Category News

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Apr

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 …

5
Apr

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. ...
1
Apr

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.

13
Mar

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 …

5
Mar

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 …

1
Mar

AIASMC 2019 Scholarship Awards Program

The AIASMC is pleased to announce the 2019 Academic Scholarship Awards and Architecture Education Grant. The awards program is intended to encourage and assist students graduating from high school as well as students already enrolled in college in their pursuit of a degree in architecture at a college or university level in an accredited architecture program. This expresses …

18
Feb

Call for Citizen Architects

  Are you a Citizen Architect? Do you participate in civic engagement or play a role in advancing public policy? If so, we want to know! Email exec@aiasmc.org and share your civic work in public roles at the local, state, or national level. “Citizen Architect” has been used to describe architects who have given back in …

4
Feb

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 …

27
Jan

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 …

26
Jan

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 …

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