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Informing Homeowners about ADUs, Value of Working with an Architect

Illustrations by Fanny Wu, AIA AIA California has launched a public website,, to provide information and resources to California homeowners about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and the value of working with an AIA Architect. California’s housing crisis is impacting communities across the state, and developing ADUs are one way to contribute toward a solution. ...

Sept 1-30 | 16th Annual Architecture + the City Festival

AIA San Francisco and the Center for Architecture + Design present the 16th Annual Architecture + the City festival We the City by Amos Goldbaum The American Institute of Architects, (AIASF) and the Center for Architecture + Design are pleased to announce the 16th annual Architecture + the City festival September 1-30. One of the …


July AIATrust News Managing Your Risks

Managing Your Risks Protecting Your Practice from Others’ Negligence What Do You Need to Start a Successful Practice? How Do You Plan to Retire? Nurturing Financial Wellness at Your Firm Get Educated July 2019 Healthcare Update Blueprints for Success Find all the answers to all your questions on AIATrust News  HERE


July 27 | WIA Workshop at ABA

On July 27th, Shalini Agrawal from Pathways to Equity will be leading a workshop at Anderson Brulé Architects from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. More information and sign up HERE


July 1 Deadline | Emerging Professionals Design Competition

The deadline for the Emerging Professionals Design Competition has been extended to July 1. AIA California has partnered with Sprung Structures to host an Emerging Professionals Design Competition. Each year, this competition will challenge California’s emerging professionals to solve real-world scenarios that continue to effect California. The 2019 Emerging Professionals Design Competition will address earthquakes and …


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 …

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