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The Protocols of Construction: Submittals and Shop Drawings

In prior articles we addressed the protocols for documenting the contract and RFIs. Once construction phase services begin, and the architect is reviewing the contractor’s submittals, the importance of implementing protocols remains critical.

10/20/2020 | [email protected] 

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Maria Fernanda Farieta Recognized as Emerging Leader

Maria Fernanda Farieta, Associate AIA, was honored during the 2020 AIAPV Design + Leadership Awards on October 15 as the winner of AIAPV's 2020 Emerging Leader award.

10/19/2020 | [email protected] 

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AIAPV Member Melissa Daniel, Associate AIA is Host of Podcast Series "Architecture Is Political"

AIAPV member and Architectural Designer Melissa Daniel is the creator and host of the growing podcast series Architecture is Political.

09/27/2020 | [email protected] 

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CRAN: Design is Personal, Interior Spaces with Cabinetry

January 30, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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ABW Appliances
5526 Nicholson Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20851
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Program description:
 Understanding Design Ergonomics + Design Thinking = Design Minded Outcome

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

Learning objectives:

  1. Understanding Design Ergonomics with regards to residential cabinetry.
  2. Understanding Design Thinking with cabinetry.
  3. The health and safety benefits of combining ergonomics with design thinking to yield the best possible outcome.
  4. Cabinetry Design Ideas with specific room layouts and functionality for residential applications.


Presenter: Steve Varricchio, Sales Representative III, American Woodmark
Provider: American Woodmark Cabinetry, Course Number – DPAPAIntCabs1

Space is limited to 45 Attendees

Thank you to our AIA Potomac Valley CRAN Annual Sponsors:


Organized by AIA Potomac Valley CRAN Committee for the Capital Area CRAN (Custom Residential Architects Network, an AIA Knowledge Community), a tri-chapter committee founded jointly by AIA|DC, AIA Northern Virginia and AIA Potomac Valley.

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$15.00 AIA Potomac Valley Chapter Member - Design is Personal, Interior Spaces with Cabinetry

$15.00 Other AIA Chapter Members - Design is Personal, Interior Spaces with Cabinetry

$0.00 Assoc. AIA and Students - Design is Personal, Interior Spaces with Cabinetry

$25.00 Non-Member - Design is Personal, Interior Spaces with Cabinetry



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