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Ransom Malware hits OC Architects

By |March 9th, 2016|

A New Computer Virus With Serious Implications!

A new virus has been hitting Orange County Architect’s offices with serious consequences. This virus (program) runs on your computer encrypting your files so you cannot read them unless […]

Orange County Members Elected to the California Council

By |December 19th, 2015|

AIAOC has three general members on the California Council. The current President, Vice President and immediately past President are automatically members of the California Council. Our Executive Director, Jeff Gill, FAIA is a Vice President […]

Architect in Training (AIT) Title

By |November 30th, 2015|

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 […]

Changes in CA Mandatory Continuing Education

By |November 30th, 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|

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 be able to […]

Should Architects be doing Construction Observation?

By |November 30th, 2015|

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 architects to perform Mandatory Construction Observation. Due to the complexity […]