September 2016
 Design Awards 2016
Did you miss the 2016 Artwalk?! Click here to see the winners and the recap!
  Upcoming Events
Attention Premier, Annual, Platinum, Gold, and Silver Sponsors – you receive complementary admissions to AIAOC presentations.  The number of admissions depends on your firm or company’s sponsorship level.  Please RSVP to Marilee Edgar
Enhancing Durability & Energy Performance- An AIAOC Lunch Program
September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
COTE: Irvine Ranch Water District — Michelson Water Recycling Plant Tour
September 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Benefits of Using Sealers for Concrete, Masonry, Stone and More! An AIAOC Lunch Program
September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AIAOC ADA/Accessibility Program
September 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  News and Happenings
  At Your Service
2016 Slate of Candidates for the AIAOC Board of Directors
Please find attached the slate of candidates for the 2016 AIAOC Board of Directors as prepared by the AIAOC Nominating Committee. Nominations will occur at the September General Meeting. Location to be determined. 
Click Here for the 2016 Slate of Nominations 

Debra Sands, AIA
AIAOC Secretary 

Reminder to Members
•The importance of updating their profiles to ensure renewal invoices and other AIA materials are received. 

•The completion of the membership status change form or chapter transfer form, if applicable, before the 2017 renewal cycle begins.

Joint OCCCSI & AIAOC Program

The Road to Net Zero Energy Buildings -
What is It and How to Comply?

Speaker: Moe Fakih, LEED AP (Rater, O+M), CCP-Cx
VCA Green

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HIVE 2016


HIVE (Housing Innovation, Vision & Economics) is Hanley Wood’s premier event for the housing ecosystem.  HIVE will focus on innovation and why the housing industry needs to change in response to environmental pressures, stubborn financial markets, demographic changes, stale business models, and changing tastes in design.

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Women in Design+Construction Conference 


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A One-Day Business Essentials
Workshop for Design Professionals
Friday, September 30, 2016
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Architecture at Zero 2016

Architecture at Zero 2016 is a zero net energy design competition open to students and professionals worldwide, engaging architecture, engineering, planning students and professionals in the pursuit of energy efficient design. Presented by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC), this is a wonderful opportunity to engage the architectural community on an important global issue. $25,000 in total prize money will be awarded to student and professional winners. We woudl sincerely appreciate your help in spreading the word to AIA components across the country. For more information visit

The day is finally here! Early bird registration tickets are now available for purchase.

Be sure to purchase your tickets before the event sells out and before prices go up on June 15th!  
Learn More or see the agenda Here

What’s your order for the 2016 AIAOC Community Leaders Breakfast Series?

Whether you’re seeking to develop relationships or want to influence policy that affects the built
enviroment, the “AIAOC Community Leaders Breakfast with...” series is the members voice to
local advocacy.

Who would you like to meet in a roundtable setting in 2016?
tell us here
  General Information
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