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Jul 1 Deadline | PSr1 Design Build Competition

PSr1 Design Build Competition SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED to July 1st 2019 3 Finalists will be selected to build and install their “seating & shade parklets”  August 17th 2019 in Sonoma County. The competition is to design public interaction installations that will allow visitors to sit in the shade and engage with one another. The programmatic …


June 27+28 NEXT/GEN Conference

NEXT/GEN Conference June 27-28 AIA San Francisco Day 1: Thursday, June 27, 2019    Golden Gate Club@The Presido    135 Fisher Loop Day 2: Friday June 28,2019    AIA San Francisco    130 Sutter Street, Suite 600 Join us for the 2019 NEXT/GEN ARCHITECTURE conference and be part of the ongoing conversation about projects and …


DesignIntellignece Survey Closes May 31

Dear Colleagues, I invite you to participate in the annual DesignIntelligence survey, which closes on Friday, May 31, 2019. If you are a person in your firm who hires or supervises graduates of accredited architecture or landscape architecture programs, we would like you to share your experiences and perspectives by completing one or both of …


May 24th Deadline for San Mateo Planning Commission Application

The City of San Mateo has an opening on its Planning Commission and is keenly interested in having an architect in that seat, which will be vacated by Dianne Whitaker when she terms out on June 20, 2019. The lens through which an architect views projects, their depth of knowledge of design, and deep understanding …


Invest in America Act, and You Can Help!

Two weeks ago, the AIA successfully worked with senior legislators in the U.S. House of Representatives to introduce the Invest in America Act. This federal legislation would create project opportunities for architecture firms by increasing local leaders’ ability to attract investment to improve buildings and infrastructure in their communities. This week is National Architecture Week—and today we are celebrating Civic Engagement Day to help architects engage …


HEART of SMC | ADU Request for Proposal

The Housing Endowment and Regional Trust of San Mateo County (HEART) is seeking proposals from qualified architects and designers interested in contracting with HEART to prepare one or more sets of plans for the development of green accessory dwelling units as part of HEART’s Green and Livable Accessory Dwelling Unit Resource (GLADUR) program. The goal of the …


Stanford Spring Lecture Series 2019

Stanford University Spring Lecture Series 2019 Architecture & Landscape The University Architect / Campus Planning and Design Office sponsors a spring lecture series in architecture and landscape architecture. The purpose of the series is to bring together community enthusiasts, students and staff from across different disciplines to hear the latest innovations in building and design. ...

AIACA Shares New CALGreen Checklists

This week, AIA California shared updated CALGreen checklists for our members to use. The Residential and Nonresidential Mandatory Measures Checklists now reflect the July 1, 2018, intervening code changes and can be found here.  Each zip file contains both an editable CAD and PDF version of our sheet sized checklists.


Water Conservation Showcase 2019

On March 21st, 2019, AIASF will be hosting the 16th annual Water Conservation Showcase. The attendance typically range between 600 to 700 people, representing a wide range of stakeholders including water utility employees, civil engineers, architects, landscape architects, facility managers, building operators, sustainability advocates and homeowners. Featuring 12 presentations with three simultaneous sessions occurring at …


Virtual Capitol Hill Day

AIA members are invited to join the Grassroots leadership conference in DC tomorrow by participating in a Virtual Capitol Hill Day. The AIA San Mateo County 2019 President Juliet Hsu, 2019 President-Elect Zeden Jones, and Executive Director, Jackie Tanner will be in Washington, DC visiting members of Congress and sharing the AIA National message on …

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