Monthly Archives: June 2018

Next Time You Design A House: Codes

This month we’re going to consider accessibility in housing. The ADA and CBC don’t directly apply to single-family homes, but you could easily argue that this locus of family and life needs more attention. After all, one of an architect’s … Continue reading

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1960s Rancher Remodel: Project Profile

This remodel project was an upgrade to a 1960’s rancher in Orinda, designed by Kattenburg Architects. The goal was to replace the small, enclosed original kitchen and nook area and enlarge the space to open onto the reconceived living and … Continue reading

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Greening Your Buildings, Greening Your Practice

Whether you are looking for small changes or radical rethinking, there are plenty of steps to take to green your buildings and better align your architectural practice with climate and environmental goals.         Electrify your buildings. Electric … Continue reading

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Rod Heisler, Allied Member Profile

Rod Heisler Construction (RHC) is a general contractor located in Oakland which specializes in commercial interiors, luxury residential housing. They also specialize in multi-family, healthcare and educational construction and improvements, primarily in Oakland and San Francisco and extending throughout the … Continue reading

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Alexander Jermyn Architecture: Firm Profile

Alexander Jermyn Architecture has developed a diverse body of work including residential, cultural and commercial projects. The approach to each design problem is with an artistic and technical rigor guided by a commitment to craft in architecture. The work addresses … Continue reading

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Home Tours 2018

This is the Eighth Annual AIA East Bay Home Tours. Our popular program includes a cadre of knowledgeable docents from the A/E/C community who enjoy interacting with the informed tour attendees, many of whom have never missed a tour! Saturday, … Continue reading

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1700 Webster: Hardhat Tour

Friday, June 8, 2018 1-2:30pm $5 AIA Members / $10 Nonmembers Location: 1700 Webster, Oakland  Click here to register. The tour will meet at the Field Office, located at 1714 Franklin Avenue, Oakland. Please wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. … Continue reading

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