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  • 454 PEOPLE

    454 people visited our project in Oakland last Saturday during the 2015 East Bay AIA Home Tour. Our thanks to the East Bay AIA for making it happen and Turtle and Hare for providing staging for the house.

  • East Bay AIA Home Tours

    Our nearly completed residence will be featured in this year’s East Bay AIA Home Tours on Saturday, August 8th. This project reclaims one of the few remaining sites in the Oakland hills cleared by the 1991 firestorm. The design is from AAA Architecture’s Randolph Ruiz, with the collaboration of Benjamin Parco. At the ground level, a series of both masonry and glass walls frame views and spaces, while creating strong…

  • SDERy Map

    San Diego Streetcar Map

    This foray into cartography illustrates the final decades of San Diego’s streetcar network as lines were eliminated and newer cars were introduced in an effort to stay in business. Randolph Ruiz made this map to illustrate an article on the use of streamlined PCC streetcars by the San Diego Electric Railway. In 1936, San Diego was the first western city to feature the then revolutionary streetcars. The map shows the…

  • Happy 2015

    Season’s Greetings

  • The Next One

    We have been working on a new residential project in the Oakland Hills and the image above represents the exhaustive iterative design process that went into finding the optimal organization and siting for this three-bedroom house. More to come…

  • Studio One Symposium

    AAA’s Randolph Ruiz will be responding to the work of designer Scott Robertson on Saturday at the Studio One Symposium at U.C. Berkeley.

  • Happy New Year

    Happy Holidays

  • SOUPERgreen Panel Discussion

    Please join Randolph Ruiz of AAA at what should be a provocative conversation of the subject of sustainable architecture.  This event will be hosted by the A+D Museum on Thursday April 7th at 6PM. SOUPERgreen is an exhibition featuring five projects that take a critical stance on the way architects have been addressing the environmental crisis through design. Wes Jones, Doug Jackson, Aryan Omar, Steven Purvis, and Randolph Ruiz explore…