Collins Collins Muir + Steward LLP Are you looking for a program to meet the California Architects Board ADA course requirement? AIAOC is offering you an opportunity to earn 1.0 qualifying hour for license renewal also qualifies for 1.0 AIA HSW Credit The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) creates multiple triggers for lawsuits against Architects and owners. Knowing the triggers and scope of such lawsuits may aid Architects in avoiding such suits and advising their clients to do the same. Attendees will review a broad range of ADA-related suits and discuss what to do if you or a client get involved or sued Presenter $30 Non-Members Joshua A. Cohen, Esq., has been with the law firm…
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management The time is always right to perform a detailed review of your community’s safety procedures that protect your critical, yet sometimes overlooked assets. These include water treatment facilities, well houses, pump stations, aquatic facilities, or wastewater treatment facilities. Here are five tips to keep in mind when looking at the safety of your facility 1. There are several categories of fire extinguishers on the market, with different ratings intended for different uses. For example, some are rated for electrical fires (Class C), while others are intended for grease fires (Class K) Water extinguishers (APW extinguishers) should never be used on an electrical room or a grease fire, but are the…
Living Architecture: 100-Seat Church Made of Real Trees
This amazing church in New Zealand was crafted from dozens of living trees, which will form into a strong natural structure as they continue to grow.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Young Architect Guide: 21 Essential Tips for Emerging Architecture Professionals
I have personally benefitted from these 21 pieces of advice already in my career — just two years out of college.
Young Architect Guide: 12 Perfect Notebooks for Architects and Designers
Charles Eames was onto something when he said: “The details are not the details. They make the design.” When it comes to notebooks, Eames’ wisdom holds true. Designers tend to be picky and uncompromisingly detail-oriented and know that the perfect balance between aesthetics, functionality and comfort really matter in a notebook. While technology has brought…
Best advice for aspiring architects
What's the best advice you received as an architect? AIA Architects pay it forward and share theirs.
How Christo Built His Latest Work: Two Miles of Floating Walkway
The artist Christo's latest work, The Floating Piers, is a stunning feat of engineering that spans a lake in northern Italy.
Dave & Buster’s to open with giant arcade floor, triple bacon burgers and Tiki drinks
Dave & Buster’s new multimillion dollar Overland Park location opens Monday with more than 150 games, a chef-crafted menu and specialty cocktails.
Home Plan The Satchwell by Donald A. Gardner Architects
Home Plan The Satchwell# W-967, Graceful arches contrast with high gables for a stunning exterior on this Craftsman house plan. Windows with decorative transoms and several French doors flood the open floor plan with natural light Tray ceilings in the dining room and master bedroom as well as cathedral ceilings in the bedroom/study, great room, kitchen and breakfast area create architectural interest, along with visual space in this house plan. Built-ins in the great room and additional room in the garage add convenient storage. While a screened porch allows for comfortable outdoor entertaining, a bonus room lies near two additional bedrooms and offers flexibility in this house plan Positioned for privacy, the master suite features access…