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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.

Quinn Evans Architects Promotes Margolies to Architect in Washington, D.C., Office

Congratulations Atara on your promotion to Architect!

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“Widening the Path” to Becoming an Architect

After teaching at Montgomery College Architecture for ten years, Randy Steiner, AIA could see there are barriers within the pathway between the two academic institutes for those seeking an architecture education.

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Zavos Architecture+Design (ZA+D) Celebrates 15th Year Anniversary

Zavos Architecture+Design (ZA+D), a community-driven design firm based in Frederick, Maryland, celebrates its 15th Year Anniversary this month. ZA+D strives to “Redefine the Building Potential” by producing innovative and emotive designs.

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Energy! UMD Center for Young Children Camp Visits LEAFHouse!

Best thank you note ever from UMD Center for Young Children visitors to LEAFHouse

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Architecture Grads: What's Your Salary Outlook?

Good news for young designers and new architecture grads: Demand for architects is high and salaries—including starting salaries—are on the rise.

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Upcoming events

Aug 28

Revit for Existing Buildings and Renovations

Revit is a powerful design and documentation tool that can greatly increase productivity for any design project. In this session attendees will learn about best practices when using Revit for an existing building project.

Aug 28

CRAN: End of Summer Happy Hour

CRAN invites you to an Architects Happy Hour where you can mingle and celebrate the end of summer with your peers.