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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 leadership in architecture in the Maryland counties of Allegany, Charles, Garrett, Frederick, Montgomery, Prince Georges and Washington.

They Made Me Do It! The Perils of Designing An Owner-Directed Code Violation

What do you do when your client asks you for a design that in your professional opinion violates applicable law or creates a potential public safety hazard? Deciding to abide by your client’s wishes could jeopardize your license.

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Why Should I Care About Moisture Management?

Moisture management is a bit of a buzzword in the building industry these days, but why? What does it mean, and why should we pay attention to the trend in the industry? Is it really all that important?

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AIAPV Welcomes New Allied Member Karl Feucht, Market Development Manager for Benjamin Obdyke

AIAPV welcomes Karl Feucht, Market Development Manager for Benjamin Obdyke and new Allied Member of AIA Potomac Valley.

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Upcoming events

Feb 25

Shifting Perceptions of Workplace Relationships [Webinar]

This course sponsored by AIA Practice Management KC will discuss how COVID has caused practices to adapt and how expectations of staff and management differ. 1 LU

Feb 26

Drainage & Drying in the Exterior Wall [Webinar]

Determining the best system for managing moisture can be challenging. Many factors such as climate, cladding, and cost should be considered when designing a sustainable wall. 1 LU/HSW