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Photo Credit ©️ Jaclyn Toole
02/13/2024

AIA Northern Virginia Announces 2023 Canstruction Winners

Arlington, Va. – The Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIANorthern Virginia), in collaboration with Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, announced the 2023Canstruction Northern Virginia Award winners at a reception held at Matchbox in the FashionCentre at Pentagon City. Architecture firms were recognized with awards for their creativedesigns and innovative use of canned goods. This annual community...
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Photo Credit ©️ Joshua A.W. McKenrick
02/13/2024

Schools Connections 2023 Mug Competition 

Each year, the Schools Connections Committee holds a scholarship competition for architecture students who are attending school in Virginia or attend an architecture school out-of-state but reside in Virginia. Cash prizes are awarded to winning students with funds coming from the Northern Virginia Chapter of the AIA, alongside matching funds from AIA National through a component matching scholarship grant program....
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Photo Credit © Judy Davis, Architectural Photographer
02/13/2024

100 Quay Street

Alexandria, Va.Designed by Conkey | architects What started out as a simple window replacement to take advantage of spectacular views of the Potomac River blossomed into a completely transformative renovation. This home, one of eighty-three built in an early 1970’s neo-colonial style development common to that era, was never meant to have a river view when it was originally designed....
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Sketch Credit © Auman
07/27/2023

Sketches of Old Town Alexandria

From DC Urban Sketchers EventAlexandria, VA The second annual WIA Architecture Month walking & sketching historic tour event, in collaboration with Urban Sketchers Washington DC, and the first with Young Architects Forum, was a success! This judgement is measured by the number of people brought together across different fields and interests to learn more about both architecture and history, while...