Nominations for the 2018 Green Building Awards are now open!

2018 Green Building Awards ( web link here ) Sponsored by Sustainable San Mateo County and the American Institute of Architects San Mateo County Chapter These awards are given to projects that promote green, sustainable design and construction. The awards support environmental friendly and cost-effective design in architecture and recognize the architects, builders, and owners …


Center for Architecture’s Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant -deadline Nov 1

The deadline for the Center for Architecture’s Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant is fast approaching! Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 5:00pm Purpose: To further the personal and professional development of an architect in early or mid-career through travel. Travel plans should be focused on a selected topic of interest to the individual, rather …


AIA SF Tour of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Expansion, Palo Alto 10/23/17

Please join the AIA San Francisco, Health + Science Committee for a tour of the recently completed Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) Phase II Expansion at Stanford University Medical Center. LPCH is expanding to accommodate the growing needs of infants, children and expectant mothers who seek the hospital’s advanced care and research. The expansion, which …


CA FIRES: Donate now!

The AIACC has set up a donation fund for all who want to contribute to the Northern California fire catastrophe. So far, more than $8,000 has been pledged. Let’s see if we can grow it to $20,000 by the end of the week. While it is too soon to begin rebuilding efforts, which will no …


Women in Architecture Member Survey

The Women in Architecture want to hear from you! We’re tracking the progress & development of women leaders in architecture, and we’d like to know some statistics about your practice. Individual input will remain anonymous. We’ll compile the data and the collective results will be made available to the public. The WIA exists to empower women …


Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant Accepting Scholarship Applications

  The Center for Architecture and AIA New York are currently accepting applications for the Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant. This grant is designed for early to mid-level architects to further their personal and professional development through travel. The grant was originally based on the idea of the Grand Tour, in which recent architectural graduates …


Hurricane Harvey: Updates from AIA’s Disaster Assistance Program

From AIA National:  The Hurricane Harvey update  will continue to be updated through the following days with information learned from the field. The disaster recovery team has been in touch directly with affected components to offer support and information. Harvey update contains links to AIA’s Disaster Assistance Handbook and other useful resources.   We will continue to …


2017 Intro to Zero Net Energy & Beyond: Design Tools and Strategies for Single Family Residential Buildings

Palo Alto is hosting an Intro to Zero Net Energy and Beyond: Design Tools and Strategies Training for Single- Family Residential Buildings. The training will feature Ms. Bronwyn Barry, CPHD, Board Co-President of Passive House California. Ms. Barry will review superior tools and strategies to design to achieve Zero Net Energy. The training will explore …

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