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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. …


Dec 7 | 2019 Green Building Award Application Deadline 12/16/18

2019 Green Building Award The deadline for application submittal for the Green Building Award has been extended to Sunday, midnight, December 16th, 2018.   Sustainable San Mateo County and the American Institute of Architects San Mateo County Chapter (AIASMC)  are sponsoring the 17th Annual Green Building Award. 2019 Green Building Award Application (002) Applications must be received …


Dec 3-7 | NAPHN’s Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant Training

NAPHN’s Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant course is the premier training program for Passive House building professionals with 5 days of in-class instruction 7 additional e-learning modules for participants to get a thorough grounding in the critical aspects of Passive House design and construction On successfully passing the exam, participants will receive a 5-year registration as …


Oct 25 | Nourishing Our Net Zero Future with Induction Cooking

The AIASF Committee on the Environment is planning a CES program in Burlingame on the evening of October 25 titled “Nourishing Our Net Zero Future with Induction Cooking”. AIA San Mateo County can use promo code 20181025 on checkout to register at the AIASF member rate.

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