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2017 AIA East Bay/UC Berkeley Joint Lecture

Thirty-Third Annual AIA East Bay/UC Berkeley Joint Lecture:  Amale Andraos, WORKac, New York City; Dean, Columbia University GSAPP

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Wurster Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Cost: Free, open to all, seating is limited
1.5 CES/LUs

Reception and Dinner
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: The Bancroft Hotel, 2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
Contact: 510/464-3600
Cost: $200 for sponsorship/includes one dinner ticket; $55 for extra dinner tickets
All dinner attendees enjoy reserved lecture seating. Click here to register.

Amale Andraos is Dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) and co-founder of WORKac, a New-York based architectural and urban practice focused on re-imaging architecture at the intersection of the urban, the rural and the natural.

The practice has achieved international recognition for projects such as the Centre de Conferences in Libreville, Gabon and the Edible Schoolyard at PS216 in Brooklyn, NY. Current projects include the Miami Collage Garage and a residential conversion of a historic New York cast-iron building. WORKac was named the AIA New York State Firm of the Year in 2015.

Prior to Columbia, Andraos taught at universities including Princeton University School of Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design and the American University in Beirut. Her publications include Architecture and Representation: The Arab City co-edited with Nora Akawi as well as 49 Cities and Above the Pavement the Farm! co-authored with her partner Dan Wood, FAIA.

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Lecture Dinner

Each year we ask East Bay firms to help underwrite the expense of bringing in a renowned architect to Cal. Through the firms’ generosity we are able to present international architects such as Andrea Leers, Fuhimiko Maki, Craig Dykers and Merrill Elam without charging for the lecture. One benefit of sponsorship is attendance at the lecture dinner. The traditional wine reception and dinner precedes Ms. Andrao’s lecture. Dinner guests have reserved seats at the lecture hall–a must for this popular lecture series!

Funds to underwrite the costs of this program are provided by the following 2017 sponsors:

Byrens Kim Design Works

Carol Shen, FAIA

Dahlin Group Architecture + Planning

Dealey, Renton & Associates

Devi Dutta Architecture

ELS Architecture & Urban Design

Fischer Architecture

Gensler

Glass Associates, Inc.

Goring & Straja Architects

Graff Architects

Harriman Kinyon Architects

Haviland Associates Architects

Ideate

JRDV Architects

Kava Massih Architects

Lowney Architecture

Madsen, Kneppers & Associates

Moen

murakami/Nelson

Noll + Tam Architects and Planners

Powell & Partners Architects

Ratcliff

Siegel & Strain Architects

Swatt Miers  Architects

Taylor Design

Tile and Stone Council of Northern California

Tolbert Design Architects

Urban Field Studio

 

Interested in sponsorship? Contact Sidney at sidney@aiaeb.org

Thirtieth Annual AIA East Bay/UC Berkeley Joint Lecture: Monica Ponce de Leon, AIA

Thirtieth Annual AIA East Bay/UC Berkeley Joint Lecture: Monica Ponce de Leon, AIA

Monday, February 3, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Valley Life Sciences Building, UC Berkeley Campus
Cost: Free, open to all, seating is limited
1.5 CES/LUs

Reception and Dinner
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Bancroft Hotel, 2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Contact: 510/464-3600
Cost: $160 for sponsorship/includes one dinner ticket; $50 for extra dinner tickets
All dinner attendees enjoy reserved lecture seating. Click here to register

 

ponce 3Monica Ponce de Leon, AIA
Monica Ponce de Leon, AIA, was appointed Dean and Eliel Saarinen Collegiate Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning of University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning in September, 2008. In 1991, she co-founded Office dA and in 2011 launched her own design practice; Monica Ponce de Leon Studio.

Dean Ponce de Leon received a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1989 from the University of Miami and a Master of Architecture in Urban Design degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1991. She joined the Harvard Graduate School of Design faculty in 1996, where she was a Professor of Architecture and the Director of the Digital Lab. She has also held teaching appointments at Northeastern University, the Southern California Institute of Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design and Georgia Institute of Technology among others.

She has received honors from the Architectural League of New York (Young Architects Award, 1997, and Emerging Voices, 2003) the American Academy of Arts and Letters (Award in Architecture, 2002), the Smithsonian Institution’s Cooper- Hewitt National Design Museum (National Design Award in Architecture, 2007), and the United States Artists (Target Fellows in Architecture and Design, 2007). Her practice has received over 60 design awards including the AIA’s Institute Honor Award for Architecture (Macallen Building, 2010), Honor Award for Design Excellence, AIA New York Chapter (200 West Street Project Team (including Office dA), 2010), Wallpaper Design Awards Best New Restaurant (Banq, 2009), the AIA/LA Design Award (Helios House, 2007), the AIA/ALA Library Building Award (Fleet Library at RISD, 2007), the AIA/Committee on the Environment’s Top Ten Green Projects (Macallen Building, 2008), five I.D. Magazine Annual Design Review Awards and eight Progressive Architecture Awards.

ponce 1Lecture Dinner

Each year we ask East Bay firms to help underwrite the expense of bringing in a renowned architect to Cal. Through the firms’ generosity we are able to present international architects such as Andrea Leers, Fuhimiko Maki, Craig Dykers and Merrill Elam without charging for the lecture. One benefit of sponsorship is attendance at the lecture dinner. The traditional wine reception and dinner precedes Ms. Ponce de Leon’s lecture. Dinner guests have reserved seats at the lecture hall–a must for this popular lecture series!

Funds to underwrite the costs of this program are provided by the following 2014 sponsors:

Arkin Tilt Architects

Byrens Kim Design Works

Michael and Sandra Coleman

Dealey, Renton & Associates

Dougherty + Dougherty Architects LLP

Frank Fuller, FAIA

Glass Associates, Inc.

Graff Architects

Harley Ellis Devereaux

Haviland Associates Architects

Interactive Resources

Lowney Architecture

Murakami/Nelson Architectural Corp.

Noll & Tam

The Preview Group, Inc.

PSM Architects, Inc.

Ratcliff

Carol Shen, FAIA

Siegel & Strain Architects

Swatt | Miers Architects


Interested in sponsorship? Contact Rochelle Yearwood at rochelle@aiaeb.org

CNU NorCal Speaker Series- Ozzie Zehner: Green Illusions

Tuesday, July 10th
6:00pm (lecture begins at 6:15)
AIA East Bay
1405 Clay Street
Oakland, CA
Click here to register.

Join CNU NorCal and AIA East Bay on Tuesday, June 10th to hear Ozzie Zehner discuss his book “Green Illusions: The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism”, followed by a casual wine and cheese reception.

About the Book: We don’t have an energy crisis. We have a consumption crisis. And this book, which takes aim at cherished assumptions regarding energy, offers refreshingly straight talk about what’s wrong with the way we think and talk about the problem.

This practical, environmentally informed, and lucid book persuasively argues for a change of perspective. If consumption is the problem, as Ozzie Zehner suggests, then we need to shift our focus away from suspect alternative energies and toward improving social and political fundamentals: walkable communities, improved consumption, enlightened governance, and, most notably, women’s rights.

After the presentation, join us for a wine and cheese reception in the AIA East Bay office.

About the speaker: Ozzie Zehner is the author of Green Illusions and a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley.  Zehner primarily researches the social, political and economic conditions influencing energy policy priorities and project outcomes. His work also incorporates symbolic roles that energy technologies play within political and environmental movements. His other research interests include consumerism, urban policy, environmental governance, international human rights, and forgeries.

Cost: Free to CNU NorCal and AIA East Bay members and employees of chapter member firms; $5 Non-members

1.5 CES LUs

Architecture, Social Innovation and the Underserved

Thursday, May 10
6-7:30pm
Please RSVP to events@aiaeb.org– this event is free and open to all!

Please join the Women in Architecture this Thursday, May 10th at 6:00pm for our May event “Architecture, Social Innovation and the Underserved,” presented by Samantha Given-Dennis of Public Architecture.

About the Presenter:
Public Architecture team member Samantha Given-Dennis will lead a presentation about architects that are starting nonprofits, taking on pro bono projects, and creating new business practices to deliver services to low-income and underserved communities. The presentation will draw from perspectives in the audience to discuss the promotion of social innovation in the built environment and the advancement of this movement of designers towards the social sector.

Public Architecture is a nonprofit organization that leverages the design of the built environment as a tool for social gain. Through The 1% pro bono design program, design initiatives, events, and publications, it works to expand the design profession beyond its traditional boundaries to improve underserved communities.

At Public Architecture, Samantha is responsible for logistical management, program support, and communications. In addition to design, Samantha has worked for nonprofits in microfinance and social entrepreneurship.  She received a Bachelor of Arts from Colby College, where she studied sociopolitical currents in Latin America.

Become a fan of the WIAF Facebook page here to keep up-to-date with our programming schedule.

USF Spring 2012 Architecture Lecture Series

“Edges of the Profession” Lecture Series presented by the University of San Francisco Architecture & Community Design Program in Conjunction with AIAS Students at USF.

 

May 2, 6:00-8:00pm

Synthesis, presented by John King, Urban Design Critic SF Chronicle.

 

Lecture located in Xavier Chapel in Fromm Hall, USF.

Free Admission, Open to the Public.