February - March 2021
Introduction to 2030 Commitment, presented by the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)

March 3 | 5 pm - 6 pm

This pre-DDX will be an Introduction to the 2030 Commitment and practical ways your firm can start participating!
Selected Upcoming Events
February 16 | 6 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Villages of West Africa – Hosted by CSI East Bay
  • Curious about West African architecture? Join CSI East Bay-Oakland for a virtual presentation by Steven and Cathi House, of House + House Architects, on their book: “Villages of West Africa: an Intimate Journey Across Time”.
February 17 | 1 pm - 2 pm
February 18, 19 | 9 am - 11 am
February 18 | 6 pm
February 25 | 12 pm - 1 pm
February 25 | 6 pm
March 1 | 1 pm - 2 pm
March 3 | 5 pm - 6 pm
March 4 | 12 pm - 4 pm
March 4 | 6 pm - 7:30 pm
  • The New Old Oakland Waterfront – Presented by RUD
  • A presentation and conversation about the reconnection of public access to the waters of the Oakland Estuary and San Francisco Bay. Topics of interest include adaptive reuse, creating public space that is truly public, and the importance of spatial sequence and procession in landscape.
March 4 | 6 pm
March 5 | 9 am - 12:30 pm
  • AIALA: 1.5 Degree Celsius Symposium (3 LU | HSW per day)
  • This Symposium underscores the urgency for the design and construction industries to provide carbon-mitigating solutions, which will prevent the global temperatures from rising more than 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels.
March 10 | 7 pm - 7:30 pm
Pioneering Architects: Calvin T.S. Brent and John E. Brent

Calvin T.S. Brent and John E. Brent left a lasting architectural legacy and community impact. We aim to pay overdue tribute to their talents, honor their courage, and learn from their experiences

ABI December 2020: Architecture firm billings end the year on a sour note

2020 firm profitability averaged 6.7%. Business conditions at architecture firms backslid in December, ending a tough year on a disappointing note. The ABI score declined to 42.6 for the month, indicating that more firms saw declining billings in December than in November

Code Changes for 2021 - Public Housing

As we head into 2021, there are a number of code changes that have been approved and published (official publication date, January 1, 2021) and have an effective date of July 1, 2021. 

Winston Win, AIA is Now a Partner of Anne Phillips Architecture!

Winston Win, AIA is a new partner of Anne Phillips Architecture! Additionally, two excellent project managers join APA’s team: Miry Kim and Quade T Gallagher

Julian Abele: Honoring a legacy no longer in “the shadows”

Monmouth’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously earlier this month to remove President Wilson’s name from Monmouth University’s most prominent building, and honor the building's designer, Julian Abele

David Baker Architects (DBA) has promoted four associates to principals, announced founding principal David Baker, FAIA

David Baker Architects is pleased to announce the promotion and elevation of four exceptional architects to Principals of our firm—Katie Ackerly, Brett Randall Jones, Pedram Farashbandi, and Caroline Souza.

Practical Considerations

Ensure that the dispute resolution procedures in your Subconsultant Agreements are the same as those in the Owner - Architect Agreement

CA License Needs to Be Renewed?

This 4 course ADA bundle satisfies your CA licensure requirement on your own time.

Learn ADA online courses such as accessible hotels and restaurants, the trouble with accessibility, urban inclusiveness, and building inclusive communities.

Check Out These Resumes

AIA East Bay’s resume bank is for registered site users only. Hundreds of top quality candidates looking for a new gig or just entering the Architecture and Design space for the first time

Job Listings

LDP Architecture is seeking a Project Manager who will work with the principals and staff and manage projects from preliminary design through construction administration

Govan Associates is seeking individuals with experience in construction document review and contract administration

Swatt | Miers Architect is seeking a full-time Intermediate Architect with a minimum of 5 years experience to provide Construction Administration and Construction Document support

Cari Designs Architecture is seeking a flexible Project Architect who can work independently to develop schematic designs into permit- and construction-ready documents
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