Monthly Archives: April 2017

Member News – May 2017

Blake-Drucker Featured on BREAKGROUND Media Bonnie Blake-Drucker, FAIA has been profiled for BREAKGROUND’s “Artist By Night” series, a three-part series featuring architecture, engineering and construction professionals who pursue artistic passions outside of work. Read the profile here: http://www.breakgroundmedia.com/architect-photographer-artist-jobsite-bonnie-blake-drucker/ Ratcliff Names … Continue reading

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MCE/ADA Day – May 19, 2017

MCE/ADA Day: Accessibility for California Architects Friday, May 19, 2017 8:30am-3pm Cost: $110 AIA Members / $150 non-members. Includes coffee and lunch. Click here to register. 5 CES/HSW/MCE LUs This ADA/accessibility presentation on public accommodations pertinent to California architects provides … Continue reading

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Streamlining the Delivery of Simultaneous Design Projects

A Revit User Group Tuesday, May 16, 2017 11:30am-1pm Free and open to all. Lunch provided by Ideate. Click here to register. Kaiser Permanente hired HOK, a global design, architecture, engineering, and planning firm, to simultaneously design two medical office … Continue reading

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Firm Profile: Shelterwerk

“Shelter”: a position or the state of being covered and protected. “Werk”: (derived from Old High German) a piece of art, an achievement, the result of one’s labors. Established in 2009, Shelterwerk is a creative collaboration headed by architect Heather … Continue reading

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CoolTechStuff: Zera

Here’s a new green kitchen appliance that may become commonplace in your kitchen and the kitchens you design in the future.  What Does It Do: The Zera Food Recycler is a free-standing kitchen appliance that is designed to turn food … Continue reading

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Member Profile: David Green, AIA

David Green, AIA is a building enclosure consultant specializing in curtain wall, glazing, and cladding systems. He is an associate principal at the Emeryville office of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), a nation-wide architecture and engineering consulting firm. Collaborating … Continue reading

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Ratchet Up Your Parking

The way I look at it, if we meet exactly the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California Building Code (CBC) minimums in our designs, we’re barely avoiding “breaking the law.” And with that “perfect” code-compliant design, one small mistake … Continue reading

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YAF: A Conversation with Matt Baran, AIA

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 6pm Free and open to all Young Architects (licensed under 10 years) Please RSVP to events@aiaeb.org Matt Baran, AIA of Baran Studio joins the YAF for a casual discussion about building an award-winning firm and the … Continue reading

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Symposium on Resilient Design for Buildings, Communities and Cities

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 1-5pm Location: PG&E Pacific Energy Center, 851 Howard St., San Francisco Free and open to all. Click here to register for the live event. Click here to register for the live broadcast. This event is co-sponsored … Continue reading

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Façade Performance Workshop

Thursday, May 18, 2017 Noon-1pm Free and open to all. Lunch provided by Interface. RSVP required to events@aiaeb.org. 1 CES/HSW LU Steve Gross, PE of Interface Engineering‘s Building Science Team will discuss the key attributes of façade performance. The presentation … Continue reading

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