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Farmhouse Styling and Best Installation Practices
March 16

At the AIA Northern Virginia Chapter House, 1101 Duke Street, Alexandria  22314.

Presented by David Hawkins with Andersen Windows & Doors.

American Farmhouse Style Training
This course provides an overview of the quintessential style elements for the interior and exterior of windows, doors and room trim of the American Farmhouse style house, including proportion, color, materials and glazing.

Learning Objectives:
• Connect this style to the innovation of the Victorian Era, Queen Anne and Colonial style influences.
• Describe the essential elements of the American Farmhouse style.
• Understand the elements of the quintessential doors for the American Farmhouse style, including proportion, color, material and glazing.
• Understand the elements of the quintessential primary, accent and transom windows for the American Farmhouse style, including proportion, color, glazing, grille pattern and trim.

Window Installation Best Practices
This course provides information about window installation from the perspective of the architect and design professional. Rather than a “how-to” installation training course, information is presented in a format that begins with specifications and detail drawings and ends with job site observation. The slides follow through the stages in the order that a typical project would progress; highlighting key areas where the architect and design professional can take more of a lead role in the successful design and installation of this critical element in the building envelope.

Learning Objectives:
• Specify window installation methods and materials that are best suited for each project’s exterior wall design.
• Design details that will allow the installed windows to perform as intended, and as required for the project.
• Provide valuable guidance to the project team throughout the installation process.
• Identify job site best practices that will minimize impact on schedule, budget and product performance.

$10 AIA members and students; $20 for non-members. Lunch is provided courtesy of Andersen Windows & Doors.

Organized by the Small Firms Committee