Kurt Cooknick, Assoc. AIA


About Kurt Cooknick, Assoc. AIA

Kurt T. Cooknick, Assoc. AIA, is the Director of Regulation and Practice. With experience in the profession and over 15 years as an advocate on behalf of the architectural profession in California, he is passionate about protecting and advancing the profession.

California Supreme Court CEQA Ruling

gov-supremecourt-398Architects, and their clients, may find a recent California Supreme Court ruling pertaining to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) encouraging. While not the absolute change we would like to see in the statute that requires state and local agencies …

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Your License May Not Be Enough

There was a time when having an architect’s license alone was enough to complete just about any building type. Add a smattering of consultants (structural, electrical, and mechanical), and you had a project team.

My how times have changed. Today …

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Amicus Curiae Update


As the current Amicus Curiae brief progresses through the appellate process, AIA California Council will continue to provide updates. Here’s where it stands now: Beacon v. SOM—The Amici brief submitted by Collins, Collins, Muir + Stewart, the law firm representing …

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