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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.


Before and After: 1960's Ranch Home Makeover

Before and After: A floor-to-rafters remodel by Finecraft Contractors brings a basic 1960's ranch home back to life into a custom-made masterpiece.

02/15/2018 | 

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From Icon to Iconographic: The Re-invention of a Landmark

Propelled by Washingtonian article, "What Should We Do with the RFK Site? It Matters More Than You Think," Grimm + Parker's Antonio Rubelo, AIA and David Stembel III, AIA share their ideas about the future of RFK and its surrounding site.

02/13/2018 | 

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Maryland Legislative Update - Feb 12

AIA Maryland has been working with Senator Joan Carter Conway to introduce Senate Bill 1020 - Procurement - Architectural Services and Engineering Services - Reciprocal Preference.

02/12/2018 | 

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Upcoming events

Feb 28

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

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.

Mar 3

STEP Into the Sun: Solar Training for Design Professionals

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.