AIA Southwestern Oregon's Thursdays at Three
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Intense discussion at last night's Chapter Meeting examining options for coordinated downtown development.  Photo by Jenna Fribley, AIA

CONTENTS IN THIS ISSUE (click on topic for shortcut)
ANNOUNCEMENTS
- 2016 Design Annual
- Octagon L&L Tuesday
- UO New Res. Hall Tour
- WVC SCI Seminar & Mtg
REMINDERS
- PCA/CCA Voting Online
- Jerry Yudelson Lecture
- Job Postings
UPCOMING EVENTS
R 10.20  ///  Bend Design Conference  
T  10.25 ///  Octagon L&L - OCAPA
W 10.26 ///  Design Annual Submission Deadline 2:00 pm
W 10.26 ///  Jerry Yudelson Lecture
R  10.27 ///  WVC CSI Seminar (3 HSW!)
R  10.27 ///  WVC CSI Chapter Meeting
T  11.08  ///  Nov L&L - Baker Center
W 11.09  ///  Peter Gontrum Lecture
W 11.09  ///  UO New Residence Hall Tour
CLT TOUR RECAP

In case you missed it, last Wednesday a bus-load of AIA members, UO Students, and other design professionals paid a visit to D.R. Johnson’s plant in Riddle, OR. The facility is only one of two in the country producing CLT panels for use in structural applications.  Click HERE to read more about the tour on Randy's blog.  Photo by Randy Nishimura, AIA.
2016 AIA-SWO DESIGN ANNUAL PUBLICATION
CONTENT DEADLINE WED 10/26

SHARE YOUR INSIGHTS
This year the Design Annual asks our readers to look forward.  One of the articles is to be a compilation of responses to showcase a wide variety of perspectives and ideas.  The committee is requesting YOUR thoughts/opinions to the following questions to be included as quotes for the publication:  
  • In planning for growth and change, what issues should our city prioritize?  What goals should we set in the short, medium, and long term?
  • What are City's biggest current development challenges? What are opportunities?
  • How can our community better resolve conflicts that arise between competing visions for our city's future?
  • In your ideal vision for a future Eugene/Springfield, what is the most notable feature/quality?
Please send your responses by 10/26 to editor Karen Williams, AIA at kwilliams@pivotarchitecture.com

ADVERTISEMENTS
There is only space for a few more advertisements, so if you or your firm are interested, please tell us as soon as possible so we can allocate space for you!

More information about this year's publication dates, and advertisement sizes/costs is HERE.  Deadline for content/ad submissions is Weds 10/26.
AIA-SWO 10/25 OCTAGON LUNCHEON-LEARN:
Introduction to Insulated Concrete Forms

 
The Octagon Center for Architecture
Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
11:55am - 1:05pm  (Please arrive 10 mins early!)
 
Presented by Mike Dalzell of Fox Blocks
 
 Course Objectives Include:
-Learn about sustainable ICF construction technology, market segment focus, and growth patterns
-Learn about ICF types and see sample projects and profiles, with general costing, schedule, and man-hour rates versus traditional building types
-Understand the ICF building process from footings to finishes
-Overview of sustainable building envelopes with insulated concrete walls as a significant contributor to a high-performance envelope and HVAC load-reduction strategy
 
Additional Notes:
One AIA learning unit (HSW) continuing education unit.
 
See the attached FLYER for more information.
 
RSVP to Eli Nafziger, Assoc. AIA at:
ejn@willardcdixon.com or (541) 689-3548
 

FREE BUILDING TOUR
New Residence Hall at University of Oregon
With Mahlum Architects
Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
66 E 6th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401
1:30 PM -  2:30 PM 

Cost: FREE
RSVP HERE

Work is underway for a New Residence Hall at the University of Oregon (UO) campus in Eugene, Oregon! The residence hall site will be bounded by the Global Scholars Hall and East 17th Avenue on the north and south and Columbia and Moss streets on the west and east.

The new, as-yet-unnamed, hall is expected to open in fall 2017. Join the Cascadia Green Building Council, Eugene Collaborative for this FREE tour on Wednesday, November 9th at 1:30 PM, led by Beth Brett and Brad Iest of Mahlum Architects. 

Please RSVP.  Tour space is limited. 

WVC CSI: TWO EVENTS ON 10/27!

IN THE MORNING:

3 HSW Seminar:  'Moisture Control for Buildings’... don’t we all need to know?
 
To Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/moisture-control-for-buildings-tickets-28747503557
or Pay at Door (check or cash fine, no cards accepted)

RSVP to Steve Gunn, CSI/CDT
sgunn@constructionfocus.com or (541) 686-2031


IN THE EVENING:

The Quality Elephant: Prescribing Sustainable Architecture for Occupants’ Health

Presenter: Ihab Elzeyadi, Assoc. Professor of Architecture

Change in Venue -- The Vets Club, 1626 Willamette

RSVP at Eventbrite to prepay; At the door, it’s Cash Only!!

RSVP with  linn@awjarchitects.com to pay at the door.  (They need a headcount)

PEOPLE'S & COLLEAGUES' CHOICE AWARDS 

VOTE VOTE VOTE!!!!!  Encourage others to vote!!!

The 2016 People's Choice Awards for Architecture display is now up at the Broadway Commerce Center in downtown Eugene.  The display will remain up and voting open throughout the month of October.

Also, a voting WEBSITE hosts online voting for both the People's and Colleague's Choice Awards. Winners will be recognized in the Design Annual publication (Nov 17th) and at an AIA Chapter Meeting later in the year.

JERRY YUDELSON PRESENTATION

Cascadia Green Building Council, Eugene Branch is hosting an upcoming event in partnership with Green Lane Sustainable Business Network at the Hilton on October 26th, at 11:30 AM.

Jerry Yudelson will present a luncheon talk ‘Reinventing Sustainable Practices in Building Operations’.  The cost for the event will be $14.50 and include lunch. 

For more information and to register for the event go HERE.  

JOB POSTINGS

There are no current job postings

 

Issue: October 20, 2016

NATIONAL AIA RESOURCES

Stan Honn, AIA
President

Jenna Fribley, AIA
Past President/Secretary

Katie Hall, AIA
President-Elect

Patrick Hannah, AIA
Treasurer

Scott Clarke, AIA
Director

Mark Donofrio, AIA
Director

Seth Anderson, AIA
Director

Kristina Lang, Assoc. AIA
Associate Director

Kathy Wendland
Administrative Assistant
 
Patrick Hannah, AIA
President/Treasurer

Jenna Fribley, AIA
Secretary

Paul Dustrud, AIA
At Large

 
Kathy Wendland
Administrative Assistant
 
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