MAKE THE CONNECTION 2013: Proceeds to benefit The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco

Make the Connection is an annual mixer that brings together professionals from the architectural, construction, engineering, facility management, green building, interior design and marketing communities in Northern California for an evening of conversation and cocktails. Presented by AIA, IIDA, IFMA, SMPS, and USGBC. Each year the proceeds from the Make the Connection event benefit a …

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MAKE THE CONNECTION 2013: Proceeds to benefit The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco

Make the Connection is an annual mixer that brings together professionals from the architectural, construction, engineering, facility management, green building, interior design and marketing communities in Northern California for an evening of conversation and cocktails. Presented by AIA, IIDA, IFMA, SMPS, and USGBC. Each year the proceeds from the Make the Connection event benefit a local …

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The Joy of Mentoring a High School student: The Build San Francisco Institute.

  Last fall, we were fortunate to have participated in the High School Mentorship program hosted by the Build San Francisco Institute. The program itself is unique, and we were very fortunate in having Waylon as our mentee. Waylon is a senior at the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts (SOTA) in San Francisco, a public school …

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Of Interest to All

Build SF Update The 2012 school year has begun and Build San Francisco is again accepting students. This year we are running three programs, including morning design studios with Independence and Ida B. Wells High Schools. The afternoon Build San Francisco Institute program is rapidly filling up, with a great group of students from eight …

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Economic Development by Proxy

012 VENICE BIENNALE Economic Development by Proxy Posted on: August 13, 2012By DOUGLAS BURNHAM In 2010, amid the severe economic downturn, San Francisco’s Mayor’s Office requested proposals for temporary uses on city-owned vacant lots as a way to spur economic development within a neighborhood marred by a 10-block-long linear void created when the earthquake-damaged Central Free­way was …

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This Just Out!

Our new website includes a News Feed We will be updating it with news and information about our programs and events throughout the year.

Third-Party Assessment of Build SF

All of the programs in our New Day for Learning, Part Two, series have undergone outside evaluation to either gauge their success, improve performance, or both.January 20, 2009 Independent, third-party assessment that quantifies accomplishments and identifies areas for improvement is what can transform a good program into an exceptional one. And investigating what makes full-time-learning …

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A Week in the Life of a Build SF Student

Students like Kimmy Feng architect their futures through Build San Francisco’s mentorship/apprenticeship program.By Richard RapaportJanuary 20, 2009 It is early afternoon, and the Mission Street San Francisco studio/office of the Build San Francisco Institute (Build SF) seems thinly populated for the highly successful, hybrid public-private educational partnership that has enabled hundreds of local high school students to dive …

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Build SF: Architecting the Next Generation of Young Professionals

Build San Francisco Institute is featured the March 2007 issue of Edutopia magazine, a publication of The George Lucas Educational Foundation. The Build San Francisco model turns students into aspiring designers and architects.By Andrew Brosnan, Jenny Parma, curriculum by Build SF staffJanuary 19, 2009 The Build San Francisco Institute is an academic program created by the Architectural Foundation of San Francisco …

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