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AAA has a new project under construction at The Sea Ranch in Sonoma County. This two-bedroom house has been designed to incorporate a number of Passive house strategies to achieve a Net Zero Energy design. A spacious south-facing deck connects the residence to the studio on the right.October 11, 2021
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.August 10, 2015
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…June 29, 2015
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…February 3, 2013
Great. Metro now has $6B to spend on better things in this corridor, but recent news indicates it will only buy them a few miles of light rail
Now on to 710 Freeway item - approved “No Build” Alternative https://la.streetsblog.org/2022/05/17/metro-committee-expected-to-vote-to-not-build-lower-710-freeway-widening-project/
Imagine this treatment for the Golden State Fwy through Los Angeles
Paris mayor announces that the city’s ring highway will transform a car lane to bus/carpool/taxi use in 2024. Highway will get 50,000 trees to reduce its air pollution effects. And 2030 plan is to eliminate a car lane in both directions. https://twitter.com/anne_hidalgo/status/1526878345287421958
Roof replacement day #9: I've surmised that at least one roofer is a fan of "Shave and a Haircut"
Four more years!
Today, the BOS honored Tutor Perini for their 12 years of leadership in constructing the Central Subway
. Thank you, Ron Tutor!
Thread on converting offices to housing. I was partially involved in converting the Book Concern Building in SF into housing. A lot of pre-war buildings would be easier to convert, but they have structural issues and are not as empty as some of the newer buildings
Alright, let's get this @SPUR_Urbanist #SPURDigitalDiscourse started. https://twitter.com/maxdubler/status/1526634195262402560