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About OH! San Diego

San Diego’s Largest, Free, Architectural Festival OH! San Diego, returns for its sixth season on March 5-12, 2021 Open House San Diego is a free, annual public showcase that promotes appreciation of San Diego’s urban environment through behind-the scenes access to and information about buildings and public spaces in San …

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Open House San Diego 2021 National City

NATIONAL CITY | CITY HEIGHTS | SAN MARCOS | SOUTHEASTERN SAN DIEGO | CHULA VISTA | BARRIO LOGAN | LA MESA   NATIONAL CITY As the second oldest city in San Diego County, National City is known for its charming Victorian architecture, a rich cross-border history, and a melting pot …

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Open House San Diego 2021

  OH! San Diego 2021: Design + Community March 5 – 12, 2021 As we have been spending more time closer to home, our neighborhoods have become all the more vital to us. At the same time, equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the forefront. 2021 brings an opportunity for …

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BEEP Tutorials

BEEP KidSketch Tutorials KidSketch is a series of free sketching lessons to encourage drawing as a way to learn about and explore the world around us, as inspiration for the next generation of built-environment visionaries, and just to have fun! This program is for kids of all ages (adults too). …

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A Grand Vision to Showcase a Grand Orchid

It’s never easy to create a sense of place that puts people in the moment. The best artists just make it look easy. With their polished video production of 2020’s Malone Grand Orchid winner, the men behind Patzke + Doll have done just that — made it look easy. Patzke …

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Peeling It Back: A Closer Look at the Grand Onion

Year after year, as the Orchids & Onions gala approaches, people throughout San Diego inevitably ask “Why can’t it just be Orchids?” The answer, of course, is simple, and perhaps said best in the words of Orchids & Onions Co-chair John Martinez: “Unless we can have an open and respectful …

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5 Favorite Moments from Orchids & Onions 2020

Well, another Orchids & Onions gala is in our rearview mirror, and from beginning to end, this year’s awards had us craving more, more, more. As our first-ever virtual honors, Orchids & Onions 2020 proved to be among the most unique in recent memory. That largely had to do with …

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Spotlight on Orchids & Onions Sponsor Perkins & Will

Orchids & Onions 2020 is upon us, and we couldn’t be more excited! In anticipation of SDAF’s biggest fundraiser of the year, taking place tomorrow, we connected with one of Orchids & Onions’ key 2020 sponsors, Seattle-based Perkins & Will (their Center for Novel Therapeutics is up for an Orchid …

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