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Past EVENTS

CRAN: Kitchen Ventilation - Maintaining Clean Air in a Residence

August 09, 2018
5:00 PM EDT - 7:00 PM EDT

M & M Appliance
6201 Blair Road, NW
Washington, DC 20011

This presentation on kitchen ventilation will explain the mechanics of a good quality system and allow designers to experience different styles of kitchen ventilators in a showroom setting.

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Energy Codes and NFRC

August 07, 2018
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker


Venue website

This course describes the physical principles and terminology used to measure heat loss and gain, the thermal characteristics of windows, rating and labeling standards for product evaluation and building code requirements relating to windows.

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Deadline: AIAPV Emerging Leader Award Nominations

August 01, 2018
11:59 PM EDT

N/A

Developing young leaders is critical to the future of AIA Potomac Valley.

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Intro to Thin Brick Systems

July 25, 2018
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

This course will cover basic wall detailing and construction and provide a clear and concise way to achieve a sound thin brick wall.

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Designing My Career - Presenting Yourself: Resumes, Portfolios, Interviews and More

July 18, 2018
6:30 PM EDT - 8:30 PM EDT

Leo A Daly
1200 19th St NW, #220
Washington, DC 20036
Venue website

Knowing how to present yourself and your work effectively is critical at every career stage.

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Early Women of Architecture in Maryland Exhibit Reception and Presentation

July 14, 2018
6:30 PM EDT - 7:30 PM EDT

Dorchester Center for the Arts
321 High Street
Cambridge, MD
Venue website

The talk will focus on Victorine Du Pont Homsey, FAIA (1900-1998) and Chloethiel Woodard Smith, FAIA (1910–1992)

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AIA POTOMAC VALLEY EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN AWARDS

July 12, 2018
11:59 PM EDT

N/A

Deadline for Submissions!

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CRAN: Lighting Control Illuminated

July 11, 2018
12:30 PM EDT - 1:30 PM EDT

District Architecture Center
421 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
Venue website

Join Capital Area CRAN and Casaplex for an overview of lighting control terminology, and the benefits and solutions of lighting control­ – presented in simple, easy to understand language.

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Deadline: CANstruction 2018 Registration

July 06, 2018
11:59 PM EDT

N/A

CANstruction is a nationwide program that aims to raise awareness about hunger.

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Small Practice Group - Giving Back with the Neighborhood Design Center

June 29, 2018
8:15 AM EDT - 9:30 AM EDT

Home Office of Sharon Washburn

Bethesda, MD

Learn about NDC's decades-long tradition of working with the local design community and the ways in which architects in the region can volunteer to help under-resourced communities build new playgrounds, reclaim vacant lots and abandoned buildings, revita

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Simplifying the Design of Fluid-applied Air and Water-Resistive Barriers

June 27, 2018
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners


Venue website

This course will assist design professionals in understanding fluid-applied air and water-resistive barrier chemistries, code requirements (IECC and IBC) and how these materials are tested and certified.

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Backdoor Revolution: Accessory Dwelling Units

June 19, 2018
6:30 PM EDT - 8:30 PM EDT

Smith Public Trust
3514 12th St. NE
Washington, DC 20017

Speaker Kol Peterson, a leading voice on accessory dwelling unit (ADU) development, will discuss how this unique form of grassroots housing is typically developed by amateur homeowner developers rather than professional developers, which presents special

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AIA MARYLAND EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN AWARDS

June 15, 2018
11:59 PM EDT

N/A

Deadline for Submissions!

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Demystifying Virtual Reality in Architecture

June 12, 2018
6:30 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT

Grimm + Parker
11720 Beltsville Drive Suite 600
Calverton, MD 20705
Venue website

Experience the way virtual reality is being used at Grimm + Parker and learn how to harness its power for your own practice.

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Fire & Sound in Multi-Family Floor/Ceiling Assemblies

June 05, 2018
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

This program will explore various design parameters in gypsum concrete floors and floor/ceiling assemblies including sound performance, fire resistance, aesthetics and installation methods.

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Small Practice Group - Understanding Poly-Ash Siding and the Other Categories of the Siding Market

June 01, 2018
8:15 AM EDT - 9:30 AM EDT

Home Office of Robert Reinhardt
10706 Kenilworth Ave.
Garrett Park, MD

An examination of the new Poly-Ash category of exterior siding as it relates to other types of siding, specifically around the areas of installation, maintenance, and sustainability.

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AIAPV/PVAF Annual Golf Outing

June 01, 2018
7:00 AM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT

University of Maryland Golf Course
3800 Golf Course Road
College Park, MD 20742
Venue website

NEW DATE: June 1! Still time to register for the 6th Annual Golf Outing!

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CRAN: Wall Panel Rainscreen Design for the Contemporary Home

May 31, 2018
6:00 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT

Home Tour
1528 Forest Villa Lane
McLean, VA 22101

Learn about high-performance commercial wall panel systems as applied to custom residential projects from a custom residential design-builder. Tour a custom house that is clad in this type of energy efficient panel system, which provides both an elegant,

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Comfort by Design: Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Technology

May 30, 2018
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

This course offers an overview of the HVAC industry focusing on Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) systems and details VRF technology and its advantages in both design and application for projects.

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Construction History Society of America 6th Biennial Meeting; University of Maryland

May 24, 2018 10:30 AM EDT to May 26, 2018 1:00 PM EDT

University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
3835 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742
Venue website

CHSA 6th Biennial / UM will feature research and scholarship from a diverse range of academics and practitioners, focusing generally on the history of building design, fabrication, and construction throughout the Americas over the last five hundred years.

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Makeover Montgomery 4 [Day 3]

May 11, 2018
8:30 AM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT

Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Day 3 of Makeover Montgomery 4, the 3-day conference that brings together planners, architects, developers, real estate professionals, economists, social scientists, ecologists and others to discuss cutting-edge ideas for transforming the suburbs.

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Implicit Bias in the Workplace - Know Thyself

May 10, 2018
6:00 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT

Sky Level Conference Center (Webinar Option Available)
750 E. Pratt Street, 7th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
Venue website

Join us for the second event of the Implicit Bias in the Workplace Series. This program will include an interactive workshop examining the subtle factors that make unconscious biases persist and strategies to increase self-knowledge and self-awareness.

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Makeover Montgomery 4 [Day 2]

May 10, 2018
8:00 AM EDT - 6:00 PM EDT

Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Day 2 of Makeover Montgomery 4, the 3-day conference that brings together planners, architects, developers, real estate professionals, economists, social scientists, ecologists and others to discuss cutting-edge ideas for transforming the suburbs.

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Makeover Montgomery 4 Kick Off

May 09, 2018
7:00 PM EDT - 9:00 PM EDT

University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
3835 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742
Venue website

Kick off the 3-day conference, Makeover Montgomery 4, with the Keynote Address by Innovator and Entrepreneur, Peter Leyden at the UMD School of Architecture. Free and open to the public.

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Designing My Career - The Path to Licensure: How, When, Why

May 09, 2018
6:30 PM EDT - 8:30 PM EDT

Torti Gallas + Partners
1300 Spring Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Venue website

Understand what you'll gain by becoming a licensed architect and how to incorporate your commitment to licensing into the rest of your life.

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How to Submit Winning Design Award Entries

May 03, 2018
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

Webinar (online only)

This program offers a great opportunity for overall feedback about entries from Maryland chapters' design awards juries over the past few years.

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Sustainable Living Open House - Maryland Day 2018

April 28, 2018
11:00 AM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT

LEAFHOUSE
3907 Metzerott Road
College Park, MD 20740
Venue website

Join us at LEAFHouse for hands-on demonstrations of ways to make our homes and built environment more sustainable during our Sustainable Living Open House, in conjunction with the University of Mary

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STEP Into the Sun: Solar Training for Design Professionals

April 27, 2018
9:00 AM EDT - 4:00 PM EDT

College Park City Hall
4500 Knox Road
College Park, MD 20740

Demand for solar photovoltaic (PV) energy is at an all-time high. As more individuals and businesses decide to go solar, a new national training course is helping architects and engineers grab their market share of this increasingly demanded technology.

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AIA Post-disaster Safety-Assessment Program (SAP) Training

April 21, 2018
8:00 AM EDT - 4:00 PM EDT

AIA Maryland
86 Maryland Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401
Venue website

Attend Post-disaster Safety-Assessment Program (SAP) Training course led by former Chairman of the AIA National Disaster Assistance Committee and gain knowledge to provide evaluations of facilities and buildings in the aftermath of a disaster.

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LEAFHouse Building Performance Assessment

April 20, 2018
9:30 AM EDT - 11:30 AM EDT

LEAFHOUSE
3907 Metzerott Road
College Park, MD 20740
Venue website

Ever conducted a blower door test or even seen a blower door?  What about a thermal imaging camera, or a two pin moisture meter?  Come and join us for a unique chance to witness a building science and energy assessment of LEAFHouse, led by Peter Yost and

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UMD Spring 2018 Lecture Series: Work + Life: 13 Years of Practice at Wheeler Kearns Architects

April 18, 2018
5:00 PM EDT - 6:00 PM EDT

University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
3835 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742
Venue website

Thirty (30) years ago, Wheeler Kearns was created on the philosophy of a “collective practice.” Chris-Annmarie Spencer, AIA, NOMA, 2017 AIA National Young Architect, shares insights in the 2018 Craig and Mimi Spangler Lecture.

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Architectural and Performance Benefits of Cellular PVC Cladding

April 18, 2018
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

This course describes cellular PVC and explains its advantages as a cladding material. It describes water-based PVDF coatings, how they work, and the importance of the C-F bond.

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MAPP of the Future: A Research and Creative Practice Symposium

April 13, 2018
9:30 AM EDT - 5:00 PM EDT

University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
3835 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742
Venue website

This symposium will highlight the contributions of UMD faculty, students, and alumni in celebration of the School’s 50th anniversary and will address various topics related to design, planning, development, and conservation of the built environment.

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UMD Spring 2018 Lecture Series: "Architects of Community" became "Architects of a Better World

April 04, 2018
5:00 PM EDT - 6:00 PM EDT

University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
3835 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742
Venue website

Thomas M. Gallas, CPA, NCPC Board, LEED AP BD +C will discuss the recently published book, "Architects of Community, Torti Gallas + Partners," which chronicles 25 years of designing buildings, neighborhoods and places and the methodologies that helped sha

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The Importance of Correct Sub Floor Preparation

March 28, 2018
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

Attendees will be educated with an understanding of why sub floor analysis, diagnosis and proper preparation are all critical in advance of installing finish floor coverings.

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SPG - Tour of "Making Room - Housing for a Changing America"

March 23, 2018
3:45 PM EDT - 5:00 PM EDT

National Building Museum
401 F St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Venue website

Join us at the National Building Museum for a curator-led tour of this exhibit focused on the 21st-century housing needs of a changing America.

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Two Inspiring Designs: A Park and a Healing Institution (Talk by Winners of Planning Dept's 2017 Design Excellence Awards)

March 17, 2018
11:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT

Silver Spring Library
900 Wayne Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Venue website

Recipients of Planning Dept.'s 2017 Design Excellence Awards will talk about their award-winning designs at this free public event.

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mArch Madness - Food, Drinks, CEUs and Basketball

March 15, 2018
11:30 AM EDT - 5:00 PM EDT

Ernest Maier Headquarters
4700 Annapolis Road
Bladensburg, MD 20710
Venue website

Spend the day at Ernest Maier Inc in Bladensburg for the spring tradition of watching the opening round of the NCAA March Madness tournament between educational sessions, industry networking, and plenty of food and drink.

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Women's Day "Pop-Up" BYO Lunch

March 08, 2018
12:00 PM EST - 2:00 PM EST

Multiple locations

In Celebration of Women’s Day, there will be a ‘Pop-Up’ BYO (Bring Your Own) Lunch on March 8 from 12-2pm. This is a lunchtime opportunity to network with architects outside your place of employment. Please forward to those who may be interested in. All

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CRAN: Summer Moisture: Problems and Solutions

March 07, 2018
6:30 PM EST - 8:30 PM EST

Maggiano’s Restaurant at Friendship Heights
5333 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20015
Venue website

In this presentation Doug Horgan, Vice President for Best Practices at BOWA, will share lessons learned over decades of evaluating, repairing, and most importantly, preventing summer-time moisture issues illustrated with over 100 photos, and presented in

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CANCELLED: First Tuesday Lunch & Learn: Protect Your Assets: Water & Moisture Design Considerations in Concrete

March 06, 2018
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

This presentation will focus on water and moisture design considerations in concrete in protecting assets, reducing moisture/water-related finished floor failures and reducing design risk.

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SPG - Websites and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Small Businesses

February 23, 2018
8:15 AM EST - 9:30 AM EST

Home Office of Sharon Washburn
5410 Huntington Parkway
Bethesda, MD 20814

Information for the small practitioner about developing an online presence and the different sources for creating your own website or working with a website developer

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CRAN: Limiting Your Liability

February 22, 2018
12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST

Tyson Dulles Plaza, 1st Floor Conference Center
1420 Spring Hill Road
McLean, VA

This session will provide critical information to design professionals on how to limit their liability through both the contracts they sign, and performance of their contractual obligations.

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UMD Student Portfolio Review

February 13, 2018
7:00 PM EST - 9:00 PM EST

University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
3835 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742
Venue website

Help students get ready for spring interviews by sharing your professional perspective and expertise at our annual UMD Portfolio Review.

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Bowl-A-Rama for Neighborhood Design Center

February 10, 2018
5:30 PM EST - 9:00 PM EST

College Park Lanes - Bowlero College Park
9021 Baltimore Blvd
College Park, MD 20740

AIAPV will help raise funds for the Neighborhood Design Center through its 2018 Bowl-A-Rama!

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First Tuesday Lunch & Learn: Creating Sustainable Spaces with Fiber Optic Daylighting

February 06, 2018
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

Access to natural light is not only a hallmark of sustainable design, it also defines today’s most valuable real estate. Fiber optic daylighting systems can help ensure that all occupants enjoy the unique benefits provided by natural daylight.

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Maryland Advocacy Day in Annapolis

February 01, 2018
10:00 AM EST - 7:30 PM EST

AIA Maryland
86 Maryland Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401
Venue website

AIA Maryland is partnering with Preservation Maryland to convene a statewide delegation of history, humanities and preservation avocates in Annapolis to let elected officials know that our state’s history is worth protecting.

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Implicit Bias In the Workplace - The State of the Industry

January 31, 2018
6:00 PM EST - 7:30 PM EST

Sky Level Conference Center (Webinar Option Available)
750 E. Pratt Street, 7th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202

Join us in Baltimore or via webinar for a discussion of the AIA Equity in Architecture Commission's findings and recommendations for expanding and strengthening the commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in every practice.

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Covering It Up: Dissecting Cladding Attachment

January 31, 2018
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

Review of how codes shape and influence the approach of cladding attachment for projects. Presentation includes review of performance impacts of different cladding and their design as it relates to the cladding attachment system.

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SPG – January Round Table Discussion

January 26, 2018
8:15 AM EST - 9:30 AM EST

Home Office of Helen Wilkes
3923 Prospect Street
Kensington, MD 20895

Please join your fellow small practice architects for a meaningful discussion about what matters to you and your practice. 1 LU/HSW

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2018 Planning Retreat

January 20, 2018
10:00 AM EST - 4:30 PM EST

Brewer's Alley
124 North Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Venue website

Planning retreat for AIAPV and PVAF leadership

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