Allied Members are not Architects, but are professionals in related fields, who collaborate with and support Architects in the creation of the built environment.
  • Gradually Going Green: Working with LEED, v3

    Series is sponsored by RWM architecture & interiors and is presented by Gloria Rasmussen, AIA, CSI, LEED-AP, BD+C CSI and AIA Central Valley are teaming up to provide an opportunity to  understand the concepts of Green Building as presented by LEED.  This course is designed to explore and understand...
  • Got Green Projects? CBSC Would Like to Hear About Them!

    The California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) is looking for innovative and progressive green building projects to feature in their quarterly newsletter. The CBSC e-publication is relatively new and the Commission’s intention is to include articles that would feature the unique aspects of green project as well as photos. Please...
  • SASD Art–Worth a Second Look

    If you missed last week’s joint Chapter tour of the Sacramento Area Sewer District, you also missed seeing the art of Gordon Huether—installed as part of the Art in Public Places Program. Huether’s approach integrates water, an element directly tied to the mission of both Districts, and radius shapes...
  • AAH Presentation: Energy Efficient Illumination and Specialty Lighting for Healthcare

    Contributed by: Beth Young, AIA beth.young@skanska.com The Chapter’s Academy of Architecture for Health, invites you to join them on Tuesday, April 20th, at 5:30 pm at the California Lighting Technology Center at UC Davis for a presentation on energy efficient illumination and specialty lighting for healthcare presented by the...
  • Review the 700/800 K Street Development Proposals

    Contributed by Bruce Monighan, AIA The City recently received four proposals for development on the 700 and 800 Blocks of K and L Streets and is doing a public presentation of these proposals on Monday, March 22 at 5:30 PM at Historic City Hall, located at 915 I Street...
  • 4th Wednesday Design Dialogue – “Under the Radar”

    Urban Design, and more specifically infill design, has become one of the most desired types of development in the central city and surrounding residential neighborhoods. With continued concerns about the city’s design review process, lack of neighborhood support and a host of other issues, architects often find it challenging...
  • Bill Dings: As Architecture Billings Continue to Plummet, Out-of-Work Designers Sit on the Sidelines

    Comstock’s Magazine Article by Robert Celaschi  / March 2010 In more than 40 years as an architect, Don Comstock has seen the profession weather some rough periods. “I have never seen anything like this, not in my lifetime,” says Comstock, executive director of the Central Valley chapter of the...
  • Reminder…ARE Seminar: Construction Documents & Services this Weekend

    2010 ARE Seminar Schedule Released The schedule for the AIA Central Valley ARE seminar series has been released. Download the ARE 4.0 Seminar Series Calendar + Registration form and get moving towards your future today! Advanced registration for the upcoming seminar on  Construction Documents & Services class will close...
  • Art of Architecture at Sac State

    The “Art of Architecture” will be displayed in Sacramento State’s Library Gallery with an exhibit from the Gladding McBean Factory  in Lincoln, CA. Founded in 1875, the factory supplies clay building items such as roof tile, piazza floor tile and pottery, but is primarily famed for its terra cotta...
  • Green to Codes: Allied Presentation

    Green to Codes: Integrating Building Analysis into BIM As more architecture firms adopt BIM as part of their project work flow, the ability to perform sophisticated analyses of a buildings performance increases dramatically. This seminar will focus on how BIM technology can be used to analyze a building for...
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