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The AIACC represents the interests of more than 11,000 architects and allied professionals in California. Founded in 1944, The AIACC's mission supports architects in their endeavors to improve the quality of life for all Californians by creating more livable communities, sustainable designs and quality work environments. Today, The AIACC is the largest component of the National AIA organization.

The UC Merced Debate

[From arcCA 05.4, “Sustain Ability”; collected here, by permission, from vol. 17, nos. 1 and 2, of the journal Places.]

 

UC Merced, aerial view of academic core, rendered by Christopher Grubbs.

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NEW CAMPUSES FOR NEW COMMUNITIES:

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Mending Webs

[Originally published 4th quarter 2005 in arcCA 05.4, “Sustain Ability”]

 

Nina Katchadourian, Fish II, (1999). Image used courtesy of the artist and Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco.

Author M. Susan Ubbelohde is an Associate Professor in the Department

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AIACC 2018 Officers

On November 3, elections were held to fill positions on the AIACC Board of Directors. With the list of new officers below, 2018 promises to be a steadfast year full of new ideas and the follow-through to implement an already …

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Coda: Folding Studio 

[Originally published 1st quarter 2006 in arcCA 06.1, “Imbedded Knowledge”]

 

Folding Studio, folded at left, unfolded at right, photos by McGlashan Architecture.

Author Kate McGlashan is the mother of a baby boy, a nurse-midwife, and the office manager

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Under the Radar: Santa Fe Depot

[Originally published 1st quarter 2006 in arcCA 06.1, “Imbedded Knowledge”]

 

Santa Fe Depot, photo by Camerad, Inc.

Author Christopher Johnson, AIA, is principal of Johnson Architecture in Fresno, a firm specializing in historic preservation, renovation, rehabilitation, urban

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The Skin of the DeYoung

[Originally published 1st quarter 2006 in arcCA 06.1, “Imbedded Knowledge”]

 

De Young Museum, photo opposite by Mark Darley.

Underlying the design of the new DeYoung Museum is the idea that it should be integrated into the natural landscape …

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Exceptional Residential: AIA East Bay

[Originally published 1st quarter 2006 in arcCA 06.1, “Imbedded Knowledge”]

 

  • Regan Bice Architects, Crumpacker Residence, San Francisco. Merit Award. Photo by Joshua McHugh.

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ACADEMY OF EMERGING PROFESSIONALS AWARD RECIPIENTS

Contact: Shannon Calder     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Assoc. Director of Communications

(916) 642-1718

scalder@aiacc.org

Dedicated Professionals Recognized for Grand Achievements Early in Their Career

Sacramento, Calif.—Not only have the best and the brightest minds been recognized, but those who support architects …

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Drafting Culture

[Originally published 1st quarter 2006 in arcCA 06.1, “Imbedded Knowledge”]

 

Author Paolo Tombesi is an associate professor in Architectural Design and Practice at the University of Melbourne. A former Fulbright Fellow, he has a Ph.D. in architectural practice

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Working in the Midst of Construction

[Originally published 1st quarter 2006 in arcCA 06.1, “Imbedded Knowledge”]

Author Dana Buntrock has studied Japanese architecture and construction practices since 1987. She teaches construction in the Department of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, and is working

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