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Summer Design 2019!

AFSF proudly announces the  2019 Summer Design Institute! June 17 –  July 3*        – or – July 8 – 26 9:00 am-noon, Mon – Fri* $2,500.00 includes tuition and all materials. * Session 1 includes a Saturday field trip Click here to apply… Continue Reading…


One of our current interns was so impacted by his AFSF experience last year, he signed up to for another summer with us.  Read Anthony Martinez’s reflections on the latest blog: AFSF is a proud sponsor and host… Continue Reading…


2018 Kirby Award Winner:

The Architectural Foundation is proud to award the 2018 Kirby Ward Fitzpatrick Prize to Fletcher Studio for their impressive redesign of South Park, San Francisco’s oldest public open space. The Kirby prize is awarded annually by AFSF in recognition of the… Continue Reading…


High School Design Competition this weekend!

Entries for the 49th annual High School Design Competition must be submitted this Saturday, April 21, 10am – noon at: 420 23rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 LATE SUBMITTALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED! NO EXCEPTIONS! The competition is hosted by Associate Capital at this year’s Potrero Power… Continue Reading…


2018 AFSF Awards Breakfast: May 10th

The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco’s Nineteenth Annual Awards Breakfast will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018    The City Club, 155 Sansome Street, 11th Floor   San Francisco 7:30 – 9:30 am To purchase tickets please contact Alan Sandler,… Continue Reading…


49th high school design competition – 2018!

The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco proudly invites all interested high school students in the Bay Area to enter the 49th Annual HIGH SCHOOL DESIGN COMPETITION April 21 – 22, 2018 This year you are challenged to design a Community Campus… Continue Reading…

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Summer Design 2018 – Sign up Now!

The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco (AFSF) is thrilled to announce our 2018 Summer Design Institute! Sign up here: Open to any high school student, you can choose between two 3-week sessions: June 11-29 or July 9-27.   Both run Mon. – Fri.,… Continue Reading…


Thank you for making the 2017 Beaux Arts Ball fabulous!

The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco thanks all of the professionals and fans of the architecture, engineering and construction worlds who came out in style for our 3rd annual Beaux Arts Ball Redux.  More than a few impressive costumes made… Continue Reading…


October 19, 2017 – Beaux Arts Ball!

Order your tickets NOW! Thursday, Oct. 19th, 2017 6:00 – 10:00 pm SF War Memorial & Performing Arts Center 401 Van Ness Ave.,  SF, CA  94102 The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco invites you to our annual Beaux Arts Ball, a… Continue Reading…


Spaces still available for the Summer Design Institute

There’s still time to apply for the July session of our annual Summer Design Institute!  Join other high school students from around the Bay Area to learn multiple professional 3D design tools, meet with architects and engineers, apply sustainable design… Continue Reading…

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    Annual AFSF Awards Breakfast postponed – new date TBA

    May 12, 2020 |

    Out of an abundance of caution and in compliance with the San Francisco Stay at Home order related to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the the 2020 Architectural Foundation of San Francisco’s Annual Awards Breakfast event originally scheduled for Thursday, May 21, 2020… Continue Reading…

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    HS Design Competition moves on-line

    March 24, 2020 |

    The AFSF-HIgh School Design Competition will feature on-line submission and judging this year. More details including possible schedule changes to follow.

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