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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.

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KA Connect 2011

KA Connect 2011

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Mark English recently spoke about the use of Social Media in a small architectural practice during the KA Connect 2011 conference held in San Francisco. KA Connect is a community of AEC professionals driven to transform the way the industry creates, captures, and shares knowledge.

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Ask an Architect at Miele’s San Francisco Showroom

Ask an Architect at Miele’s San Francisco Showroom

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You’ve been dreaming about expanding your home for years now, but haven’t committed yourself to working with an architect to explore what could happen. Or maybe you’re just curious about what architects actually do. Now’s your chance to ask all the questions you want, with no obligation – and take a cooking class on Miele’s state-of-the-art equipment at the same time.

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Design Alert: Potential China Scam

Design Alert: Potential China Scam

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It sounded too good to be true – an invitation to build a large office tower and sustainable housing project in China. But when several architects discovered that they’d signed on for the same identical piece of work, everyone smelled a rat. No one has lost much money, yet. So the mystery is, why?

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LA Modern House Tour in Los Altos Celebrates Richard Neutra

LA Modern House Tour in Los Altos Celebrates Richard Neutra

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Coming up on Saturday, October 16 from 10-3pm is a special event for fans of Modernism – the 2010 “LA Modern” homes tour sponsored by the Los Altos Community Foundation. The upcoming tour includes several California Modern homes besides the Neutra house designed in the same spirit: light, airy, rigorous and clean, with an acceptance of natural materials as well as modern industrial techniques.

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Talk to an Architect on September 11-12

Talk to an Architect on September 11-12

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Have you ever wanted a chance to ask an architect about your home? Maybe you’ve got some new idea and want to know what’s involved in making it happen, or maybe there’s just one thing you’d like to change but you don’t know how. Well, if you live near San Francisco and you’re planning on doing the San Francisco Living: Home Tours, then you can also bring your photos, idea books, sketches, and questions to the “Talk to an Architect” booth at the Home Tours headquarters.

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Social Networking and Your Design Practice at the AIA

Social Networking and Your Design Practice at the AIA

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Mark English joins fellow designers Joel Robare of JR Studio and Mike Plotnick of HOK in a roundtable discussion on the impact of social networking on their own design practices. New tools like Facebook and Twitter, combined with identity Web sites and traditional print media, collectively offer a rich toolbox from which each firm can choose its own approach.

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