January 7 - Architecture in the Schools Exhibit
6:30-8:00p, at Virginia Tech's Washington Alexandria Architecture Center, 1001 Prince Street, Alexandria 22314. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend to see the creative work done by local elementary, middle and high school students. For additional information, contact the Chapter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 10 - AIA Northern Virginia Board Meeting
4:30p, at the Chapter House, 205 South Patrick Street, Alexandria 22314. For additional information, email email@example.com.
January 18 - Schools Connections Committee Meeting
Noon, at the Chapter House. For information on this committee, please contact committee chair David Prevette at firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 20 - Design Awards Committee Meeting
Noon, at the Chapter House. Anyone interested in serving on the Design Awards Committee is invited to attend. Please RSVP to chair Scott Matties, AIA at email@example.com.
January 20 - Historic Resources Committee Meeting
5:00p, at the office of Stephen Smith, SASApc, 5901 Kingstowne Village Pkwy, Suite 205, Kingstowne (Alexandria). Everyone interested in Historic Resources is invited to attend. Please RSVP to chair Stephen Smith, AIA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 24 - Women in Architecture Planning Meeting
6:00-7:00p, at the Chapter House. The committee will be planning events for 2011. For questions or to be added to the WIA email list, contact Sonia R. Jarboe, Assoc. AIA at email@example.com.
February 2-5 - AIA Grassroots Leadership Conference
In Washington, DC. Chapter leaders will visit Capitol Hill to discuss advocacy issues for the profession. For additional information, contact the Chapter House at (703) 549-9747 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 9 - AIA Northern Virginia Lunch Series
11:00a-1:15p, at the Chapter House. Session 1: Tall Wall Design Using Engineered Wood Products and Session 2: Fire-Rated Cementitious Coated OSB in Wall and Roof Sheathing Applications. Presented by Louisiana-Pacific Building Products. Each session provides 1 AIA/CES HSW LU and the second session also qualifies for Sustainable Design Credit. For additional information, click here.
February 9 - Women in Architecture Happy Hour
6:00-8:00p, at Co Co Sala, 929 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004. For additional information on the Happy Hour or on the WIA Committee, contact WIA Chair, Sonia Jarboe, Associate AIA, at email@example.com.
February 15 - AIA Northern Virginia Board Meeting
4:30-6:00p, at Jacobs, 1100 North Glebe Road, Suite 500, Arlington 22201. A tour of Jacobs will follow the board meeting. For additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 15 - Firm Tour of Jacobs
6:00p, at Jacobs, 1100 North Glebe Road, Suite 500, Arlington 22201. Tours of several Chapter architecture firms are planned this year. They are scheduled to coincide with our Chapter Board Meetings. Members are invited to participate in the board meeting and tour or just the tour. The board meetings begin at 4:30p, followed at 6:00p by a tour of our host firm, including a discussion about the firm and its recent projects. 1 AIA/CES LU. Reservations are not necessary.
February 16 - ARE Prep Series: Roundtable Discussion + Introduction
6:30-8:30p, at AECOM Design, 3101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 900, Arlington 22201. The roundtable will feature staff from NCARB to help answer any IDP or exam registration questions. Free. Registration requested by emailing email@example.com. Dates for upcoming ARE Prep sessions can be found online on the ARE Prep webpage.
February 22 - The 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
8:00-11:00a, at Dewberry, 8401 Arlington Boulevard, Fairfax 22031. AIA Northern Virginia and Accessibility Services/United Spinal Association are partnering to bring you an accessibility training program on the new 2010 ADA Standards. This program will help you become familiar with the changes in the new design guidelines. Presented by Jennifer Perry, Compliance Specialist with Accessibility Services. 3 AIA/CES HSW LUs. This class is offered free of charge, but since space is limited, reservations are required by emailing your name, AIA number (if applicable) and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information may be found on our website here.
February 28 (rescheduled from February 21) - Mentoring Session
For additional information on any of these events, please contact the Chapter House at (703) 549-9747 or email@example.com. The Chapter House is located at 205 South Patrick Street, Alexandria 22314.
At Canon Design, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 2900, Arlington. Several AIA Northern Virginia committees are joining together to host a mentoring session for members at all career stages. This is an 'all ages' event and a great opportunity to meet peers and leaders in the profession. If you are interested in attending as a mentor or mentee, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information is available here.