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Lecture with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson invites you to their San Francisco studio to hear about the firm’s culture of curiosity, invention, and craft. Learn about their history of innovative design—from custom hardware to one-of-a-kind light fixtures and more—for clients such as Apple, Square, and Twitter. Afterwards, enjoy drinks and conversation with fellow architects and designers while touring


Sound Matters in Architecture and Interior Design

Sound is at to the forefront of future-centered design. For architects and forward-thinking designers, sound and acoustics are no longer an after thought. In urban cityscapes, open office floor plans and the forest floor, they are critical to quality of life. While the grand reverberant sounds of a cathedral inspire a sense of awe, that

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SEGD SF 7×7 : Placemaking, Perspectives and Process

7×7: Seven speakers, seven minutes, only in SF. Join SEGD SF Chapter for an engaging evening as we explore placemaking, and how place and being inform process, authenticity, and experience. We’ll consider what makes place successful through a broad range of lenses, including urban planning, community engagement, culinary, technology, art, and workplace. Seven leading San

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After decades of planning, design and construction, the Bay Area Rapid Transit system (BART) opened to the public in 1972. Join the Northern California Chapter of DOCOMOMO US on a tour on Saturday, June 4, to learn about the history, Mid-Century Modern design, and construction techniques of the system. The tour will visit several BART

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Historic San Francisco Sketch Tour

Unplug and appreciate spatial perception with some morning sketching! Meet in front of the Audiffred Building, Mission Street @Embarcadero, to sketch three historic San Francisco interiors, built between 1889 and 1940. Both beginners and pro-sketchers welcome! Some places have limited seating. Be prepared to stand, or sit on floors and stairs. All sites are within

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2-part Workshop: Open Architecture SF

In a two-part day-long workshop, the San Francisco chapter of humanitarian design collective Open Architecture will work with community groups, designers, architects, and architecture fans on the process of community engaged design. The AM session introduces the values and pedagogy of community engaged design. The PM session will address real design challenges brought to the