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2022

Dec 10
Sat
3:00pm-5:00pm

Location:

Drake's Dealership
2325 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612

2022 OWA+DP Holiday Benefit Party

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Join us for a wonderful evening of friends, food, and merriment to bring in the season at our Annual Holiday Benefit Party.

FREE for members + one guest

Each year as we gather to enjoy the festivities, we also remember to contribute to a good cause. We will be partnering with Hamilton Families to help end family homelessness.

Bring:
Gloves&Scarves&Hats for children
Make Donations to:
Hamilton-OWA

RSVP by DEC. 9 on Eventbrite

Bring a friend and bring some luck as there will be opportunities to win raffle prizes! The OWA+DP merchandise with the new logo
will also be on hand for purchase.

2023

Jan 25
Wed
12:00pm-1:00pm +

Triton Museum Visit with architect Darlene Jang, OWA+DP member

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Meet the Triton Museum's Architects Darlene Jang and Wayne Barcelon!


Learn how the beautiful space came to be with the architects of the Triton Museum.

https://www.tritonmuseum.org/events

1505 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

click here to RSVP


Feb 01
Wed

Renew Your Membership

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Memberships run from Feb 1 to Feb 1. Renew or enroll now to make full use of your membership 2023.

CURRENT AND PAST MEMBERS may renew by clicking here

NEW MEMBERS may register by clicking here

2023 Membership Dues:
Professional: $90
Supporting: $180 or more
Student: $40
Out-of-Town: $50; >100 mile from Bay Area)



Feb 28
Tue
6:00pm-7:00pm
PST

Location:

Zoom Presentation:
see login info below

Hoverlay Augmented Reality Presentation

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Hoverlay will do a presentation of their Augmented Reality Platform for OWADP Members.

Nicolas Robbe will be presenting.

Hoverlay puts the power of the spatial web in the hands of individuals, artists, educators, brands, content creators, cities, and enterprises. Our turn-key suite of technologies revolutionizes the creation and distribution of augmented reality content into physical locations. Hoverlay AR publishing platform provides today’s most powerful spatial computing capabilities, while ensuring a seamless integration into today’s user journeys.

Please consider downloading the Hoverlay app to your cell phone before the zoom meeting. You can say no to camera access when you download then allow camera during meeting if you decide to experiment with the app.

Join the Zoom meeting:
Topic: OWA+DP's AR Introductory Workshop
Time: Feb 28, 2023 06:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Log in at:
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84254748429?pwd=UDFscXZsZ1hxRVZkWCtFL0M1TnZEZz09

Meeting ID: 842 5474 8429
Passcode: 814807

Find a local number to call in: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kcxD0VD0eL


Mar 14
Tue
5:30pm-7:30pm

Location:

Interface® Carpet Tile and Resilient Flooring
457 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133

Visit Interface Flooring Showroom

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Interface Carbon Neutral Floors
Sustainability + Flooring's Role.

Boldly proclaimed on the Interface website: "From the production of our products to the relationships we have with our customers, the way we work is driven by our mission to help restore the health of the planet."

The employees take this goal very seriously.
On Tuesday, March 14, come listen to one of the largest sustainable carpet tile companies, learn about the varieties and innovations in the industry.

Receive 1 CEU for the topic of Sustainability and Embodied Carbon.

Food and Refreshments will be served.

Sign Up Now at
https://OWA-InterfaceFlooringShowroom.eventbrite.com


Mar 31
Fri
1:00pm-3:00pm

Location:

Harvey Milk Terminal 1

SFO Tour of Harvey Milk Terminal (T1) & C3C Building

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Tour of the new terminal by OWA+DP member Nazila Duran (Program Manager of the T1-BAB with WSP) & Trudy Homer (SFO Project Manager of Courtyard 3 Connector Building).

Register on Eventbrite at
https://owaterminal1sfotour.eventbrite.com

NOTE: Space is limited to 15 members. First come first serve. Exact location to meet will be provided to those who sign up.


Apr 20
Thu
7:30pm-8:30pm

Location:

Click here for Zoom instructions

Third Thursday Zoom Social

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Please Join us for The Third Thursday Zoom Social, an informal gathering of members and guests to check-in, catch-up, and share news.


Apr 22
Sat
9:15am-5:00pm

Location:

Tamalpais Room, 2F
David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Suite 100
Berkeley, California

OWA+DP Anniversary Symposium

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The Future of Shelter: Where do we go from here?

The Symposium is a whole day event, a two hour presentation in the morning and a two hour presentation in the afternoon with a lunch break and a final discussion moderated by our discussant. Tickets for the symposium include a box lunch from a well-known local restaurant.

There will be an evening reception for the speakers after the Symposium in a small restaurant, Cafenated, in Berkeley. You are highly encouraged to come and meet the speakers. Payment for the reception is separate from the Symposium ticket.

The 50th Anniversary Symposium page is here

Email either Carol Mancke or Mui Ho if you have questions.


May 09
Tue
6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Location:

BULL, STOCKWELL, ALLEN
300 Montgomery St., Suite 600
San Francisco, CA

Mentoring with Architects, Interior Designer, UXIX and Landscape Architect

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Meet one-on-one with experienced architects and design professionals to review your resume and/or portfolio.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. THE NEW DATE IS TBD.

Thank you!


May 23
Tue
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Location:

VIRTUAL - link will be provided upon registration

The Art of Acoustics

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Salter and Associates are world-renowned acousticians who provide acoustic solutions for buildings ranging from the Frank Gehry L.A. Concert Hall to the school of medicine at UCLA to individual homes and condos. The firm started in 1975. The firm also offers audiovisual, and security services.

Salter will lead a lively discussion on the state of the art for acoustics.

Salter's Website

Space is limited. Please register through Eventbrite.
Register deadline is Friday, 5/19/2023.


Jun 11
Sun
11:00 am-open

Location:

Tilden Park
Tilden Regional Park
Berkeley, California 94708
Park and meet near the north end of Tilden Park where the Little Farm is.

OWADP Informal Family Day

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This is a casual OWADP meet-up to socialize and bring your family so they know who you have been meeting with or talking to...

Bring your own blankets and food and let's all hang out in the gorgeous weather before it gets super hot.

We plan to meet near the Little Farm in Tilden Park. Here is a link with some more information and a small map.

We hope to see everyone that can make it there!


Meeting location at Tilden Park



Jun 25
Sun
5:00pm-9:00pm

Location:

Ruth Bancroft Gardens
1552 Bancroft Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598


via Eventbrite

50th Anniversary Garden Gala

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Join us in celebrating our 50th year at the beautiful Ruth Bancroft Succulent Gardens located in Walnut Creek.

Enjoy the warm summer breeze, by strolling through the beautiful gardens on the premises. Indoor and outdoor seating is available.

A delicious dinner of paella and tapas (vegetarian options available) will be served.

There will be dancing to all your favorite music over 5 decades!

Decorative, festive hats are encouraged!

Bring cash or a checkbook to participate in the Silent Auction.

Space is limited, book your tickets early for the early registration discount. The price per person will be $150 after 6/1/23.

Date: Sunday, June 25th, 2023
Time: 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: Ruth Bancroft Gardens (1552 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598)

Register via Eventbrite


Jul 25
Tue
5:30pm-7:00pm

Location:

One Bush Street, San Francisco

HOK Office Tour and Talk

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A tour and talk prepared for OWA+DP members to see the HOK office and some of their latest buildings and projects.

The tour will be led by Shiva Mendez, Principal, specializing in Healthcare. She serves on HOK’s Board of Directors and co-leads HOK’s firm-wide Diversity Advisory Council with Kimberly Dowdell AIA’s 2024 President.

The office is in a Modern Architecture Landmark building which was the first International style building in San Francisco, built as the headquarters of the Crown Zellerbach.

Join us for an interactive evening with food and drinks generously provided by HOK SF Office.

The location is close to the Montgomery BART Station. We will meet in the lobby of the building and then make our way upstairs to the HOK office.

REGISTER TODAY


Aug 11
Fri
thru Aug 13

Location:

Hearst Castle
750 Hearst Castle Rd
San Simeon, CA 93452

50th Anniversary Hearst Castle Trip

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Yes you can still join us!
email saramtns@gmail.com

Join us for a relaxing long weekend trip to San Simeon and a tour of Hearst Castle with OWA+DP friends old and new.

Suggested itinerary, you may participate in as many or as few as you would like:

Friday August 11
8:30 am - Take the *Coast Starlight* Train to Paso Robles. Sara Mae will drive from there to Cambria or Drive/carpool on your own.
6pm - Dinner at San Simeon Beach Bar & Grill

Saturday August 12
10am - “Designing the Dream” Hearst Castle Tour
1pm - Lunch, tbd
PM - free time, enjoy the pool and ocean
6pm - Dinner together at Cavalier Coastal Kitchen

Sunday August 13
9am - Hearst Castle Tour - contact Sara Mae for details
12pm - Lunch together & drive home

Recommended hotel is the San Simeon Lodge

Costs for accommodations, transportation & meals on your own. Contact Sara Mae to book the tour(s) and coordinate carpools and roommates if you want to share a room.

To RSVP, please fill out this form.
or email Sara Mae Parker saramtns@gmail.com


Aug 19
Sat
1:00pm-3:00pm

Location:

Gilda Puente-Peters Residence
1076 Arlington Blvd, El Cerrito

Landscape Architecture Presentation & Outdoor Family Potluck

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Join us for a Landscape Architecture presentation by Leslie Golden, a long-time active member of OWA+DP.

Leslie Golden is a licensed landscape architect with over 30 years of transforming public spaces through sustainable landscape solutions. Retired from the public workforce, she is currently focused on residential work. As one of the first Bay-Friendly Qualified Professionals and Rater, she is committed to designing spaces that conserve our natural resources and enhance animal habitats. She specializes in California natives and drought-tolerant, low-maintenance plant material.

The event is a family potluck held outdoors in the beautiful backyard of Gilda Puente-Peters. We will send a potluck sign-up form to those registered.

Register today at https://owalandscapearchitecture.eventbrite.com


Sep 22
Fri
thru Sep. 24

Location:

Westerbeke Ranch
Sonoma CA

OWA+DP Annual Retreat

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Oct 17
Tue
5:30 PM

Location:

AIA East Bay
2150 Allston Way, Suite 310
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 464-3600

OWA+DP 2003 Annual Business Meeting

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Please join us for our Annual Business Meeting where we vote on the budget, vote in new steering committee members and discuss the following year and beyond. We need a quorum of members to vote, so please attend in person, on zoom or designate a proxy if you cannot make it.

We will be providing refreshments and a light dinner, please RSVP here on eventbrite.
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The agenda and zoom link will be emailed a week prior to the meeting.

2024

Jan 19
Fri


Location:

Quito, Ecuador

50th Anniversary Ecuador Trip

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We have planned an exciting 50th. Anniversary trip to Ecuador, a country of many cultures and ecosystems.

In this trip, we will travel through the Andean highlands, the colonial center of Quito which is the largest and most in-tact Spanish colonial city center in Latin America.

We will visit the indigenous marketplaces of Otavalo and will then travel the same route the conquistadors took down to the Amazon rainforest and learn how local people live in and from the land.

We will go to the Papallacta hot springs on our way to the rainforest.

We will visit Baños, Ambato and through a scenic ride through the Andes we will visit Cotopaxi, the largest active volcano on earth and then back to Quito.

Click here to review the Ecuador Trip Itinerary.

Trip Dates: January 19th-27th, 2024

Total Cost Per Person: $2900

Deposit of $500 is due 7/1/2023.

Remaining balances are due by 8/1/23.

Early Bird Specials
- If deposit of $500 is received by 6/8/23, a discount of $200 will be applied and total cost will be $2700.

- If deposit of $500 is received by 6/22/23, a discount of $100 will be applied and total cost will be $2800.


Lodging examples:
Gallery - Casa Joaquin Boutique Hotel (hotelcasajoaquin.com)
Papalllacta hot-springs
Hamadryade Lodge
Luna Volcan

For payment instructions and additional details visit basecamp.

For any questions or concerns please contact Gilda Puente-Peters

Looking forward to a memorable trip!


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