Monthly Archives: July 2014

Small Firm Forum: Working with an Engineer

Thursday, August 7, 2014 Noon-1:30pm Open to all. Free for AIA Members, $3 Non Members; bring your lunch, drinks provided. 1.5 CES LUs Working with a structural engineer early in a project brings many benefits to the architect, the client, … Continue reading

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Pleasanton Program: The Secrets to Backups & Disaster Recovery for Architects

Thursday, August 28, 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 1.5 CES LUs How confident are you RIGHT NOW that your business could … Continue reading

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Design Tour: Zero Net Energy Center

Friday, August 15, 2014 5-7:30pm Zero Net Energy Center (14600 Catalina Street, San Leandro) Tickets: $5 for AIA Members and employees of chapter member firms / $10 for guests All are welcome! Registration closes Thursday, August 14, 2014. Click here to register. Space … Continue reading

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Member and Firm News

Arnerich says Thanks! In the recent election for California State Assembly, candidate Newell Arnerich, AIA did not make it to one of the slots to go on to the November election. Newell says: “My deepest appreciation of, and thanks, go to … Continue reading

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Member Profile: Cliff Moser, AIA

Cliff Moser, AIA, LEED is a Director for Facility Planning and Design, National Facility Services at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, CA. Cliff oversees the Innovation, Architecture and Total Integrated Facility Management (TIFM) requirements for Kaiser Permanente’s 78 million square feet of … Continue reading

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Firm Profile: Norman D. Hooks/Architecture

Norman has more than twenty years of professional experience as a licensed architect. Prior to starting his own practice, he was responsible for the preparation of Design Development and Construction Documents for a variety of projects while working with some … Continue reading

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CoolTechStuff: CONCEPT

By Larry Mortimer, AIA What Does It Do: This app helps the architect identify possible structural systems in wood, concrete and steel in the early stages of a design. System Requirements: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Optimized … Continue reading

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The Road to ARE 5.0

By Derrick Porter, Assoc. AIA an Emerging Professionals column The Architect Registration Examination ARE undergoes a metamorphosis of sorts every few years. Those currently in school, or who have not begun their testing, may see the following as a reference for what … Continue reading

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2014 Home Tours

2014 AIA East Bay Home Tours Saturday, August 9, 2014 10am-4:30pm Click here to purchase tickets. $50 in advance $60 Tour Day, if available Tour Day ticket headquarters: Bica Coffeehouse, 5701 College Ave, Rockridge AIA East Bay announces the return … Continue reading

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Starting a New Firm

an Emerging Professionals Forum Monday, July 21, 2014 6pm Free and open to all. Light reception will be provided. Join us this coming Monday July 21st for our monthly Emerging Professionals meeting. We will have a number of guest speakers … Continue reading

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