Monthly Archives: November 2014

Habitat for Humanity Build Day

This Build Day has been postponed to January 10, 2015 due to permitting issues. Saturday, December 13, 2014 8.30am-4pm Muir Ridge Development, Heron Lane San Martinez, CA Please email events@aiaeb.org for more information. Join us as we help Habitat for Humanity East … Continue reading

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Housing, Arts and Social Justice

Friday, November 21, 2014 1-6pm Free and open to all Register Here Learn More UC Berkeley Art Museum 2626 Bancroft Way Berkeley, CA Renowned Houston artist and community developer Rick Lowe of Project Rowhouses fame will join Elena Serrano of … Continue reading

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ArchNews November 2014

ArchNews November 2014 Out Now! This month’s issue includes: Project Profile: West Berkeley Public Library In Review: Mayoral Candidates Forum: The Future of Oakland’s Built Environment Codes: Code Changes and Standard Plans CoolTechStuff: Ziess VR One Green: Brown Forever or Lessons Learned? Member & Firm News Firm Profile: Alexander Jermyn … Continue reading

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Tom Butt, FAIA Elected Mayor of Richmond

In most of the stories about this election, Tom Butt, FAIA has been identified as many things, but seldom as an architect. “I’ve been a part-time politician for less than 20 years, but I’ve been a full-time architect for more than … Continue reading

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Building Code Issues: Code Changes and Standard Plans

By Steven R Winkel, FAIA, CASp and Kerwin Lee, AIA, CASp Steve Says: How many of you have standard details for single-accommodation toilet rooms? These may function as separate men’s and women’s rooms, or may also be “unisex” toilets. It is … Continue reading

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Firm Profile: Alexander Jermyn Architecture

Since its foundation in 2010, Alexander Jermyn Architecture has developed a diverse body of work including residential, cultural and commercial projects. The firm approaches each design problem with an artistic and technical rigor guided by a commitment to the craft … Continue reading

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Cathedral of Christ the Light Tour: A Case Study Brought to Life

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 8:30am-1:45pm Cathedral of Christ the Light 2121 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA Sold Out Click Here to RSVP  3 CES LUs   Presented by Woodworks Architecturally stunning, the Cathedral of Christ the Light features a space-frame structure … Continue reading

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Coyote Valley Case Study: Urban Edge Agriculture Helps Contain and Sustain Cities

A Regional Urban Design Event Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Noon to 1pm Free and open to all. Please RSVP to events@aiaeb.org for room setup. 1 CES LU Sibella Kraus, Executive Director of Sustainable Agriculture Education (SAGE), will present the Conserving Coyote … Continue reading

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Project Profile: West Berkeley Public Library

The West Berkeley Public Library (WBPL) is a new 9,339 square-foot library located in a vibrant, diverse urban neighborhood of Berkeley. It will be the first publicly funded verified Zero Net Energy public library in California. In 2009, the City … Continue reading

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Professional Practice Forum: Project Closeout

Roundtable discussion Thursday, November 20, 2014 Noon-1:30pm Free, all are welcome 1.5 CES LUs This month’s Professional Practice Forum will discuss “project closeout” and some of the issues that may arise in the process. Learning Objectives 1. Identify the importance of having a … Continue reading

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