• September 22 LAIGW Meeting – Wood you like to know about Mass Timber?
    September 30, 2023 by
    The September 22 LAIGW lunch meeting was a fascinating and informative look at new materials that are being used in construction.  Tom Corrado, the presenter, described the critical elements of mass timber and its use in different types of buildings.  His presentation can be found at the...
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    August 8, 2023 by
    LAMBDA ALPHA INTERNATIONAL George Washington Chapter Awards Program  August 8, 2023  Introduction The George Washington Chapter Lambda Alpha International Awards Program recognizes the accomplishments of members and other individuals who have advanced the field of land economics through their achievements and service to their profession, the Greater...
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  • June 2023 – Lambda Alpha GW and Baltimore Chapter Meeting
    July 7, 2023 by
    On a rainy summer day, over 50 hardy souls convened in Columbia, MD to learn about the current progress and future plans in building the Columbia Town Center. Greg Fitchitt, President of Columbia for The Howard Hughes Corporation was the presenter.  He gave a brief overview of...
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  • April Meeting Materials – St. Es Redevelopment and Bridge District
    May 15, 2023 by
    The presentation at the April LAIGW meeting described future plans for two areas of the District where Redbrick is creating new facilities and communities in the SE area of DC. To learn more about these innovative and important projects, see the websites below. Redbrick web site: https://redbricklmd.com/portfolio1/#active-port Bridge...
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  • Missing Middle Housing Recap from March 24 LAIGW Meeting
    April 3, 2023 by
    The LAIGW luncheon presentation on March 24 featured Lisa Govoni from Montgomery County Planning and Matt Ladd from Arlington County Planning.  The topic of the presentation was Missing Middle Housing.  The Arlington County Board recently adopted zoning changes to allow additional types of housing to be built...
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  • February LAIGW Meeting – DC Infrastructure Investments
    March 13, 2023 by
    LAIGW members heard an informative presentation at our February meeting from Rich Harrington from the DC Mayor’s office.  The presentation focused on the District’s work related to the Build Back Better initiative.  Decision making about the targets for expenditures is complicated and it was interesting to get...
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  • GreenCity Ecodistrict Presentation from January 27 LAIGW Meeting
    February 7, 2023 by
    January Meeting Recap On January 27th, LAIGW members were treated to a fascinating presentation on a new development taking place in Henrico County, VA, outside Richmond.  Michael Hallmark from Future Cities presented details about  the  proposed development of GreenCity, a 200-acre planned eco-district in the greater Richmond area for up...
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  • December 16 LAIGW Meeting – Walkable Urbanism with Chris Leinberger
    December 17, 2022 by
      December 16, 2022 To view the powerpoint from this meeting, click this link:LAI_Leinberger_DC as Model The members in attendance at the meeting were presented with thoughtful information on city development, walkability and neighborhood character.  Chris Leinberger discussed development in Washington, DC as a model aspired to...
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  • November 18 LAIGW Luncheon – Converting Office to Residential Use
    November 18, 2022 by
    At the November LAIGW meeting,  LAIGW had its largest attendance since the start of the pandemic.  Attendees heard an excellent presentation on the timely topic of converting office space to residential use.   David Haresign FAIA, partner at Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS discussed the potential for such conversions,...
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  • WMATA 10-Year Strategic Joint Development Plan
    November 7, 2022 by
    At the September luncheon meeting, Steve Segerlin from WMATA made a presentation on WMATA’s 10 Year Strategic Joint Development Plan.  In addition, the Plan won a chapter award.  For those who have not had an opportunity to review  the plan, the powerpoint presentation from the September meeting...
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New Member Investiture and Awards Ceremony Held October 21

News September 9, 2020