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Housing for Nicaraguaby Article and photos by Sarka Volejnikova | Print | Email
OWA Member Nan Croley (1939 – 2006)Print | Email
New Steering Committee MembersPrint | Email
Valerie Surh is a project management assistant with Glide Health Services in San Francisco. Glide Health Services is one of the several departments within Glide Foundation, a San Francisco non-profit serving the poor and marginalized community. She is currently helping organize the health clinic's renovation and is working closely with the renovation's contractors.
Valerie attended the University of California at Los Angeles where she graduated in 2005 with a B.S. in Physiological Sciences. She initially planned on a career in healthcare, but has changed course since college due to a keen interest in architecture, a field more closely suited to her creativity. Hoping to gain more exposure to architecture, she contacted Mui, who introduced her to OWA. Valerie is taking a drawing class through Berkeley Extension and plans on pursuing a master in architecture in the near future. She lives in Alameda, where she was born and raised, and spends her free time cooking, drawing, and traveling.
Suzanne Stewart is a space planner and FF&E designer on residential remodels in the Bay Area. She graduated from the UCB-X Interior Architecture and Design program. Her work has included project management and design for boutique hotel renovations in San Francisco.
Suzanne is a former docent at the SFMMA; a reluctant gardener, and pretty good cook. She is delighted to be part of OWA and looks forward to serving on the Steering Committee. Suzanne lives in Berkeley with her family.
XV Quito Architecture BiennalePrint | Email
XV Quito Architecture Biennale 2/13/2007
The XV Quito Architecture Biennale invites all design professionals to participate in this conference and design competition. This Biennial has selected Latin American cities as its main focus. The XV Quito Architecture Biennale will take place in Quito, Ecuador, one of the cities nominated by the UNESCO as a World's Heritage. The event will take place from November 13 to November 17, 2006. The Biennale includes Pan-American and International Design Competitions, a Symposium, Conferences, Architectural and Art Exhibits throughout the City, and other complementary activities. The goal of the BAQ, 2006 is to achieve a great participation of international professional achievements, with the highest level of professional standards, including sustainable and universal design. If you are interest in participating in any of the events offered at the XV BAQ.2006, please contact Gilda Puente-Peters, US Coordinator via email, see contact information below and also go to the Biennale's web-page
Gilda Puente-Peters - US Coordinator
In Search Of...Print | Email
OWA Retreat Folders
For our own archive and for the International Archive of Women in Architecture, Janet Crane and Inge Horton are looking for OWA Retreat Folders from past years. Inge has folders of 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005 and would like to get copies of the missing years: 1992-1999, and 2004. You might bring your folders to the OWA retreat in September or you could contact Inge at email@example.com. Thank you for your help in preserving a part of OWA history.
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