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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 knowledge experts.

From July 31 to September 18, 2017, AIA East Bay will hold a weekly ARE Bootcamp, providing a structured, rigorous study group for the Site Planning & Design section of the ARE, with the goal of every person passing.

Participants must schedule to take the SPD section of the ARE between Tuesday, September 19, 2017 and Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Participants must provide proof of test registration to AIA East Bay by the third session of the Bootcamp (8/15). Please do not register if you cannot attend at least seven of the eight meetings.

Firm Tour: Gensler Oakland

an Emerging Professionals event

Thursday, July 20, 2017
6:30-8:30pm
Location: Gensler Oakland, 2101 Webster St. #2000, Oakland, 94612
Cost: Free AIA Members; $5 BAYA/non-members
Sorry–this event is sold out. Please email events@aiaeb.org to be placed on the waitlist.

The AIA East Bay Emerging Professionals are pleased to announce a Firm Tour of Gensler Oakland led by Anna Han, AIA. Ms. Han will be joined by her colleagues Amy Wynott, Emilio Todescato, Fabiola Catalan and Dayton Mac, AIA.

Gensler’s award-winning Oakland office is characterized by function and flexibility. Perched on the top floor of a Class A office tower, the space provides a captivating 360-degree panoramic view of the East Bay hills, Downtown Oakland, the Bay Bridge, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the San Francisco skyline.  Organized into multiple components that support a multidisciplinary practice, the core-centric space has sit-stand desks, benching tables and drop-in stations around the perimeter, with conference and small meeting rooms around the core and a large flexible project area on the south end of the floor. Each area of the office is distinguished by its deliberate form and honest expression of materials.We are pleased to invite members of BAYA, the Bay Area Young Architects, to join us on this tour!

Beer and wine hosted by Gensler; cheese and other refreshments hosted by AIA East Bay. Space is limited; please register early.

Emerging Professionals Firm Tour: Shah Kawasaki Architects

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
6:30pm
Location: 570 10th St., #201, Oakland

Open to all, space is limited.
RSVP required to events@aiaeb.org.

Come join the AIA East Bay Emerging Professionals Committee for our first Firm Tour of the year at Shah Kawasaki Architects. There will be a brief presentation by SKA, a tour of their office space and then ample time for networking. Light refreshments will be provided. A social hangout will follow at a local bar for those who are interested.

About the Firm:

Shah Kawasaki Architects (SKA) is a public sector practice specializing in managing complex projects within limited budgets. Since its inception in 1999, the Oakland-based firm has utilized a hands-on, collaborative and tailored approach in order to deliver a full range of architectural, planning, and interior design services. Throughout its 18 years in business, SKA’s primary focus and source of pride resides in the design, renovation, and restoration of civic and commercial facilities. Led by Alan Kawasaki, AIA and Philip Luo, AIA with a staff of 13 personnel, Shah Kawasaki Architects is passionate about providing quality services that enhance the user experience and thoroughly and thoughtfully satisfy the needs and wishes of the client.

ARE Trivia Night

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
6-7:30pm
Location: Lowney Architecture, 360 17th St, Oakland, CA 94612
Cost: $5 AIA members and employees of Chapter Member Firms. $10 Non-members.
Includes dinner. Individual participants or teams up to five may register here.

Studying for PPP, CD&S and/or SP&D? Test your knowledge at Lowney Architecture March 15th for a chance to win lifelong glory and have some fun!

The trivia deck will include all new questions, so past participants can enjoy the night. Already licensed? Join the fun and see just how much of a trivia-head you are!

Questions? Contact Sidney Sweeney.

ARE Trivia Lunch: 2/23/17

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Noon-1:30pm
Location: Dahlin Group, 5865 Owens Dr., Pleasanton, CA 94588
Free for AIA Members and employees of Chapter-member firms
$5 non-members, includes lunch

Please register by 2/21/2017 by clicking here.

Come have lunch with us and have some architectural trivia fun! We’re focusing on the “4.0 Big 3” exams of PPP, SP&D and CD&S–Programming, Planning & Practice, Site Planning & Design, and Construction Documents & Services. Pass these three in the 4.0 format and then transfer to 5.0 to take only two more exams!

All done with these exams? Even the most seasoned veteran can test their knowledge of this trivia. Which team will win?

All are welcome!

ARE Bootcamp: Building Systems

Sorry, this Bootcamp is full.

Begins Monday, February 27, 2017
6-8pm
$50 AIA Members & Employees of Chapter Member Firms/ $75 Non-members
Space is limited to 14 participants.

Cost includes a set of Building Systems ArchCards flashcards and access to study materials and knowledge experts.

From February 27 to April 17, AIA East Bay will hold a weekly ARE Bootcamp, providing a structured, rigorous study group for the Building Systems section of the ARE, with the goal of every person passing.

Participants must schedule to take the Building Systems section of the ARE between Tuesday, April 18, 2017 and Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Participants must provide proof of test registration to AIA East Bay by the second day of the Bootcamp (3/6). Please do not register if you cannot attend at least seven of the eight meetings.

ARE Prep Seminar: CD&S

Part I: Tuesday, January 24, 2016, 6-9pm
Part II: Tuesday, January 31, 2016,  6-9pm

Cost: $40 AIA Members & Employees of Chapter Member Firms / $75 Non-members
Click here to register.

6 CES LUs

Robert Williamson, AIA, instructs this two-evening ARE Seminar on Construction Documents and Services, with special focus on AIA Contract Documents.

This seminar is offered to those looking for a prep seminar in studying for the ARE 4.0; it is intended to be used in addition to self-study.

ARE Bootcamp: BD&CS

Begins Monday, November 28, 2016
6-8pm
$50 AIA Members & Employees of Chapter Member Firms/ $75 Non-members
Click here to register. Space is limited to 14 participants.

Cost includes a set of BD&CS ArchCards flashcards and access to study materials and knowledge experts.

From November 28 to January 23, AIA East Bay will hold a weekly ARE Bootcamp, providing a structured, rigorous study group for the Building Design and Construction Services section of the ARE, with the goal of every person passing.

Participants must schedule to take the BD&CS section of the ARE between Tuesday, January 24, 2017 and Friday, February 7, 2017. Participants must provide proof of test registration to AIA East Bay by the second day of the Bootcamp. Please do not register if you cannot attend at least seven of the eight meetings.

ARE Bootcamp: Structures

this bootcamp is sold out

Begins Monday, August 22, 2016
6-8pm
$50 AIA Members & Employees of Chapter Member Firms/ $75 Non-members

Cost includes a set of Structures ArchCards flashcards and access to study materials and knowledge experts.
Space is limited to 14 participants.

From August 22 to October 17, AIA East Bay will hold a weekly ARE Bootcamp, providing a structured, rigorous study group for the Structures section of the ARE, with the goal of every person passing.

Participants must schedule to take the Structures section of the ARE between Tuesday, October 18 and Friday, November 18, 2016. Participants must provide proof of test registration to AIA East Bay by the second day of the Bootcamp.

ARE Trivia Night 8/30/16

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
6-8:30pm
Location: Lowney Architecture, 360 17th St, Oakland, CA 94612
Cost: $15/per person before 8/25, $20 after 8/25
Includes dinner. Individual participants or teams up to five may register here.

Studying for PPP, CD&S and/or SP&D? Test your knowledge at Lowney Architecture August 30th for a chance to win prizes and have some fun!

Questions? Contact Sidney Sweeney.