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02/24/2024

Call for Entries: March Napkin Sketching Contest

This March, YAF is reviving the AIA NoVA Napkin Sketching Contest. We all know the greatest architectural marvels often start as a humble napkin sketch! It’s the architect’s go-to canvas! Get ready because this March, YAF’s AIA NoVA Napkin Sketch Contest is back, offering you the chance to unleash your creativity and sketch your way to architectural fame. Whether it’s...
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02/13/2024

2023 Interschool Student Design Competition

Each September the DMV schools of architecture descend on the National Building Museum (NBM) for an 8-hour design charrette. Organized by AIA Northern Virginia, AIA Potomac Valley, AIA DC and AIA Baltimore, the 2023 Interschool Student Design Competition (ISDC) was held on Sunday, Sept. 17. It is a truly collaborative effort between not only the AIA chapters but also the...
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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....