#ArchUncensored Speaker Spotlight: Marc Shaw

AIA|DC’s Emerging Architects Committee is pleased to announce that Marc Shaw, AIA, owner of Marc Shaw Architect, will be joining us for our upcoming Debate on the Value of Professional Memberships, the fourth installment of our Architecture Uncensored series.

Marc’s current work focuses on Behavioral Healthcare environments.  He led the programming and planning for DC’s New Saint Elizabeths Hospital and is currently behavioral healthcare consultant on the AE team for Missouri’s Fulton State Hospital.  His chapter devoted to “The Secure Residential Psychiatric Facility: Process, Design, and Results for Behavioral Healthcare” is included in the Textbooks of Military Medicine recently published Forensic and Ethical Issues in Military Behavioral Health.

Practicing as Marc Shaw, Architect, LLC, he works on his own projects and consults for other architecture and engineering firms. He worked in the past with Metcalf & Associates (now SmithGroup/JJR) and Einhorn Yaffee Prescott (now EYP, Inc.). Marc has provided master planning, programming, design, documentation, construction administration, and post occupancy evaluation for a variety healthcare, education, and government clients and their projects.

He has volunteered with local organizations and with the DC AIA’s Architecture-in-Schools, helping first graders design their own version of a zoo. He is a member of the Board of Visitors at Guilford College.

Marc is a lifelong DC area resident, and 1978 graduate of University of Virginia School of Architecture. He has one charming wife (and they have two adult daughters) along with two dogs and two rabbits (currently), multiple piles of sketchpads and architecture books, and a 1946 Arlington Box house with a garden-in-progress.

On the Value of Professional Memberships
Join with your eyes open. Ask the right questions about any membership. Why join this group? Are you the right person in your organization? Do you really want to be a member? An active participant? What can you do for the group? What can they do for you? When is it time to leave?—Marc Shaw

Marc will be joined by:

WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 2, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WHERE: RTKL, 2101 L Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20037
PRICE: $10 for students & Assoc. AIA members; $15 for AIA & DAC members; $35 for non-members. Registration required via AIA|DC.
Credits: 1.0 LU

Register with AIA|DC. Can’t make it? Follow along on Twitter with the hashtag#ArchUncensored and check out the full lineup of Architecture Uncensoredevents.

Organized by: AIA|DC Emerging Architects Committee

Sponsored by: SmithGroupJJR and RTKL



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