Newsletter | Nov/Dec 2017
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|In this issue:|
Note from the editor - Rebecca Friedberg
ACE Mentoring Update - Cameron White
** OWA+DP Library ** - Rebecca Friedberg
Member Spotlight : Nastaran Mousavi - Nastaran Mousavi
Recent and Upcoming Events - Rebecca Friedberg
Women In Architecture and Design | Online Wanderings - Rebecca Friedberg
Welcome New Members! - Rebecca Friedberg
Note from the editorby Rebecca Friedberg | Share #1238
Happy New Year to our dear OWA+DP family!
This is my final issue as your newsletter editor. I have so enjoyed receiving all your contributions, thoughts, photos and sketches over the last year. Please stay tuned for so much more to come in 2018.
Keep your eyes peeled for an announcement about OWA+DP's next event, gathering at HKIT in Oakland prior to the Women's March on January 20th!
We are the ones we've been waiting for!
❤️ Read on...
ACE Mentoring Updateby Cameron White | Share #1236
** OWA+DP Library **by Rebecca Friedberg | Share #1235
Member Spotlight : Nastaran Mousaviby Nastaran Mousavi | Share #1239
Recent and Upcoming Eventsby Rebecca Friedberg | Share #1243
On November 14th, 2017, OWA+DP hosted a panel discussion on ADUs and their rise to prominence in the Bay Area. Please see pdfs below for summary info for ADU permitting in Berkeley and Oakland.
1388-Oakland ADU Regs.pdf
On December 10th, 2017, Gilda Puente-Peters hosted the OWA+DP Holiday Party in her home. It was a beautiful, festive afternoon, and OWA+DP raised money for North Bay fire victims and donated toys to Hamilton Families.
January 20th, 2018: Women's March
Stay tuned for more info on gathering at HKIT offices in Oakland prior to the Women's March.
Allied Event (not organized by OWA+DP)
An Evening with Julia Morgan
A Portrayal by Betty Marvin
Saturday, 13 January @5:00-6:30pm
Join us for an evening with Julia Morgan, as portrayed by historian Betty Marvin. Hear about Julia Morgan’s work, local buildings, life, travels, relationships and even her impact upon Rockridge, specifically through the building of College Avenue Presbyterian Church in 1917.
Appropriate for all Ages
Free event/donations accepted
Followed by a Reception
This is part of our year-long centennial celebration!
5951 College Avenue (in Rockridge)
Oakland CA 94618
Women In Architecture and Design | Online Wanderingsby Rebecca Friedberg | Share #1244
In this last year of editing the newsletter, I've often searched online for inspiration and content. Before I sign off, here are a few of the resources and sites of interest I've come across:
50 Inspirational Women in Architecture and Design
Places Journal Articles on Women in Architecture
In the Company of Women: Wisdom and Advice on the Creative Life from Beloved Women Artists, Makers, and Entrepreneurs
Business Tips for Architects from BIG and Zaha Hadid
Abstract on Netflix
Abstract: The Art of Design. 2017 Step inside the minds of the most innovative designers in a variety of disciplines and learn how design impacts every aspect of life. Episodes 3, 6 and 8 focus respectively on Es Devlin, stage designer; Paula Scher, graphic designer; and Else Crawford, interior designer.
Grand Designs on Netflix
In Grand Designs, host Kevin McCloud presents people who take self-building houses to a new level, following every step of their ambitious plans from beginning to end.
Welcome New Members!by Rebecca Friedberg | Share #1242
OWA+DP warmly welcomes the following new members! We can't wait to get to know you better!
Maryam Moayery Nia