Office

Congratulations Atara on your promotion to Architect!

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“Widening the Path” to Becoming an Architect

After teaching at Montgomery College Architecture for ten years, Randy Steiner, AIA could see there are barriers within the pathway between the two academic institutes for those seeking an architecture education.

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Upcoming events

Sep 26

Architectural Insulated Metal Panels – What’s Next?

This interactive program covers the design basics of IMP’s, current energy code requirements; the influence of air, moisture, thermal and vapor are discussed; and actual project performance details are reviewed.


Sep 28

SPG - Historic Rowhouse Rehab in Mount Pleasant - Problems and Solutions

George Papaheraklis of Finecraft Custom Builders will join Jennifer Verbeke, AIA and Matthew McDonald, AIA of McD Studio for a hardhat tour of a historic district rowhouse restoration and rehab.