Rachel Flynn, AIA started a new position as Director of Design Management, Planning and Entitlements at Google.
Kerwin Lee, AIA has been appointed to the Building, Fire and Other Code Advisory Committee of the CBSC.
Be a Home Tours Docent!
Pick the house you want to docent in! Early-bird registrants who sign-up in May 2018 to be Home Tours docents get to select which house and shift they get! Docent registration is open now—click here. When the 2018 Home Tours are announced June 1st everyone registered to volunteer will be given the opportunity to sign up for the house and shift of their choice. Please note: volunteers who sign up after May 31st will be assigned based on need, so register today!
Chapter Member Events
Lowney Architecture invites you to their Artist Happy Hour with Raylene Gorum, on Thursday, May 10 from 5-7pm.
Perkins Eastman and Dougherty Are Joining Forces
Liz O’Hara is retiring from Ratcliff.
Michelle Solimon, Assoc. AIA, has been promoted to Manager, Store Design at Ross Stores.
The office of California Governor Jerry Brown announced the reappointment of Erick Mikiten, AIA to another four years as a State Building Standards Commissioner. He has served since 2012.
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, AIA was named employee of the year by Dougherty Architects.
Allied Member Anniversary
Thorburn Associates is celebrating 25 years of design excellence.
Member Firm Featured
Arkin Tilt Architects was featured in East Bay Express for their work on Origin Brewer in Richmond.
“A few months before Armistice got going, Michelle Baker formally launched her commercial brewery, Origin Brewer. Origin is a tiny nano-brewery in Baker’s backyard — and an extremely sustainable one at that. Built from reclaimed and salvaged materials with help from Arkin Tilt Architects, an ecological design firm, it notably collects and reuses rainwater. Given its size, there’s no taproom.”
Read the full article here: https://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/a-new-beer-scene-in-richmond/Content?oid=13056736
Claudia Falconer, AIA has returned to private practice and will be focusing on remodeling and additions. See her work at claudiafalconerarchitect.com.
Liesel Haldane, Assoc. AIA and Daniel Morales, Assoc. AIA passed their exams!
Liesel Haldane, Assoc. AIA
Daniel Morales, Assoc. AIA
Jesse Jobert, AIA has received his license in Colorado. Congrats Jesse!
ELS Names Three Design Directors and a Director of Interior Architecture
ELS has promoted Christopher Jung, Assoc. AIA, Anthony Grand, AIA, and Kenneth Loretto, AIA to Design Directors, and William Gordon, AIA to Director of Interior Architecture.
Anthony Grand, AIA
Kenneth Loretto, AIA
Christopher Jung, Assoc. AIA
William Gordon, AIA
Charles Bucher, AIA has accepted a position with Knapp Architects in San Francisco.
Joseph Soares, Assoc. AIA has accepted a position with the Dahlin Group in Pleasanton.
Alex Bergtraun, AIA of Studio Bergtraun Architects was featured in East Bay Times for his involvement as an Eagler Mentor in the design and building of a Solano Avenue Parklet.
Click here to read the article.
Chris Craiker, AIA spoke to the Napa Valley Register about the rise in popularity of secondary housing conversions in Napa. Click here to read the article.
Dahlin Group’s Dust Bowl Brewery has been awarded a 2017 AIA Sierra Valley Honor Award for Design Excellence.
Promotions and Licensures
Patricia Stenger, AIA has accepted a new position with Barry & Wynn Architects.
Eoanna Harrison, Assoc. AIA has earned her California license and is now Eoanna Harrison, AIA!
Geno Yun, AIA, principal of ELS Architecture & Urban Design was recently featured in Contract magazine: https://www.contractdesign.com/galleries/products-designers-select/designers-select-retail-3#9
Jeff Evans, AIA and HKIT were featured in East Bay Times: http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/09/12/initial-design-of-piedmont-school-theater-steam-building-advances/
A Recently Completed Project
Forward, designed by Alexander Jermyn Architecture is a new medical office providing an innovative form of preventative care, bringing together data-driven technology, A.I., wearable sensors, and 24/7 mobile access to redefine the healthcare paradigm. The design is a careful integration of spatial and virtual strategies to ensure a fluid experience for the member. Click here for images and details on the project.
Archispeak, a podcast by Neal Pann, AIA, has released it’s 123rd episode! From Neal, “Archispeak ep 123 asks the question, how long have you been working at your firm? Let us know and listen at: https://buff.ly/2jj068H”
John Berggren, Assoc. AIA, has accepted a new position with Noll & Tam Architects, in which he’ll be a Project Manager, Sr. Designer, Sr. Construction Contract Administrator. John was previously with SmithGroupJJR.
Exhibition: Reading Materials, Assemblages by Laura Hartman, AIA
Save the date!
Reception: September 9, 5-7pm
Exhibition Run: September 7 – November 4
Introducing Mervin & McNair Architects
As Patrick Mervin and Alissa McNair, AIA begin their 14th year working together, they are pleased to announce that Patrick Mervin + Associates has become Mervin & McNair Architects.
Their office will have a new name and a new look, but will continue to provide the same professional, high quality architectural services that our clients and consultants have come to expect.
New Websites for Summer!
Andrew Lee, AIA and Veronica Hinckley-Reck, AIA announce their firms’ new sites: Andrew Lee Architecture and Ignition Architecture.
Kim Butt, AIA has accepted a position of Associate Principal with Carey & Co.
Gary Struthers, AIA is now a project architect at Pyatok Architecture & Urban Design.
Jeremiah Tolbert, AIA Featured
Jeremiah Tolber, AIA was featured in Beast Mode’s Father’s Day email with his two daughters.