Modernism in San Francisco’s Chinatown – Virtual Walking Tour

Better known for narrow streets lined with red lanterns and eclectic shops, Chinatown also has some of the best Modernist architecture in San Francisco, much of it designed by Chinese-American architects. Join Docomomo US/Northern California as we explore Chinatown. We’ll dive deep into the history of Portsmouth Square—the epicenter of San Francisco’s founding, as well

Leo Marmol, FAIA, and Mayer Rus of Arch. Digest talk Modernism and Health

A conversation with Architect Leo Marmol, FAIA, Managing Partner of Marmol Radziner, and Mayer Rus, West Coast Editor of Architectural Digest. Beginning with the early California modernists-Irving Gill, Richard Neutra, Rudolph Schindler, et al-architects have sought to foster a more nuanced connection between man and nature as a means to promote both physical and mental

SPOTLIGHT WITH ZAHID SARDAR: Landscape Architect Andrea Cochran

Acclaimed design editor Zahid Sardar sits down with notable landscape architect Andrea Cochran to explore dynamic industry topics in a new webcast series, “SPOTLIGHT WITH ZAHID SARDAR”. Cochran will discuss a variety of her firm’s public and private residential projects. During their discussion, they will explore ideas about “twisting perception”, how a garden can make

The Future of Public Space: Neighborhoods as a Multiverse

The current state of affairs have significantly altered our understanding of civic engagement, work, mobility, and the essential use of shared space. What can we learn from the ways in which folks are now sharing public and private spaces? What are the possible outcomes for our neighborhoods- in particular, how can community resilience and equity

SPOTLIGHT WITH ZAHID SARDAR: Landscape Architects James A. Lord & Roderick Wyllie/Surfacedesign

Cultivating a sense of connection to the built and natural world, expressed in rugged natural materials and sustainable planting, is at the heart of landscape architecture firm Surfacedesign’s philosophy. Acclaimed design editor Zahid Sardar joins the notable San Francisco-based firm’s partners James A. Lord and Roderick Wyllie in a new webcast series, “SPOTLIGHT WITH ZAHID

VR to AR for Design Implementation

The emerging workflow in architectural spaces to design in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for implementing designs, avoiding conflicts and creating design/build feedback loops. Professionals from VRAR Association, Stantec and One Hat One Hand discuss current use cases for the combined workflow. Event Speakers: Rae Koshida – Designer, Stantec Aubrey Tucker – Committee Chair, VR/AR