Monthly Archives: October 2015

Three Strategies to Win More Projects

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Noon- 1:30pm Free, Please bring a lunch! Please RSVP for room setup 1.5 CES LUs When it comes to marketing your services, are you winging it? In today’s competitive marketplace, good intentions are not enough. In … Continue reading

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Northern California Vectorworks Users Group

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 7-9pm All are welcome, no need to RSVP 1.5 CES LUs With well over a hundred new features, the 2016 release of Vectorworks provides building, landscape and entertainment design professionals with new and improved tools to … Continue reading

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President’s Letter: The Cost of Stupid

We would all agree that continually improving how we do our work is a good thing. Our clients would laud us for this effort. We’d expect the same for professionals we would hire, such as doctors and attorneys. As a … Continue reading

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ArchNews October 2015

This month’s issue includes: President’s Letter: A Better Way Project Profile: Gloria Ferrer Tasting Room Green: Daylight Redirecting Film In the News: Bonnie Blake-Drucker, FAIA, Sam Davis, FAIA,  David Darling, AIA Firm Profiles: More Than Construction, Inc. Member Profiles: Paul O. Nabena Assoc. … Continue reading

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Strong Rebound for Architecture Billings Index

Business conditions continue to be weak in Northeast The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) returned to positive territory after a slight dip in August, and has seen growth in six of the nine months of the year so far. As a … Continue reading

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Building to the Model: A Case Study in Change Management for a Billion Dollar Hospital

a Revit User Group Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:30am-1:30pm Click here to register Complimentary lunch provided by Ideate, Inc. 1.5 CES LUs In the AEC industry, 2D drawings are plan checked – not 3D models. What happens then when your … Continue reading

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Westcon Annual Symposium 2015: Roofable Roofs

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 8:00am-5:00pm Location: Golden Gate Fields, Turf Club 1100 Eastshore Highway, Berkeley, CA Registration: 7:30-8am Click Here to Register Now Complimentary continental breakfast, buffet lunch and afternoon snacks will be provided. 6.5 CES LUs Learn how to provide … Continue reading

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Energy Modeling for Architects

a professional practice forum Thursday, October 15, 2015 Noon-1:30pm Please RSVP for room setup 1.5 CES LUs Christian Agulles of PAE Consulting Engineers and Brendon Levitt of Loisos + Ubbelohde will lead a presentation and discussion on energy modeling, detailed … Continue reading

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New Approaches with Solar Thermal, Radiant, Combination DHW and Space Heating Systems

a Small Firm Forum Thursday, November 5, 2015                        Noon-1:30 PM Free AIA Members; $3 Guests Please RSVP 1.5 CES/HSW LUs John Grose will discuss new approaches to solar thermal and radiant heat systems.  These systems combine domestic hot water and … Continue reading

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Member Profile: Paul O. Nabena Assoc. AIA

I’m passionate about art and architecture and my design philosophy gives more importance to the user experience and their needs rather than the act of form making. My professional experience includes model making, commercial, residential and landscape design both in the … Continue reading

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