Architecture at Zero 2016

Architecture at Zero 2016 is a zero net energy design competition open to students and professionals worldwide, engaging architecture, engineering, planning students and professionals in the pursuit of energy efficient design.

This year’s competition is a student housing project on …

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Home Today, Home Tomorrow: Design Challenge

The Re-defining Home: Home Today, Home Tomorrow competition challenges architects and designers to create new standards in housing design so people can stay in their home as they travel through various life stages: from entering the workforce,  getting married, having …

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“A New Look at Humanism in Architecture”

Student Review – Hannah Denmark, Architecture & Interior Design Student at CCSF (City College of San Francisco)

Cover-A New Look at Humanism“A New Look at Humanism in Architecture, Landscape, and Urban Design” is Robert Lamb Hart’s treatise on the human experience of designed environments. …

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Equity in Architecture Survey 2016

On behalf of AIA San Francisco and the Equity by Design Committee we are pleased to announce the launch of the second national Equity in Architecture Survey from February 29 thru April 1, 2016. This project builds upon the previous

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2016 AIACC Council Awards

The American Institute of Architects, California Council, Announces 2 Recipients

SACRAMENTO, Calif.–Feb. 9, 2016–The practice of architecture can sometimes be about creating a legacy—either in portfolio or firm culture or contribution to society within other categories. The AIACC Council Awards …

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2016 AIA Twenty-five Year Award: Monterey Bay Aquarium

Last Friday, AIA National released the news announcing the recipients of their Twenty-five Year Award and we are proud to deliver the information to our California architects and members:

The Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California, has been selected for …

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And the Winner Is…

The American Institute of Architects, California Council, Announces the 25-Year-Award Winner

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— On Jan. 1, 2016, it was decided by popular vote that

Transamerica Building designed by William L. Pereira – 1972 would be the winning structure in the …

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Michael Malinowski, AIA, 2016 AIACC President

Mike MalinowskiThe American Institute of Architects, California Council, Announces 2016 President

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC), welcomes Michael Malinowski, AIA as 2016 President. Malinowski succeeds 2015 President, Lee Salin, AIA.

The task of leading the nation’s largest …

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In Passing: Marc Goldstein, FAIA

Architect Marc Goldstein, FAIA, Design Partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), Dies at Age 80

Architect Marc Goldstein, FAIA, a Design Partner responsible for some of SOM’s most important architectural and urban planning accomplishments of the 20th century …

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AIACC Senior Director Promoted to Chief Operating Officer

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Nov. 17, 2015. The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC), announced this month the promotion of Nicki Dennis Stephens, Hon. AIACC, LEED Green Assoc., to the position of Chief Operating …

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Michael Willis, FAIA, earns award, gives eloquent acceptance speech

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC), recognized Michael Willis, FAIA as the 2015 Norma Sklarek Award Recipient.

This award, implemented in 2014, in honor of the late Norma …

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