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Women in Architecture (WIA) – Write Women in Wikipedia

By | February 23rd, 2017|

On March 2nd, Women in Architecture committee hosted an event to “Write Women Architects in Wikipedia”. I sincerely thank David Molinaro, Debra Sands, Jamie Knollmiller, Rakhi Dasgupta for making time to attend this intensive workshop at the end of their work day, and contribute to writing women architects in Wikipedia. None of us had extensive [...]

Architect in Training (AIT) Title

By | November 30th, 2015|

On November 6, 2015 the California Council approved moving forward with this resolution Sponsor legislation to give the CA Architects Board the authority to adopt a regulation that allow interns to use the title “architectural intern”, or a similar title. The AIACC Board of Directors considered this topic earlier in the year, and authorized [...]

Changes in CA Mandatory Continuing Education

By | November 30th, 2015|

This proposal from the AIACC Legislative Committee was approved to move forward by the California Council on November 6, 2015 Sponsor legislation to alternate the 5-hour California mandatory continuing education requirement between accessibility and sustainability.  Existing law requires California architects to complete 5 hours of continuing education in accessibility in order to renew their license. Unless this [...]

More Regulations? Really?

By | November 30th, 2015|

On November 6, 2015 the California Council approved moving forward with opposing the additional requirements imposed on Architects by the pending resolution Sponsor legislation to exempt design professionals from having to register with the Department of Industrial Relations. A recent law requires contractors and sub-contractors to register with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) in order to [...]

Should Architects be doing Construction Observation?

By | November 30th, 2015|

On November 6, 2015 the California Council decided to continue discussion on how to best approach protecting and promoting the role of the Architect of Record during construction This proposal is for discussion and possible legislation on mandatory construction observation. Last year the AAC recommended and the AIACC Board of Directors approved a proposal that would require [...]

Utility Companies get your excess solar electricity for free?

By | November 30th, 2015|

On November 6, 2015 the California council approved advocating for a metering rate structure for excess solar energy. Should the AIACC advocate to the California Public Utilities Commission that it adopt a net metering rate restructure that protects the economic sustainability of the utility companies and does not harm consumer demand for PV panels as recommended by the [...]

Coast Magazine – Jeff Gill

By | November 30th, 2015|

Architect Jeffrey Gill keeps moving, but there's always time for scotch and a cigar [...]  

Eichler Tour 2015

By | September 27th, 2015|

A significant design trend from about the 1930’s to mid 1960’s, mid-century modern design influenced architecture, interiors, consumer products and graphics. Notably, mid-century modern architecture resonated with developer Joseph Eichler. Between 1950 and 1974, Eichler mass-produced affordable homes that had modern flair, architectural innovations and a designer feel that have become an iconic symbol of residential mid-century modernism. Eichler commissioned architects A. Quincy [...]