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UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS...

  

WORKSHOP 5/25
MAPPING YOUR FIRM'S RESILIENCY PLAN

  

The best time to prepare ahead is now, when there is no crisis! This workshop will guide you through key steps to begin your firm’s continuity plan, also known as an “Emergency Response & Resiliency Plan” – a responsible step in the right direction to leadership with a piece of mind.

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CELEBRATION OF LIFE NORMAN R. MILLAR, AIA 5/27
WOODBURY UNIVERSITY

  

It is with great sadness the Chapter recognizes the passing of Norman Millar, dean of Woodbury University School of Architecture. Norman’s contributions to the architectural community over the years have helped shape the landscapes around us. His clarity and ability to provoke thought and discourse among many different voices will remain an inspiration and a guiding presence to us all. You are invited to a Celebration of Life event on the Woodbury Los Angeles campus on Friday, May 27, at 6:00 pm. RSVP to galina.kraus@woodbury.edu by May 19.



RESTAURANTOUR 5/31 (new date!)
DEL FRISCO'S GRILLE

   

Join us for a fun social evening at the new Del Frisco's Grille on Lake Ave! Meet up with your colleagues. Make new friends. Try the filet mignon or ahi tacos!

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FRIDAY FORUM 6/3
WATER CONSERVATION PANEL DISCUSSION

 

AIA Pasadena and Foothill Chapter proudly presents a panel of distinguished decision makers and selective design professionals to share their thoughts on alternatives to preserve our most valuable natural resource.

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A.R.E. LECTURE SERIES 6/4
METHODS & MATERIALS

 

Students and Associate members get together to learn and prep for your exam! This session will cover Methods & Materials.

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RESTAURANTOUR 6/26
LA GRANDE ORANGE CAFE

  

 

 


PLEA 2016 CONFERENCE 7/10-13

 

The Chapter is pleased to support Cal Poly Pomona, the University of Southern California and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in organizing the annual Passive Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Conference with the theme "Cities, Buildings, People: Towards Regenerative Environments" at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles from July 10 to the 13th.

PLEA is an organization engaged in a worldwide discourse on sustainable architecture and urban design through annual international conferences, workshops and publications. It has a membership of several thousand professionals, academics and students from over 40 countries. Since 1982 PLEA has organized highly ranked international conferences and events across the globe. This is the first time that the United States hosts a PLEA conference.

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RESTAURANTOUR 9/27
SECO NEW AMERICAN RESTAURANT

 

 


RESTAURANTOUR 11/22
MIKE & ANNE'S

 

 



COMMUNITY EVENTS OF INTEREST...

  

CHEMOSPHERE: Renewed & Reimagined 5/25

 

This month’s AIA San Fernando Valley dinner program will explore the restoration and renovation of John Lautner’s 1960s Chemosphere House by Escher GuneWardena Architecture. The octagonal design of the Chemosphere House has long been considered a landmark and international icon of California Modernism, beloved by mid-century design enthusiasts. Earn 1.5 CES/LUs! Location: Reveal Studios, Glendale. Info/Register 818.907.7151


PASADENA HERITAGE 6/7
The Art of the Ensemble: The City Beautiful Movement of the early 20th Century

 

Pasadena Heritage is very pleased to present this lecture by nationally recognized Landscape Architect Laurie Olin, RLA, FASLA, on the early twentieth century City Beautiful Movement, its basis in Beaux Arts philosophy, and its influence on Pasadena’s Civic Center, a National Register Historic District. Laurie Olin is a distinguished teacher, author, and one of the most renowned landscape architects practicing today. From vision to realization, he has guided many of OLIN’s signature projects, which span the history of the studio from the Washington Monument Grounds in Washington, DC to Bryant Park in New York City. His recent projects include the AIA award-winning Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Simon and Helen Director Park in Portland, Oregon. INFO/Tickets


CASI SOCAL SUMMER SEMINAR 6/10
Accessibility Requirements: Recreation Facilities and Outdoor Developed Areas

 

Earn ADA CEUs! Get Ready for the Fun Stuff! This seminar will highlight the recreation facility requirements covered by the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ). A detailed look at the scoping and technical requirements for amusement facilities, recreational boating facilities, fishing facilities, miniature golf and golf facilities, sports facilities , play areas, and swimming pools and spas will be provided. Additionally, the seminar will address the outdoor developed areas standard which includes scoping and technical requirements for trails, picnic and camping facilities, viewing areas, and beach access routes on federal land covered by the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA). Finally, a discussion on identifying the appropriate requirements for exterior routes including; accessible routes, pedestrian access routes, shared use paths, beach access routes, and pedestrian trails. INFO/Registration


ACHIEVING DESIGN EXCELLENCE IN A DESIGN-BUILD ENVIRONMENT 6/16

  

Design-build delivery carries with it a team-wide responsibility to gain a full understanding of the owner’s intentions and the factors that will drive value into the process and outcome. This panel of experts will review how important clearly defined owner goals and objectives are, how design excellence impacts community development and why team members should be mindful of the lasting impact they have on the built and natural environment and the stakeholders who will rely upon their work for generations to come. Breakfast program 7:30-9:30am at Millennium Biltmore. INFO/Registration


COLORADO STREET BRIDGE PARTY 7/16

 

Pasadena's biggest and best block party on our world-famous historic bridge - a night of music, dancing, vintage cars, children's activities, beverages and food and more - returns in July 2016! Sponsorship opportunities available. INFO



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