SHoP Architects New Mixed-Use in Tijuana

SHoP Architects has just broken ground on their first project in Mexico, a mixed-use development in Tijuana (AIASMC Executive Director’s birth town). The complex, which will be known as BAJALTA, explores new ideas about open-space and mixed-use developments, yielding a better quality of life for residents and visitors. Read more about this and other great projects in Tijuana here. SHoP …


CSM Student Project Named ‘Most Habitable’ at Design Village 2016

Once again, College of San Mateo’s Architecture Club students have garnered accolades for their work at Cal Poly’s Design Village competition! Design Village (April 15–17, 2016), which is held annually at San Luis Obispo’s Cal Polytech, gives students a chance to show their ability on concept, design and execution. This year was no exception. Students …


Jack Matthews Retires From San Mateo Politics

Architect, Jack Matthews, AIA and former AIA San Mateo Chapter [1992] President retires… from public service, that is. Here’s the story as reported by Samantha Weigel in San Mateo’s The Daily Journal back in December 2015: After two decades of public service, Jack Matthews spent his last meeting behind the San Mateo City Council dais …

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