Author Archives: ‘Kerri’

Corner Office: We Take 5 With SDAF’s Managing Director, Lauren Cook

Lauren at Point Loma Nazarene University’s Science Center. Photo by Tomoko H. Matsubayashi, connect with her at In a profession as collaborative as design, it is crucial to raise awareness, give back, and get involved with the nonprofit organizations dedicated to making positive change. Enter Lauren Cook, Managing Director …

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SDAF’s Legacy Film Series – Maxine Ward, AIA

Continuing our Legacy Film Series this week we celebrate one of SDAF’s all-time legends, Maxine Ward. It’s been 16 years since Maxine joined the San Diego Architectural Foundation and 2021 has been her final year on our board. Her list of accomplishments for SDAF is mind-blowing, check this out… Along …

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SDAF’s Legacy Film Series – Alison Whitelaw, FAIA

Earlier this year I set a goal to expand SDAF’s legacy through a film series celebrating several directors, both past and present, who have contributed 10+ years with the foundation. Inspired by commemorative films on Bob Mosher and Graham Downes, I thought “why wait until we have lost these wonderful …

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Beyond the Buildings

  This is the first in an SDAF series exploring the people and companies behind San Diego’s built environment.   “It’s a unique little industry,” says Aaron Pebley, a senior project manager with KPFF Consulting Engineers. This is the understatement of the year, considering a recent feather in the KPFF …

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