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AIA East Bay is a local chapter of The American Institute of Architects that serves architects and the public in the four northern California counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa and Solano. 

October 21, 2020

Architectural billings slowdown moderated in September

A slight improvement in business conditions has led to fewer architecture firms reporting declining billings, according to a new report today from The American Institute…

October 21, 2020

Welch ARE Scholarship Opportunity Deadline Approaching

In recognition of Paul Welch Jr.’s distinguished and lengthy career of service to architects and the architectural profession, this scholarship program was created to celebrate…

October 14, 2020

Practical Considerations

IS THE CERTIFICATE OF MERIT STATUTE (CCP 411.35) EFFECTIVE; SHOULD IT BE CHANGED AND HOW CAN DESIGN PROFESSIONALS PROTECT THEMSELVES CCP 411.35 (b) (1) requires…

October 13, 2020

ABI August 2020: Architecture firm billings still show little sign of improvement

Many firms are finding that fewer proposals are converting to active projects since pandemic’s start Business conditions remained stalled at architecture firms in August, with…

October 13, 2020

Demystifying California Code Changes

Erick Mikiten, AIA, LEED-AP Before becoming a Building Standards Commissioner in 2012, the timing of the various blue and yellow code book pages that were…