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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.

NEW PARTNERS AT BATES ARCHITECTS

Bates Architects LLC is pleased to announce that both Ben Bates and Jennifer Litchfield have been added as partners in the firm and promoted to the title of Vice President, effective January, 1st 2020. Marty Bates will remain in same role as President.

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The Protocols of Construction: The Written Contract

One local architect refers to the documents generated during every project as “the protocols of construction.” Adhering to and following those protocols minimize the risk of challenges on a project. Often, the protocols reduce disputes.

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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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Upcoming events

Jan 29

The Evolution of Water Resistive Air Barriers in Commercial Building Envelope Construction

This course introduces all-in-one, integrated sheathing + WRB-AB systems as alternatives to traditional water and air management methods.

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Jan 30

CRAN: Design is Personal, Interior Spaces with Cabinetry

This course looks at combining Form/functionality (cabinetry layout by room) with ergonomics which meets health, safety and welfare for all human beings. 1 LU/HSW

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