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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.

Golfers Raise More Than $8,000 For Architecture Scholarships and Education

Check out our AIAPV/PVAF Golf Outing photo album on Facebook!

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AIA Potomac Valley Salutes Its Citizen-Architects!

We are proud to share a list of "citizen-architects" of the AIA Potomac Valley chapter, who have shared the ways in which they have given back to their communities through volunteerism, appointments or elective office. 

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Going to A'18? Connect With Maryland Colleagues in NY!

AIA Conference on Architecture attendees should be on the lookout for an invitation to the Maryland members meet-up and the opportunity to serve as a delegate.

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Architects Advocate Action on Climate Change

A "Nonpartisan Grassroots Network + Catalytic Action Platform" has formed among architects nationwide, to tackle the challenging issues that threaten our planet by creating healthy, productive, and safe communities for all, today and in the future.

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Gardner Architects' Canal House Wins Fine Homebuilding Readers' Choice Award

Canal House, otherwise known as Home on the Intracoastal Waterway designed by Gardner Architects won a Fine Homebuilding Readers' Choice Award and is featured on the cover of Fine Homebuilding's summer 2018 Awards issue.

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Upcoming events

Jun 27

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

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.


Jun 29

Small Practice Group - Giving Back with the Neighborhood Design Center

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