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A New Hospital for Cedars-Sinai, Marina del Rey 9/24


Marina del Rey Hospital will be a nine-story, 160-bed, 386,000 BGSF, state-of-the-art replacement community hospital, constructed while maintaining continuous operation of the existing hospital. Join Alicia Wachtel, LEED GA Executive Director, FPDC at Cedars-Sinai & Eric Meub, AIA, LEED AP, HDR Director of Design for Health for a Zoom presentation. To register click HERE


INNOVATORS IN LED LIGHTING 9/25

Your game show host and lightologist Therese Lahaie will utilize the latest products across applications to review quality of light metrics that improve health and wellbeing at home and at work, a review of lighting layers defining the dimensionality of your projects , and optics technologies, increasing egress lighting levels while reducing fixture count. Gain fluency in LED lighting technology relevant to improving your design projects in this Zoom presentation.

Guest speaker Azuza Yabe will be presenting plus a $50 gift card is up for grabs!  As a Senior Associate and Project Manager, Azusa’s role is to  ensure that the client receives a lighting design that suits  their programmatic requirements, budget, and aesthetic  considerations. As she designs with illumination, Azusa is  committed to carefully considering both its artistic and technical  properties in order to reveal the architecture as envisioned by  the client, while creating spaces with an emphasis on the human  experience in mind. To register click HERE


Architecture in the Age of JEDI 10/2

Steven is a tireless advocate for social justice and diversity within the field of architecture. With a unique perspective on community-building, he also offers incredible wisdom and honest insights about systemic racism, the lasting impact of the COVID pandemic, our path towards a more equal future for all, and so much more.  More details to come but be sure to join this Zoom discussion by registering


DONATE TO THE JEAN ROTH DRISKEL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established in 1971 to honor our first woman Chapter President, the scholarships are awarded annually to two students: one a Community College student and one a University student, in recognition of their dedication, enthusiasm, and ability in the field of architecture. See how you can contribute to this worthy fund. LEARN MORE

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COMMUNITY EVENTS OF INTEREST

The Solar Decathlon will start a new series of 10 virtual sessions with topics ranging from tours of houses with innovative designs to residential energy usage to jobs in the energy sector. Offered at no cost, these webinars are available to the general public and cater specifically to current and prospective homeowners, members of the real-estate industry, educators, students and young professionals, home builders, renovation contractors, and others interested in viewing state-of-the-art homes.


During a traditional Solar Decathlon Build Challenge event, thousands would converge on the educational tents to learn more about these topics. Through these monthly webinars, virtual "visitors" can access this exclusive content from the comfort of their homes.

 

Here are 2 highlighted:

A Virtual Hands-On Energy Workshop for Families 11/18

The National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project will facilitate a virtual workshop to help families understand how energy is used in their homes, find ways to reduce energy waste, and understand options for integrating renewable energy in the home. NEED began as a one-day celebration of energy education when National Energy Education Day was recognized by a Joint Congressional Resolution.  Register now.

Resilient Home 411: Strategies to Weather & Recover from Natural Disasters 1/20/21

What does resilience mean for a home? A nationally renowned expert shares best practices for leveraging energy efficiency, renewable energy, and good planning to help your home better withstand and bounce back from natural disasters.  Register now.


ARE Online testing launches mid-november

NCARB is excited to announce that Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) candidates will be able to schedule online-proctored appointments in mid-November 2020. Changes that will make online proctoring possible are expected to launch November 16, 2020.  As test center closures and limited availability continue to impact candidates’ licensure progress, this new option will provide flexibility to take the exam in a location of your choice.  For more information click HERE


PLANNING DEPT. TO HOST VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE FOR ALL 8 SPECIFIC PLANS

Visit OurPasadena.org for more information and to sign up for news related to the upcoming open houses.


 

 

 

South Pasadena Preservation Foundation's Irving Gill Garden Gala TBD


 
South Pasadena Preservation Foundation will host a garden luncheon and docent-led tour of the Miltimore House, the most significant residential project still standing that showcases architect Irving Gill’s singular creativity and forward thinking. 
 
An exceptional example of South Pasadena’s rich architectural diversity and sprawling gardens will serve as a setting for the Foundation’s Irving Gill Garden Gala- and we would very much like you to be a part of it!  For more info and tickets click HERE.
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