March 2, 2017

Poplar Forest Lecture + Networking Event

Poplar Forest Lecture + Networking Event


“Jefferson’s Poplar Forest and its Roots in Palladian Architecture”

AIA  Blue Ridge is pleased to announce our latest Continuing Education and  networking opportunity. On March 2, 2017, Travis McDonald – Director of Architectural Restoration at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest – will present an evening lecture entitled “Jefferson’s Poplar Forest and its Roots in Palladian Architecture.” 

Start: March 2, 2017 5:00 pm
End: March 2, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Bedford Area Welcome Center

March 3, 2017

Building Enclosure Workshop

Building Enclosure Workshop


“First and Operational Cost Savings through Envelope Design”

The Building Enclosure Workshop will demonstrate the value of energy modeling to architects and owners through case studies and cost-payback analysis, provide an update on LEED v4 energy criteria and educate participants on the envelope commissioning process and benefits Local experts will present real examples of how early building enclosure decisions lead to lower heating equipment replacement cost savings. The program  will also provide an update on Arlington County’s Green Building incentives program.

Start: March 3, 2017 8:30 am
End: March 3, 2017 12:00 pm
Venue: Arlington Central Library
1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22201

March 31, 2017

Art of Practice

Art of Practice

AIA Virginia is convening a diverse cadre of decision-makers, from practices of all sizes, for a one-day forum designed to cultivate strong leaders and advance business practices. With a focus on creating and fostering a healthy firm culture, both seasoned and emerging leaders will come together to share and learn best practices, be challenged, and be celebrated by their peers. Roundtable discussions will focus on leadership development, team building,  diversity, inclusion and equity, and legal  challenges faced by firms.

Start: March 31, 2017 9:00 am
End: March 31, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design
Phone: 8046443041
2501 Monument Ave, Richmond, VA, 23220, United States

April 27, 2017 – April 29, 2017

AIA Conference on Architecture 2017

AIA Conference on Architecture 2017

Orlando, Florida

A’17, the AIA Conference on Architecture, is the architecture and design event of the year. It’s about designing a better world. It’s about tapping into the architects and design professionals who are shaping our industry. And it’s about moving our communities, our profession, and ourselves forward.

Join us this April for three days of fast-paced, hard-hitting ideas, inspiration, education, networking, and innovation from some of the industry-leading architects, firms, and building product manufacturers.

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Start: April 27, 2017 7:00 am
End: April 29, 2017 12:00 am
Venue: Orange County Convention Center
9400 International Drive, Orlando Florida 32819

September 14, 2017 – September 17, 2017

AIA Women’s Leadership Summit

The 2017 Women’s Leadership Summit is a 2-day conference for women in positions of leadership. The Summit will focus on supporting women in leadership by providing a forum to recognize, inform, and champion the work being created by women in architecture.

Start: September 14, 2017 8:00 am
End: September 17, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street NW, Washington, 20001, United States

November 1, 2017 – November 3, 2017

Architecture Exchange East

What is Architecture Exchange East?
ArchEx is the annual convention of AIA Virginia and Virginia’s largest annual educational event and expo, featuring more than 80 educational sessions, spectacular behind-the-scenes architectural tours, engaging special events, and cutting-edge vendors.

Who Should Attend?
architects, designers, architecture school faculty and students, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects, and planners.

Registration Opens Aug. 2017

Visit for more information

Start: November 1, 2017 8:00 am
End: November 3, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Greater Richmond Convention Center
403 North Third Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, United States
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