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UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS...
SUBMIT YOUR "BEST PLAN(S) EVER!"
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SAVE THE DATE! DESIGN AWARDS GALA 9/24
Be sure to mark your calendar for this awesome annual Gala taking place at the historic Pasadena Civic Auditorium!
MIXER @ NEW FERGUSON GALLERY 9/10
The chapter invites you to a special evening at the brand new Ferguson Gallery on Lake Ave. This will be a "progressive meeting" where you can earn AIA CES/LUs (pending). Or if you don't need the LU, then just come to network and to enjoy an evening of fun, food & drink!
CSI-AIA FALL CLASSIC ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT 10/9
Mark your calendar for this fun event taking place at Pacific Palms Resort, City of Industry. Join us on the green or at the evening BBQ. Sponsorship opportunities available!
SAVE THE DATE! BIRDHOUSE COMPETITION 10/24
Tweet, tweet. Get ready to design and build that awesome birdhouse for our fine feathered friends. Last year we saw some pretty amazing designs including an Adobe and cool Mid-Century duplex. Start thinking about what you'll build! Everyone is welcome to join in the fun...architects, kids and students. If you need a little inspiration, visit the 2014 photo gallery.
COMMUNITY EVENTS & NEWS...
Community Meetings / Planning & Community Development
As City Council and the Planning Department wrestle with questions of residential architecture and gaps in the zoning code, we encourage our members to participate in the dialog. The outcome of the City's current study of Neighborhood Compatibility Code Revision will impact us all, including the generations to follow. Download meeting schedule
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
WOODBURY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE 8/27
Annie Chu: Panelist to Discuss Women Architects
Woodbury's Interior Architecture professor, Annie Chu, will be part of a panel hosted by KCRW DnA host, Frances Anderton, at Helms Bakery on August 27 discussing women architects and how they are designing our world. Other panelists include Lisa Gimmy, Kay Kollar and Elissa Scrafano.
The panel discussion follows the screening of "Making Space: 5 Women Changing the Face of Architecture." Directed by Ultan Guilfoyle, the film explores the personal journeys and outstanding designs of Annabelle Selldorf of New York, Farshid Moussavi of London, Odile Decq of Paris, Marianne McKenna of Toronto, and Kathryn Gustafson of Seattle, Washington DC ,and London. Lively, engaging and character-driven, MAKING SPACE reveals how these women are succeeding in a profession long dominated by men. Info/Register
2015 Asian & Pacific Islander Construction Expo 9/2
This event is to "seek, identify and secure results" for 2nd and 3rd tier general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers and vendors for contract work. Areas of specialization include but not limit to: engineering, electrical, plumbing, etc.). The event will bring government contracting agencies as well as enforcement agencies to talk about government construction opportunities and educate contractors and subcontractors on the legal requirements on working on government contracts. Sponsors include AECOM, Turner Construction, Wells Fargo, etc. Supported by White House Initiative on Asian & Pacific Islanders and the Minority Business Development Agency. Attendees must register as space is limited. RSVP
The Sidney D. Gamble Lecture Series 9/14
“Building Paradise in California”
The newly published book, “Building Paradise in California” describes the role that David and Mary Gamble played in creating their winter home and garden (aka The Gamble House) in collaboration with architects Greene & Greene. This evening features a lecture and presentation by architecture photographer Alex Vertikoff followed by a panel discussion with Edward R. Bosley (Gamble House director), Dr. Robert Winter (California architecture author), Ann Scheid (Greene & Greene archive at the Huntington Library) and Anne Mallek (Gamble House curator). Book signing and reception at the Gamble House winds up the evening. Info
CASI FALL SEMINAR 9/18
Society for the Blind: More than What You See
This seminar will provide an overview of causes and conditions that lead to vision loss and blindness, the services offered at the Society, and integrating people who are blind or have low vision into our everyday lives. Info/Registration
Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy Annual Conference 9/30-10/4
AIA continuing education credit is offered for tours and presentations at Wisconsin: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Laboratory, Sept. 30-Oct. 4, headquartered at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee. The conference features private tours of 15 Wright works, as well as special events at architecturally significant houses throughout the metropolitan area, and the presentation of the annual Wright Spirit Awards. Info/Registration
AIA COLLOQUIUM TALIESEN WEST 10/9-10
Whole‐Building Life Cycle Assessment: New Conversations in Holistic Sustainability & Preservation
In 2015 there are new forces at play. Ed Mazria illuminated the next generation of the 2030 Challenge: the 2050 Roadmap. The central shift expands the program for sustainable architecture beyond operational energy performance to include holistic energy and environmental impacts by addressing full life‐cycle of buildings and the broader building sector. 2015 is witnessing the launch of more holistic study of building materials. More...
The program opens with an outdoor desert terrace reception followed by the keynote lecture on Friday evening, October 9, 2015, followed by the night lights tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West. The program continues with presentations by speakers on Saturday morning, October 11, 2015. After lunch (included), attendees will meet in topical break‐out sessions for discussion. Discussion groups will report back in assembly to close the day. Earn up to 8 CES/LUs!