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Healthcare Facilities Forum

On October 4, the Healthcare Facilities Forum occurred once again, and once again, to a sold-out crowd. This conference serves many purposes, primarily to give architects and those in the design industry a comprehensive view of the latest trends and …

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California Wildfire Update

On October 8, 2017, fires broke out in Sonoma County and several regions throughout the state. On October 9, 2017, Governor Brown declared a state of emergency for California. AIA California Council is working closely with chapters in the affected …

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CALL FOR CITIZEN ARCHITECTS!

The AIA California Council is seeking individuals who are civically involved by professional capacity, and influence and shape community design policies and public policies that benefit their communities.

The goals of the Citizen Architect program are to make significant efforts …

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Donate here for California fire aid

Below are the instructions to donate:

  1. Open a new text message to the number 41444
  2. In the message body, type CAFIRES, a space, and the amount you want to give. Example: CAFIRES 100
  3. After you hit send, you’ll receive a

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Update on EVP Interviews

The EVP Task Force has been conducting a series of interviews in their search for a new EVP for the AIACC. Beginning with video interviews conducted in September and followed by in-person interviews during the month of October, the task …

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AIACC Housing Congress Report

By Melissa Barton

The AIACC convened a Housing Congress on September 20 in San Diego that included representatives from 17 California components. The meeting was the beginning of an extended conversation regarding the growing challenges of housing the homeless and …

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Advocacy Survey Happening Now

Now is the time to tell us what issues the AIACC Government Affairs team should work on in 2018.

Every year we survey the Membership for legislative ideas we can forward to the California State Legislature that would improve the …

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2018-2019 AIACC Nominees for Office

The following members have been nominated for 2018 – 2019 AIACC and AIA offices. As the nomination deadline was Aug. 30 any additional nominations for office must be made from the floor at the AIACC Board of Directors Meeting held …

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Resilience is the New Sustainability

By Evan Reis

In the 20+ years since LEED® was introduced to the architectural community, disasters like Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandy and the Christchurch Earthquakes have exposed the need for our buildings to not only have a low impact on …

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EVP Interviews Begin

Interviews are now beginning for the Executive Vice President position at The American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC). The EVP Transition Task Force met last week in Los Angeles and reviewed applications from the national search from June

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