Browse AIA San Francisco's Resources list and find a wealth of information on the Bay Area architecture and design community.
From modern skyscrapers to venerable Victorians, AIA San Francisco’s official list is a comprehensive overview of architecturally significant structures.
CCA's architecture program integrates critical, artistic, and material approaches to the study and practice of architecture.
The California Historical Society, founded in 1871, is a nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire and empower people to make California's richly diverse past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives.
Docomomo is devoted to the documentation and conservation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of the modern movement.
A resource courtesy of the San Francisco Public Library
The Nation's official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation.
Through research, education and advocacy, SPUR promotes good planning and good government in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Focused on preserving, interpreting, and presenting the historical heritage of San Francisco, from its variegated natural history to its lively human history.
San Francisco Architectural Heritage encourages appreciation of the built environment and understanding of the value of preserving significant San Francisco architecture.
Contains a research collection of books, newspapers and magazines, photographs, maps, posters, archives and manuscript collections documenting San Francisco life and history. The Center is also the official archives for the City and County of San Francisco.
Working with an architect helps ensure that your project is designed properly. The California Architects Board (CAB) protects the welfare of the public by ensuring the professional performance of those architects licensed to practice in the state. The Board produced this guide to hiring an architect to help with the sometimes complex and technical nature of architectural services.
The Environmental Design Library is one of the premier architecture, landscape architecture, and city/regional planning libraries in North America.
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A resource for ARE education with active users comprised of both practitioners in architecture and academics involved in research and teaching.
A 50-year-old, nonprofit association of private consulting engineering and land surveying firms in California.
The online resource for ASHRAE Region X, which covers California, Hawaii, Arizona, Baja Mexico and parts of Nevada.
Tutoring and supplemental education services for ARE candidates.
The online resource for the information transport systems (ITS) industry-telecommunications, audio/video, life safety and automation systems.
A model action plan designed to educate the public on how to reduce our carbon footprint and help preserve our environment.
For questions about licensure in California.
Architectural, historical, maintenance information, and other resources for owners and admirers of the Modernist-designed homes built in the Bay Area by Eichler.
The source for technical and professional information specifically for the San Francisco region.
Lighting designers are a tremendous resource of innovative, practical and economically viable lighting solutions.
For questions about licensure in other states.
The AIA is engaging its members and the public in an important conversation about the future.
Learn from the experience of others when starting your firm — or when confronting your firm’s day-to-day challenges.
The 90-minute course features Mark Cavagnero, FAIA, and four other industry leaders filmed at AIA San Francisco in fall 2012.
The trade association advancing best standards and practices through applied research, continuing education, and the promotion of professional relations.
The nation's largest and oldest construction trade association.
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AIAS promotes excellence in architectural education, training, and practice, fosters an appreciation of architecture and related disciplines, enriches communities in a spirit of collaboration and organizes students and combines their efforts to advance the art and science of architecture.
The Career Cornerstone Center is an ever-expanding resource for anyone interested in exploring career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, and healthcare.
The NAAB aspires to be the leader in establishing educational quality assurance standards to enhance the value, relevance, and effectiveness of the architectural profession.
SWE Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States and Mexico.
The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET or ACCE-accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs.
UMSI brings together UNCF, The Merck Company Foundation and Merck Global Diversity Inclusion to offer 37 annual awards to outstanding African American students and postdoctoral researchers.