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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. 


Check out "25 Must-See Buildings in Maryland" on the USA Today Travel website!

06/07/2017 | 

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Call for Entries - AIA Potomac Valley Excellence in Design Awards 2017 Competition

05/19/2017 | 

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Former AIAPV graduate assistant Eli Shanklin triumphed with his thesis presentation, "The Contemporary Local Market: Creating a Network of Food Distribution" today at the UMD School of Architecture.

05/16/2017 | 

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Upcoming events

Jul 11

First Tuesday Lunch & Learn: Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems: VRF 101

Explore and understand variable refrigerant flow systems – efficiency characteristics, heat pump versus heat recovery, manufacturers & 2 pipe vs. 3 pipe, zoning, water cooled & geothermal, VRF indoor unit types, and restrictions on VRF systems.


Aug 1

Vegetated Roof System Assembly Design

A presentation about the complexities of vegetated roofing systems that walks attendees through the typical components of a functional green roof system.