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Chapter News          December 2014 Bulletin

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS...

 

CHAPTER PROGRAM

EXOTIC TECHNOLOGY / STRUCTURE & MODELING WITH AC MARTIN PARTNERS

 

This special program will include David Martin, FAIA, Design Principal, Tammy Jow and Chris King. Tentative date is Wednesday, February 25, 6:00-8:00pm. Date to be confirmed soon...


EARN 5 HSW CEUs! ADA SEMINAR 3/14

Save the date!!! Make sure you have the required HSW CEUs needed to renew your license this year. This seminar will be led by Janis Kent, CASp, AIA. Come spend the morning with her in order to learn and earn your CEUs. Seminar will be 8:30am to 2:30pm (includes lunch and break). Details to come. Registration to open soon.


TOUR / SOCIAL 3/28

COMPLETED HUNTINGTON LIBRARY EDUCATION & VISITOR CENTER!

Join the chapter for a sneak peek of the just completed Huntington Library EVC before it opens to the public in April! We saw Phase 1 in 2013 and visited again just last November. Space is limited so secure your spot today.

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SR-710 North Study Environmental Document

 

The draft document is slated to be released in February. It will identify the potential environmental impacts and mitigation measures for each alternative. Community members will have 90 days to review and provide comments. Please know Caltrans will conduct two public hearings during the 90-day review period. More info to come. Learn more

 



EVENTS OF INTEREST...

explore Designers & Books Online Book Fair
Check out Designers & Books Online Book Fair. This program allows the members of our community to receive special discounts on books about architecture, art, design, and photography released by important publishers in these fields. New publishers and books will be added to the site each month. Please use partner code 14BCXAB when checking out in order to receive special discounts! 


ARCHITECTURE BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION - CHANCE TO WIN $10K!

 

Charrette Venture Group's mission is to support entrepreneurial architects and designers who are changing the world. The Business Plan Competition is open to registered architects in the U.S. or Canada who are considering starting a design firm or who have started a new firm in the past ten years. There is no fee to enter. Learn more


SCI-ARC LECTURE SERIES SPRING 2015

 

SCI-Arc has an exciting schedule for the New Year that includes Tod Williams + Billie Tsien, Eric Own Moss + Frank Gehry, Marceline Gow and COOP Himmelb(l)au. Learn more here.


INTERNATIONAL SURFACE EVENT 1/20-23 2015
STONEXPO / TILE EXPO / SURFACES

 

  

It's Design Construction Week in Las Vegas @ Mandalay Bay Convention Center.  Learn about the latest products and trends.  Connect with experts in the field for top-notch education and networking opportunities.  Meet the over 700 exhibitors and see 1,000s of products and explore 90 education sessions.  Register by December 5 for discounted registration fees, use promo code: casino1. Info


VERDEXCHANGE's 8th Annual Green Marketmakers L.A. Conf. 1/25-27

 

VerdeXchange's VX2015 California Conference, a cross-platform, global B2B event, will take place January 25-27 at the LA Hotel Downtown. Once again, market-driving clean and green tech entrepreneurs, energy and water CEOs & procurers, advanced vehicle manufacturers, soft & hardware developers, public regulators & policymakers, as well as innovative financiers and environmental stewards will gather "under-one-roof" to assess "what's in-market," "what's about to be in-market," and "what's needed" in the global, trillion dollar verde economy.  Info/Registration


BLUEIST OPEN HOUSE 1/28 FREE EVENT!

BIM, THE CLOUD AND HOW IT WILL AFFECT YOUR PRACTICE

 

Learn and earn 1.5 CEUs. Enjoy fantastic food from Chef Rick and Catered Courses. You also have the chance to win a Space Mouse Wireless or Space Mouse Pro Wireless from 3D Connexion (must be present to win). It all begins at 6:30pm. RSVP to AIA San Fernando Valley, 818.907.7151


 

Facades+ is the leading conference on high performance and high design building skins. A robust dialogue encompassing all aspects of building envelopes, Facades+ bridges industry, academia, the profession, operations, and ownership. The developing technology of high-performance facades has emerged as the key to building systems integration, central to the realization of resilient buildings and a sustainable built environment. We invite you to join the exciting conversation that is Facades+. Earn up to 16 AIA CEUs for both days. Calling all architects, fabricators, developers, consultants and all other design professionals to join us at Los Angeles Facades+ Symposium & Workshops. Info
 


CASI  WINTER SEMINAR 2/15

 

 Mark your calendar for this seminar. More info to come or go to the CASI website.


PALM SPRINGS FINE ART FAIR 2/12-15 2015

 

PSFAF is strategically scheduled over the popular President’s Day weekend (Feb, 13-16) traditionally one of the most highly populated weekends of the year in the region. The Coachella Valley explodes in population from 400,000 permanent residents to over 800,000 during this prime time 3 day weekend. Additionally, thousands of design lovers, interior designs and architects will already be planning their visit to the Convention Center as the fun and well attended 14th Modernism Show and Sales is held in the adjacent exhibit hall. It’s a rare opportunity for the region’s second-home owners, art loving snowbirds, and weekend visitors to experience not only modernism design- but the very best in post-war and contemporary art. The Palm Springs Fine Art Fair is the Desert’s largest and widest selection of fine art, ever- with $100 million in art for acquisition, 2,500 important works of art showcased by 60+ renowned galleries from around the world.Info


SKYLINE 2015 Downtown, Los Angeles 2/12-21

 

SKYLINE is a free, ten-day, annual architecture and art event that showcases site specific, experimental, interactive installations that embrace Los Angeles’ ever-evolving cultural landscape. During SKYLINE, architects, designers and artists transform unique, hidden spaces within downtown Los Angeles into destination places for visitors and locals alike. About LERATA


 

Join industry suppliers, dealers and attendees at Glass Expo West™ ’15! Glass Expo West ’15 is slated once again to become the staple event for the architectural glass and metal industry in the West. The exhibition places a focus on high-quality education and affordable opportunities and is one of the region’s largest glass-related conferences and trade shows. Info


MOVE LA'S 7TH ANNUAL TRANSPORTATION CONVERSATION 4/22

 

Meeting will be @ Union Station! Move LA’s mission is to build a broad constituency that will advocate for the development of a comprehensive, diverse, robust, clean, and financially sound public transportation system for Los Angeles County and champion strategies to accelerate its implementation. Move LA champions policies to ensure that there are prosperous and healthy neighborhoods around stations where people of all ages and incomes can live, work and thrive. Info

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