Posts Tagged "AIA Potomac Valley"

CRAN Lunch & Learn: Pre-Engineered Masonry Fireplace & Chimney Systems

Join us at streetsense for a continuing education seminar presented by Firerock. Learn the basic considerations for pre-engineered masonry component fireplaces and how they compare to traditional scratch-built masonry fireplaces. The course will also explore the materials used to manufacture pre-engineered masonry fireplaces (PEMFs), installation methods, building codes and best…

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CRAN HOLIDAY PARTY 2015

YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN The Capital Area Custom Residential Architects Network and HOME & DESIGN Magazine for a Holiday Celebration! Enjoy libations and hors d’oeuvres Mingle with architects & homeowners while touring the Porcelanosa showroom Thursday, December 10th 6-8 pm PORCELANOSA 1500 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD 20852 The…

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“Luxury for Kitchen and Bath”

Join us for a lunch presentation at Redwood restaurant in Bethesda that will provide an overview of the latest in kitchen and bath product design for the luxury residential consumer. Attendees are invited for an optional followup tour of the nearby Somerville showroom after the lunch presentation to view firsthand an array of…

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“The Architect as Design-Builder: A Panel Discussion”

Well-established architectural designers from all three chapters of the Capital Area CRAN bring experience “from the field” to an in-depth discussion about the pros and cons of architects working as, or working with, design-builders. Whether you’re working already as a residential design-builder or wondering whether this route is for you, or you’re just…

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CRAN Lunch & Learn: Controlling LEDs to Meet Customer Expectations

Controlling LEDs to Meet Customer Expectations AIA Program #CLED13 1.0 LU/HSW Lutron Experience Center, 455 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 770 Washington, DC 20001 This presentation will explore the inner workings, features and benefits of LED systems and drivers, with an emphasis on residential applications. Learning Objectives: • Through examination of…

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Integration of Art, Architecture, and Landscape: A Tour of Glenstone

A passion for collecting modern art led the Rales family to work with the late Charles Gwathmey and landscape architect Peter Walker to shape a former foxhunting estate in Potomac into a contemplative environment to accommodate their growing collection. Now that the collection has outgrown even the Gwathmey-designed private gallery,…

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Financing a Custom Residential Project: What the Architect Needs to Know

    FREE for AIA members, Assoc. AIA, and Students; $10.00, Non-members. Lunch provided by George Mason Mortgage. 1.0  LU. Registration required. Being a well-rounded architect requires knowledge in diverse areas of expertise and talent. This course will help you become conversant with the language of finance so that you…

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Social Media for Residential Architects

Sponsored by  Mauck, Zantzinger and Associates Hosted by AIA DC,  Scott Sowers – Design Journalist, Deepa Mungara of Houzz and Janet Bloomberg of KUBE Architecture, participated in a panel discussion that provided residential architects various ways to use social media to enhance their businesses and connect with their clients. As we continue to try and provide content for the custom residential…

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Designing with Tile – Lunch and Learn

  Hosted by AIA Potomac Valley and Porcelanosa, the Capital Area CRAN kicked off a new year with the first installment of its “Lunch and Learn” series.  The well attended event at the PORCELANOSA showroom featured a presentation by staff, samples, and a question / answer period – followed by,…

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The Montgomery County Zoning Code Rewrite: Impact on Residential Design

The Montgomery County Zoning Code Rewrite is Montgomery County’s ambitious undertaking to simplify and bring its zoning code into the 21st century. The county is experiencing the pressures of rapid population growth, with little remaining developable land to accommodate it, while also facing a need to codify sustainable design practices.,…

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