December 2021
Congratulations to our Newest Board of Members!
We are excited to announce our newest Board members for our 2022-2024 Board of Directors! We had many fantastic nominees, and are thrilled to welcome our newest Directors to our Board, as well as announce our new Executive Committee.
2022 Calendar of Events
2022 is jam-packed with great events at the AIA East Bay! Click here to check out our full calendar, or click below to see some highlights of what 2022 has to offer.
Selected Upcoming Events
December 24 - January 2

Holiday Break - Office Closed

Our office will be closed over the holidays. We will return in the New Year refreshed and excited to bring you all of the programming in the works for 2022!

Architectural Design Trends by Kerwin Lee

As we move into 2022, the State is in the process of adopting a new code, the 2022 California Family of Codes (Title 24, Parts 1-12). The Building Standards Commission will be reviewing the proposed code changes and if adopted in January, the code should be published in July and become effective on January 1, 2023. 

Ali Rafieetari Elected to AIA CA as AIA Regional Associate Director!

Ali Rafieetari, one of our members and also a member of our Board of Directors, has been elected as a 2022 AIA CA officer! Congratulations, Ali!

November ABI: Demand for Design Services Continues to Grow

Architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services for the tenth consecutive month in November, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Student Impact Project - Call for Volunteers!

Use your experience in architecture, engineering and design to inspire a student’s imagination by volunteering for EAA's Student Impact Program (SIP) in a local high school. SIP lets you give students a glimpse into the engaging world of engineering, architecture, design, and construction as they create a bridge across an 8-week curriculum. With just a few hours of your time, you can help build the future of your industry.

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

ELS Architecture + Urban Design is looking for a creative, collaborative, and motivated retail-centric architect to join our team for a permanent, full-time assignment. As a seasoned architect with technical expertise in commercial retail projects, you have experience with leading teams to deliver tenant improvements for retailers as well as core + shell architecture for landlords and developers.

Kennerly Architecture & Planning has an immediate opening for an architectural job captain to join our team in San Francisco. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, and good-humored. We provide competitive salaries and benefits which include health insurance with HSA, 401(k), commuter benefits, and a professional education stipend.

Fischer Architecture is an award-winning small practice in West Berkeley currently seeking a candidate with 0-5 years work experience in an architecture firm to join us on a full-time basis. We offer a relaxed workplace setting and culture, with the promise of providing challenging professional development opportunities. We work collaboratively on all projects, and our entire team takes on a variety of responsibilities during all project phases.

If you have a strong background in public education projects we would be excited to hear from you. TLCD Architecture is seeking a licensed architect or certified interior designer with experience in education (K12, Higher Education or both) design with leadership skills and an interest in business development.
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