June 6-8 National 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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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. ...

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.


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 …

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