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The Integrated Life of a Residential Architect: An Informal Forum
June 21

Please note the new address: At Protorae Law, 1919 Gallows Road, Tysons, VA 22182, in the Conference Center. Parking is available in the surface lot.

Organized by AIA Northern Virginia for the Capital Area CRAN (Custom Residential Architects Network).

Ten Questions:
1. What is your favorite part of being an architect?
2. Currently what is the most challenging part of your job?
3. How many hours per week do you spend on work activities?
4. Do you feel like you have enough time for family, fun and activities outside of work?
5. Do you feel like you have a good work life balance? If not, what things could you do to improve your work life balance?
6. What distractions do you face during a typical week that decrease your productivity?
7. How does the space where you work affect how you balance your personal and professional life?
8. Do you have stressful times during your week? If so, how do you find balance during these periods?
9. If you could improve one part of your skill set, what would it be?
10. What challenges do you foresee facing the profession in the next 5-10 years?

Join AIA Northern Virginia and the Capital Area CRAN for a panel discussion on the intricacies of balancing a professional career as a residential architect and well-adjusted life outside of the office. We all face daily challenges that affect our ability to be productive inside and outside of the office. A panel of veteran residential architects takes on the topic in a spirited discussion, which will include a Q&A session.

• Lorena Checa, AIA, LEED® AP, Checa Architects, Principal
• Phillip R. Eagleburger, AIA, Treacy & Eagleburger Architects PC
• Mark D. Hughes, AIA, Harrison Design-DC, Principal

Sponsored by Protorae Law, PLLC and KC Company/Pella Windows & Doors.

1.5 AIA LUs. AIA members $15, AIA Associate members & students $10, non-AIA members $35.