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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 Pyatok. There will be a brief presentation by Pyatok staff, a tour of their office space and then ample time for networking. Light refreshments will be provided.

Pyatok’s mission reveals the originating purpose of our work: to provide the highest quality design and technical assistance in a world of shrinking resources to people across a wide spectrum of incomes, socio-cultural backgrounds, and ages. Originally focused solely on helping lower income communities determine their own sustainable housing solutions unique to their cultural and social origins, PYATOK’s commitment has now also extended to people who have the financial ability to comfortably obtain their own housing on the open market, and to students in higher education who need decent and affordable housing.

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.

Firm Tour: HKIT Architects

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
6pm
Location: 538 Ninth St #240, Oakland, CA 94607
RSVP Required: email events@aiaeb.org
(Note: Space is limited, so RSVP early)

Come join the AIA East Bay Emerging Professionals Committee for our April Firm Tour at HKIT Architects. There will be a brief presentation by HKIT staff, 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:
Founded in 1948, HKIT Architects is a 40-person office specializing in multifamily housing, schools and municipal projects. The multifamily housing includes affordable and senior housing specialties. School work focuses on public K-12 facilities with additional projects for independent and higher education clients. Our work for Municipalities includes water and wastewater treatment plants and corporation yards. The firm’s focus on community-oriented facilities is an expression of our mission: to design thoughtful, meaningful and valued buildings that enrich the community and the environment.

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.

Emerging Professionals February Firm Tour: MBH Architects

Thursday, February 25, 2016
6:30-8:30pm
Location: 960 Atlantic Ave, Alameda, CA 94501
RSVP here.

MBH Architects is welcoming members of the AIA East Bay Emerging Professionals Forum and BAYA to a tour of their firm, a brief presentation and networking, all followed by a social at a nearby bar. They will share a few of their past and current projects while briefly touring their new space in Alameda, as well as discuss their collaborative design process. In the spirit of their culture of participation, they welcome guests to share their experiences, questions, and ideas.

Transportation Options are as follows:

  • There is plenty of free parking if you choose to drive
  • Free Marina Village shuttle pickup from in front of the Marriott near the 12st BART station. Departs at 6:19 pm and will get you to the firm(second stop) by 6:34 pm.
  • MBH will provide a shuttle to depart at 6:25 pm for arrival at 6:35.

About MBH Architects:

Boasting a diverse portfolio that includes retail, restaurant, housing, hospitality, medical and commercial projects, MBH Architects ranks as one of the top bay area design firms and retail design firms nationwide. MBH strives to create better environments –from the smallest aesthetic gestures to their most magnificent creations. You can read more and see a sampling of their work at mbharch.com.