Category Uncategorized


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 …


Jul 26 | What is our AIA CA Moonshot?

What ‘moonshot’ goal should AIA California pursue? As the United States landed the first human on the moon in 1969, so began our reference to ‘moonshots’, which has seen a recent surge in the corporate world. Identifying the ‘moonshot’ is a future-back approach to strategic planning that usually includes three elements: it inspires, it is …


AIA School Safety Campaign Update

Almost a year ago, AIA launched its school safety campaign to  to ensure that all three levels of government address the nationwide issue of school violence with a design-centered approach. Now, we are excited to share that we have taken a big step towards completing one of the campaign’s signature policy goals—to make architectural and …


June 20 | Hearing on The Housing Preservation & Expansion Reform Act

PUBLIC POLICY ALERT  The Housing Preservation and Expansion Reform Act AIASF’s Public Policy + Advocacy Committee has reviewed the legislation proposed by Supervisor Peskin to address real problems with the definition of Demolition and the application of the Building and Planning Codes and opposes it. It goes well beyond this to attempt to redefine issues …


A’19 Election Results/ AIA 162nd Annual Meeting

AIA’s 162nd Annual Meeting Delegates voted to champion major action in the fight against climate change and support greater financial flexibility for AIA. Architects from around the world gathered to set a direction for the future of AIA at the 2019 Annual Meeting, which took place at the AIA Conference on Architecture (A’19) in Las …


May 29 | AIASMC Scholarships 2019

AIASMC Scholarships 2019 The AIASMC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Academic Scholarship Awards Program. 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 …


Passive House California: Bay Area Workshops

Passive House California is sponsoring two events in the bay area on Ventilation in High Performance Commercial Buildings. The first is the Member Meeting/Presentation on the evening of June 4th at the office of EHDD Architects in SF. The second is an all day workshop (9:00 to 4:30) on June 5th across the bay at …


A’19 Conference in Las Vegas

A’19 Theme Blueprint for a Better Future Designing a better future means taking on the critical challenges facing cities—and our world—today. A’19 programming includes sessions on artificial intelligence, data visualization, 3D concrete printing, Amazon Spheres, tall wood, nano-grid condos, immigrant architects, overcoming houselessness, the latest in WELL design, the energy-hog myth, designing border crossings and …


Monterey Design Conference 2019

Entering its fourth decade, the Monterey Design Conference (MDC) brings together the country’s—and the world’s—leading architects and design thinkers for an intellectually vibrant weekend at Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, California. Click here to register.



The American Institute of Architects, California Council is raising money for the victims of the Camp Fire in Butte County, and the Woolsey Fire in Ventura County, California. While the fires fighters continue to gain containment for the Camp and Woolsey fires, the threat isn’t over. And we have heard from those wanting to help. …

Page 1 of 4