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Spring Show 2022

                  Come see our Spring Show opening tomorrow! Spring Show 2022 celebrates a rich, immersive future as imagined by the next generation of creative artists We are happy to announce the in-person return of the Academy of Art University’s highly anticipated annual Spring Show which will open…

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Ethics and Leadership – Spring 2022

                  Ethics & Leadership Panel on Affordable Housing Spring 2022 Ethics and Leadership panel was held on Tuesday, May 10, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm PT. Moderated by Juke Jose (B.Arch. alum 2021), panel members Stephen Ellis, Frances Kwong, and Abel Morales shared their trajectories that led…

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Ethics and Leadership Fall 2021: Participatory Design

  Fall 2021 Ethics and Leadership Panel: Participatory Design   Zoom recording is at this link.   Wednesday, December 1st, 2021, 11-12:30 pm Pacific Zoom link https://art.zoom.us/j/93736696090 Meeting ID: 937 3669 6090   Raffaella Falchi Macias, Rashmi Ramaswamy, Sameena Sitabkhan will share their trajectories that led them to Participatory Design. Moderated by Karen Seong.   Mission of the…

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NOMAS AAU Virtual Tour of Architecture Firm Dialog

  Dear Students,   We want to let you know about a lecture and virtual firm tour organized by the student group NOMAS AAU. The students have invited an architecture firm called Dialog. The firm leaders will present their work, give a virtual tour of their office, and answer questions.   This is a free…

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Tangents Faculty Lectures Sergio Lima and Alison Ecker

  Edge of Paradise: Landscape Strategies for Living with Fire   Sergio Lima and Alison Ecker Landscape Architecture   View a recording at https://video.academyart.edu/channel/TANGENTS/   Sergio and Alison (of SWA) introduce a project for mitigating risk within and around the Town of Paradise, California, which was destroyed by the 2018 Camp Fire. Drawing heavily from landscape…

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Tangents Faculty Lectures Cathleen Gouveia

  Identity, Creativity, and Career Flexibility   Cathleen Gouveia Interior Architecture & Design   View a recording at https://video.academyart.edu/channel/TANGENTS/   Cathleen speaks about changing careers and the process of assimilation between advertising and interior design. Creative people can have more than one true passion, and changing careers helps you explore your identity, creativity, and fulfillment in…

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NOMA Conference 2021

NOMA CONFERENCE 2021 HOMECOMING | Detroit 50   From NOMA: NOMA is honored to celebrate our 50th Year Anniversary in Detroit, where our twelve founders convened for the 1971 AIA Conference. Over the past five decades, NOMA has grown to over 2,500 members in over 120 professional and student chapters in North America. In 2021,…

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Town Hall Fall 2021

ARH Town Hall Fall 2021   If you missed the Town Hall, you can view a recording of it at this link ARH Town Hall Fall 2021 Recording   Students, this is your chance to let us know what concerns you have and voice your opinions! Your participation is greatly appreciated and we want to hear…

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Graduate Thesis Reviews

Master of Architecture Thesis Preparation ARH 690 Portfolio and Midpoint  Reviews Spring 2021   Monday May 17th Faculty:  Nicole Lambrou (Advisor)   Kearston Baalman 02:00 - 02:30 pm PDT Jennifer Hernandez 02:30 - 03:00 pm PDT Martin Jules 03:00 - 03:30 pm PDT Shelanda Pascal 03:30 - 04:00 pm PDT   Wednesday May 19th Faculty:…

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Graduate Studio Reviews

Thursday May 13th 12:00 – 6:30pm PDT ARH 619 Advanced Design Studio III Integrated Design Concepts Faculty: David Gill Thursday May 20th Part 1: 10:00am – 1:00pm PDT ARH 619 OL Advanced Design Studio III Integrated Design Concepts Faculty: Eric Lum Thursday May 20th Part 2: 3:00pm – 6:00pm PDT ARH 619 OL Advanced Design…

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B.Arch First Semester Thesis Presentations Spring 2021

B.Arch First Semester Thesis Presentations Spring 2021 Thesis Faculty: Philip Ra and Mini Chu     May 5 Wednesday 5:00-8:00pm PDT   Yang (Qiyang) Xu Unveiling Forgotten Identities: Investigating migration problems in Chinese architecture and culture   Andrew Deans Second Chance Center: Redefining equitable foundations for the socially displaced   Jae Seok Jeong Tomorrow’s Urban…

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SP 2021 Ethics and Leadership Panel

Spring 2021 Ethics and Leadership Panel We are pleased to announce our discussion on Indigenous Design with guest panelists Tamarah Begay, Sam Olbekson, and Julia Mollner Moderated by Jennifer Asselstine Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:00pm-6:30pm https://art.zoom.us/rec/share/1wY3O8i7JMXqZOCorQMDZEnzvtrNMFM0jesz5BA0jE858aC_Yz06SFBjj12KvEyU.eNt-Qe90lCgTmtCH Panel:   Tamarah Begay, AIA, NCARB, AICAE, CDT, LEED AP BD+C Principal / CEO Indigenous Design Studio + Architecture LLC    Tamarah is the Founder of Indigenous Design…

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Architecture Town Hall Spring 2021

Architecture Town Hall Spring 2021   All students are invited to join ARH Directors Eric Lum, Jenn Asselstine, and Mark Mueckenheim on Wednesday, March 3rd at 5:00 - 6:00 pm PST . Bring your questions, concerns, requests! To participate, register here: https://art.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_M8DDIg6RRb2IQi6jK3aUPg If you have any issues accessing the Zoom Webinar, please contact the Online Help Desk: Email: online@academyart.edu   Phone: 415.618.3545 or…

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Paul R Williams

  Black History Month Celebrates Diversity in Design   On February 23rd, 6 pm (PST), Academy of Art University’s School of Interior Architecture and Design will host an exclusive live webinar to discuss the well-received PBS documentary "Hollywood’s Architect". Join co-producers/directors Royal Rodgers and Kathy McCampbell Vance along with the authors Bret Parsons, Marc Appleton…

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Undergraduate Studio Reviews Fall 2020

Undergraduate Studio Reviews Fall 2020 Undergraduate Studio Reviews are commencing at the School of Architecture and all students will be presenting their work. We are extremely proud of the work that the students have committed to during the pandemic and under challenging circumstances. All studio presentations will be in Zoom. Links can be provided by…

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Graduate Thesis and Thesis Prep Reviews Fall 2020

M.Arch Thesis Prep and Thesis Final Reviews Master of Architecture Thesis Preparation ARH 690 Portfolio and Midpoint Reviews Fall 2020   Wednesday Dec 9th Kevin Brady 12:00-12:30 pm Jeremy Wood 12:30-01:00 pm Christian Fish 1:00-1:30 pm Otilia Brill 1:30-02:00 pm Faculty: Eric Reeder(Advisor) Nicole Lambrou (Midpoint Coordinator)   Thursday Dec10th Katherine Williams 10:00-10:30 am Jim Albano…

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Undergraduate Thesis Reviews Fall 2020

UNDERGRADUATE THESIS REVIEWS B.Arch First Semester Thesis Presentations Fall 2020 Thesis Faculty: Philip Ra and Mini Chu   DEC 4 Friday 5:00-8:00pm PST Ramona Gakuba Steeped in Stigma Exploring architecture as a developmental strategy to reframe mental health barriers in a community facing intergenerational trauma   Juke Jose From Individualism to Kapwa Liberating architecture from the…

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Graduate Studio Reviews Fall 2020

Final Graduate Studio Reviews at the School of Architecture Graduate Studio Reviews are commencing at the School of Architecture and all students will be presenting their work. We are extremely proud of the work that the students have committed to during the pandemic and under challenging circumstances. All studio presentations will be in Zoom. Links…

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E&L Fall 2020

FA 2020 Ethics and Leadership Panel Inclusive Design Thursday November 19 12:00noon – 1:30pm PST Ricardo Gomes, IDSA Professor, School of Design, San Francisco State University Professor Ricardo Gomes has been a faculty member in the School of Design at San Francisco State University for over 29 years. He was the Chair of the DAI Department…

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Please join us for the NOMAS AAU Introductory meeting: November 5, 2020

Please join us on November 5th at 5:00 pm PST for our first meeting. We will get to know you , preview our events and program for the year and talk about how you can join. For more info and the link to join, email us here: nomasaau@gmail.com Also, please join us for a watch…

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TANGENTS Faculty Lecture Series Fall 2020

TANGENTS Faculty Lecture Series Fall 2020 After the success of the Tangents faculty talks last Spring, the School of Architecture is pleased to announce the second round of talks this Fall! Tangents utilizes the diverse range of interests and passions of Architecture faculty by exposing students to topics and themes that go beyond or graze the boundaries…

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Online Town Hall Meeting 9/30 11am PST

ARH Online Town Hall Meeting   All students are invited to join ARH Directors Eric Lum, Jenn Asselstine, and Mark Mueckenheim on Wednesday, Sep 30th at 11am - 12pm PST . Many new policies are in place this fall. Bring your questions, concerns, requests! To participate, register here: https://art.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gPAscg9CRM2vv63CZzheqA If you have any issues accessing…

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Free Webinar – The Power of Design: Driving Change

The Power of Design: Driving Change Hosted by Harvard Alumni Group of SF   "We all know that many facilities and activities are shut down due to COVID-19. But that doesn’t mean that designers, administrators and practitioners are not busy with exciting and relevant work. Join us to hear what 6 GSD Bay Area design…

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Virtual Tour / Discussion – Edwin M. Lee Apartments

2020 Architecture + the City Festival | Virtual Tour / Discussion | Edwin M. Lee Apartments   Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT Register Here   A model for healthy living for families and formerly homeless veterans, the Edwin M. Lee Apartments provides a spectrum of community connection in the form of affordable…

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Discussion on Redlining

Discussion on Redlining   Students in ARH 450, ARH 410, ARH 315, LA 292, and ARH 240  are invited to participate in a Discussion on Redlining in the US. Faculty will structure the discussion using research presented by Richard Rothstein in his book "The Color of Law." The group discussion will be a shared platform…

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NOMA Conference 2020

NOMA Conference 2020 (National Organization of Minority Architects) Spatial Shifts: Reclaiming Our Cities   October 14-18, 2020   "Together, October 14 – 18, we will explore ways in which can break down barriers to creating meaningful projects, share ways to remix the role of the designer, and unpack new approaches to the design processes of…

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Symposium: Race and Modern Architecture

Symposium: Race and Modern Architecture   Fri, Sep 18, 2020 12pm PST Free event open to the public   To register for the event and receive a Zoom link, click here.   A symposium to present Race and Modern Architecture: A Critical History from the Enlightenment to the Present, published by the University of Pittsburgh…

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Fall 2020 Undergraduate Studio Kick-Off

All online and virtual studio Undergrad Architecture students and faculty are invited to attend the Studio Kick-off Event with Jennifer Asselstine Recording of the presentation is at STUDIO KICK-OFF RECORDING Slides shared during the presentation can be downloaded at STUDIO KICK-OFF SLIDES   The following are links that we hope will serve as a resource:  …

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Commencement 2020

In regards to the 2020 Commencement we like to share this Letter of our Chief Academic Officer Sue Rowley that went out to all 2019 and 2020 graduating students:                   To the recent graduates and their families of the Academy of Art University, It is with regret…

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Roundtable Discussion: Getting Hired and Pursuing a Rewarding Career Path

  Roundtable Discussion   View the recording at this link   This summer's Professional Preparedness Workshop events continue with a Roundtable Discussion on 7/17/2020 Friday 6pm PST. A panel of six leaders in the Bay Area architecture community will be sharing their advice with students transitioning into the profession. We are excited to have the students…

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Professional Preparedness Workshops 2020: Orientation

Orientation   Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5-6pm PST   View a Recording of this event  We are excited to announce the launch of the Professional Preparedness Workshop next Wednesday 6/17 at 5-6pm PST. This introductory event will provide an overview as well as establish expectations. In addition to meeting as a group to discuss expectations, we…

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LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Course

This announcement has been provided by the exam prep company Leeding Green.  The school of architecture is not affiliated with this company.   The LEED Professional Designation has helped past participants attain internships, jobs and advanced their careers in multiple fields and summer is a great time to add this credential. LEED is simply a…

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Virtual Firm Tour: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

BAYA Online Firm Tour: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Forest House, 1975, West Cornwall, Connecticut Bohlin Cywinski Jackson welcomes members of BAYA to a virtual tour of our practice. Hear from three of our architects: Kay Bromley, Chris Moore, and Lena Shah, who will share insights into their experiences and projects. Get an in-depth…

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The Pruitt-Igoe Myth Documentary – Free Streaming Until July 31

Vimeo is making available this landmark documentary for free streaming until July 31st in solidarity with the protests against the killing of Black Americans and in support of racial justice. http://www.pruitt-igoe.com/ It began as a housing marvel. Two decades later, it ended in rubble. But what happened to those caught in between? The Pruitt-Igoe Myth tells the story…

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2020 Housing Symposium AIA SF

2020 AIA SF Housing Symposium: Cracking the Code   View a Recording of Day 1 View a Recording of Day 2   2-Day Virtual Symposium: How an San Franciscans repproach our zoning inheritance to permit more housing? Since WWII, San Francisco's current zoning has been "down-sized" squeezing out opportunities for much-needed growth. Co-presented by AIA…

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Graduate Studio Reviews SP 20 May 14 – 24

Graduate Studio Reviews SP 20 May 14 - 24   Our Graduate Master of Architecture [M.Arch] and Master of Art of Advanced Architectural Design [MA-ARH]  Final Studio Reviews  for the Spring Semester 2020 will begin on May 14th and continue until May 24th please see the list below or our poster for details.All presentations will be via Zoom. In…

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Undergraduate Final Studio Reviews Spring 20 May 14 – 22

Undergraduate Final Studio Reviews SP 2020 May 14 - 22   All Reviews will be in Zoom. Please email architecture.academyart.edu to request Zoom links for a specific studio event.     THURSDAY May 14 3:00-4:30pm PST ARH 498 COMMUNITY DESIGN STUDIO | “Kid of Parts” at Bayview Commons Faculty: Sameena Sitabkhan   3:30-5:30pm PST ARH…

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Graduate Thesis Reviews SP20

GRADUATE THESIS REVIEWS   Our Graduate Master of Architecture [M.Arch] Final Thesis Reviews and Master of Art of Advanced Architectural Design [MA-ARH] Final Portfolio Reviews for the Spring Semester 2020 will begin on May 13 with the MA reviews and continue with the M.Arch reviews on May 18, May 19, May 20, and May 22.…

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School of Architecture B.Arch Thesis Reviews May 7-11 2020

School of Architecture B.Arch Thesis Reviews May 7-11 2020   This week our Spring 2020 B.Arch thesis students are completing their projects under the guidance of thesis studio faculty, Philip Ra and Mini Chu. We honor and admire their hard work over the last year in the face of challenges brought on by COVID-19. Thursday,…

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THE TANGENTS FACULTY LECTURE SERIES CONTINUES ON ZOOM

THE TANGENTS FACULTY LECTURE SERIES CONTINUES ON ZOOM   Please login with us this Monday to hear Gloria Yim discussing the topic of China’s Dialogic with Contemporary Architecture. Links below This lecture presents the current issues in the practice of architecture in China and Yim's collaboration as an architect with the Academy of Art University…

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THE T A N G E N T S FACULTY LECTURE SERIES VIA ZOOM

THE TANGENTS FACULTY LECTURE SERIES CONTINUES ON ZOOM   Please login with us this Thursday to hear David Gill exploring the topic of By Product Materiality: Making and Meaning. Links below The built environment is made of matter; the by-product of making. The by-product, when legible, reveals the making; the source, the tool, the process;…

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Spring 2020 Ethics and Leadership Panel

Helen Bronston, AIA, Architecture Discipline Lead and Associate, SmithGroup, San Francisco   Helen is an accomplished technical architect and an award-winning designer whose career has included civic, educational, research, housing, and healthcare projects. Most of this work has been non-profit or governmental projects, where she has felt she could do the most good in the…

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Spring 2020 Ethics and Leadership Panel

Sameena Sitabkhan Principal, Studio SideProject,  B.Lab Coordinator AAU Architecture   Sameena Sitabkhan is first generation Angeleno, and an architect and principal at Studio SideProject in Oakland, California.  She has designed and managed projects spanning a range of building typologies from public schools and animal shelters, to public art and affordable housing. Her research has looked…

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Spring 2020 Ethics and Leadership Panel

Charles Green Founder, Atelier Siletz Architecture and As Development   Charles is the founder of Atelier Siletz Architecture and As Development, an interdisciplinary firm operating at the intersection of architecture, community and social equity. Charles is a registered Architect in California and Oregon and previously worked at Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects in San Francisco.…

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Spring 2020 Ethics and Leadership Panel via Zoom Webinar

The School of Architecture Spring 2020 Ethics and Leadership Panel: Monday April 6  11:00 AM - 12:30 PM via Zoom Webinar (links below) The Spring 2020 Ethics and Leadership Panel brings to the fore a consistent underlying theme of all previous Ethics and Leadership dialogues. Asking the question - How can who we are shape…

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Online Town Hall Meeting

 Online Town Hall Meeting   Students, this is your chance to let us know what concerns you have and voice your opinions! Your participation is greatly appreciated and we are excited to hear from you. When?  Wednesday, March 18th @ 5:00pm Pacific Time To participate, please register here: https://art.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_65B51w2_SAyWHMSgY37pNw Can’t attend? You can request a…

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Final Reviews of our Graduate Architecture Thesis

Final Reviews of our Graduate Architecture Thesis   The Final Reviews of our Graduate Architecture Thesis Projects FALL Semester 2019 will start on Tuesday December 17th 2019 and last until December 20th 2019. The reviews initiate the culmination of the student’s career at our school and this final week are full of exiting exhibitions and…

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UNDERGRADUATE STUDIO AND MIDPOINT REVIEWS

UNDERGRADUATE STUDIO AND MIDPOINT REVIEWS   The Final Reviews of our Undergraduate Studios and Midpoint for the Fall Semester 2019 will begin today, December 11th. The reviews are open to the public, please see our posters for location and time.

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Undergraduate Thesis Reviews

Undergraduate Thesis Reviews   The Final Reviews of our B.Arch first and second semester Thesis Studio for the Fall Semester 2019 will begin Monday, December 9th with the presentation of our B.Arch Online thesis projects. The reviews are open to the public, please see our posters for location and time. 

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Final Reviews at the School of Architecture

Final Reviews at the School of Architecture   The Final Reviews of our onsite Graduate Architecture Studio Projects FALL Semester 2019 are starting today Thursday, December 5th and Friday, December 6th in the first floor Gallery and the Atrium at Brannan. The reviews initiate the culmination of the semester and the final weeks full of…

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Jim Jennings Lecture

Jim Jennings - Fall 2019 Lecture  Thursday Nov 21st / 6:00pm / Brannan Atrium   Nationally recognized architect, Jim Jennings, FAIA who was recently awarded the 2019 Maybeck Award by the AIA California at the Monterey Design Conference founded Jim Jennings Architecture in 1975. In describing the sublime nature of Jim Jennings work, the American…

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Ethics & Leadership Panel

Chris Downey, AIA President, Architecture for the Blind Architect Chris Downey has over 30 years of experience - continuing without sight since 2008. He now specializes in universal design for projects serving the blind and visually impaired including blind rehabilitation centers, eye clinics and schools for the blind along with other projects that are critical…

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Ethics & Leadership Panel

Katy Hawkins Associate, Mark Cavagnero Associates Architects Katy Hawkins is a registered architect and an Associate at Mark Cavagnero Associates Architects.  Her career in architecture came after an early career in structural engineering, having received her BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  After working as a structural engineer in Chicago…

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Ethics & Leadership Panel

Naomi Rosenberg, M.Arch Senior Designer Media and Accessible Design Laboratory, LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired Naomi Rosenberg is Senior Designer in the Media and Accessible Design Laboratory (MAD Lab) at the LightHouse, developing design standards and processes for tactile maps and graphics produced by 3D printer, embosser, and UV printer. Supporting the MAD…

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Ethics & Leadership Panel

Shane A. Myrbeck Associate | Acoustics, Audiovisual + Theatre Arup Shane is a designer of acoustic and digital space in Arup’s San Francisco office. He offers expertise in room acoustics, human centered design, electroacoustic systems and 3-D auralization. He is a technical lead for Arup's SoundLab, an immersive 3-D sound studio used for simulating sonic…

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Ethics & Leadership Panel

The School of Architecture Fall 2019 Ethics and Leadership Panel: Monday November 18th 11:00 AM -12:30 PM Brannan Atrium The School of Architecture Fall 2019 Ethics and Leadership Panel brings the Design Team from the Lighthouse for the Blind to 601 Brannan to share their experience with our students and faculty. Chris Downey from Architecture…

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Architecture In San Francisco

Asian Art Museum October 1, 2019 Explore how Italian architect Gae Aulenti updated and transformed the Old Main Library, built in 1917, into the Asian Art Museum. The renovated museum opened in 2003 and is known for its interplay of the historic and the contemporary. Asian Art Museum: 200 Larkin St, San Francisco When: Sunday,…

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Fall 2019 Semester Town Hall Meeting

Semi-Annual Semester Town Hall Meeting September 23, 2019 The start of a new semester brings us to another Town Hall meeting. This is a great opportunity for students, both onsite and online, to give feedback in regards to facilities, processes, instructors or any other concerns you may have encountered at this point in the semester.…

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Co-Creating Hong Kong Design+Exhibition

Co-Creating Hong Kong Design+Exhibition Chandran Gallery Through 14 design projects, “Co-creating Hong Kong” shall illustrate how Hong Kong’s emerging and leading creative talent applies design thinking to bring new perspectives on technology, sustainability, community. This refers to their co-creative efforts in the design process, as well as their collaborative synergies in carving out Hong Kong’s…

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Fall Semester Open Studio

The School of Architecture Hosting Its Semesterly Open Studio September 19, 2019 On October 19, 2019, exactly 1 month from now, the School of Architecture will be hosting its Open Studio Event. As a prospective student this is a great opportunity to get to know the Full Time faculty and directors, as well as to…

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Park(ing) Day Approaches!

Park Chair September 16, 2019 The AIASF mentorship committee welcomes you to join our installation, PARK CHAIR, at 130 Sutter Street, in front of historic building, the Hallidie Building and AIASF office. PARK CHAIR, a 44 feet installation, is a merge of collaboration between architects, artist, musicians, yogis and enthusiasts. From The One Inch Chair…

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Architecture + City Festival

2019 Festival September 9, 2019 Join AIASF and the Center for Architecture + Design in a month long celebration of architecture! This year's event is themed "We the City" and will feature San Francisco Living. For more information and to buy Festival tickets, please go to AIASF.org.

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AIASF COTE Events

Walking Tour In SOMA & Induction Cooking   Students and Faculty: As part of the AIA San Francisco Architecture + the City Festival you are invited to attend two upcoming events sponsored by San Francisco Center on the Environment (SFCOTE): Diversified Spaces: A POPOS Walking Tour in SOMA Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:00-5:00 PM Event…

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Call For Proposal

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Ethics and Leadership Panel held on April 10th – Streaming Video

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AIA Symposium Held On April 4th: Video

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Undergraduate Studio Reviews

Spring 2019 Reviews The Final Reviews of our Undergraduate Architecture Studio Projects SPRING Semester 2019 have started. The reviews are the culmination of our 15 weeks of rigorous, no nonsense, design studio curricula at our school and the final weeks are full of exiting exhibitions and presentations at the school. The reviews are open to…

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Undergraduate Final Reviews

Undergraduate Thesis Studio Spring Semester 2019 The Final Reviews of our B.Arch Thesis Studio for Spring Semester 2019 will begin Monday, May 6th with the presentation of our B.Arch thesis projects. The reviews are open to the public, please see our posters for location and time. B.Arch Thesis Reviews Spring 2019 Monday May 6th Brannan…

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Graduate Final Review

Graduate Architecture Studio Projects Spring Semester 2019 The Final Reviews of our Graduate Architecture Studio Projects Spring Semester 2019 will start soon. The reviews initiate the culmination of the semester and the final weeks full of exciting exhibitions and presentations at the school. The reviews are open to the public, please see our posters for location and…

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Thomas Heatherwick – Lecture

ASLA-NCC Stanford Pre-Lecture Social in the Grove WHEN: Wednesday, May 8th 5PM – 6:15PM WHERE: Pre-Lecture Social – In the grove of oak trees west of Lathrop Library. LECTURE: 6:30pm – 7:45pm @ Bishop Auditorium, Lathrop Library 518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305 COST: Free Join ASLA-NCC prior to the Stanford Lecture featuring Mark Rios on 5/8, 5pm-6:15pm for…

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Spring Show 2019

Come One Come All! We invite you to the 2019 Spring Show Opening event at 7 PM on Thursday May 16 to view the best work of the Academy of Art School of Architecture. We will be featuring the work from online and onsite studios and courses, as well as the best thesis projects from…

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Ethics & Leadership Panel

Ethics & Leadership Panel Featuring Emily Pilloton & Prescott Reavis Come join us at the upcoming Ethics & Leadership panel on Wednesday, April 10th at 601 Brannan. The theme of this panel is Youth Inclusion in Building Spaces and the panel will consist of Emily Pilloton and Prescott Reavis. Prescott Reavis is an Oakland based…

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AIA Pre-Conference Symposium

AIA Pre-Conference Symposium Thursday, April 4, 2019 2:30-5:00 PM @601 Brannan, Atrium Come join architects from all over the country as we delve into the topic of Innovation & the architecture profession.

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BAYA Portfolio Review 2019

BAYA Portfolio Review 2019 When: April 4, 2019 from 6-8:30 PM Where: AIA SF Office 130 Sutter St. Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94104 BAYA is teaming up with AIASF to present a Design Portfolio Review. This event is FREE and open to all students! Come take advantage of this amazing opportunity to have professionals…

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BAYA & AIA SF present: Design Portfolio Review

BAYA & AIA SF present: Design Portfolio Review Date: 04/04/19 from 6-8:30 PM Location: AIA SF Office 130 Sutter St. Suite 600 San Francisco, CA 94104 Free and open to all Bay Area students! BAYA is hosting a portfolio review for architecture students based in the Bay Area. Students will get the opportunity to have…

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Changing the Skyline: In Conversation with Leslie E. Robertson

The AIA SF is hosting a unique event, with a film about the legendary structural engineer Leslie Robertson, “Changing the Skyline: In Conversation with Leslie E. Robertson” at the Buck Institute for Aging, in Novato, California, March 20 with a reception beginning at 6:00pm, and the program beginning at 7:00pm. This special event will be…

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Final Reviews at AAU School of Architecture

Final Reviews at AAU School of Architecture   The Final Reviews of our Graduate Architecture Studio Projects FALL Semester 2018 have started today. The reviews initiate the culmination of the semester and the final weeks full of exiting exhibitions and presentations at the school. There will also be studio reviews for the undergraduate program as…

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Pezo von Ellrichshausen

Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Lecture in San Francisco   Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen, Partners at Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Architects Concepcion, Chile, are lecturing at the AAU School of Architecture / Tuesday, November 20th, 2018, 6pm at 601 Brannan Street, Large Atrium Space, San Francisco, CA 94107 Pezo von Ellrichshausen is an art and architecture…

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PRÁCTICA Lecture

PRÁCTICA Lecture in San Francisco   José Mayoral Moratilla Architect and Partner at Studio PRÁCTICA, Architects with offices in Madrid, Seville, Spain and Santiago, Chile, is lecturing at the AAU School of Architecture / Thursday, November 15th, 2018, 6pm at 601 Brannan Street, Large Atrium Space, San Francisco, CA 94107 PRÁCTICA is an international architecture…

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Design Activism

Design Activism - Ethics and Leadership Panel in San Francisco     Johanna Hurme and Sasa Radulovic of 5468796 Architecture will be at the panel which is moderated by Architect and Executive Director Mimi Sullivan at the AAU School of Architecture / Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 6pm at 601 Brannan Street, Large Atrium Space, San Francisco, CA…

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Environmental Design Open House

Environmental Design Open House at the Academy of Art University   The Academy of Art University’s Schools of Architecture, Interior Architecture & Design, and Landscape Architecture are hosting a joint Open House this Saturday, October 13th from 10:00am – 4:00pm in our building at 601 Brannan.  We will be offering presentations about the departments, tours of the…

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Tezuka Architects

Tezuka Architects Lecture in San Francisco     Takaharu Tezuka of Tezuka Architects is lecturing at the AAU School of Architecture / Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 6pm at 601 Brannan Street, Large Atrium Space, San Francisco, CA 94107 "What we're expounding is very simple: To be in a space where people can feel the breeze,…

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Jules Dingle, DIGSAU

Architect Jules Dingle Partner of DIGSAU Philadelphia, PA Lecture in San Francisco    Jules Dingle is lecturing at the Academy of Art University School of Architecture / Monday, October 8th 2018, 6pm at 601 Brannan Street, Large Atrium Space, San Francisco, CA 94107 DIGSAU believes that architecture can allow people to uncover/discover connections between each…

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Future Cities

Examining Future Urban Conditions   Opening: Monday, September 10, 6:00 – 8:00 PM with lecture by Keller Easterling The School of Architecture is addressing city development and growth as both a global and local phenomenon. The theme of future cities will be addressed in the dialogue initiated by the public lecture and continued in the…

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Chicago Summer 2018 Field Trip

Chicago Summer 2018 Field Trip Come join AAU in Chicago this summer, to tour one of the world's great architectural cities! If you have always wanted to visit the city and see some of its famous buildings, this is the perfect opportunity to do so. The trip will take place from August 23 to 26;…

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Dora Epstein-Jones at LA Forum

AAU School of Architecture Faculty Member Dora Epstein-Jones is speaking in LA tonight at the LA Forum, the rare venue for open exchanges about architecture and the city through exhibitions, discussions and publications.

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Get Hired! Live Q&A with leading architects June 27

Get Hired! Live Q&A with leading architects June 27 The AIA is hosting a live webinar June 27 1-pm ET (10-11am PT) with architects from Perkins+Will, FXCollaborative, and Encompass Architects, providing insights on what firms are looking for and how to best get noticed as a candidate. For further information and to register for this event,…

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San Francisco Design Week Honors AAU Project

THE GUERILLA COFFEE UNIT (ARH 250 FALL 2017 AT THE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY) IS HONORED AT FIRST ANNUAL SAN FRANCISCO DESIGN WEEK AWARDS San Francisco Design Week honors projects encouraging thought leadership in design.  Design Awards Theme: “Where Innovation Meets Social Responsibility” June 7, 2018–San Francisco, California ARH 250 was honored at…

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AIAS Collegiate Associate Update

AIAS Collegiate Associate Update Collegiate Associate! We are gearing up to put on our AIAS Grassroots Leadership Conference 2018 here in Washington, DC in two short months! Within this email, you will find more information about the conference, along with information about the sponsorship items that come with your Collegiate Associate membership. Please let me…

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Ethics and Leadership 2018

Ethics and Leadership 2018 Wednesday April 11 6:00pm- 8:00pm The Spring 2018 Ethics and Leadership Panel will be considering the theme of Designing for Well Being. How have architects influenced and advocated for “well being” from the human environment to the health of the planet?  All of our panelists are architects whose education was guided…

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Path to Licensure and AXP Presentation

Path to Licensure and AXP Presentation   On Wednesday, February 28, faculty member, Sameena Sitabkhan, presents to the students a professional forum on the path to licensure and internship requirements. This special lunchtime presentation is part of AAU Architecture’s broad commitment to professional development as an essential part of an architectural education. A seasoned Project…

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School of Architecture Faculty Abraham Burickson’s Ted Talk

Design experiences, not things at TEDxGramercySalon   There are no things, offers designer, writer, and director Abraham Burickson, there are only experiences. The future of design lies in abandoning the idea of the thing and prioritizing an ethics of transformation. In this compelling talk, Burickson explains how his experience working with the unusual theatre company…

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She Builds 2018

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Graduate Studio Reviews

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Volkan Alkanoglu Lecture

Volkan Alkanoglu Lecture   Volkan Alkanoglu is lecturing at the Academy of Art University School of Architecture on November 21st 2017 601 Brannan Street, Large Atrium Space, San Francisco, CA 94107 USA Volkan Alkanoglu is a designer based in Cambridge, MA. His design work is installed and was exhibited at several institutions including the University…

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Tim Eddy Lecture Nov. 7th

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Fall 2017 Charrette October 25 – 26

The AAU School of Architecture Fall Charrette will commence Wednesday October 25 at 2pm, with Professor Frank Flury from IIT introducing the problem set and discussing the project with students and faculty. A public exhibit and review will be held the following evening Thursday October 26 at 6pm.

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Frank Flury Lecture

Frank Flury    Frank Flury, Professor of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, will be giving a lecture this Wednesday October 25 at 6pm at the atrium in 601 Brannan. Professor Flury will be kicking off the Fall Charrette starting at 2pm, meeting with students and faculty before his lecture. Professor Flury…

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Architecture & Social Justice Ethics and Leadership Panel

Architecture & Social Justice Ethics and Leadership Panel   Wednesday October 18, 6:00pm Main atrium, 601 Brannan Street Please join the School of Architecture for our biannual Ethics and Leadership Panel. This Fall we are discussing the opportunities in Design to support, promote and empower Social Justice. Speakers Deanna Van Buren and Kyle Rawlins and…

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Ethics, Indeed

Ethics, Indeed   This week, AAU Architecture will be hosting another in its “Ethics and Leadership Panel” series. I will write more about this particular panel in the next post, as its guests, Deanna Van Buren and Kyle Rawlins, are an amazing firm who deserve pages and pages devoted to the power of their work.…

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Madeline Schwarzman lecture Oct. 5

Madeline Schwarzman lecture Oct. 5   Madeline Schwartzman will be giving a lecture this Thursday October 5 at 6pm, in the main atrium of 601 Brannan. Madeline Schwartzman is a New York City writer, filmmaker and architect whose work explores human narratives and the human sensorium through social art, book writing, curating and video making.…

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2016 Visits in Europe

2016 Visits to European Architectural Offices, Museum, and other Sites   BIG, Copenhagen Herzog & DeMeuron Office Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 David Chipperfield Studio Visit Zaha Hadid Architects

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AAU Architecture students at the SOMArts Festival

AAU Architecture students at the SOMArts Festival ARH 210 Spring 17 studio students recently participated in the SOMArts two day Festival - Night Light on August 25-26.  Night Light presented luminous site specific art installations, digital projections and performances which activated SOMarts space with the spirit of activism and transformation.  The festival hosted many artists…

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Undergraduate Studio Reviews 2017

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Graduate Architecture Studio Reviews

Graduate Architecture Studio Reviews Please join us to see the Spring 2017 Onsite Graduate Studio Reviews starting this Thursday morning, May 11th at 11:30am. The students worked all semester to put together this great and exciting final show of their architecture design concepts. The presentations conclude with the award of this years studio pieces on Friday May…

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Graduate Final Thesis Presentations May 22 – May 26

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Undergraduate Final Thesis Presentations Sat May 6 and Mon May 8

Undergraduate Final Thesis Presentations Sat May 6 and Mon May 8   Dear School of Architecture Faculty and Students, Please join us to see the Spring 2017 Undergraduate Thesis Students Presentations starting this Sat morning at 9:00am. We are very proud of the work of our emerging professionals. Jennifer Asselstine and Karen Seong

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Paffard Keatinge-Clay Lecture

Paffard Keatinge-Clay   Paffard Keatinge-Clay, the visionary architect of the San Francisco Art Institute 1969 Brutalist campus addition, is a major figure of Bay Area art and culture of the 1960s. Keatinge-Clay is being honored at SFAI’s annual Gala, The Original Disruptor on April 29; and will present a free public lecture at SFAI’s Osher Lecture Hall…

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Tonight: Lecture with Kazuyo Sejima – SANAA

Tonight: Lecture with Kazuyo Sejima - SANAA   Kazuyo Sejima is a principal of SANAA, a Tokyo-based architecture and design firm she co-founded with Ryue Nishizawa in 1995. SANAA’s architects and designers work on projects ranging in scale from residential and interior design to large complex buildings and urban planning schemes, as well as product and furniture…

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Alexandra Neyman in the Future Fires Festival

Alexandra Neyman in the Future Fires Festival Undergraduate Architecture faculty, Alexandra Neyman participated in the Future Fires Festival and its first one day event on March 18th, 2017.  The first experimental exhibit, the Luminary, at the Midway Gallery in San Francisco combined art, architecture, music and technology.  "Future Fires brings together artists, designers and architects…

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Ethics and Leadership: Race, Diversity and Architecture Tuesday March 21, 6:00pm

AAU School of Architecture Ethics and Leadership Panel: Race, Diversity and Architecture Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 6:00pm - 8:00pm PST 601 Brannan Atrium Space ONLINE STUDENTS: This event will be live-streamed at 6:00pm PST - you can watch it and join in on the conversation at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn6ZuWGeiLQ We are proud to introduce two amazing speakers, Gabrielle…

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ARH 250 Collaboration with Industrial Design and the Homeless Youth Alliance

ARH 250 Collaboration with Industrial Design and the Homeless Youth Alliance ARH 250 students will be pitching their "IgDU" (Individual guerrilla distribution unit) designs to Industrial design graduate students on March 15th, 11am, at the industrial design warehouse at 1849 Washington.  These storage units , with 1:1 prototype models, were created for the Homeless Youth…

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Architect and Activist Teddy Cruz at the YBCA March 9th

Architect and Activist Teddy Cruz at the YBCA March 9th   https://www.ybca.org/whats-on/visualizing-citizenship Composed of videos, diagrams, maps, and visual narratives designed in collaboration with Studio Matthias Göerlich, the exhibition presents The Political Equator (2011), a video and wall diagram that captures a collective border-crossing performance through a drainage pipe joining two marginalized neighborhoods along the…

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Drawing from Theory with Braden Engel

New Spring Event Series: “Drawing From Theory” with Braden Engel   This year’s theme is “Sin Cities”, exploring the “seven deadly sins” through drawing. Is our architecture an extension of ourselves? Are our flaws extended to our buildings? Do our designs sin like we do? Are our cities just a series of flawed buildings? There…

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Professional Preparedness Workshops 2017

Professional Preparedness Workshops 2017   Live streams: March 16, 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RIINumaORc March 23, 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qouMe5lgtBk April 6, 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVXgMshYwpk

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TODAY: GRAPHIC DESIGN WORKSHOP

Graphic Design Workshop   Mary Scott, Chair Emeritus of the Graphic Design School at AAU will be presenting a final Graphic Design Workshop for Architecture Students this Thursday at 3:30 in the first floor Gallery at 601 Brannan. Don’t miss this opportunity! The workshop covers an introduction to professional graphic design standards in making a…

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NCARB Licensure Presentation

NCARB Licensure Presentation Matthew Friesz will be giving a presentation on NCARB licensure and recent changes to the program Wednesday February 22 at 3pm. It will be held in the large atrium space, 601 Brannan. The event will livestreamed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AAGGgL8h6c

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Graduate kickoff meeting

Graduate kickoff meeting   The graduate studio kickoff meeting is Tuesday February 7 at 12pm PT, and will be livestreamed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2q2UfopgqlU.

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BArch Studio Awards December 15, 2016 at 3:00pm

BArch Studio Awards December 15, 2016 at 3:00pm   Please join us this Thursday in the Café (at 601 Brannan 2fl) at 3:00 pm as we celebrate and recognize excellence and achievement by our finest students. We look forward to seeing you there!

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School of Architecture Final Studio Reviews

School of Architecture Final Studio Reviews   The final weeks of the semester are approaching fast, here are our final studio reviews:

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School of Architecture Final Thesis Reviews

Our Final Thesis Review schedule starts next week:

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TONIGHT – Lecture by Bjarke Ingels (B.I.G)

Lecture by BJARKE INGELS (B.I.G.) Presented in association with AIASF In Conversation with Paul Goldberger Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 7:30 pm Venue: Nourse Theater Tickets:  $29 Danish architect Bjarke Ingels is known for his controversial and innovative designs. His buildings, which defy traditional architectural conventions and dimensions, can look like unevenly piled boxes reaching nearly 100 stories high, like…

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School of Architecture Fall Lecture Series Present Jan-Peter Koppitz, November 8, 2016

The Academy of Art University School of Architecture Fall Lecture Series Present Jan-Peter Koppitz, of ARUP San Francisco Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 6:00 pm PST 601 Brannan Street | Large Atrium Space This event will be live-streamed and recorded at https://www.youtube.com/watch v=7mzrNXrNYj8 Jan-Peter Koppitz specializes in the delivery of integrated design and analysis of complex projects. Since…

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Fall Lecture Series Continues with Simon Battisti, October 25, 2016

Academy of Art University School of Architecture Fall 2016 Lecture Series Present: Simon Battisti Tuesday, October 25th 2016 | 601 Brannan Street | Large Atrium | 6:00 pm Simon Battisti is an architect and educator based in Tirana, Albania. He is curator of the Albanian Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, with Leah Whitman-Salkin and Åbäke. He is director…

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Fall Lecture Series: Maria Paz and Thomaz Regatos, Thursday, October 20, 2016

Academy of Art University School of Architecture Fall Lecture Series present Maria Paz and Thomaz Regatos Thursday, October 20, 2016 | 601 Brannan,  Large Atrium | 6:00pm -- 8:00pm PST This event will be live-streamed and recorded at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHzP_6_dnRs Maria Paz received her Bachelor in Architecture and Urbanism from FUMEC University (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) and her…

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Fall 2016 Lecture Series: Wes Jones on October 13, 2016

The Academy of Art University School of Architecture Fall Lecture Series present: Wes Jones Thursday, October 13, 2016, 6:00pm PST 601 Brannan Street, Atrium Space Wes Jones is a partner in Jones, Partners: Architecture, a California-based architectural practice founded in 1993. His technologically inspired designs for completed buildings and theoretical projects have received acclaim for…

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You’re Invited to be Inspired by Award Winning Artist Stefan Sous on September 27, 2016

The Academy of Art University School of Architecture presents: Stefan Sous Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 6:00 PM | 601 Brannan,  Large Atrium Space Stefan Sous is an award winning artist from Düsseldorf, Germany. He studied at the reputed Art Academy of Düsseldorf under renowned English artist Tony Cragg. Stefan Sous‘ artwork and installations have been widely…

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Join us for a Symposium on Homelessness and the Built Environment Thursday, September 15th, 6pm-8pm

AAU School of Architecture is proud to present a Symposium - Unsheltered: Homelessness and the Built Environment   Thursday, September 15, 2016, 6:00 pm -8:00 pm 601 Brannan Atrium Space The event will be live-streamed and recorded at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_JhNzZVZUY.   This semester's Symposium is a continuation of the Ethics and Leadership Program and also planned…

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Fall 2016 M.Arch Studio Kick-Off on September 6, 2016

WELCOME BACK!   We are very excited to have you join us on campus. Please come to our 2016 Fall M.Arch Kick-Off, on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. If you are unable to attend, this event will also be live cast at "2016 Fall M.Arch Kickoff" http://bit.ly/MArch2016. We are looking…

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Le Corbusier’s Villa Shodhan Lecture on July 7, 2016

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The School of Architecture welcomes our Summer Expo 2016 students!

From left to right: Eric Lum, Online Director, R. Tuncoy, and Phillip Bailey.

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SF Design Week//Next Week

SF Design Week//Next Week Phil Hamlett, Director of the ASU Graduate Graphic Design is president of the local AIGA chapter and involved in the production SF design week, a sprawling circus of design-related programming and activity that will commence next Thursday, June 2nd (the opening night reception is that evening at YBCA). There is lots…

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Graduate and Undergraduate Thesis Reviews Spring 2016

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Tenderloin Museum Opening Reception: unSHELTERED

Tenderloin Museum Opening Reception: unSHELTERED     Opening Reception: unSHELTERED Tenderloin Museum & The Academy of Art University School of Architecture presents : unSHELTERED ARH 250 - Studio 4 Site Culture & Integral Urbanism Join us for the opening of unSHELTERED, our latest show in the Tenderloin Museum Store. This exhibit critiques new prototypes for…

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Ethics and Leadership Panel: Public Space

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Thesis Reviews

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Fall 2015 Ethics & Leadership Panel

AAU School of Architecture Ethics and Leadership Panel : Social Equity   Monday, November 9th, 2015 11:00am -12:30pm 601 Brannan Atrium Space The event will be live-streamed and recorded at https://live4.academyart.edu/ethicsleadership/. This semester's Ethics and Leadership Panel event will focus on creating social equity through architectural education and professional practice. Panelists will give brief introductions to their work and…

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Fall 2015 Lecture Series: Elizabeth Ranieri and Byron Kuth

The Fall 2015 Public Lecture Series presents   Elizabeth Ranieri and Byron Kuth Thursday, October 29 | 6:30 PM | 601 Brannan Atrium Space This lecture will be recorded and streamed live — you can tune in at https://youtu.be/FGOwBA_Eei4. KUTH/RANIERI Architects was established in 1990 by  Byron Kuth, FAIA and Elizabeth Ranieri, FAIA, with a focus on…

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B.Arch NAAB Accreditation Visit Success!

B.Arch NAAB Accreditation Visit Success!   We would like to announce the recent success of the NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board) Visit for Initial Accreditation of the B.Arch degree program. The Visiting Team not only saw the strengths of our faculty, curriculum and student work in the School of Architecture, but the importance and value…

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Fall 2015 Lecture Series: Brian Price

The Fall 2015 Public Lecture Series   presents Brian Price Thursday, October 1 | 6:30 PM | 601 Brannan Atrium Space This lecture will be recorded and streamed live at https://youtu.be/D1I3g8IpvdE. Brian Price has designed numerous award-winning projects for a wide range of discerning  clients, from Google to the Museum of Modern Art in New York. A winner of…

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Fall 2015 Lecture Series: Peter Busby

The Fall 2015 Public Lecture Series   presents Peter Busby Thursday, September 17 | 6:30 PM | 601 Brannan Atrium Space This lecture will be recorded and streamed live at https://youtu.be/uzMAHJY09ig. Peter Busby, a founding member of the Canada Green Building Council, is internationally recognized for his contributions to architecture and planning. Busby’s award-winning portfolio embodies his philosophy…

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BAYA + AAU Present: What’s Next? Alternative Paths in Architecture

BAYA + AAU present   WHAT'S NEXT? Alternative Paths in Architecture Friday, June 19th | 601 Brannan Atrium Space | 6:30pm

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Online Now: Spring 2015 Ethics and Leadership Panel on Affordable Housing

Online Now: Spring 2015 Ethics and Leadership Panel on Affordable Housing This semester's Ethics and Leadership panel, held on April 6th, 2015, focused on affordable housing: the economic, social, and aesthetic complexities of creating it, and why doing so is crucial to grow strong communities. Watch below as Anne Torney, Mike Pyatok, and Don Lusty tackle…

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The Public’s Private House: Lecture by Michael Bell

Spring 2015 Professional Lecture Series Presents:   The Public's Private House: A Lecture with Michael Bell Tuesday, April 14th | 6:30pm | 601 Brannan Atrium Space Columbia University Professor of Architecture Michael Bell joins us at the AAU School of Architecture for a lecture on housing, changes in housing policy, and finance. This lecture will be recorded…

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MAKIN’ with Mario Mohan

Spring 2015 Professional Lecture Series Presents:   MAKIN' with Mario Mohan Friday, April 10th | 4:00pm | 601 Brannan Atrium Space Mario Mohan, designer at Snøhetta, and co-founder of afoam, will speak to the art of craftsmanship, showing the impact of model making in the professional and personal design process. As design technology evolves, physical representation…

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Photos: Sir Peter Cook at the AAU School of Architecture

Photos: Sir Peter Cook at the AAU School of Architecture Sir Peter Cook signs books for students after Thursday's lecture while instructor Keith Plymale and director Mark Mueckenheim look on.

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Sir Peter Cook (Archigram / CRAB Studio) to lecture in San Francisco in February

Sir Peter Cook (Archigram / CRAB Studio) to lecture in San Francisco in February   Sir Peter Cook Will be lecturing at the Academy of Art University | School of Architecture on Thursday February 26th at 6:30pm 601 Brannan Street in San Francisco. We will also be streaming the lecture live: https://speakers.academyart.edu/content/guest-speakers/live.html Professor Sir Peter Cook…

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College Night at Autodesk Thursday Nov. 20

College Night at Autodesk Thursday Nov. 20 There will be a special student event sponsored by Autodesk at their offices on 1 Market Street in San Francisco this Thursday Nov. 20 from 6 - 10pm. They will be showing their latest technologies, and introducing you to career and internship opportunities with their company.

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Monday November 10,Ethics and Leadership Panel

Monday November 10,Ethics and Leadership Panel   There will be an Ethics and Leadership panel today on the issue of the Profession of Architecture. Today's panelists will include: - Edgar Lopez, City Architect and Deputy Director for the Department of Public Works, San Francisco - Annaliese Pew, Chief Operating Officer for Building Africa - Rosa…

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Fall 2014 Lecture Series: Gary Strang

Fall 2014 Lecture Series: Gary Strang   Gary Strang is a licensed landscape architect and architect with degrees from the Universities of California at Berkeley and Davis. For 21 years he has been principal of GLS Landscape/Architecture, a 12 person multidisciplinary firm specializing in the integration of architecture, infrastructure, and landscape. He has received three…

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Fall 2014 Lectures & Events

Fall 2014 Lectures & Events     Lectures for the Fall 2014 semester include guests from Snohetta, GLS, and space&matter, among other. Our lectures are open to the public, so please join us. To find out more, email us at architecture@academyart.edu

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Fall 2014 Lecture Series: Ines Dantas

Fall 2014 Lecture Series: Ines Dantas Ines Dantas | WUDA* | Munich Monday, September 22nd, 2014, at 6:30pm Online Access: live4.academyart.edu/fall_lectures14 * WUDA is a cross-cultural architecture practice founded by Inês Dantas and Florian Wurfbaum. * WUDA ‘s work covers design-projects, research and consulting activities within interdisciplinary strategies and international teams, establishing diverse partnerships and…

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Fall Charrette 2014: Students Tackle Massive Redevelopment in San Francisco

AAU School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture Partners with Urbanlab from Chicago for Redevelopment of the Caltrain Railyards

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Architectural Association Visiting School

Architectural Association Visiting School Academy of Art’s School of Architecture Collaborates with London’s Architectural Association to Create a Mediated Room in the Sky This summer the Academy of Art’s School of Architecture hosted its first Architectural Association Visiting School in San Francisco. Titled “Post-Industrial Landscapes,” the 10 day workshop focused on merging design, cinema, and…

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Join Us: Ethics and Leadership Panel Discussion

Join Us: Ethics and Leadership Panel Discussion We are pleased to announce the Architecture School Ethics and Leadership Panel which represents professionals who have used their architectural education and experience in order to advocate for social, cultural, and sustainability issues. We will be discussing how we define or redefine leadership roles in our society. We…

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AIAS Upcoming March and April Events

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Lecture, November 7th at 6:30 with Mark Mueckenheim Architecture Graduate Director

Lecture, November 7th at 6:30 with Mark Mueckenheim Architecture Graduate Director   "Form generation, conceptual thinking, and other nasty habits" - Mark Mueckenheim MCKNHM Architects The lecture will introduce our new Graduate Director Mark Mueckenheim. Through work examples, he will exemplify his stance on architectural concepts, form generation, form finding, critical thinking and also elaborate…

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Design Like You Give A Damn: Live! – November 7 – 9

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October 24 – Janek Bielski – 1st Floor Presentation Space – 6:30 601 Brannan, SF

Janek Bielski Architects Los Angeles Between Landscapes and Building Janek Bielski received his Bachelor’s degree in architecture at the University of Southern California, and his graduate degree at the  Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, England. Before opening his architectural practice in 1985, he worked in  several offices in Milan, London, and Los Angeles…

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Public Lecture Series for Fall 2013

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October 17 Hiromi Tabei and Garrett Jacobs , Architecture for Humanity, 6:30 pm

October 17 Hiromi Tabei and Garrett Jacobs , Architecture for Humanity, 6:30 pm Public Lecture Series: October 17 Hiromi Tabei and Garrett Jacobs , Architecture for Humanity, 1st Floor Presentation Space – 6:30 Architecture for Humanity is a nonprofit design services firm founded in 1999. Architecture for Humanity builds a more sustainable future , through…

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Professional Practices Lecture Series – David Frey – September 30th

Professional Practices Lecture Series - David Frey - September 30th School of Architecture, 601 Brannan St, SF, CA 94109 2nd Floor Presentation Space NOON

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United Nations Association 70th Anniversary Art Exhibition at SFSU

United Nations Association 70th Anniversary Art Exhibition at SFSU   A CALL FOR ART SUBMISSIONS: Deadline September 30, 2013 *PLEASE WIDELY DISTRIBUTE* Greetings! As Chair of the Art Committee of the United Nations Association, San Francisco Chapter (UNASF), I will be curating its 70th Anniversary Art Exhibition. This exhibition will be held at San Francisco…

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P – A – T – T – E – R – N – S by Georgina Huljich, April 25th at 7 pm

P - A - T - T - E - R - N - S by Georgina Huljich, April 25th at 7 pm   Georgina Huljich is co-principal of P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S, a design research architectural practice based in Los Angeles. P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S gained international recognition for its subtle approach to architecture, one that seamlessly integrates digital technology…

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Amit C. Price Patel Lecture, March 13 – 3:00 pm – 466 Townsend

Amit C. Price Patel Lecture, March 13 - 3:00 pm - 466 Townsend The School of Architecture invites you to join a lecture featuring Amit C. Patel Price of David Baker + Partners Architects

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From Steel to Wheels – See AAU ARCH Student Work at Exhibition

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David Frey and Peter Albertson of SOM, Feb 20th, 3 pm

David Frey and Peter Albertson of SOM, Feb 20th, 3 pm   Please join the School of Architecture for a lecture featuring guests David Frey and Peter Albertson of Skidmore Owings and Merrill. Date: February 20th Time: 3 pm Location: 466 Townsend, 3rd floor, ARH Undergraduate Studio Presentation Space

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Lecture, Wednesday at 3:00 pm by Anne-Catrin Schultz, Ph.D

Lecture, Wednesday at 3:00 pm by Anne-Catrin Schultz, Ph.D   Venice Biennale 2013 by Anne-Catrin Schultz, Ph.D. Lecture: 3:00pm Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Brannan Second Floor Presentation Space The 13th Architecture Biennale in Venice, Italy this year was curated by the British architect David Chipperfield. The Architecture Biennale shows multiple national exhibits from all over…

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Bay Bridge Design and Aesthetics Lecture (FREE)

Bay Bridge Design and Aesthetics Lecture (FREE) From the single, elegant tower to the unique asymmetric design of the Self-Anchored Suspension Span, the new San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge is a testament to innovative design and aesthetics. Join Clive Endress, Senior Landscape Architect, Donald MacDonald of Donald MacDonald Architects, and Michael Fitzpatrick, Bridge Architect…

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Congratulations to AIAS QUAD Conference Success!

Congratulations to AIAS QUAD Conference Success!   The Academy of Art School of Architecture would like to congratulate Molly Weiland, Giovanni Ribo, Matthew Mead, Christina Andreas, Iheany Ngumezi, Faraz Akbarkhanzadeh and the AIAS QUAD WEST CONFERENCE organizers. These Graduate and Undergraduate ARH students organized this Student Conference hosting more than 150 students from 8 states…

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Craig Hartman Lecture: Architecture and Urban Ecology: Things in the Making

Craig Hartman Lecture: Architecture and Urban Ecology: Things in the Making   Craig Hartman, Design Partner for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, San Francisco, will be giving a lecture on the firm's project for the Hongqiao New Central Business District in Shanghai, China. The Hongqiao New CBD is designed to be an energy efficient and environmentally…

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Enrique Larranaga Lecture

Enrique Larranaga Lecture Please join us for a lecture by Enrique Larranaga Thursday, November 8, 2013 at 7pm. 601 Brannan St, First Floor Presentation Space. Enrique Larrañaga (ARCHITECT, Universidad Simón Bolívar, 1977; MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN, Yale University,1983) taught at Universidad Simón Bolívar until his retirement as Full Professor and has been Visiting Professor of…

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Smarter Living – The 2,000 Watt Society Exhibition

Smarter Living - The 2,000 Watt Society Exhibition   November 12 - 30, 2012 601 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA  94107, Ground Floor Opening reception Nov. 12 6pm Public exhibition hours: 10:00am - 6:00pm In 2008, the citizens of Zurich approved a referendum that set the goal of reducing energy consumption by each person from…

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Marsha Maytum Lecture October 25

Marsha Maytum Lecture October 25 Please join us this Thursday for the Marsha Maytum lecture at 7pm October 25 at Brannan. Marsha Maytum, FAIA, is principal of Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects, an award winning San Francisco firm specializing in sustainable design and adaptive reuse buildings. She serves on the San Francisco Waterfront Design Advisory Committee and the…

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Architecture Fall Lectures and Events

Architecture Fall Lectures and Events

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Design Night: From Idealism To Realism – Exhibit

Design Night: From Idealism to Realism Celebrating Public Interest Design   The heroes of public interest design are bringing the benefits of good design to those who need it most. Join us as we celebrate these design pioneers and unveil 12 new exhibits about their work. You’ll experience: Exhibition Opening! A heroes toast to world-changing designers.…

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What’s Next for America’s Cup – SPUR – Sept 18

What's Next for America's Cup - SPUR - Sept 18

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The Architecture of the London 2012 Olympics, June 28th at AAU Brannan Campus

The Architecture of the London 2012 Olympics, June 28th at AAU Brannan Campus

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Roberto Behar Lecture April 19

Roberto Behar Lecture April 19 April 19 7pm Main Presentation Space, 601 Brannan Street Professor Behar's lecture will be livestreamed on Thursday April 19 7pm PST at: media.academyart.edu/guestspeakers/live/

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Spring Events 2012

Spring Events 2012