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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.

Grimm + Parker Receives 2018 AIA/ALA Library Building Award

Grimm + Parker's award-winning design, the Laurel Branch Library located in Prince George's County, was featured on the cover of the April 6th edition of AIA Architect as one of the recipients of the 2018 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards.

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Architects of Advocacy - How AIA members influenced the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

It is important to acknowledge the influence your letters and calls to legislators across the nation had, as well as the expert guidance that the AIA’s Government Relations and Advocacy team had on the outcome of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

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AIA Components in States Bordering Mexico Reject Wall on Ethical, Environmental Grounds

“AIA National strongly supports our components and chapters, whose boards of directors have tried to make sense of the administration’s requests for wall funding.” - Carl Elefante, FAIA, 2018 AIA President

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AIA Maryland Legislative Update

February 20 update on bills AIA Maryland is currently following with recent or upcoming hearings

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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.

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Upcoming events

Apr 27

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.

Apr 28

Sustainable Living Open House - Maryland Day 2018

Join us at LEAFHouse for hands-on demonstrations of ways to make our homes and built environment more sustainable during our Sustainable Living Open House, in conjunction with the University of Mary