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SAVE THE DATE -DESIGN AWARD GALA 3/25/2021

Get ready for our 2020 Design Award Gala happening rain or shine!  In our ever changing environment we will either have it virtually or in person so stay tuned as the date approaches.  Submissions will be accepted as they have been in the past and are due 01/15.


SAVE THE DATE - FALL DESIGN SERIES 11/5

Join us for the 1st of many bi-weekly mini series coming from the architectural and design world.  It will be a 30 minute evening  Zoom presentation.  More details and how to register soon!


LIVING BUILDING CHALLENGE 10/30

 

A globally inspiring facility, it reflects the community’s commitment to sustainability (fiscally, socially, and environmentally) and sets an example for the future of all built environments. Going a step beyond LEED and general sustainable design, the City chose to target full Living Building Challenge certification administered by ILFI (International Living Future Institute). To register click HERE.


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

News Worthy

Check out Pasadena Now's article HERE


COMMUNITY EVENTS OF INTEREST

KAREN COMPTON'S BREAKING THE SILENCE OF DESIGN SERIES

Born out of numerous town halls, listening sessions and the persistent lack of understanding around action, Breaking the Silence of Design  is a bi-monthly 22-minute "TedTalk" vodcast that alternates between subscriber questions and interviews of presidents, CEOs, executives and policy leaders and makers on the subject of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in the design profession.  For this series click HERE.


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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