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UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS...
FRIDAY FORUM 5/8 "MANSIONIZATION, PART 2"
The chapter continues its discussion on the hot topic of "mansionization" and welcomes all comers as it prepares a position letter to the City. If you are interested in community, design, and neighborhoods then this is the meeting for you!
ARE PROGRAMS 5/16, 5/30, 6/13, 6/27
On the road to licensure? Register for an upcoming workshop. See all the spring lectures HERE.
SAVE THE DATE! CHAPTER PROGRAM 7/22
AN EVENING WITH STEVEN EHRLICH, FAIA
Honored with the AIA National Firm Award in 2015, Ehrlich Architects is a versatile practice that has earned an international reputation for design excellence and an exemplary professional culture. Founded in 1979 as a tiny residential studio, the Los Angeles-based firm is a 40 member team that has mastered building types ranging in scale from houses to courthouses, including libraries, university centers, corporate and government facilities. Ehrlich Architects has been recognized with more than 150 awards including nine national AIA awards, and the title of AIA California Council Firm of the Year in 2003.
COMMUNITY EVENTS & NEWS...
SR-710 North Study Environmental Document
The draft document is here! It identifies the potential environmental impacts and mitigation measures for each alternative. Learn more
See the Draft EIR/EIS
See the 2015 Environmental Report Card for LA County; learn about upcoming community events for Great Streets LA / "Hello Northridge" and Do Good Bus and more... See it HERE
PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN THRU 5/17
Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts is fortunate to re-visit this distinguished estate, previously known as the “Eliot House,” 22 years after its Showcase debut in 1993. The 9,400 square foot English Tudor with significant Craftsman influences was built in 1910. Builder: Eckford D. Tyler Architect: Fernand Parmentier More Info
BLUE BOOK NETWORK SHOWCASE 5/6
Los Angeles Premier Networking Event. Want to make new contacts, reconnect with past ones and learn about the latest tools to build your business? Register now for The Blue Book Network Showcase, the industry’s premier networking and education event! It’s where relationships are built. OVER ONE HUNDRED of the TOP General Contractor Firms will be available to talk with each of you about projects for today and tomorrow. They will be exhibiting from 3-7PM. Also, there will be an exciting pre-show presentation including FREE lunch at 1PM on "How to Beat the Lowest Bidder" given by Coty Fournier. Register
WOODWORKS LUNCH SEMINAR 5/14 (earn 2 HSW credits!)
"The Long and Short of Wood Roof Systems" to be held at Sheraton Pasadena. This course is an overview of the many roof systems commonly used in buildings in the United States for a variety of span lengths. The presentation will review possible wood structural framing systems and geometries. How these components can be combined to create efficient and versatile roof framing systems will be covered, along with International Building Code provisions that allow the use of wood systems in many roof applications including non-combustible Type I and Type II construction. All of these concepts will be reinforced through the presentation of real example projects with details on the framing system used to achieve the project goals. Register
PASADENA HERITAGE TOUR 5/16
Mid-Century Living on Millionaire's Row
A New Architecture For A New Era
Appointed with large, unobstructed corner windows, generous cantilevered balconies, lushly landscaped lawns and interior courtyards, the mid-century garden apartments of Pasadena's famed Millionaire's Row overflow with the amenities of luxury and leisure. These complexes were specifically designed to appeal to a wealthy 1950s demographic that desired the convenience of apartment living but with the privacy and spaciousness of a single-family dwelling... MORE
DWELL ON DESIGN LA 5/29-31
Dwell on Design Los Angeles, curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center May 29-31, 2015. With three full days of dynamic exhibitions, unparalleled educational opportunities, cutting-edge technologies, 90 onstage programs, 250+ speakers, and more than 2,000 innovative modern furnishings and products, Dwell on Design Los Angeles is America’s largest design event. Info
HARVARD GSD EXECUTIVE PROGRAM 7/15-17
In its 5th year this course is both an AIA Accredited, AICP/ CM Accredited and LA/ CES Accredited course and satisfies the RICS Continuing Professional Development (CPD) annual requirement. A certificate of completion will be issued by Harvard University Graduate School of Design’s Executive Education to those undertaking the Program in Integrated Project Management. Learn more HERE