Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Monthly Program: Green Architecture in the East Bay
Join us as we focus on green/suistainable building in the East Bay. Presenters now include Burton Edwards of Siegel & Strain and Gusave Carlson of Gustave Carlson Designs. The meeting will start with cocktails at 5:30 and the dinner presentation will follow. All this, for only $10 for AIA members and guests and $20 for non-members. What a bargain!
Location: AIA East Bay Chapter Office, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland
Contact: Sidney Sweeney Cost: $10 chapter members; $20 non-chapter members.
Cost includes program and dinner.
This meeting open to all. RSVP's are mandatory.
Click here for Registration
The Building Enclosure: What Green Buildings Must Include to Ensure Durability and Performance Presented By Nationally Renowned Speaker Mark LaLiberte .
Sponsored by Dupont Tyvek
Time 7:30 am- 12:00 noon
Location: AIA East Bay Chapter Office, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland
Contact: Kellie Hewlett
Click here to register.
Cost: Chapter Members $20 Non Members $25
Mark shares updated techniques for high performance design and construction. He will address the issues architects, contractors, and other construction professionals face when constructing green built, energy efficient buildings.
Mark will identify common construction details that can lead to moisture problems, air quality concerns and excessive energy consumption. Learn how to correct them before they become customer service problems.
As a distinguished trainer, author and consultant, Mark LaLiberte has devoted two decades to educating the homebuilding industry about the benefits of constructing durable, energy efficient and healthier homes.
It's his commitment to helping the building industry reduce callbacks and litigation that keeps Mark traveling nationwide, reaching more than 8,000 builders annually.
A presenter in high demand, Mark has been featured at leading industry events such as the NAHB international Builders Show, PCBC, Sunbelt Builders Show, and JLC Live conferences.
Thursday, March 15, 2007
The Landscape Heritage Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, March 28, 2007. The lecture is free and open to the public. Cultural landscape specialist Vonn Marie May will give a lecture entitled "Reading the Cultural Landscape of Mills College: Findings from the Getty Campus Heritage Grant Project."
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Reception • 5:00 p.m.
Lecture • 5:30 p.m. with Q & A to follow Bender Room, Carnegie Hall, Mills College
Prime consultant to the Mills College Landscape Heritage Plan, May will present the findings on campus development by significant architects, landscape architects, botanists, and campus planners whose influence helped shape Mills’ cultural landscape. If you haven't already RSVPed, please do so to Carrie Milligan at (510) 430-2125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information: Carrie Milligan at (510) 430-2125 or email@example.com.
Thursday, March 08, 2007
Join us for a mini-charette to depelop a list of places to see, by architects, in Berkeley. This list will be the core of a podcast to be produced by AIA East Bay to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the AIA.
This meeting open to all chapter members.
Wednesday, March 07, 2007
Click on the link below by March 28 to begin the brief survey.
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
WHERE: Hunt Hale Jones Architects
444 Spear Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94105
WHEN: Thursday, March 29th, 2007
WHAT: Ever wondered “how an architecture firm really works”? Come learn more about real life in a residential architecture firm at the Hunt Hale Jones open house. Enjoy refreshments, technical presentations and a tour of the firm.
HHJA staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have and our design studios will be showcasing their single family, custom home, multifamily, interiors and graphic projects. See you there!
RSVP: Molly Kane
This is a reminder that the next meeting of the Northern California VectorWorks User Group (NCVWUG) will be on:
Tuesday March 13th at 7:00 pm
AIA East Bay Office
The State of CA Building Near City Hall
1405 Clay St Oakland
Corner of 14th & Clay, South East Corner
Look for East Bay AIA sign
Don't miss Scott Hansen's presentation on Work Group Referencing.
We're here to share our techniques, tricks, and ideas with you. Mark you calendar and plan to attend.
NCVWUG meets at AIA East Bay on the second tuesday of every other month.
For more information: Larry Mortimer, AIA
Monday, March 05, 2007
From Alice Sung, AIA:
You are cordially invited to the
Third Annual Meeting of the Berkeley
Environmental Alumni Network (BEAN)!
** Please join us for a night of networking and an opportunity
to learn about current sustainability leadership efforts at Cal.
Who: Cal Alumni and other campus-affiliated persons interested in
What: Refreshments (provided, donations accepted),
networking hour, and confirmed speakers including:
Tuck Coop, Executive Director, California Alumni Association
Ed Denton, Vice Chancellor for Facilities Services
Nathan Brostrom, Vice Chancellor for Administration
Fahmida Ahmed, Manager for Cal Climate Action Partnership
developing a climate
action plan for the campus)
Green Fund grant recipients will talk about their projects (funded by the
Chancellor’s Green Campus Fund)
When: Thursday, March 15, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Alumni House, UC Berkeley campus
Why: Because climate change and sustainability
have entered the mainstream
- now it's time to do something about it!
For more information, please visit http://www.calbean.org/.
Please spread this announcement far and wide - we
are seeking a large attendance at the event.
Thank you very much, and we hope to see you on March 15th!
The BEAN Steering Committee
For more information: http://www.calbean.org/
Thursday, March 8, 2007 5-7pm
99 Missouri St. @ 17th San Francisco
authors Mitchell Schwartzer Architecture of the SF Bay Area, A History & Guide
Balz Mueller & Mark Donahue 5 X 2, Research & the Making of Architecture
and Juhani Pallasmaa Questions of Perception, Phenomenology of Architecture
Free parking is available.
For more information: Please call 415/433.2724
Friday, March 02, 2007
Water conservation is one of the many components of green building and is essential for creating a sustainable and healthy built environment.
This free event will provide information on water-conserving strategies for building professionals and building industry stakeholders. The Showcase will feature the latest cutting-edge products and services available to help conserve and wisely manage our most abused and most critical natural resource. Presentations by government and industry leaders will address recent research, new water policies, and technological developments. More information about the Showcase is available online including the current list of exhibitors and speakers: http://www.pge.com/pec/water
This event is organized through the efforts of:
East Bay Municipal Utility District (www.ebmud.com)
To attend the Water Conservation Showcase click here to register.
For more information: http://www.pge.com/pec/water