April @ the AIA
Spring is here, and so is Build Pittsburgh! AIA Pittsburgh’s annual continuing education conference and exhibitor show is a great way to spend the day with other architects and engineers, earn continuing education credits, and catch up on trends in the industry. Start the day with the keynote address, “Getting Back on Your Horse: The Evolving Professional Practice”, presented by Peter Kuttner, FAIA, Cambridge Seven Associates, and stay through ’til the cocktail reception. You won’t want to miss out! Volunteers Needed – Interested AIA members are encouraged to sign up for volunteer opportunities at the AIA Convention 2015 in Atlanta, May 14-16. Members who commit to at least four (4) time slots will receive full complementary registration to the Convention....
Passive House Multifamily Affordable Housing Tour
Apr 28, 2015 5:30 pm
Join YAF and Project Architect, Debbie Clark of FortyEighty Architecture who will lead this tour of the MyPlace building and discuss the teams experience with PHIUS+’s evolving multifamily requirements, lessons learned and comparisons to Energy Star and IECC requirements. The building is approx. 28,000 sf.; the ground floor has shared resident spaces, management offices and parking with 24 one-bedroom apartments on the 2-upper floor levels. The ground floor is a steel and concrete structure with wood framing above. The exterior cladding is masonry and a Nichiha cement board rainscreen system with Alpen fiberglass windows. This building is occupied, no hard hats or boots will be required. RSVP via evite or contact email@example.com.