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YAF Sketching RVA [spring edition]

17th Street Market 100 N 17th St, Richmond, VA

Join YAF for a casual kickoff to the weekend getting back to our roots of sketching.


WRiD: Let’s Share

This month we are extending the celebration from Women’s History Month, by hosting an interactive session to share our stories and turn the spotlight on ourselves. Every one of us has struggled, fell down, accomplished something, inspired someone and grown throughout our lives as women in design. This session would be a platform for participants to share those experiences […]


ARE Study Habits & Valuable Resources

Richbrau Brewing 5 S. 20th Street, Richmond, VA

Join YAF Richmond for a discussion on ARE Study Habits & Valuable Resources at Richbrau Brewing. This discussion will cover all six ARE divisions; join us if you are just beginning your exams or have just one exam left. Come by yourself or bring your entire office; the goal is to help you on your […]

Lunch & Learn: Future Smart


We remain optimists. We envision a decade of renewed creative energy as we find new ways to conduct our lives and our work. And while we cannot predict with certainty the course of cultural or corporate evolution, we can plan —and design— for uncertainty. We can recognize uncertainty as a state of extraordinary potential. As […]


Annual Sporting Clays Challenge

Old Forge Sporting Clays 7945 Long Reach Rd., Providence Forge, VA

SOLD OUT! Sponsorships are still available. Contact to become a supporter. Join us for AIA Richmond’s fourth annual Sporting Clays Challenge at Old Forge Sporting Clays! Proceeds support K-12 initiatives and the AIA Richmond scholarship fund. REGISTRATION FEES $85 AIA members $95 Non-members Includes on-course refreshments and prizes. Registration fees do not include ammo. […]

$85 – $95

RWiD: Koalafi Tour

Spring is here! Join RWiD & YAF RVA for their upcoming Spring Mix & Meet at The Current! While there, Laura Plant and Whitney Campbell of ENV will lead a tour of Koalafi, a fast-growing innovative fintech company that occupies the top three floors of The Current office building. A networking social will follow at […]

Protecting Occupants and the Public through Contract Administration


Join us for AIA Richmond's monthly lunch & learn. Understand the foundational concepts of contract administration and risk allocation. Using several case studies, learn from others' mistakes and better understand how contract provisions can protect you, your partners, and most importantly, building occupants. Earn 1.0 AIA LU|HSW Register online.


AIA National Annual Meeting

Save the date for the 2022 AIA National Annual Meeting of the Membership. (Times estimated) Learn more

Welcome to Richmond

Common House 303 W Broad St., Richmond, Virginia

Let’s network and build diverse professional relationships, while getting to know our growing community here in Richmond.


A ’22: The AIA Conference on Architecture

The AIA's annual conference returns to Chicago. With the city as the backdrop, the program explores architecture’s ability to drive new thinking.  Master new skills by engaging with leading thinkers and practitioners in workshops, seminars, tours, and the expo. Learn more and register today.

“As-Built” Pride Happy Hour

Barcode 6 E. Grace Street, Richmond, VA

Calling all Richmond LGBTQ+ community members and allies within the building design and construction industry. Please join YAF RVA for our inaugural "As-Built" Happy Hour to celebrate Pride Month this June. "As-Built" is a grass roots initiative to create an inclusive space in which LGBTQ+ members can network and build a local, supportive community. Space […]