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Canstruction
For those interested in helping coordinate events that benefit our communities like canstruction
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About Us

The Community Service Committee assists local community service groups, primarily functioning through Canstruction®, the creation of larger structures made of individual cans of food which are then donated to a Northern Virginia food pantry. Canstruction is a global non-profit charity that organizes competitions where participants design and build structures made entirely from full cans of food. It combines creativity, team building, and community service to alleviate hunger, and is a unique way to contribute to local communities while also fostering innovation and design skills.

Our Leadership

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Yuhui (Grace) Gan, AIA

2023-2024 Co-Chair
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Jay Scruggs, AIA

2023-2024 Co-Chair

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02/13/2024

And the Award Goes To…

The 2023 AIA Northern Virginia Design Awards were a resounding success!  The Chapter received more than 100 entries across seven categories, with awards presented to firms whose projects included and demonstrated a level of good design principles of the 21st Century. With four levels in each category possible, the awards recognize and celebrate the achievements AIA Northern Virginia members have
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02/13/2024

2023 Honor Awards and Acknowledgements Announced!

On Oct. 18, members and guests of the AIA Northern Virginia Chapter gathered to hear the 2023 Honor Awards and other acknowledgements at our annual Autumn Social. The event was hosted by Sonia R. Jarboe, AIA, Chair, Honors & Nominations Committee.  Award of Honor: Manoj V. Dalaya, FAIA The Award of Honor is the Chapter’s highest award and is intended
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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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Photo Credit © Joseph McCoy, AIA
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Photo Credit © AIA NoVA
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Photo Credit © Joseph McCoy, AIA