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Process: The Ridgecrest House.

Process: The Ridgecrest House.

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The process of design and construction, which results in a custom home, is unknown to many. Every beautiful home is the result of innumerable hours of communication through sketches, models, renderings and conversation. This post records some of the highlights of that process for the Ridgecrest home.

Thursday, December 04, 2014 | | Add a Comment

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Other Voices: The Why, What and How of Social Media by Amanda Walter

Other Voices: The Why, What and How of Social Media by Amanda Walter

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Communications strategist Amanda Walter, who spoke at the AIACC’s Now Next Future Conference in October, discusses the power of using social media to build your professional reputation.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 | | Add a Comment

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Process: Standing room for two.

Process: Standing room for two.

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Our clients for our recent Green Street project were seeking a custom-built, large, efficient workstation comprised of two connected but separable desks suitable for sitting or standing work.

Monday, November 03, 2014 | | Add a Comment

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Now Next Future Conference 2014

Now Next Future Conference 2014

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Join your fellow architects for the NOW NEXT FUTURE conference presented by AIACC this October in Santa Monica.

Monday, August 18, 2014 | | Add a Comment

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The Missing 32% Project: Equity in Architecture Survey 2014

The Missing 32% Project: Equity in Architecture Survey 2014

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Rosa Sheng AIA, a fellow director at AIASF, along with many others, is spearheading the effort to investigate the inequity in gender representation in the Architectural profession.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 | | Add a Comment

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Beyond Repositioning: It’s time for Reconstruction!

Beyond Repositioning: It’s time for Reconstruction!

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As many of our readers know, AIA National has been on a campaign to “reposition” the architectural profession in response to a sense of overwhelming dissatisfaction as expressed by a majority of it’s constituents. Unfortunately, many of us, including the entire Board of Directors of the San Francisco Chapter, feel that the repositioning effort is not effective at best, and likely an attempt at bureaucratic self preservation.

Friday, December 20, 2013 | | Add a Comment

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The Summer Architectural Tour 2013:  Dublin (Ireland, part 1)

The Summer Architectural Tour 2013: Dublin (Ireland, part 1)

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This summer, Mark, Anne, Kent & Bruno, (all architects) wandered across Ireland and France, enjoying life, landscape and architecture. We had all spent plenty of time in France, but had managed to reach our fine middle years having missed the Emerald Isle.

Monday, September 23, 2013 | | Add a Comment

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Constructed Realities Awards Program 2013

Constructed Realities Awards Program 2013

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Constructed Realities is a biennial awards program established at the behest of the Small Firms Committee, AIA San Francisco.

Saturday, June 01, 2013 | | Add a Comment

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The Joy of Mentoring a High School student:  The Build San Francisco Institute.

The Joy of Mentoring a High School student: The Build San Francisco Institute.

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The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco has created the Build San Francisco Institute, a half day high school program for students interested in design, construction, engineering and architecture. The Build San Francisco Institute is a unique community educational partnership, involving AFSF, San Francisco Unified School District and more than two dozen major San Francisco firms.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 | | Add a Comment

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