December - January
Our New Website!

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New or enhanced features include:
  • Member & Company Profiles – (Please log in and update your profile)
  • Resume access for AIA EB members
  • Enhanced Calendar and Event features
  • Compatibility with all mobile devices and screens
  • One stop for all things AIA East Bay!

Upcoming Events
2019 Membership Appreciation Party

We had our annual member appreciation party held at the Sky Lounge on 17th and Broadway. Members reconnected with each other and celebrated the new year with their friends and loved ones. It was a successful night filled with joyous memories!

Accessible Showers

Kerwin Lee and Erick Mikiten review one of the requirements for the 2019 Edition of the California Codes, including the California Building Code (CBC), which becomes effective on January 1, 2020.

ADU Panel Night

The AIA East Bay hosted a moderated discussion of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) for the benefit of a public audience including homeowners and other interested parties. It was a success as attendees learned more about the process of ADUs.

Ratfcliff Bay Area Green Business

Ben Levi discusses how his firm, Ratcliff, became a certified Bay Area Green Business, and why other firms should consider getting certified as well.

Johnson Lyman Architects, LLP
Firm Profile

Johnson Lyman Architects, LLP is a firm located in Walnut Creek. As an 8 people firm, they have a small and casual workplace. From making copies to being job captain, everyone does all the tasks to create efficiency. 

AIA Architecture Billings Index (ABI)

Demand for design services in November increased at a modest pace for the second month in a row, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

First Bay Architecture
Project Profile

This house was originally built in the 1980s as an unintentionally chaotic version of a farmhouse. Although beautiful, it had awkward elevations. The new house maintains all the positive intent of the original house and solves the mishmash of the original.

AIA 2020 Presidential Candidate Profiles

AIA presents an online tool that features each candidate's stance on issues such as climate change, housing, student loan debt, school safety, etc. so you can evaluate how you will cast your vote.

Equitable Bike / Pedestrian Environment
Featured Member

James Rojas, a member of AIA East Bay, came up with a solution to help bicyclists and pedestrians safely cross each other under one of Palo Alto's underpass.

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