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Certified Access Specialists Emeryville, California Four-day Training

Date: May 16, 17, 18, 19, 2017 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Location: Four Points by Sheraton...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Apr 21,17

CALL FOR OWADP NEW LOGO!

In our OWADP visioning retreat last year, called "Realizing Our Potential," the main questions that came from ...
Cynthia Bathgate
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Apr 16,17

Hollywood Architects

Check out this article at Places Journal about Hollywood's portrayal of architects. The tag line pretty much s...
Cynthia Bathgate
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Mar 20,17

#WEWONTBUILDYOURWALL Design Charrette

In my last issue as editor of the newsletter, I asked OWA members to think about our opportunities for targete...
Naomi Horowitz
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Mar 14,17

From A to Zaha: 26 women who changed architecture

http://architizer.com/blog/from-a-to-zaha-26-women-who-changed-architecture/...
Inge S. Horton
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Mar 11,17

GPPA Accessibility 2016 Codes Update - Privately Funded Housing - April 1.

Date: Saturday April 1, 2017 Part : 9:00 am - 12:00 am Part II : 12:30 pm - 2:3...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Mar 8,17

Women's March Washington DC

Six of us architects from Berkeley went to the Women's March in Washington this past January. We could have ma...
Mui Ho
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Mar 6,17

Looking for a new Roommate!

Hey there! Unrelated architectural news.. I'm looking for a new roommate in a spacious 4 bedroom/2 bath...
Helen Vasquez
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Dec 6,16

The Life of a Project

While I was searching for study material, I found this really detailed diagram showing the life of a project f...
Helen Vasquez
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Dec 6,16

The Atlantic - "Why Architecture Is a Career for 'the Young and Childless' "

Very interesting. Even though the industry is working on the work-life balance of their employees, it still se...
Cynthia Bathgate
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Oct 31,16

2016 Business Meeting Agenda & Candidate Statements

Please see the link below for the 2016 OWA+DP Annual Business Meeting Agenda & Candidate Statements. http...
Gloria Kim
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Oct 24,16

The movie "Equity" is showing this week.

is at the Elmwood Movie Theater in Berkeley at 1:45 & 6:45 PM. This movie is relevant for those of us in con...
Spring Friedlander
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Oct 9,16

Laura Hartman - Julia Morgan Lecture Series

Please see attached flyer for info on the Laura Hartman lecture as part of the Julia Morgan Lecture Series. ...
Cynthia Bathgate
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Oct 6,16

Autumn 2016 San Francisco Bay Area Salary Survey

A group of my peers have created a new salary survey for Bay Area Architects in hopes that this anonymous baro...
Nicolette Mastrangelo
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Oct 4,16

Associate Principal Landscape Architect at Golden Associates

August 4, 2016 JOB DESCRIPTION Title: Associate Principal Landscape Architect City: Oakland, California ...
Leslie Golden
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Aug 4,16

Women Speak: Four Architects on Design

The Berkeley City Club Conservancy is presenting an exciting and inspiring lecture series this fall. The archi...
Cynthia Bathgate
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Aug 4,16

How Syria's architecture laid the foundation for brutal war

How Syria's architecture laid the foundation for brutal war 10:25 minutes · TEDSummit video What caused t...
Wendy Bertrand
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Jul 11,16

Office Space Available

Dear Members, We are looking for someone to share our space in the wonderful Potrero Hill neighborhood in S...
Esin Karliova
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Jun 15,16

Winning more work with BIM

Autodesk invites members of the Organization of Woman Architects and Design Professionals and the SF Chapter o...
OWA Admin
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May 31,16

AIA Architectural Salary Calculator

The AIA, in conjunction with its 2015 Compensation Report includes this handy salary calculator. See how you c...
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May 31,16

OWA+DP Retreat

Please join us September 16-18, when we will be gathering again at Westerbeke Ranch for this year's OWA+DP ret...
Naomi Horowitz
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May 19,16

Delancey Street Foundation connection?

Hello there, are any of you affiliated with or have a contact at Delancey Street Foundation? I would like to a...
Hana Böttger
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Feb 26,16

Women in Construction Week

The local chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) has events in honor of Women in...
Naomi Horowitz
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Feb 25,16

What the fuck

What the f did that mean?...
Shannon Devine
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Feb 18,16

Invitation to the USF Community Design Outreach Exhibition

COMMUNITY DESIGN OUTREACH EXHIBITION INVITATION Dear Friends, The Architecture & Community Design Progr...
Sharon Chio
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Dec 8,15

The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the 2016 Rome Prize

The 2016 Rome Prize online application is available on the American Academy in Rome website at www.aarome.org....
Sharon Chio
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Nov 6,15

SmithGroupJJR Perspectives: Hybrid Design Solutions

November 12, 2015, 5:00-7:30 p.m. SmithGroup JJR's San Francisco office is hosting a design panel. Panelist...
Naomi Horowitz
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Oct 21,15

Help Setting up my office after Valley Fire

Dear Members, I am from Lake County which sustained a devastating fire last month. Many had homes and busin...
Katherine Haley
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Oct 21,15

Help Setting up my office after Valley Fire

Dear Members, I am from Lake County which sustained a devastating fire last month. Many had homes and busin...
Katherine Haley
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Oct 21,15

Parlour is the greatest advocate for women in architecture and OWA/DP is becoming a partner

Palour is a group of Australian architects who have worked hard and contributed greatly to improving equity fo...
Wendy Bertrand
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Oct 21,15

2015 OWA+DP Business Meeting Agenda

Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals Annual Business Meeting October 20 2015 6-9pm 36...
Allison Kinst
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Oct 13,15

Architecture and City September 2015 Festival

The San Francisco Main Library is participating, as is the AIA, in the Architecture and City Festival going on...
Wendy Bertrand
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Sep 2,15

LEAADD Networking Cocktail Party

Architects were founding members (in the 1930s) of this professional association of women lawyers, engineers, ...
Naomi Horowitz
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Aug 30,15

Read and Discuss Gender Intelligence Nov 3, 2015 Book Circle #11

Gender Intelligence by Annis & Keith Merron (HarperCollins Publishers, 2014) Applying gender intelligence ...
Wendy Bertrand
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Aug 8,15

International Gathering: IAWA makes a French connection

You are invited:July 26-July 31, 2015 In an unprecedented collaboration, the International Archive of Women ...
Wendy Bertrand
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May 29,15

May 8 Presentation and Book signing

Enamored with Place: As Woman+ As Architect will be featured as a cultural event by OWA member Wendy Bertrand ...
Wendy Bertrand
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May 2,15

May 6 lecture on a woman Art Deco muralist

Book signing and illustrated talk by Catherine Coleman Brawer: Hildreth Meière: Rediscovered Woman Art Dec...

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Apr 19,15

Gender Intelligence by Barbara Annis & Keith Merron

OWA #11 Book Circle will discuss gender intelligence applied to architecture and to the design profession in l...
Wendy Bertrand
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Mar 3,15

CASp Accessibility Training - Emeryville March 2, 3, 4 & 5, 2015

Gilda Puente-Peters GPPA Architects is offering a CASp Accessibility Training in Fremont, March 2-5, 2015. ...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Feb 16,15

Julia Morgan installation project seeking funding

Siol Studios is trying to raise funds for a Julia Morgan landscape installation project. Funds will also benef...
Naomi Horowitz
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Feb 12,15

Excellent Lecture you won't see anywhere else

The Evolution of African American Architect (and there are women) Feb 24 7-8:30 in San Francisco by The San F...
Wendy Bertrand
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Feb 9,15

Feminism and Architecture video and discussion February 11, 2015

OWA Book Circle to view and discuss the video of by Susana Torre http://archleague.org/2014/07/feminism-and-a...
Wendy Bertrand
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Jan 9,15

Building Your Professional Online Presence

For all interested, The National Association of Women in Construction SF (NAWIC) is holding a meeting and pro...
Gloria Kim
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Jan 7,15

Resilience by Design: Post-Disaster Innovations from Asia

OWA Members, I’m following up on an email we sent you about an upcoming Asia Society sustainability program...
OWA Admin
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Nov 20,14

San Francisco Port to do outreach for up coming projects

NOVEMBER 13, 2014 more information is here...
Wendy Bertrand
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Nov 2,14

Alternative Ways to Practice Architecture

Fresh from the inspirational conference Equity by Design, I would like to propose that OWA dedicates one of th...
Inge S. Horton
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Oct 21,14

GPPA Accessibility Codes Update and Universal Design Training Program

Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014 9:30 am - 3:30 pm Location: BARCELON + JANG 315 Bay Street San Francisc...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Oct 8,14

Four Australian Interviews for equity in architecture profession

From PARLOUR: a space to speak – bringing together research, informed opinion and resources; generating debate...
Wendy Bertrand
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Jul 1,14

Hamilton + Aitken Architects awarded the AIA SF Historic Preservation Honor Award

OWA Member Susan Aitken's firm Hamilton + Aitken Architects awarded the AIA SF Historic Preservation Honor Awa...
Mignon O'Young
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May 8,14

Seminar: Universal Design & Understanding How to Effectively Apply the New 2013 CBC Accessibility Requirements and the Alignment Process

Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 9:30 am - 3:30 pm Location: BARCELON + JANG Architecture 315 Bay Street, F...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Mar 24,14

NAWIC Event March 12

Wednesday March 12 This is your opportunity to gain insight from a leading professional in her field, Dr....
Lucia Bogatay
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Mar 13,14

Women in Green well presented on Green Architecture and Building Report

GAB Report is worth a look. See link to our Book Circle Feb 20 Discussion on the GAB Report website, the edit...
Wendy Bertrand
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Feb 11,14

CCA Alternative Futures Exhibition

Openhouse partners with the Queer Cultural Center (QCC) for an opening and exhibition from the California Col...
Spring Friedlander
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Feb 4,14

SF Academy of Art Information Request

My niece is considering attending the Academy of Art in the Architecture department. She is coming up in the s...
Leslie Golden
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Jan 26,14

CASp Accessibility Training February 10-13, 2014 - GPPA Architects

Gilda Puente-Peters GPPA Architects is offering a CASp Accessibility Training in Fremont, February 10-13,...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Jan 23,14

Urban Design Studio – Looking for Architectural Firm to share space in North Oakland

URBAN DESIGN STUDIO – Looking for Architectural Firm Flexible Warehouse/Office 1280 square feet + Conference...
Leslie Golden
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Dec 23,13

American Academy of Rome Fellowships 2014

[Received from Robert Starkoff, Programs Assistant, American Academy in Rome] Just a reminder that the late...
OWA Admin
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Nov 8,13

Get the word out and share your green projects

Share your green projects on the Green Architecture and Building Report (www.gabreport.com). I started this b...
Mignon O'Young
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Sep 16,13

It's time to write women (architects) back into history — and the place to start is Wikipedia.

I received this article from Shannon Devine, interesting reading. It's time to write women (architects) back ...
Inge S. Horton
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Sep 13,13

Decision of Pritzker Prize Jury re Denise Scott Brown

Dear supporters of the Petition that the Pritzker Architecture Prize recognize Denise Scott Brown for her work...
Inge S. Horton
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Jul 12,13

Accessibility and Universal Design Continuing Education Seminar including a Tour of a Unique Venue - August 2, 2013

Date: Friday, August 2, 2013 9:30 am - 3:30 pm Location: Ed Roberts Campus ...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Jun 10,13

Tomorrow's City Today: The Future of Livable Cities in the Pacific Rim

[Sharon Wu of the Asia Society sends this notice] Asia Society Northern California has an event coming up t...
OWA Admin
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May 8,13

Order your OWA Anniversary T-Shirt

I will be ordering OWA logo t-shirts for participants in the Bay to Breakers and the cruise. The deadline for...
Rosemary Muller
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Apr 29,13

Nomination of Julia Morgan for the AIA Gold Medal -

Better late than never The AIA California Council is intending to nominate Julia Morgan for the AIA 2014 Gold...
Inge S. Horton
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Apr 23,13

Petition Supporting Denise Scott Brown for Pritzker

Hi! I just signed the petition "The Pritzker Architecture Prize Committee: Recognize Denise Scott Brown for...
Bobbie Sue Hood
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Apr 23,13

OWA 40th Anniversary Symposium & Exhibition

As part of our 40th Anniversary Year, the OWA is sponsoring Symposium to present various viewpoints concerning...
Mui Ho
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Feb 26,13

AIA Santa Clara Valley Zine Features the OWA

Inge Horton has written an article for the online magazine Tracings published by the Santa Clara Valley Chapte...
Eliza Hart
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Feb 6,13

Gill Matthewson asks, are unlicensed women working in architecture the ‘expendable proletariat’?

Angie the architect meets Rosie the riveter Gill Matthewson (archiparlour.org November 8th, 2012) Wo...
Wendy Bertrand
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Feb 2,13

A website devoted to construction management

Kate Gleason of ConstructionManagementDegree.com sends us a link to her site which provides a very useful glim...
OWA Admin
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Jan 21,13

Berkeley-Rupp Prize: Exhibit opening and public lecture

The UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design is hosting an exhibit by Deborah Berke, the inaugural recipien...
OWA Admin
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Jan 12,13

History of OWA

OWA at 40 Revisions 2-23-2013 copyright © 2013 Inge S. Horton In the late 1960s, the Women's Mov...
Inge S. Horton
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Jan 10,13

A theater party for OWA members to see the play about Architects by an OWA member.

A.C.T. Presents a Play About Architects by OWA member Joanne Winship Feb 1 - 19 and tickets are $10 off if or...
Spring Friedlander
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Dec 25,12

City College SF Chinatown Campus is offering a Revit Class

Classes for the Spring Semester begin on Monday January 14, 2013. Currently only 8 people signed up for this R...
Eliza Hart
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Dec 12,12

CASp Accessibility Training – Certified Access Specialist Program - January 15, 16, 17 & 18, 2013

Gilda Puente-Peters Architects is offering a full three-day State and Federal Disabled Access training opportu...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Dec 1,12

Owa Book Circle 2012 Report to Business Meeting of Oct 9

1. We are a group of eight who read and discuss books that link women’s issues and architecture. Current ...
Wendy Bertrand
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Oct 10,12

Special Event October 13, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM: The Missing 32%, A Symposium on Women in Architecture

In the United States, women represent about 50% of students enrolled in architecture programs, but only 18% of...
Eliza Hart
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Oct 3,12

Serious articles about Women Architects on line

On Monday Sept 10, 2012: "The Incredible True Adventures of the Architectress in America," by Gabrielle Esperd...
Wendy Bertrand
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Sep 13,12

Seeking an Architecture professional, student, or professor for TV documentary in Xi'an, China

listed in the ADPSR Arch, Designers, Planners for Social Responsibility email of 7 / 5 /12 Seen by Spring F...
Spring Friedlander
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Aug 6,12

Aug 21st: Tour Kaiser Oakland Hospital Job Site

For our August meeting, there will be a tour of the Kaiser Permanente Oakland Hospital construction site, near...
OWA Admin
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Jul 29,12

2013 Rome Prize Competition

[received from Caroline Jennings of the Rome Acamedy] American Academy in Rome Rome Prize 2013 www.aarome...
OWA Admin
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Jul 12,12

CASp Accessibility Training August 27-30, 2012 - GPPA Architects

GPPA Architects is offering a CASp Accessibility Training in Novato, August 27, 28, 29 & 30, 2012 This fou...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Jul 12,12

Design Competition: Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention

[Dorrie Hipschman of the Cade Museum sends us this announcement] The Cade Museum for Creativity + Inv...
OWA Admin
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Jun 11,12

Arch Daily Infographic: Women in Architecture

Member Kersten Fischer sends us this link (via HuffPost) to an Arch Daily Infographic showing a statistical br...
OWA Admin
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May 14,12

CASp Accessibility Training June 4-7, 2012 - GPPA Architects

GPPA Architects is offering a CASp Accessibility Training in Fremont, June 4-7, 2012. This four full-day tr...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Apr 29,12

Maria Christini Teleclass Beginning March 15th

If you enjoyed Maria Christini's Presentation this last month you can participate in an extended 3-month Group...
OWA Admin
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Mar 7,12

AZ Awards open for Submissions

[from Hannah at AZ Azureonline] The second annual AZ AWARDS are open for submissions. After looking through...
OWA Admin
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Mar 6,12

Sandhya Sood to receive Joyce Award, Apr 19th

OWA member Sandhya Sood will receive a Joyce Award on April 19th at the Joyce Gordon Gallery to honor her work...
OWA Admin
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Feb 22,12

Kudos to the New Steeering Committee

Thanks for the new and improved email communication for the events! I impressed to be able to see who was att...
Leslie Golden
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Feb 20,12

Online from New Zealand

"New platform designed to raise visibility of women with architectural education from diverse backgrounds" per...
Wendy Bertrand
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Feb 18,12

Architects needed for ACE Mentoring program

The ACE Mentoring program is starting on February 8. We meet at the Kaiser Oakland Hospital Replacement jobsi...
Cameron White
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Jan 30,12

OWA Book Circle 2012

Invoice # 4 December 26, 2011 To: OWA treasurer, Judy Rowe From: OWA Book Circle facilitator, Wendy Bert...
Wendy Bertrand
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Dec 26,11

AIA Educational Facility Design Awards

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OWA Admin
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Dec 14,11

Becoming Julia Morgan

The Julia Morgan Project presents The acclaimed play by Belinda Taylor , directed by Barbara Oliver, fe...
OWA Admin
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Dec 12,11

Planning for Signage

This article was submitted by signage consultant, James Woods Marshall, in hopes that it would assist designer...
Joanne Winship
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Nov 16,11

Golden Associates Announces New Senior Associate

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Leslie Golden
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Oct 15,11

Discussion on Women in Architecture at AIA-SF

Not so sure about the title of the event, but thought some might be interested. See below, Ladies (and Gent...
Pamela Wadsworth Goode
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Oct 13,11

JOBS: UCSC AVC Job Post (Campus Architect)

I want to share with OWA the following link. UCSC has never had a women in management at PP&C. I hope OWA m...
Josephine L. Ortega
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Oct 13,11

JOBS: Kansas State University seeks Head of the Department of Architecture

[Received from R. Todd Gabbard at Kansas State University] Head, Department of Architecture The Colleg...
OWA Admin
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Sep 28,11

Accessibility Seminar 2010 CBC Amendments & Overview of the 2010 ADA Standards - September 29, 2011

5- hour Seminar to get updated on the latest Federal and State Accessibility Codes. Date: September 29, 201...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Aug 11,11

CASp Accessibility Training – Certified Access Specialist Program - September 7, 8, 9

Gilda Puente-Peters Architects is offering a full three-day State and Federal Disabled Access training opportu...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Aug 11,11

Sign Up for ACE Mentoring

At the May Visioning Retreat, several sub-committees were formed. The sub-committee for Public Service was for...
Cameron White
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Aug 9,11

Job Hunter--Entry Level Designer, Design Assistant or Design Internship

Hi All, This post-college job hunt has been quite the adventure! I am an Academy of Art University grad...
Nina Blanco
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Aug 9,11

OWA Public Service at Mosswood Park - Aug 26th

At the May Visioning Retreat, several sub-committees were formed. The sub-committee for Public Service was fo...
Cameron White
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Aug 8,11

Interviewees needed for "Open Building" an Architectural Website

My name is Katerina Vaseva and I'm an editor at OpenBuildings.com, a young and enthusiastic website about arch...
Leslie Golden
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Aug 1,11

Girl Talk: Marion Mahony Griffin and Frank Lloyd Wright

[Josh Wallaert sends us a link to another article in Places Online Magazine] Hello again from Places [at] D...
OWA Admin
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Jun 16,11

SEAT Launch Party is Thursday, June 23, 5:30-7:30 pm at Ft Mason

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Joanne Winship
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Jun 15,11

What I Learned from Architect Barbie

[Josh Wallaert sends us this link] Dear Directors of the Organization of Women Architects and Design Profes...
OWA Admin
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Jun 13,11

JOBS: Senior Project Architect/CM in Marin County

A client is looking for a Senior Project Architect/CM in Marin County. They specialize in evaluation of des...
Joanne Winship
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Jun 8,11

Lisa Kleissner on Impact Investing - Jun 7th

Lisa Kleissner, architect and philanthropist, provides a presentation on investing for social and environmenta...
OWA Admin
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May 14,11

CASp Accessibility Training – Certified Access Specialist Program - May 25, 26, 27

Gilda Puente-Peters Architects is offering a full three-day State and Federal Disabled Access training opportu...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Apr 27,11

Accessibility Seminar 2010 CBC Amendments & Overview of the 2010 ADA Standards - June 16

5- hour Seminar to get updated on the latest Federal and State Accessibility Codes. Date: June 16, 2011 ...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Apr 27,11

The Death + Life of Social Factors Conference Free at UCB starting April 29

I just heard about this great conference at UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design FREE the weekend start...
Wendy Bertrand
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Apr 20,11

"10 Words, 10 Images" March 10th at Women in Architecture Forum, AIA East Bay

Please join the AIA East Bay Women in Architecture Forum on Thursday, March 10th at 6:30pm for the third annua...
Jamie Brown
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Apr 1,11

Cortina Leather offering CEU accredited course on "Leather Technology", March 17

Attention IIDA, ASID, IDC and IDEC Members Meryl Siegman, President & owner of Cortina Leather offering a ...
Eunide "Dede" Tave
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Mar 3,11

Topher Delaney Sponsers a Fundraiser - Mar 19th

OWA's Topher Delaney will sponsor a Fundraiser for Rebuilding Together San Francisco with a piano concert by S...
OWA Admin
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Feb 17,11

CALGreen Workshops in Navato - March 3

[received in the OWA inbox] The U.S. Green Building Council’s Redwood Empire Chapter presents two talks on...
OWA Admin
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Feb 7,11

RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2011

OWA members, it’s time to renew your membership in the OWA for 2011. If you haven't already renewed, Log in no...
OWA Admin
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Jan 31,11

Rebecca Watkin 1913-2010

One of our old members, Becky Watkin, just passed away this December. She has been one of the women pioneers ...
Mui Ho
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Jan 28,11

What We're Up Against at Magic Theatre

[Baruch Porras-Hernandez of SF's Magic Theatre sends along this invitation to the OWA] Hello OWA My name...
OWA Admin
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Jan 7,11

Women with T Squares - Feb 10th

Book Presentation and signing with Inge S. Horton Early Women Architects of the San Francisco Bay Area - The ...
OWA Admin
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Nov 22,10

Carolyne Orazi on Living Roofs in the GAB Report

Somewhat old news, but Carolyne Orazi (former OWA steering committee member) has a great article on living ro...
OWA Admin
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Nov 3,10

Gilda Does an Excellent Access Seminar

This is a review of the excellent disabled access seminar that OWA member Gilda Puente-Peters presented last S...
Leslie Allen
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Oct 28,10

Proposal for Women+Architecture Book Circle

Proposal for OWA/Design Professionals at next business meeting, October 19, 2010 WOMEN + Architecture BOOK CI...
Wendy Bertrand
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Oct 27,10

Young Ladies with T-Squares - Nov 5th

Young Ladies with T-Squares - San Francisco's Early Women Architects A Lecture and Booksigning with OWA's ow...
OWA Admin
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Oct 26,10

Mapping the Cycles of Sanctuary: A Weekend Workshop with Topher Delaney - Oct 16 + 17

WORKSHOP INFORMATION: MAPPING THE CYCLES OF SANCTUARY: Field Notes for Constructing Sanctuary Through ...
Topher Delaney
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Oct 6,10

Disabled Access Seminar - Oct 23rd

The OWA is offering a discounted training seminar for its members to fulfill the mission of the organization t...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Sep 16,10

Hi! Need any digital renderings or virtual tours?

Just wanted to introduce myself and my company, www.marcszabo.com I am the President of the San Francisco bra...
Mara Szabo
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Sep 10,10

Lead for a small Project in Novato

I have a lead for a small project in Novato. Convert an existing Novato home into a assisted care facility...
Trace Kannel
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Sep 10,10

Exhibit Your Work for Free at the Architecture and the City Festival

Once again this year, AIA San Francisco Chapter and the Organization of Women Architects and Design Profession...
Karlene Gullone
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Sep 3,10

Julia Morgan Project Event - Aug 26th

Hello, Organization of Women Architects: We’d like to invite you to join us at the Commonwealth Club (map) ...
Leslie Golden
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Aug 18,10

Sustainable Architecture: Paul Goldberger Interviews Richard Cook

In the Aug 9th 2010 Online New Yorker, Paul Goldberger interviews Richard Cook about sustainable architecture....
OWA Admin
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Aug 17,10

Exhibition: OWA Women Designers: Urban Vitality

An Exhibition of the work of OWA members, presented in conjunction with the SFAIA Architecture and the Cit...
OWA Admin
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Aug 16,10

OWA Program: Constructed Wetlands - Aug 17th

Why Wetlands? Landscape Integration of Constructed Wetlands presented by Kerry McWalter, PE. Location: A...
OWA Admin
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Aug 9,10

Online 5-hour California Disabled Access Course

CaliforniaArchitectCE.com is pleased to announce our new online course. To celebrate, we are offering this ...
OWA Admin
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Jul 26,10

OWA 2010 Retreat Registration

The registration form for the OWA retreat at Westerbeke Ranch on Sept 24th-26th is now available. The retreat...
OWA Admin
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Jul 23,10

OWA Mentorship Program – Official Launch

Hello Mentors and Mentees! Thanks for flushing out your profiles last month. The time has finally come to ex...
Karlene Gullone
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Jul 22,10

Private Office in Oakland Urban Design Studio

Looking to share our URBAN DESIGN STUDIO in Oakland - www.UrbanDesignWest.com We have a multidisciplinary ...
Leslie Golden
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Jul 3,10

Rome Prize 2011

American Academy in Rome Rome Prize 2011 Competition Deadline: 1 November 2010 Extended Deadline: 15 Nov...
OWA Admin
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Jun 29,10

Green Design Podcast with Dwell Magazine Editor

PBS' Need to Know host Alison Stewart interviews Dwell Magazine Editor Aaron Britt in this podcast. Dwell Mag...
OWA Admin
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Jun 2,10

Berkeley Department of Architecture: 100 years - the book

Curator Waverly Lowell, librarian Elizabeth Byrne and archivist Betsy Frederick-Rothwell have just completed t...
OWA Admin
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Jun 1,10

XVII Pan-American Bienal of Architecture, Quito, Ecuador

Nov 15th - 19th, 2010 The XVII Pan-American Bienal of Architecture, Quito, Ecuador BAQ 2010 invites all des...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Jun 1,10

Hillsborough Historic Homes Tour - May 14th

Smell the Roses! Register for the Hillsborough Historic Homes Tour featuring design by Topher Delaney! 5 Hist...
Topher Delaney
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May 7,10

Wright Marin Civic Center Lecture - June 5th

Marin County Civic Center on target to becoming a UNESCO World Heritage Site What does the Marin County Civ...
Deborah Vick
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May 7,10

$200 Work Station in Urban Design Studio

Looking to share our URBAN DESIGN STUDIO in Oakland - www.UrbanDesignWest.com We have a multidisciplinary ...
Leslie Golden
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Apr 25,10

Certified Access Specialist Training Program May 5 & 6

Gilda Puente-Peters will present a Certified Access Specialist Training Program which will take place at the ...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Apr 23,10

Elayne Muratet May - Passes Away

Elayne Francis Muratet May, cherished friend to many AWA members, passed suddenly on Tuesday, March 9th in Car...
Leslie Golden
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Apr 19,10

Call for Entries in Chicago Exhibit

a.DOT [architects Doing Other Things] Exhibit: a Chicago Women in Architecture event. This exhibition is an...
Leslie Golden
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Mar 16,10

Room for Rent in San Francisco

Please call me if you are interested. Close to public transit and no street cleaning. Do not have to worry abo...
Shannon Devine
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Mar 8,10

Berkeley dinners move to second Wednesdays of each month

In order to prevent conflict with events of the Women in Architecture Committee of the East bay AIA, we will b...
Alicia Rosenthal
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Mar 4,10

International Museum of Women - Call for Photography & More

The International Museum of Women invites you to stop by to view and participate in their ongoing presentation...
OWA Admin
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Mar 3,10

CWED to join OWA

In Oct. I sent a letter about the Coalition of Women in Environmental Design based in Sacramento becoming a p...
Jacqueline Morgan
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Feb 23,10

Berkeley second Thursdays - Change in time for March

For the second Thursday in March we will meet at Gather restaurant at 7.30 PM. www.gatherrestaurant.com ...
Alicia Rosenthal
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Feb 13,10

Disabled Access: Continuing Education Course Feb 20

OWA member Gilda Puente-Peters will present a training course on disabled accessibility to meet California Sta...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Feb 10,10

2nd Thursdays at Berkeley - New Venue

For February 11, 7 PM we will experiment with a new venue: "Gather" at Allston and Oxford (Brower Center), con...
Alicia Rosenthal
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Jan 28,10

Nice room in quiet, clean, art oriented home for rent. Call me if interested asap. Shannon 415 533 7332

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Shannon Devine
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Jan 26,10

80% Federally Funded Program for new hires in Alameda County!

There is special funding from the Federal Government's ARRA (American Recovery and Re-investment Act), a new S...
Leslie Golden
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Jan 13,10

Mentors needed: ACE Mentoring Program starting in February 2010

ACE Mentoring (Architecture, Construction and Engineering) is a well-established and successful mentoring prog...
Cameron White
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Dec 20,09

Private Office for Rent in Urban Design Studio

Looking for the Right Professional Mix IN URBAN DESIGN STUDIO in Oakland - www.UrbanDesignWest.com - Our Arc...
Leslie Golden
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Dec 20,09

Lecture in AIA, SF by Sandya Sood, 1 December 2009 noon to 1pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2009 at NOON to 1 pm AIA San Francisco 130 Sutter Street, Suite 600 San Francisco ...
Mui Ho
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Nov 23,09

OWA 2009 General Meeting - Oct 20th

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL CURRENT OWA MEMBERS: Your vote (in person or by mail) is needed! Please check you...
OWA Admin
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Oct 26,09

OWA Structure and Behavior

Organizational Structure and Behavior Some members might feel relieved that the bylaws have been overhauled...
Wendy Bertrand
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Oct 26,09

Results of 2009 General Meeting on Oct 20

Thank you to all members who attended the meeting or sent in their proxy ballots. We did achieve a quorum for...
Leslie Allen
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Oct 26,09

Disabled Access: Continuing Education Course, Oct 24th, Saturday

OWA member Gilda Puente-Peters will present a training course on disabled accessibility to meet California Sta...
OWA Admin
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Sep 10,09

Tour: Laguna Honda Hospital Replacement Project – Oct. 1

The tour will be led by Sheila Riley, AIA, LEED AP, of Anshen and Allen, architects for the project and Ron Wi...
Joanne Winship
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Aug 19,09

OWA/AIASF Architecture and the City Exhibition and Reception

Exhibition: OWA: Building in the CitySeptember 1-30, 2009 (Runs in conjunction with the AIASF Architecture in...
OWA Admin
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Aug 13,09

Architectural Review Board Volunteer Position in Palo Alto

The Palo Alto City Council is seeking applications for the Architectural Review Board from persons interested ...
Carolyne Orazi
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Aug 1,09

OWA Panel Discussion: Women In Green - Aug 18th

The OWA will host a panel discussion on Tuesday, August 18, which will focus on women leading in sustainable d...
OWA Admin
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Jul 21,09

Rome Prize 2010

The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition. One of the leading overseas...
OWA Admin
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Jul 14,09

Interior Desinger moving to SF

Hi, I recently finished my interior design degree in Boston MA and am moving to SF in October. I am excited a...
Jocelyn Roach
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May 29,09

1st Annual AWA LA Symposium May 17th

The association for women in architecture los lngeles (a.w.a.) and its foundation (a.w.a.f.) are presenting th...
OWA Admin
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May 6,09

The GAB Report: Mignon O'Young's New Blog

OWA Member Mignon O'Young has just begun a blog devoted to Green Architecture and Building called the GAB Repo...
OWA Admin
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Apr 29,09

You Are Invited to the OWA AIA Convention Reception - Apr 30th

The OWA Steering Committee and Event Committee are hosting a no fee reception on Thursday, 30 April from 5...
OWA Admin
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Apr 27,09

Presentation Submissions: OWA Reception - April 30th

Per a majority approval by our general membership, the OWA Steering Committee and Event Committee will be ...
OWA Admin
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Apr 27,09

Calling women architects - focus groups during AIA Convention

Please join us, and please forward to the architects in your network, especially women: During AIA Conventi...
OWA Admin
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Apr 27,09

AIA Architecture and the City Festival Submissions- May 8th

The submission deadline for design entries in the AIA Architecture and the City Festival is May 8th. The Fest...
OWA Admin
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Apr 24,09

Back by Popular Demand! Disabled Access Course

OWA member Gilda Puente-Peters will again present a training course on disabled accessibility to meet Californ...
OWA Admin
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Apr 24,09

Urban Design Studio - Need Space?

We are looking to share our 3,200 sf office with other design professionals. We have a private office $450(14...
Leslie Golden
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Mar 17,09

2009 Eleanore Pettersen Lecture - Cooper Union, April 2

THE 2009 ELEANORE PETTERSEN LECTURE Women's Work is Never Done A lecture by Billie Tsien, AIA Architect, ...
OWA Admin
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Mar 17,09

Disabled Access: Continuing Education Course, April 4th, Saturday

OWA member Gilda Puente-Peters will present a training course on disabled accessibility to meet California Sta...
Mui Ho
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Mar 16,09

new interior design website!

Hi. My firm has just launched a new website for interior design. Please check it out and feel free to pass it ...
Jocelyn Roach
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Dec 4,08

Victorian House Tour 19 October 2008

Victorian Alliance annual house tour in San Francisco on October 19,2008 is coming up. The tour will includ...
Mui Ho
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Oct 10,08

Rome Prize 2009

The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition. One of the leading overseas...
OWA Admin
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Sep 29,08

A Visit With Julia Morgan Sept 26th

Greetings from Belfast! I am announcing a fun event at my home church in Oakland, a Julia Morgan design o...
Marda Quon Stothers
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Sep 9,08

2008 OWA Retreat Details

Details about the 2008 OWA Retreat and the downloadable application are now available on the Retreat Page....
OWA Webmaster
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Jul 31,08

Birth of the Cool at the Oakland Musuem thru Aug 17th

Not to be missed: Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury...
OWA Admin
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Jul 25,08

Early Careers in Architecture: OWA Panel Presentation, July 29th

Join us for this panel presentation by OWA members on their first decade practicing Architecture. The panel wi...
OWA Admin
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Jul 24,08

Al Gore at West Coast Green Sept 25-27

I have just received this email flyer about the West Coast Green 2008 builidng conference in San Jose, Septemb...
Marda Quon Stothers
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Jul 18,08

AIA Diversity Recognition Program

American Institute of Architects Diversity Recognition Program This program celebrates and invites the cont...
OWA Admin
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Jun 25,08

OWA Member CAMMY WHITE performs Saturday the 21st

Cammy White is singing with Larry Pines, a fabulous pianist, along with the other former Con Alma ladies (yes,...
Suzanne Stewart
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Jun 19,08

2nd Architectural Tour: Cathedral of Christ the Light

-- from Teri Galindo, SOM Place: Cathedral of Christ the Light, Grand Ave at Lake Merritt Date: Tues, June...
Judith Rodden
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Jun 16,08

AIA East Bay: Anne Fougeron; Building Houses, Not Keeping Them

You are all invited, as are your friends and coworkers, to a jointly hosted AIAEB and OWA Program: Anne Fouger...
OWA Webmaster
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Jun 2,08

Architectural Tour: Cathedral of Christ the Light

-- from Teri Galindo, SOM Place: Cathedral of Christ the Light, Grand Ave at Lake Merritt Date: Tues, May ...
Judith Rodden
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Apr 17,08

Cooper Union's Petterson Lecture: Elizabeth Wright Ingraham

2008 ELEANORE PETTERSEN LECTURE The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union Elizabeth W...
OWA Admin
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Apr 10,08

Window films for security

I am working on a ground floor commercial project with street level windows. The windows are located in a ver...
Lisa Kramer
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Apr 2,08

XVI Pan-American Biennale of Architecture, Quito-Ecuador BAQ 2008

The XVI Pan-American Biennale of Architecture, Quito-Ecuador BAQ 2008 invites all design professionals to pa...
Gilda Puente-Peters
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Apr 1,08

JOBS: Topher Delaney-Seam Studios SF

From: Rafi Ajl T. Delaney - Seam Studios 600 Illinois St @ Mariposa San Francisco, CA 94107 o: 415-621-98...
OWA Admin
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Mar 31,08

WIA Round table discussion: Make the Best Use of Your Time

Please join the Women in Architecture Forum Thursday March 13th at 6:00pm for an informal round table discussi...
Stacy Webb
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Mar 10,08

Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation Fellowships (March 15 deadline)

The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) offers funding to individuals and institutions to support in...
OWA Admin
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Mar 10,08

Darlene Jang on Architecture: Nurturing the Human Spirit

Presentation Feb 21st from 6:00-7:30 w/ refreshments and networking at AIA EB 1405 Clay Street, Oakland ...
OWA Admin
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Feb 19,08

Student Request for Interview

Hello, My name is Rachel Crunk. I am a drafting student at ITT Technical Institute in Rancho Cordova with a...
OWA Admin
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Feb 15,08

AIA East Bay: Women In Architecture Forum

[Our Apologies for this late posting] The Women In Architecture Forum, meets Thursday, January 17 at 6:00 p...
OWA Admin
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Feb 15,08

JOBS: Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

From: Spring C. Harrison Director's Office University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Architectur...
OWA Admin
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Jan 20,08

Department of the Environment Brown Bag Lunch

Department of the Environment 11 Grove Street, EcoCenter Office January 16, 2008 12:00 - 1:00 PM, EcoCe...
Judith Rodden
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Jan 15,08

"OLD MAN RIVER" a Benefit for Julia Morgan Church Organ Fund

Hello Friends, I hope you will not consider this inappropriate. College Avenue Presbyterian Church,in Rock...
OWA Admin
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Jan 9,08

Welcome to the OWA Forum!

This is our first attempt at an in-house message board. The Forum is organized around topics that OWA memb...
OWA Admin
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Jan 8,08





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