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Aug

Aug 24 | AIA Film Challenge 2020

You could win up to $7,000! Design has the power to solve some of the biggest issues facing cities today. We believe these stories are among the most important stories we can tell. The AIA Film Challenge is a film contest that amplifies these stories—architects partnering with communities and civic leaders to design a healthy, …

30
Jul

AIA CA | Let’s Talk CODE

By: Michael Malinowski, FAIA Code Change = Climate Action Straight from AIA CA AIA California mirrors the architectural profession in making environmental stewardship and climate action central to its strategy and actions.  Considered through this lens, even something as seemingly mundane as code development takes on new importance.  This shift was presaged in 2018, when …

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Jul

AIA CA 2020 July Snapshot

July 2020: Snapshot MISSION: AIA California, in collaboration with local components, is dedicated to serving its members, advancing the value of architects, and improving the quality of the built environment.   GOAL #1: MEMBERSHIP Develop the next generation of  leaders in the profession, and engage members to create an architectural community.   GOAL #2: ADVOCACY …

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Jul

Jul 10 | SSMC’s 2020 Awards Celebration

You’re Virtually Invited! SSMC’s 2020 AWARDS CELEBRATION  – July 10, 6:30-7:30PM –  Remember to Register today for SSMC’s 21st Annual Awards celebration. Come honor and be inspired by this year’s winners. Together, we are a force for good.   Sustainability Awards: County Supervisor Dave Pine Campaign for Fossil Free Buildings in Silicon Valley County Office of Education’s Environmental …

1
Jul

AIAU Free Courses

Free AIAU Courses for AIA Members From AIA National   To help you navigate these uncertain times, we’re making some of AIAU’s best business and tech courses available to AIA members for free. Learn valuable skills about virtual practice, successful business strategies, risk management, and more from some of the most innovative architects, firms, and …

30
Jun

Aug 9 | Redwood City Reach Codes Survey

The City Council of Redwood City is investigating an all-electric Reach Codes ordinance to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by requiring newly constructed buildings to be all-electric and more energy efficient. The proposed Reach Codes could include certain exceptions. The City is seeking feedback through an online survey to evaluate how the proposed Reach Codes, and …

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Jun

Jun 25 | AIA East Bay COTE Event: Mass Timber

COTE – Committee on the Environment: MASS TIMBER: How it could save the world!   This program explains why increased forest protection and improved stewardship are key to addressing the climate crisis and reducing the embodied carbon of wood products — and how the green building movement can help. Learning objectives: Forests’ role in combatting …

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