Monthly Archives: June 2015

Firm Profile: Devi Dutta Architecture

Devi Dutta Architecture Inc. was founded in 2008 as a response to a growing need for architecture that was modern and casual as well as affordable and accessible to a range of clients. We started as a home-based studio working with … Continue reading

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Emerging Professionals: AIA East Bay ARE Bootcamp

Prepare for the ARE with AIA East Bay. From June 29 to August 17, AIA East Bay will hold a weekly ARE Bootcamp, providing a structured, rigorous study group for the Programming, Planning & Practice section of the ARE, with … Continue reading

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Project Profile: Norman D. Hooks/Architecture

This build-to-suit project is the result of a public/private partnership with the Emeryville Redevelopment Agency. The site, which was previously occupied by a liquor store, faces the intersection of three major streets: San Pablo Avenue, MacArthur Boulevard, and Adeline Street. … Continue reading

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President’s Letter: The Other 1%

We’ve heard a lot about the 1% in Oakland in the last several years. Long before there was Occupy Oakland, there was the other 1% I first heard in Thomas Edison’s quote “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent … Continue reading

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Members in the News

Lavenson Writes Kurt Lavenson, AIA recently wrote an article which was published in Fine Home Building entitled: “Designing Suites and Second Units: Lessons in Residential Design.” AIAEB Tour At the tour on Friday, June 5th, Philip Sandri, AIA gave a presentation and a perimeter tour of the … Continue reading

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Green: Internet of Things

The next big thing in Building Automation and Sustainability. In  the  last  few  years,  technology  has  developed  so  much  that  we  have I moved  way  beyond  simply  using  our  machines  to  connect  with  people. Technology can now program machines to … Continue reading

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Member Profile: Haena Kim, Assoc. AIA

Growing   up   in   Seoul,   South   Korea,   Haena   was   a   little   girl who was always scribbling and drawing something. She also played musical instruments and specialized in viola at the Sun-Hwa Art school. During her high school period, she was attracted … Continue reading

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Thin Brick: Design, Detail and Applications

a Pleasanton Program Thursday, July 23, 2015 Noon-1:30 pm Location: Dahlin Group, 5865 Owens Dr., Pleasanton Free, all are welcome. Lunch provided; RSVP required. Click here to RSVP! 1 CES LU H.C. Muddox Thin Brick has become one of today’s … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Returns to Positive Territory

Institutional project category sees greatest demand for design services Led by growing demand for new schools, hospitals, cultural facilities and municipal buildings, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) increased in May following its second monthly drop this year. As a leading economic indicator of … Continue reading

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Real-Time Project Collaboration with Bluebeam Studio

a Revit User Group Tuesday, July 14, 2015 11:30am-Noon Complimentary lunch provided; registration required. Click here to register! 1 CES LU Interested in enhancing project collaboration in real-time? Join us to learn how Revu’s integrated cloud solution, Bluebeam Studio, can … Continue reading

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