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Balance in Motion: The Evolution of Cycling in America Dreiling Awarded Presidential Medal A New Name for a New Century Design Awards Call for Entries
 

Balance in Motion: The Evolution of Cycling in America

The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design Celebrates the Bicycle in a new exhibition opening July 30, 2015.

Dreiling Awarded Presidential Medal

Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, received the Presidential Medal from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada during their Festival of Architecture in June.

A New Name for a New Century

On June 19, 2015, the membership approved the name change to AIA Virginia.

Design Awards Call for Entries

The Call for Entries for the 2015 Awards for Excellence in Architecture has been extended through July 30.

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Community Resources

Thinking of Hiring an Architect

Are you planning a residential or commercial design project? If you’ve never worked with an architect before, you probably have questions. More »

How Design Works for You

Learn about the architectural design process and how to get the most out of working with an architect. More »

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A well-designed project can be built more efficiently and more economically. More »

Interested in Architecture?

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Membership News

  • Returning to the Publishing Ideal Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA

    In fully considering the future of Inform magazine, we actually revisited and returned to the original publishing ideal, which so strongly called for a focus on reaching and educating a broad public audience.







Professional Development News

  • ELA Program Gains National Attention

    Josephine V. Arbaugh, AIA, the AIA Young Architects Regional Director for Virginia, and an ELA class of 2012 alum, has written a wonderful article in the recent issue of AIA Young Architect Forum’s publication Connection.







Government Advocacy News

  • Contact Your Senator Today

    We need you to tell your Senator that the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction is critical to the design and construction industry, and to include it, and some critical updates to it, in this bill.







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Virginia Accord

  • The Virginia Accord VA_ACCORD_150x150

    Bringing together the planning and design disciplines to examine two key themes critical to the future — job creation and environmental sustainability — on Sept. 19-20, 2014 at the Virginia Accord.