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Leigh Kyle, Nov. 19, 2016 @9:30 am

By | 2016-10-22T00:03:18+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|Categories: Presenter|

YEARS OF GROWTH: THE LAST 25, THE NEXT 25 Leigh Kyle, RLA, ASLA Principal at Spurlock Landscape Architects Since 1990 San Diego has continuously evolved towards the complex urban center it is today, one that is both informed and constrained by its coastal desert setting. Over three decades Spurlock has combined deep      understanding of [...]

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Rob Quigley, FAIA, Oct. 15, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

By | 2016-10-02T23:33:28+00:00 October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Presenter|

Focus Plan: A Visionary Plan by the East Village People “We have only one chance to get it right. Whatever goes into that large area of East Village will be there forever."   ...Rob Quigley The large area architect Rob Quigley is referencing is a very valuable East Village parcel of 15 developable acres, mostly public [...]

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Christine Brun, ASID, September 17, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.

By | 2016-09-05T23:30:17+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Categories: Presenter|

Living Small for the Future: Why It’s Here to Stay Christine Brun is a familiar name to San Diego Union-Tribune readers. Her syndicated column, “Small Spaces,” appears weekly in newspapers around the U.S. and “Less Is More” appears monthly in the Lifestyle/Home and Garden section of the Union-Tribune. She is the owner of Christine Brun and [...]

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Panel Discussion, May 21, 2016 @ 9:30 a.m.

By | 2016-05-08T20:54:21+00:00 May 8th, 2016|Categories: Presenter|

San Diego Today: Designing the Urban Future The Friends of San Diego Architecture has Vicki Estrada returning this month to moderate a discussion on designing the future of San Diego’s urban environment with panelists Nicola Hedge and William A. Adams.   A landscape architect, an environmentalist, and a land use attorney—all three have vested interests in San [...]

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Howard Blackson, Urban Designer, April 16, 2016 @ 9:30 a.m.

By | 2016-03-31T05:27:32+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Categories: Presenter|

Beer, Bikes and Breakfast: San Diego’s Cultural Shift Howard M. Blackson III. As a local urban designer, Howard is excited to discuss San Diego’s cultural shift towards its Beer, Bikes, and Breakfast attitude of today. Born and raised in San Diego during its surf, sun and sailing culture, Howard is eagerly watching and documenting this cultural [...]

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David Marshall, Preservation Architect, March 19, 2016 @ 9:30 a.m.

By | 2016-03-04T00:14:26+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Categories: Presenter|

Protecting Our Architectural Legacy: The Do's and Don'ts of Preservation David Marshall, AIA, NCARB, is well-known for his restoration and reconstruction work on buildings in Balboa Park—the Spreckels Organ Pavilion, the Museum of Man, and the House of Hospitality, to name a few. However, his work in historic preservation also is found throughout Downtown—in the Western [...]

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Rob Quigley, Mar. 21, 2015 @ 9:30 a.m.

By | 2015-03-04T19:17:48+00:00 March 4th, 2015|Categories: Presenter|

Post-Modernism: Everyone Visits San Diego Eventually We continue our series: The California-Panama Exposition Centennial Lectures - Part 4: Spanning the Oceans: A War Brings the World to Our Doors. Rob Wellington Quigley, FAIA, is no stranger to Friends of San Diego Architecture. He has spoken to our group twice and was one of our judges in [...]

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Dirk Sutro, Feb. 21, 2015 @ 9:30 a.m.

By | 2015-02-02T19:14:08+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Presenter|

Modernism Transformed: From the Salk to the Geisel and Beyond We continue our series on the Panama-California Exposition Centennial with Part 4: Spanning the Oceans: A War Brings the World to our Shores. Working at the University of California San Diego for ten years, Dirk Sutro, Arts Communications Manager, Division of Arts & Humanities, has been [...]

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Keith York, Jan. 17, 2015 @ 9:30 a.m.

By | 2014-12-01T22:16:26+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Midcentury Modern: Bauhaus Meets Ranch Meets Tiki We continue our series on the Panama-California Exposition Centennial with Part 4: Spanning the Oceans: A War Brings the World to our Shores. Keith York, a native San Diegan, has become synonymous with San Diego’s post-war modern architecture. As sometimes happens, a single experience can change the direction to [...]

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Diane Kane, Nov. 15, 2014 @ 9:30 a.m.

By | 2014-10-21T16:40:32+00:00 October 21st, 2014|Categories: Presenter|

International Crossroads: From Cube Houses to Streamline Moderne Diane Kane is a former Senior Planner from the City of San Diego, where she handled large-scale historical surveys as part of the long range planning process. Previously, she was the Heritage Resources Coordinator for Caltrans in Los Angeles, where she conducted environmental review of historic properties. Specializing [...]

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