Monthly Archives: August 2017

Lean Journeys in Architecture

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 5:30-7:30pm Cost: Free. Event sponsored by Haley Aldrich. Click here to register. Four architects talk about their journeys in Lean to increase value and reduce waste in their work. Lean Construction techniques and processes come from the … Continue reading

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Discover How IdeateApps Can Increase Your Revit Productivity and Efficiency

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 11:30am-1pm Free and open to all. Lunch provided by Ideate. Click here to register. 1.5 CES LUs IdeateApps is a collection of eight tools that can dramatically increase your Revit productivity and efficiency. In this presentation, … Continue reading

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New Parking Policies and Housing Opportunities

A Small Firm Forum Program Thursday, September 7, 2017 Noon-1:30pm Free AIA members / $3 guests Brown-bag lunch (BYO lunch) 1.5 CES Throughout the East Bay, City Councils are approving sharp reductions to residential parking requirements, which advocates say make … Continue reading

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Firm Tour: Pyatok

An Emerging Professionals event Thursday, August 24, 2017 6pm Location: 1611 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 200, Oakland Free and open to all. Space is limited; register to events@aiaeb.org. The AIA East Bay Emerging Professionals are pleased to announce a Firm Tour of … Continue reading

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STEP Into the Sun: Solar Training for Design Professionals Webinar

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 2-3:30pm EDT $30 professionals / $20 students Click here to register. The U.S. solar energy market is booming and demand for solar is at an all-time high. As more individuals decide to go solar, a new … Continue reading

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2017 Grant for Housing Innovation: Affordability by Design

The AIA East Bay confers grants to address contemporary challenges by promoting design innovations that are relevant and transferable. These funds may be used for research, prototypes, projects, exhibits or programs. Funds may be used for innovations that are already … Continue reading

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Member News – August 2017

Exhibition: Reading Materials, Assemblages by Laura Hartman, AIA Save the date! Reception: September 9, 5-7pm Exhibition Run: September 7 – November 4   Introducing Mervin & McNair Architects As Patrick Mervin and Alissa McNair, AIA begin their 14th year working together, … Continue reading

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CoolTechStuff: Contour

If any of you are Sci-Fi fans you may remember a movie from 2000 called Red Planet.  Not a great movie, but not a bad one either.  What I remember most about it was a cool gadget that mapped the … Continue reading

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More Fire Disasters

Oakland Construction Site Fire, Alta Waverly – The most recent fire in Oakland shows the vulnerability of buildings under construction. They are easy targets for a catastrophic fire. There have been several major fires in the Bay Area associated with … Continue reading

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Member Profile: Juta Cinco, Assoc. AIA

In 2006 I moved to the Northeast for the first time, to attend Harvard Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts. I graduated with an MArch I degree in 2010. The intense demands of school were alleviated by the Boston … Continue reading

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