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Historic Resources

For those who have an interest in identifying, understanding, and preserving architectural heritage
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About Us

The Historic Resources Committee is dedicated to educating, empowering, and advocating for the preservation and adaptation of historic buildings and downtowns. It provides members with resources for understanding historic architecture and construction, engages with policies regarding historic buildings and areas, and arranges tours of historic buildings for the Chapter and public.

Historic Preservation Information by County/City within AIA NoVA:

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2024 Chair Vacant

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An Uncommon Monday: Winchester Architectural Tour Wrap-up

On Monday, May 13, approximately 40 members of AIA Northern Virginia were treated to “An Uncommon Monday,” led by AIA NoVA Board Director Chuck Swartz, FAIA, alongside his design/life partner Beth Reader, FAIA (founders of Reader & Swartz Architects, and Metrobilly Quarterly) and their team, with special guest and current AIA Virginia President, Kelly Callahan, AIA, of VMDO. Our “fast-paced
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2024 AIA NoVA Call for Honor Awards Nominations

Every year our Honors & Nominations committee seeks to acknowledge members and organizations in one of our six categories: Award of Honor, Outstanding Achievement, Distinguished Leadership, Service to the Chapter and AIA Northern Virginia Chapter Award, as well as suggestions toward our Craftsmanship Award. All selected candidates will be celebrated at our Autumn Social in Fairfax, VA, this October.  We
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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