AIAPF NEWSLETTERS Online Courses
National Convention May 19-21. Registration is now open. Take advantage of Early Bird savings.
UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS...
FRIDAY FORUM 2/5
GET TO KNOW THE U.S. RESILIENCY COUNCIL
This presentation will discuss how the U.S. Resiliency Council is helping architects and engineers understand the importance of resiliency in the built environment. Discussing issues related to sustainability, resiliency of the built environment to disasters, and what is intended in the building code. One might wonder if the current building code is adequate? Earn 1.5 HSW/LUs.
BRUNCH WITH WOODBURY UNIVERSITY AIAS 2/6
You are invited to get to know the students of Woodbury University AIAS! Just us for this fun, casual event to meet new people and to get connected with AIAPF.
EMERGING PROFESSIONALS LUNCH 2/12
Join the AIAPF emerging professionals for lunch. Network, meet new people, discover new lunch spots, explore the opportunities of being a part of AIAPF emerging professionals group.
CHAPTER PROGRAM 2/17
LUMBERYARD MIXER@GANAHL + CEU/LU
Join us for a fun evening at Ganahl. This 100 year old company is the largest lumberyard in California. Ganahl has also been a great supporter of AIAPF over the years. We want to take this opportunity to celebrate Ganahl and to also recognize outstanding architecture in the community. Come to the party and earn a CEU/LU while you're there!
EMERGING PROFESSIONALS 2/20
Join AIAPF to find out more about the architectural profession. Practice your interview skills, get helpful advice for licensing and more! This is a one-day professional development workshop for those on the road to licensure.
EMERGING PROFESSIONALS LUNCH 3/11
Join the AIAPF emerging professionals for lunch. Network, meet new people, discover new lunch spots, explore the opportunities of being a part of AIAPF emerging professionals group. This month we'll be at Gaucho Grill in Burbank.
A.R.E. LECTURE 3/12
CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS & SERVICES
Save the date! The ARE lecture series will begin soon!
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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COMMUNITY EVENTS OF INTEREST...
SPRING LEED COURSES 2/20-3/19
COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS
College of the Canyons is please to offer a series of weekend LEED classes that will help you prepare for the LEED exam. See schedule HERE, for more info email Jason Oliver, email@example.com
Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2/11-14, 2016
The fifth annual Palm Springs Fine Art Fair returns to an eager audience. PSFAF is strategically scheduled over the extended President’s Day Weekend coinciding with Palm Springs Modernism Week at the height of the Coachella Valley’s season. The PSFAF and Modernism Week turn the Desert into a cultural mecca over this weekend, attracting over 14,000 acquisition oriented art lovers to the Fair in 2015. The City of Palm Springs announced in 2015, that this President’s Day weekend set a record as the largest number tourists visiting in its history. The results were stunning at PSFAF, with hundreds of art works finding new homes and robust art sales recorded by a majority of the 66 exhibiting galleries. Info
MODERNISM WEEK 2/11-21, 2016
Get out and enjoy cool and groovy Palm Springs! There will be many great events and activities lined up for everyone. The mission of Modernism Week is to celebrate and foster appreciation of mid-century architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking in these fields, by encouraging education, preservation and sustainable modern living as represented in Palm Springs. Info
AAMA 79TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2/14-17
Registration is open for the AAMA 79th Annual Conference, to be held Feb. 14-17 in Huntington Beach, California. A special rate is guaranteed through Jan. 21, and attendees are encouraged to book before this date. INFO
SIDNEY D. GAMBLE LECTURE SERIES 2/23
PROPHETS WITHOUT HONOR: THE REDISCOVERY OF GREENE & GREENE
Charles and Henry Greene were nearing 80, living quietly in Carmel and Altadena Respectively, when strangers began to come calling at their door. Their architecture had been nearly forgotten, most of their clients, the Gambles, Elisabeth Prentiss, the Pratts, the Blackers, had long since died. Yet, slowly a new appreciation of their work was taking hold among young architects, journalists, academics and photographers.... Info/Register
GREEN TECHNOLOGY TRAINING (in Altadena) 2/26
Title 24 Changes: Get Ready for the 2016 Energy Code
California’s building efficiency standards have been updated, with changes that will become mandatory in January 2017. A new seminar from Green Technology will cover what’s new in Title 24 for both residential and non-residential buildings, from high performance walls and attics to lighting and lighting controls. AIA members receive a $20 discount (use code: AIA). Info/Register
SAH 2016 CONFERENCE 4/6-10
The SAH 2016 Annual International Conference will engage participants from around the world with the rich, evolving legacy of the Pasadena/Los Angeles region’s built environment. With the scheduled completion of the Metro Expo Light-Rail Line west to Santa Monica in early 2016, Pasadena will be connected to downtown LA and the rest of Los Angeles County. This infrastructure, building on historic right-of-ways, will provide new ways to see the broad range of the region’s architecture and urbanism. Info/Registration