The projects shown above on the rotating webpage banners are the 2013 winners. The 2014 projects will soon be ready for you to view. Design Award information and the architect’s names for the 2013 projects – click here  and go to the EVENTS tab above.

How and will we survive the “Big One” ?

seismicWe are all aware that a large magnitude earthquake is going to influence Los Angeles in the near future. The City of Angels was recently ranked the most vulnerable metropolis in the world outside of Asia.

However, knowing that Los Angeles is long overdue for a large magnitude earthquake and comprehending what the effect of the earthquake will have on Los Angeles, are two very different things.

Los Angeles’s Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced that the L.A. city administration will partner with U.S. Geological Survey seismologist Dr. Lucile M. Jones to develop earthquake resilience strategies for Los Angeles. The document that has been issued is titled Resilience by Design” (click here to download the document)

Dr. Jones intention is to work with the city administration to determine criteria to protect the vulnerable infrastructure that will include water supply, power, communications, firefighting and both private and government owned structures in Los Angeles that will be subject to the effects of an earthquake.

The First Charette Competition winner is Desha Ferris !

The winning February Charette design can be viewed by Clicking Here or click on the EVENT tab

The 28th Annual Installation & Design Awards Banquet

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The new 2015 AIA-SFV President – Miguel Maio and the 2015 Board were installed and the 2014 Design Award winning entries photographs will soon be prepared and up-loaded to the website for your enjoyment.

2014 AIASFV Scholarship Awards for Woodbury University, School of Architecture Design Students


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Programs & Events

Breakfast Program

No May Breakfast Program

Evening Program

Seismic Safety Retrofit Meeting Thursday, May 14th, 4:00-6:00 P.M.

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Emeritus Profiles

Emeritus Profiles – Jerry Pollak AIA-E & Murray Siegel AIA-E
These articles are part of a series profiling emeritus members of the AIA SFV. Many of the members we will be profiling helped create the component as a free‐standing organization.

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