Thursday, August 20, 2009

Historic Resources and the UC Berkeley campus: Preservation & Change

Emily Marthinsen, AIA will present an orientation to the Berkeley campus and its planning process for historic and cultural resources. She will discuss examples of campus projects and describe how decisions were made regarding preservation and/or demolition of existing structures.

Speaker: Emily Marthinsen, AIA - Assistant Vice Chancellor, Physical & Environmental Planning Capital Projects/Facilities Services at UC Berkeley.

Emily Marthinsen, UC Berkeley's Campus Planner, heads the office of Physical and Environmental Planning (PEP). PEP provides comprehensive physical and environmental planning services for the Berkeley campus. Marthinsen works closely with campus clients through early planning phases of projects emphasizing program and project definition, alternative space development and alignment with overall campus process, coordination with the City of Berkeley related to planning issues and the implementation of the 2020 Long Range Development Plan.

Marthinsen joined Capital Projects in 2000 as Principal Planner responsible for surge (relocation) planning. She worked previously on campus in the Department of Architecture and in the Office of the Dean, College of Environmental Design. She taught undergraduate and graduate studios, worked on departmental accreditation and guided programming and planning for Wurster Hall's seismic retrofit. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from the University of Chicago and Master of Architecture from UC Berkeley. Marthinsen in a licensed Architect in California and has over twenty-four years of relevant work experience at UC Berkeley and with design and planning firms in San Francisco, Washington DC., Alexandria, Virginia and Berkeley.


Historic Preservation Forum: Historic Resources & the UC Berkeley Campus

Time: Noon - 1:00pm

Location: AIA East Bay Chapter Office, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland.

Contact: 510/464-3600

Cost: None; this program open to all. Please RSVP.


For more information: 510/464-3600

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