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Napkin Sketch: Marvin Malecha

  One of my favorite parts of being involved with SDAF has been the opportunity to get to connect with some really wonderful people in our industry. I’ve built friendships throughout various creative disciplines and been able to connect with some amazingly talented folks that I otherwise may never have crossed paths …

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2021 Orchids & Onions – Meet the Jury!

As our Orchids & Onions Committee is hustling together to prepare this year’s program, we wanted to make a super big announcement – our jury! Over the years, we have always had an engaging team of jury members, and this year is absolutely no different. With thought-leaders from a variety …

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Membership update, a really longwinded update.

 Being my third post already this year about membership, I wanted to explain why I feel SDAF’s new membership structure is kind of a big deal. This could get long-winded, so here goes… When I first volunteered for SDAF as a jury liaison for the 2011 Orchids & Onions (shout out to …

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45th Annual Orchids & Onions

Jury Announcement Drum roll, please! Here we are again, ready to announce our Jury for this year’s 45th Orchids & Onions event coming October 7th!  This year is going to be a hybrid event…in-person and live streaming!  Architect: Gemma Hsiueh  Gemma is a Registered Architect & Principal at RNT Architects who (mainly, but not …

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Evolving & Diversifying in 2021

An Interview with SDNOMA President, Michael Robinson   SDAF, in partnership with SDNOMA, held an event last week, Overcoming the 2%: Seeking Equity and Diversity, where we discussed the lack of diversity in the built environment industry. We sat down with the president of SDNOMA, Michael Robinson, to get his …

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Architect Community Loses Two Greats

Architects Helmut Jahn and Art Gensler Our condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of the two industry giants we lost this week.German-American architect Helmut Jahn designed the iconic 1 American Plaza in downtown San Diego (an unmistakable addition to our beautiful skyline) and his many wonderful buildings all over …

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New Membership Announcement!

Changing Tides I started 2021 by announcing that we were going to prioritize our membership engagement and well, I think we’ve just about taken the most significant first step possible towards that commitment. With the committee leadership of SDAF Director Michelle Harrison-McAllister, our board recently voted unanimously to give back …

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