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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.

University of Maryland, Engineers Without Borders — Mission: Sierra Leone

On Sunday December 8th, a 12-student UMD team, led by Samantha Falco and student proctor Sung Ho, were trained at the AIAPV/PVAF LEAFHouse to build a hand washing station (for sanitation purposes), for inhabitants of Sierra Leone, Africa.

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Pella Windows and Doors Opens New Showroom in Tysons

Pella Windows and Doors has a new location in Tysons (8150 Leesburg Pike) that includes an interactive showroom. The store celebrated the new store with a ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 6.

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Inter-lux Announces New and Improved Whitegoods Lightmeter App

Inter-lux has unveiled an updated and improved version of the original Whitegoods Lightmeter app created by lighting designers specifically for designers and architects.

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Upcoming events

Dec 13

Small Practice Group - Window Solutions for Historic Buildings

Join AIAPV's Small Practice Group for a presentation by two local Pella representatives who have 30+ combined years of experience in dealing with historic preservation projects in the DC Metro area.


Dec 17

Montgomery County Buildings Climate Technical Workgroup - December Meeting

This DEP workgroup will identify innovative strategies and develop recommendations related to building codes, benchmarking, energy efficiency, building energy performance standards, auditing, and retrocommissioning.