Monthly Archives: February 2018

Design for Aging Regional Committee Meeting

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Noon-1pm Free and open to all. Location: AIASF, 130 Sutter Street #600, San Francisco 1 CES LU In conjunction with the December DFA agenda please attend our March meeting for a ‘deep dive’ into the details … Continue reading

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AIA Elevates 152 Members and Two International Architects to the College of Fellows

AIA Fellowship Recognizes Significant Contributions to Profession of Architecture and Society The 2018 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 152 member-architects to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made … Continue reading

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Setting Up Vectorworks Document Files

Northern California Vectorworks Users Group  Tuesday, March 13, 2018 6-8pm Free and open to all. 1.5 CES LUs  An encore our first meeting of 2018 — more from our group will share how their practices organize and structure Vectorworks document … Continue reading

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Design Immersion – From Sketch to Virtual Reality

Wednesday, March 6, 2018 Noon-1pm Free and open to all. Click here to register. 1 CES LU Architecture is going through a fundamental shift in how designers communicate ideas. Today’s clients are technology savvy and becoming comfortable with interactive design … Continue reading

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ArchNews February 2018

February ArchNews is out now! Click the links below to read each article: Project Profile: Lafayette Backyard AIA East Bay/UC Berkeley Joint Lecture CoolTechStuff: HazMat Reference and Emergency Response Guides In Memoriam: Pamela Seifert, AIA, 1950-2018 Member News Project Profile: … Continue reading

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Member News – February 2018

Member Promotions and Awards Lowney Architecture is pleased to announce that Anthony Cataldo, AIA has joined them as Chief Operations Officer. Prior to working with Lowney, Anthony was Director of Commercial Architecture at Ware Malcomb.       Kathryn Wagner, … Continue reading

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Important Messages for ARE 4.0 Candidates

Anyone currently testing in ARE 4.0 should be aware of the following key points: The last day to take an ARE 4.0 division in a test center is June 30, 2018. Candidates who have not completed ARE 4.0 by this … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Pamela Seifert, AIA, 1950-2018

Pamela Mabelle Seifert, AIA, 67, of Martinez, California, passed away January 24, 2018.  She died peacefully in her home that she designed and loved. Pam was born to the late Curt and Mabelle Seifert on August 5, 1950, in Hackensack, … Continue reading

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HazMat Reference and Emergency Response Guides: CoolTechStuff

As you may guess from the topic of this article, I just finished the chapter’s Post-Disaster SAP Training course.  Living and working in an industrial area of the city I’ve always been concerned about what kinds of nasty things are … Continue reading

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Removing Barriers to Electrification

The new round of updates for Title 24 2019 Building Efficiency Standards are in the final stages of creation.  They will go into effect in 2020. While incredibly arcane and mind-numbingly complex, these standards have been the cornerstone of California’s … Continue reading

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