Category Community Resources

30
Apr

May 6 | AIA CA Virtual Townhall: Managing Emotional Well-being to Increase Effectiveness

    Managing Emotional Well-being to Increase Effectiveness   Recent AIA CA surveys have shown the current circumstances are resulting in many to feel overwhelmed, angry, disappointed and stressed. How can you do more than simply survive this challenge, but gain skills that will help you increase productivity, engagement your team, and be happier? While …

31
Mar

Apr 2 | Live Course: What Architects and Firms Need to Know About the Federal Coronavirus Stimulus Plan

March 30, 2020 Join us on Thursday, April 2, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET, for a webinar to examine the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. On Friday, March 27, after days of intense negotiations, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law. This sweeping $2.2 trillion …

31
Mar

COVID-19 | A Message to Our Community

AIASMC Board of Directors & Staff are thinking of all our Members, Firms, Allied Members and Sustaining Partners as we face personal and professional disruption caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. We will not be holding any face-to-face meetings for our committees, board, events or outside groups. Depending on the activity, some have been cancelled or postponed, …

31
Mar

San Mateo Planning & Building COVID Policies

21 Elements is a San Mateo County organization that helps cities with housing policy. They have collected the websites where various cities are posting their building/planning status (e.g. accepting applications, not doing inspections, etc.) Please find the list HERE 21 Elements will try to summarize the zoning/planning policies in each city  in early April.  

27
Mar

Practice considerations: Manage your architecture firm’s risk in response to COVID-19

By AIA Risk Management, March 24, 2020 Practice considerations: Manage your architecture firm’s risk in response to COVID-19 In the past few weeks, the world has reacted in incredible ways to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most architecture firms are working remotely, either at their own decision or at the direction of local authorities. It would be reasonable to …

27
Mar

How AIA Contracts Address Issues Arising Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    AIASMC disclosure: This article taken in it’s entirety from AIA National Free upcoming live webinar When disaster strikes: How do AIA Contract Documents address COVID-19 issues? Monday, March 30, from 11 AM – 12:30 PM ET.  Register today >   By AIA Contract Documents, March 25, 2020 For the foreseeable future, the design and construction industry …

9
Apr

California Preservation Foundation: Design Awards

THE 31st ANNUAL PRESERVATION DESIGN AWARDS Celebrating Preservation's Best in California We invite you to submit applications for the 31st Annual Preservation Design Awards, from the smallest project to large sites, sustainable efforts and reports. Please contact CPF if you have any questions: 415-495-0349 or email us at cpf@californiapreservation.org. Visit http://www.californiapreservation.org/awards_1.html to learn more. Submission Due Dates and ...
21
Feb

Architecture, Engineering and Construction Hackathon

A first for the Architecture, Engineering, Construction Industry, the AEC Hackathon is a non-profit event that creates on-the-spot teams of technologists and industry stakeholders to shape the future of our built environment. The hackathon provides a playful, exploratory environment where disruption and creative ideas are the essential tools for innovation. The Hackathon occurs between Friday, …

23
Jan

Chapter partners with PPI for discounted study materials

AIA San Mateo has parterned with PPI (Professional Publications, Inc.), to provide Architectural Registration Exam study information. PPI, located in Belmont, California, has been an independent publisher of professional licensing exam review material since 1975.  More than 2 million exam candidates have used their publications PPI and the American Institute of Architects share a mission: we …