Monthly Archives: October 2016

Design and Environments for Memory Care/Dementia

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Noon-1pm Free and open to all. Brown-Bag (BYO) Lunch 1 CES LUs The Design for Aging Regional Committee will convene on Tuesday, November 1 to discuss design and environments for memory care/dementia. We’ll explore the progression … Continue reading

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Landmark Waterproofing Disasters

Presented by East Bay / Oakland Chapter CSI / Co-Sponsored by AIA East Bay Friday, November 18th, 2016 8am-1pm Cost: $95 Click here to register. 4 CES/HSW Lus Four presentations on how to landmark waterproofing disasters. Case studies of what … Continue reading

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Survival Guide for Wood & Wood Frame Buildings

a Westcon Symposium, sponsored by AIA East Bay Wednesday, November 2, 2016 8am-5pm Location: Golden Gate Fields, Berkeley, CA Price before 10/24: $265 Westcon Members; $290 Nonmembers Price 10/24 and later: $290/$315 Click here to register 6.75 CES/HSW LUs This … Continue reading

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ArchNews October 2016

ArchNews October 2016 is out now! This month’s issue includes: Project Profile: Rebecca Schnier Architecture Design Awards Reception and Presentation Emerging Professionals: NCARB Releases ARE 5.0 Study Resources Codes: How to Design Outside the Code Green: WELL and LEED Go Hand in Hand CoolTechStuff: what3words … Continue reading

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Hard-Hat Tour: The Orchards

Saturday, November 5, 2016 10am $5 Members / $10 Nonmembers Location: 2800 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek Click here to register. 1.5 CES LUs The Orchards is a neighborhood retail center located on a 25-acre site in Walnut Creek. Two hundred thousand … Continue reading

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Firm Profile: Bendrew Jong FAIA, Architects & Associates

Neighborhoods, from small markets to high-rise proposals for various parts of Oakland.         We renovated a tiny fruit market, adding outdoor sales space, landscaping and new loading/storage to help turn the Monterey Market area into a fabulous neighborhood. … Continue reading

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CoolTechStuff

Did you know that 75% of the earth suffers from an inconsistent, complicated or inadequate addressing system. Here is a new way of accurately locating any place on the globe.  what3words What Does It Do: What3words is an app that … Continue reading

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Green: “WELL” and “LEED” Go Hand in Hand

With the emergence of the WELL Building Standard in the field of building certifications, I have been asked by many clients whether to go with WELL or LEED for buildings, especially in regions where the local code doesn’t mandate LEED … Continue reading

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Building Code Issues: How to Design Outside the Code

                      Kerwin says: How many times have you wanted to change the code so you can have a unique design? Well, there is a way in the code to do … Continue reading

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Emerging Professionals: NCARB Releases ARE 5.0 Study Resources

Professionals preparing to take the next version of the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) now have two new resources: The ARE 5.0 Handbook and ARE 5.0 Community. Developed by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), these free study tools … Continue reading

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