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Plus1House ADU Technical Network

AIACA Technical Network is searching for interested parties to join in developing Plus1House. This will be a public facing website for California homeowners to use as they consider adding an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) to their home.  Plus1House | Your Accessory Unit Resource Center Technical Network Participation The development of the Plus1House website will be …


AIA COD Conference San Francisco

  2019 Conference Theme: “The innovators and maintainers” Innovation in Architecture, Infrastructure, & Technology Registration Open!  Read more at AIA Committee on Design!  SAN FRANCISCO Spring Conference | April 4-7, 2019 Preliminary agenda: Pre-conference Symposium on Innovation: The Academy of Art University, San Francisco San Francisco, Downtown:  Pelli, Snohetta, Botta, Gang, Autodesk, Swiss Consul General, Pier …


AIACA Housing Forum

  What is the real “crisis” in housing today? What type of design thinking might inform policy, regulations and advocacy efforts and influence decision making? We believe the power of architectural ideation, innovation and implementation can and will address housing attainability for all in California. This one-day conference will be jam-packed with design-driven conversations and …


HEART of SMC | ADU Design Challenge

  Heart of San Mateo County, a public / private partnership that promotes affordable housing opportunities in San Mateo County, announces the GLADUR Design Challenge. The ADU Design Challenge encourages the expansion of San Mateo’s housing stock with great designs for Accessory Dwelling Units! The challenge calls for interdisciplinary teams of students and professionals in …


Dec 17 | San Carlos RDRC Recruitment Application Deadline

The City of San Carlos has one vacancy on the Residential Design Review Committee (RDRC) and is looking for a professional architect or designer to fill this position.  This is a paid position based on hourly rates.  The City’s preference is to have up to three professional architects or designers on contract, who could rotate …


Nov 1 | Sustainable San Mateo County | Free | at the Oracle

What: Sustainable San Mateo County (SSMC) invites you to its Indicators Report Launch Event! – Local Climate Change Solutions: Managing Buildings, Land, and Transportation – Locals are making an impact on climate change through thoughtful design and management of the natural and built environment. Hear from experts on cutting-edge building management techniques (Oracle), forward thinking …


Oct 24 | 2019 AIASMC Election Slate

Hello Everyone! The 2019 AIASMC Board Election Slate has been chosen. Join us October 24th at Piacere Restaurant in San Carlos | 6:30 PM to discuss and approve the 2019 Election Slate 2019 Board Slate-1 We’ll also be celebrating AIASMC’s 35th Anniversary! Join us for an evening of reminiscing and viewing photos on the large …


Oct 1 | City of Gilroy Center for the Arts | Request for Proposals

 City of Gilroy  Recreation Department   Request for Proposals GILROY CENTER FOR THE ARTS CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS & COST ESTIMATES  7341 Monterey Street, Gilroy Atten:  Bryce Atkins Purchasing Coordinator City of Cilroy 7351 Rosanna Street Gilroy, CA 95020-6197   Proposals Due by: 4:00 pm, Monday, October 1, 2018          MORE INFO  


Oct 17 | AIA Silicon Valley Design Awards

If you’re interested in the AIA Silicon Valley Design Awards, check out their Web Page here for all the information.


May 31 | Free Net Energy School Retrofit Training

Join one of the training events to learn how existing K-12 school and community college buildings in California are being transformed to zero net energy (ZNE) performance. New training topics for 2018! Two in-person workshops and four on-line webinars in 2018 will highlight the benefits of high performance schools and approaches to achieve ZNE in …

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