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


2017 Design Awards Winners Gallery

Visit the 2017 Design Awards Winners Gallery!

10/20/2017 | 

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Potomac Valley Chapter of American Institute of Architects Honors Planning Director Gwen Wright with Paul H. Kea Medal

Gwen Wright, Director of the Montgomery County Planning Department, will receive the 2017 Kea Medal, AIA Potomac Valley’s highest honor.

10/13/2017 | 

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What's Up With PVAF?

PVAF President Bo Green, AIA talks about what the Potomac Valley Architecture Foundation has been up to lately.

10/04/2017 | 

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Upcoming events

Oct 24

CRAN: Bridge the Communications Gap with Clients and the Public Using the AIA Message Book

Let the AIA Message Book be your guide for crafting clear, positive, and memorable messages when talking to clients and the public.


Oct 25

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learn: Mid Rise Design: Optimizing Size, Maximizing Value in Wood Construction

This presentation will cover some of the design considerations associated with mid-rise wood-frame buildings, including how to maximize height and area through the use of sprinklers, open frontage, sloping sites, podiums and mezzanines.