CHAPTER NEWS DECEMBER '14 NEWSLETTER
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UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS...
CALL FOR FELLOWS 2016 - RESPOND BY 3/2
Congratulations to chapter member Toby Pugh for achieving FAIA status! Toby worked closely with the Fellowship Committee on his successful submittal last year.
If you're eligible and interested in seeking Fellows status, please know the Fellowship Committee is getting ready to help you. The committee is committed to mentoring AIA P&F members interested in the program for the current year and near future. The AIA Fellowship program honors architects who have significantly contributed to architecture and society on a national level in a specific category and achieved a standard of excellence in the profession.
EARN 5 HSW CEUs! ADA SEMINAR 3/14
Make sure you have the required HSW CEUs needed to renew your license! This 5-hour seminar led by Janis Kent, FAIA, CASp will satisfy the State requirement. Come spend the morning to learn and earn your CEUs. Seminar will be 9:00am to 2:30pm (includes lunch).
ARE PROGRAM 3/21
CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS & SERVICES
CHAPTER PROGRAM 3/25
EXOTIC TECHNOLOGY. STRUCTURE & MODELING WITH AC MARTIN PARTNERS
This special program will include Chris Martin, FAIA, David Martin, FAIA, Christopher King, AIA and Tammy Jow.
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.
LUNCH & LEARN 4/10
Presentation by AQUEL Inc., a Santa Barbara based sustainable water treatment company with patented water saving and water sensor technologies adopted by UCSB and other high profile LEED, custom and green building projects. Come earn an easy LU!
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
ARTNIGHT PASADENA 3/13
Enjoy a free evening of art, music and entertainment as Pasadena's most prominent arts and cultural institutions swing open their doors. Last fall, 22,000 people experienced the excitement of ArtNight. Learn more
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
ULI URBAN MARKETPLACE 4/2
Join us for Urban Marketplace 2015—a unique half-day event that brings together the people who are a part of revitalizing Los Angeles today. The event will feature an exclusive keynote panel, followed by 20+ interactive roundtables led by industry leaders discussing topics that range from the next emerging markets to affordable housing, financing tools and innovative case studies. Senior staff from local cities will be on-hand to share infill development opportunities in their communities. 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
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