May 2021
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Home Tours 2021: Call for Entries Are Open!

Join our movement to bring home the power of architecture and design!  Call for Entries for Home Tours| Shelter is open through June 3rd, 2021.
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Selected Upcoming Events
May 19 | 5 pm - 6:30 pm
May 19 | 7 pm - 7:30 pm
  • A Day in the Life... + Ask Me Anything with Devi Dutta-Choudhury
  • These sessions allow students to get a glimpse into what the daily life of an Architect on the job looks like. Participants get to know people within our industry and asking what they do – even if it’s not super glamorous its very informative and offers a view into what their lives might look like one day.
May 20 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
May 27 | 10 am - 12:30 pm
  • Decarbonize California Now
  • Join USGBC for a conversation with California leaders in building sector carbon mitigation. We will explore how decarbonization is at the center of California’s ambitious climate goals and look to what is changing for building professionals.
June 3 | 6 pm - 8 pm
  • Oakland Public Library - Serving In and Surviving a Pandemic
  • A presentation and conversation about how Oakland Public Library pivoted to provide vital community services during Covid-19 and the Library’s creative future plans to support community need and generate positive and healthy social outcomes.
June 5 | 10 am - 12:30 pm
June 8 | 12 pm - 1 pm
  • Embodied Carbon 101: Basic Literacy for Architects (1LU)
  • This presentation will feature an introduction to Embodied Carbon: what it is, why it’s important, and why it will have a bigger environmental impact in the next 10 years than building energy performance. 
June 10 | 12 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Potential Impact of Legislative Zoning Proposals (1.5 LU)
  • Join the Small Firm Forum to hear David Garcia, Policy Director for the Terner Center discuss Senate Bills, 6, 9, and 10, pending in the California State Legislature and how it might affect zoning of commercial property and single family areas in San Francisco Bay area counties to create opportunities for mixed-use and “missing middle” housing.
ABI March 2021: Recovery in Architecture Firm Billings Continues to Accelerate

Business conditions at architecture firms continued their turnaround in March, with a strong ABI score of 55.6 for the month (a score over 50 indicates billings growth), as an even larger share of firms reported an increase in their billings than in February. 


California—LMS Architects has promoted four associate principals—Ryan Jang, Gregg Novicoff, Aaron Thornton, and Vanna Whitney—to the position of principal, announced Bill Leddy, FAIA, founding principal of the San Francisco–based firm.

AIA EVP/Chief Executive Officer Robert Ivy, FAIA, to retire

After more than a decade successfully leading The American Institute of Architects (AIA), EVP/Chief Executive Officer Robert Ivy, FAIA, today announced he will retire at the end of 2021.

AIA Reveals the Winners of Its 2021 Architecture Awards

Located around the world, the 10 projects were evaluated for their overall design achievement, which includes their consideration of a sense of place, purpose, history, and environmental sustainability.

CA License Needs to Be Renewed?

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

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Job Listings

Siegel & Strain Architects are looking for a Technical Architect to work on projects in schematic design through bid support with an emphasis on iterating design solutions, materials and assembly research, consultant coordination, document production and organization, detailing, and QA/QC processes.

DAHLIN is currently seeking an entry-level ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER/DRAFTER in their PLEASANTON, CA office! Under general supervision, this individual will be responsible for various design tasks and production, assisting project teams and other staff members as needed. A passion for residential housing will give you a leading edge!

Shah Kawasaki Architect is an award-winning 12-person firm located in Old-Town Oakland. While their projects vary in size and type, a typical project is $10-20 million and is staffed by a Project Architect with assistance from a junior level staff member. A senior associate mentors the team as the subject matter expert. Project Architects work directly with a principal from design through construction.

Eisenmann Architecture seeks an individual with 5+ years of professional drafting experience in Archicad, including residential Type V construction. They seek a team member who is proficient in Archicad, with the experience to help implement drafting systems with efficiency. 
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