Monthly Archives: June 2016

Design Tour: City Slicker Farms & Park

Saturday, July 16, 2016 10am Location: Meet at the Patio at Peralta and Helen Streets, Oakland, CA 94607 Cost:$5 AIA Members / $10 Guests Click here to register. Enjoy a summer morning in the heart of the East Bay! Join us at … Continue reading

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8th Annual AEC Make the Connection 2016

A cocktails, conversation and charity event Thursday, July 21, 2016 5pm Location: Autodesk Gallery, One Market St. #200, San Francisco $30 Tickets available at the door  Come mingle and enjoy fabulous food and wine. Find out what these professional associations can do … Continue reading

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Healthy Demand for All Building Types Signaled in Architecture Billings Index

Recent client interest could signal resurgence for institutional market Contact:  Scott Frank 202-626-7467 sfrank@aia.org Washington, D.C. – June 22, 2016 – Led by a still active multi-family housing market and sustained by solid levels of demand for new commercial and … Continue reading

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President’s Letter: A Successful HAIAPPY HOUR

Many thanks to Siegel & Strain Architects for hosting the AIA East Bay community at a member appreciation party in their courtyard on May 26, 2016. In addition to welcoming new members and familiar faces, we celebrated a few recently licensed members: Wendy … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

Peter Boone Harmon passed away on April 18, 2016 in Concord, California. Peter was the beloved husband of Marlene, father of Zachary and Joshua and son of Arliss Harmon. He was born March 31, 1953 in Oakland, California, the son of Ted and Arliss Harmon. … Continue reading

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MCE/ADA Day: Friday, August 5, 2016

MCE/ADA Day: Accessibility for California Architects Friday, August 5, 2016 8:30am-3pm Cost: $110 AIA Members / $150 non-members. Includes coffee and lunch. Click here to register. 5 CES/HSW/MCE LUs An overview of the different circumstances typically encountered when implementing design standards … Continue reading

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Member Profile: Jeremy Hoffman, Assoc. AIA

Jeremy comes from a Law Enforcement family but his love of design and construction comes from his Grandfather who worked for the State of California and was instrumental in designing the Aqueduct System. Jeremy has been interested in the AIA since 2007 … Continue reading

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Firm Profile: Peter B. Harmon, AIA Planning+Architecture

Sadly Peter Harmon, AIA passed away in April. Please see page 10 for more about him. Peter has eschewed the “design for design’s sake” philosophy and instead approaches each project as a solution to a problem—the problem of living in the case of … Continue reading

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Members in the News

Lauren Tichy-Cruz, AIA (Siegel & Strain Architects) has earned her California license and Danielle Campbell, AIA (Wiss, Janney, Elstner) has earned her Hawaii license. Danielle is looking forward to passing the CSE next!  

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CoolTechStuff: Artificial Reality

What if you could go to an empty site and have your new design superimposed as a 3D hologram so you, your client, the builder or anyone else could walk around and through it? Well the tools to allow you to … Continue reading

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