Monthly Archives: June 2014

Pleasanton Program: Manage Your Client and Project to Prevent Claims

Thursday, July 24, 2014 Noon-1:30pm Location: Dahlin Group, 5865 Owens Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94588 All are welcome,  no cost to attend. Bring your own lunch. Click here to RSVP 1 CES Lu The current practice of architecture poses increased risks. Learn about … Continue reading

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Nifty New Products

Thursday, June 10, 2014 Noon-1:30pm Free for AIA Members; $3 Non-Members; bring your lunch, drinks provided. 1.5 CES LUs Sole residential practitioner and co-chair of Small Firm Forum Linda Randolph, AIA will share new, innovative products from PCBC and beyond. … Continue reading

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ArchNews June 2014

ArchNews June 2014 Out Now! This month’s issue includes: President’s Letter: Youth Architecture Camp Codes: The Code Needs to Make Way for Greener Buildings Green: July 1st — Mark Your Calendars CoolTechStuff: Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel Firm Profile: Larson Shores Architecture and … Continue reading

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Wall & Ceiling EXPO 2014

August 14, 2014 11am – 4pm Alameda County Fairgrounds 4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566 Parking: Gate 10 (Off Valley Avenue) Expo: Building C Free to public, Register Here Who should attend? Anyone involved in the wall and ceiling community; … Continue reading

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Pleasanton Program: New Landscapes

Thursday, June 26, 2014 Noon-1:30pm Location: Dahlin Group, 5865 Owens Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94588 All are welcome,  no cost to attend. Bring your own lunch. Click here to RSVP. 1 CES Lu Peter Wolf, Allied Member presents this course, which will … Continue reading

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Member and Firm News

Gerard Lee, AIA is presenting in June Gerard Lee, AIA will be presenting about ZNE (Zero Net Energy) using the West Berkeley project at the 5th Statewide Energy Efficiency forum in San Diego on June 19th. Kaci’s New Job  Kaci Taylor, Assoc. AIA has accepted an architectural designer position with … Continue reading

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In memory of Michael J. Bocchicchio Sr., AIA, 1942-2014

Born in Chicago, Ill, but lived most of his life in California, Mike died peacefully April 27, 2014 in San Ramon and the opera of his life ended surrounded by his family. Michael J. Bocchicchio was an architect with several years … Continue reading

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Green: July 1st — Mark Your Calendars

Written by Judhajit Chakraborty, Assoc. AIA, LEED, AP, WSP Built Ecology July 1st — Mark Your Calendars By the time this gets published, there will be only about two weeks left for the new Title-24 2013 codes to be in effect. I … Continue reading

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CoolTechStuff: Hot Dipped Steel

Here’s an app for your mobile device that can help you inspect, and identify problems with galvanized steel. What Does It Do: This app is a visual guide to identify various surface conditions on hot-dip galvanized steel. System Requirements: Android or … Continue reading

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Building Code Issues: The Code Needs to Make Way for Greener Buildings

Kerwin Says: We have our Green Building Code in California, which is unique to the world. To truly be green, other parts of the Building Code needs to change or at least be more flexible to allow greener methodology to really … Continue reading

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