Monthly Archives: July 2017

ARE Bootcamp: SPD

Begins Monday, July 31, 2017 6-8pm $50 AIA Members & Employees of Chapter Member Firms/ $75 Non-members Click here to register. Limited space available Cost includes a set of Site Planning & Design flashcards and access to study materials and … Continue reading

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FormIt Pro: What’s In It For You?

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 11:30am-1pm Free and open to all. Lunch provided by Ideate. Click here to register. 1.5 CES LUs FormIt Pro is an intuitive surface modeler, which can be used to model conceptual designs and move the conceptual work … Continue reading

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COTE Happy Hour / Visioning Session

Thursday, July 20, 2017 6pm Free and open to all. RSVP to events@aiaeb.org. AIA East Bay’s Committee on the Environment is reconvening. We encourage all chapter members to attend this visioning session and help shape the future of this new group. … Continue reading

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Design for Aging Tour: Belmont Village

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Noon-1pm This tour is sold-out. Please email events@aiaeb.org to be added to the waitlist. The Northern California Design for Aging Committee tours Albany’s Belmont Village. Designed by HKIT, Belmont Village is the culmination of a collaboration … Continue reading

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Architect as Developer / Tapered Lofts

Thursday, August 3, 2017 Noon-1:30pm BYO Lunch (brown-bag lunch) Free AIA Members / $3 Guests 1.5 CES LUs The discussion will describe the process of a development deal from the perspective of an architect as developer. It will review the … Continue reading

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ArchNews July 2017

July ArchNews is out now! Click the links below to read each article: Project Profile: Daniel M Swain, Architect The Power of Design (and Designers): Architecture Camp with the Fam 1st Foundation COTE: Photosynthetic Materials Presentation Ushers In Renewed AIA East Bay COTE … Continue reading

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Member News – July 2017

New Websites for Summer!  Andrew Lee, AIA and Veronica Hinckley-Reck, AIA announce their firms’ new sites: Andrew Lee Architecture and Ignition Architecture.   Member Promotions Kim Butt, AIA has accepted a position of Associate Principal with Carey & Co.   … Continue reading

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Codes: Building Code and Spell Check

How many of you have attended a seminar on the ADA and/or California Building Code (CBC) Chapter 11 and have been bored out of your mind? This is because a code-based approach to design is about as interesting as a … Continue reading

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The Power of Design (and Designers): Architecture Camp with the Fam 1st Foundation

By: Kurt Lavenson, AIA I was reminded recently that the transformative power of design reaches beyond buildings and spaces. When we’re lucky, we reach hearts. This year I was introduced by AIA East Bay chapter past-president Jeremiah Tolbert, AIA to … Continue reading

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CoolTechStuff: Cone – Live Color Picker

A few years ago I purchased a gadget called Pantone Color Cue that I thought was pretty cool.  It could scan any color and it would give me the Pantone and RGB equivalents. The problem with it was to take … Continue reading

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