2018 Calendar of Events is a work in progress but provides the latest information on events, meetings, and other activities. Check back for updated versions!

NOTE: All Events are held at Graniterock in Seaside, “after hours”, unless designated by (location; time) All Board Meetings occur the second Thursday of each month, at Graniterock, 5:30 pm, unless otherwise noted.

Sole Proprietor Meetings the day & date will vary each month, 11:30 am, Locations vary – see flyer/ email!

Julia Morgan Alliance meets the first Tuesday of each “even” month, time and locations vary – see flyer/ email!

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April 2018

How Frank Lloyd Wright Became America’s Greatest Architect Lecturer: Kathryn Smith

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canterbury Woods Auditorium, 651 Sinex Avenue.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950 United States
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Approved for 1 AIA LU    Co-sponsored by Monterey Area Architectural Resources Archive (MAARA) and the Alliance of Monterey Area Preservationists (AMAP) Friday, April 20, 7 pm Canterbury Woods Auditorium, 651 Sinex Avenue near the corner of Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove About the Talk: Frank Lloyd Wright, the creator of New York's Guggenheim Museum and Fallingwater, a house over a waterfall, is universally regarded as the greatest American architect who ever lived. His career spanned over seventy years from the 1890s to 1959. While he went from local recognition in Chicago in the 1910s to national notoriety for his love life…

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APRIL Sole Proprietors’ Lunch

April 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
TURN 12, 400 Tyler Street
Monterey, California 93940
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If you are currently a sole proprietor, run a small practice or are thinking about making the leap, this is the group for you. Come share your stories, ask questions and network with others that are going it alone. This is a free form, informal, non-structured gathering with topics and concerns that are generally relevant to a small practice.  Everyone is welcome. When:   Tuesday, April 24th Where: Turn 12 Bar & Grill                                400 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940 Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Kindly RSVP: (831) 372 6527 or aiamb@sbcglobal.net By Monday, April 23rd  

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May 2018

Board of Directors Meeting

May 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Union Bank Community Room, 615 Abrego St.
Monterey, , CA 93940
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Designing Rooms for Acoustics with 3 Form

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
TURN 12, 400 Tyler Street
Monterey, California 93940
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1 HSW/CEU  3form is a leading manufacturer of award-winning, sustainable building materials and hardware solutions for the Architecture and Design industry.  Our innovative 3form resin and glass products encapsulate color, organic materials, sheer textiles, and embossed textures within translucent panels for architectural alternatives. You may use 3form Hardware with our panels to create translucent walls, dividers, sliding doors, counters, ceiling features, canopies, and other architectural solutions for both interior and exterior projects. Presentation Description: This presentation will educate audiences of the importance of acustic design; review the history of room acoustics;introduce basic acoustic concepts and surfaces;and talk about the future of acoustic design with the purpose of creating favorable…

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June 2018

Board of Directors Meeting

June 14 @ 5:00 pm
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July 2018

Light Color Health and Architectural Lighting

July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

With USAI Lighting http://www.usailighting.com/ Course Description Architectural Lighting:  Light is used to highlight the aesthetics of a space with care given to visual comfort and visual performance needs.  Light also affects human health.  It is a stimulus for regulating circadian rhythms, behavior, and other health functions.  This course details the growing body of research connecting light, the receptors in our eye (the non-visual system) to many health functions.  These human health aspects include circadian regulation, melatonin production, and neurotransmitter functions in the brain. As lighting technology improves (with color temperature control, for example) and as the understanding of light and…

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ADA Presentation with Greg Izor

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graniterock, 1755 Del Monte Ave.
Seaside, CA 93955 United States
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AIAMB  is hosting a 5 Credit ADA Program  All California Architect licenses are up for renewal in 2018. 5 hours of ADA continuing education is a State requirement for license renewal. MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW

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August 2018

Design Immersion/Sketch to Virtual Reality with ARCHVISTA Consulting

August 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Graniterock, 1755 Del Monte Ave.
Seaside, CA 93955 United States
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Architecture is going through a fundamental shift in how designers communicate ideas. Today’s clients are technology savvy and becoming more comfortable with interactive design immersion technologies such as iPads, BIMx, Google Cardboard VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. We invite you to join this presentation to learn how mobile and virtual reality technologies are changing the way architects interact with clients, consultants, contractors and other stakeholders. 1 AIA LU. ABOUT THE PRESENTER Thomas M. Simmons, BIM Consultant Simmons has extensive experience in technology for building design, project management and construction with a unique perspective on Virtual Reality due to his work for Architectural Record Home Tours, NASA Virtual Tours…

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September 2018

Carmel Beach Sandcastle Contest

September 8
Carmel Beach Carmel by the Sea, CA United States + Google Map

For decades, the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea and the Monterey Bay chapter of the American Institute of Architects have collaborated on The Great Sand Castle Contest, announcing the date and theme a few weeks prior to the big day. Everyone who would like to build a castle can enter the contest, and judges bestow awards for multiple categories, from the coveted Golden Shovel, to the tongue-in-cheek Sour Grapes. And because bribery (non-monetary) is encouraged, it’s not unusual to see platters of food, bottles of wine, chair massages and other indulgences being offered to the people in charge. The contest is held…

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October 2018

Polished Concrete Design with LATICRETE

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
TURN 12, 400 Tyler Street
Monterey, California 93940
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1HSW/LU This seminar will discuss the advances in polishing equipment and techniques, for grinding concrete, whether new or old, to a high-gloss finished floor that never needs waxes or coatings. Offering an in depth look at installation practices and materials, the attendee will walk away with a solid understanding of polished concrete flooring systems and their contributions to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and CHPS (Collaborative for High Performance Schools).

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