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Bridge the Gap 2019
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When: 2/23/2019
Where: Parsons
100 W. Walnut Street
Pasadena, California  91124
United States
Contact: 626.796.7601

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Join AIAPF emerging professionals for this special one-day event.


• Have your resume and portfolio reviewed by professionals
• Get feedback on your interview skills
• Explore the differences between transportation, housing, healthcare and education projects
• Join us and learn from our panelists as they discuss the uniqueness and challenges of these different project types

Saturday, February 23
9:30am - 2:00pm 

  9:30-10:00 - Welcome / Coffee & Pastries
10:00-10:45 - NCARB & Licensing Presentation
10:45-11:00 - Q&A
11:00-11:45 - Panel Discussion
11:45-12:00 - Open Discussion
12:00-12:45 - Lunch Break / Networking
12:45 - 2:00 - Portfolio / Resume Critique & Speed Interview

100 W. Walnut Street
Pasadena, CA 91124

Participants shall enter Parsons parking lot from Walnut Street WEST gate (north side of property). Guests should pull a ticket and enter the WEST lot and proceed to park. Tickets will be validated at the Security station upon initial entry to the building and at no cost. Tickets will be required to exit the parking lot. Enter the Tower from the WEST side entrance and report to Security station for badging.




Sandy Chung, AIA

Sandy Chung is an associate principal and project design director at TCA with over 12 years of design experience in high density, multifamily housing. Sandy has been the lead project designer on several multifamily residential and mixed-use projects, guiding project designs from conceptual phase through schematic design, with direct interaction with clients and consultants. Sandy has led design teams for mixed-use projects within urban master plans (such as Cumulus and Americana at Brand) located in greater Los Angeles, and has also participated in several other large-scale residential master plan design competitions overseas.


Brian Cravens, AIA

Brian Cravens is a Project Manager at Puchlik Design Associates with over 30 years of experience in the architecture industry. Well versed in all aspects of the profession, Brian brings with him a quality portfolio of mixed-use, senior housing, healthcare, municipal facilities, entertainment, religious buildings and commercial projects. Brian was elemental throughout the development of a prototype skilled nursing facility, the first of its kind in California, The Green House project™. His skills are attuned to resolving obstacles with various user groups, public organizations, and government agencies on the local, county and state level. Additionally, Brian is the co-founder and co-chair of the AIA Pasadena & Foothill chapter’s Healthcare Committee, which provides a platform for local healthcare professionals to present ideas and network within the community.



Olivia Graf Doyle

Olivia Graf Doyle, Design Principal, is the design visionary and thought leader responsible for conceptualizing innovative learning environments at Architecture for Education (A4E). Olivia’s expertise is conceptualizing innovative learning environments for K-12 and higher education clients, and includes 21st Century classrooms, Maker Spaces, health and wellness facilities, and performing arts. Olivia is a frequent speaker at national education and design conferences, bringing a focus on flexible educational design solutions, including STEAM and maker-space facilities. Olivia is a passionate, empathetic design leader who practices a collaborative, holistic design approach, integrating Educational Manifestations – learning opportunities within the physical environment. Olivia leads the branding and marketing efforts of A4E, and the overall design direction of the firm.


Moshik Mah, AIA

As the Design Principal for HDR, Moshik brings a successful and unique approach to the large scale transportation and infrastructure projects that include transit, rail, aviation, highway, and joint development. Moshik believes design must balance functionality with desirability. He blends technical expertise in building with a clear vision to create appealing urban places that invite people to connect and participate; places that celebrate and unify a community. Notable projects are Link Union Station, the Portland Aerial Tram, Kansas City Streetcar, and the Metro Emergency Security Operations Center.

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