UPCOMING SEMINAR INFORMATION
Thursday, November 20th, 2014 11:30 AM - Society for Design Administration (SDA) will be hosting a site tour conducted by Bridge Housing, Turner Construction, SVA, and Spurlock Poirier Landscape Architects of BRIDGE Housing's affordable downtown housing project at 9th & Broadway, Celadon. Read more...
ARCHTOBERFEST - JAPANESE FRIENDSHIP GARDEN TOUR
In support of Archtoberfest, the Society for Design Administration hosted a site tour on Saturday October 4, 2014, conducted by Roesling Nakamura Terada Architects’ Principal Architect, Kotaro Nakamura. The tour focused on the new pavilion located within the existing Japanese Friendship Garden at Balboa Park.
The new pavilion and kitchen and restroom buildings will be located within the existing Japanese Friendship Garden in the canyon below the teahouse in Balboa Park. Surrounded by lush Japanese landscape and waterfalls running into a koi pond, the building is a post-beam structure designed to house multiple activities including meetings, exhibitions, and wedding receptions with a 300-person capacity. The exterior “Engawa” deck overlooks the water features accessible through traditional Shoji panels.
Who is SDA?
For over 50 years, the Society for Design Administration (SDA), an affiliate of The American Institute of Architects, has promoted education and “best practices” in management and professional standards of design firm administrative personnel. SDA Membership stretches across the United States and Canada and is comprised of personnel in the design profession, including architecture, engineering, construction, landscape and interior design. View a list of current members.
What is SDA?
SDA enhances the professional development and personal growth of its members, and consequently the development and growth of their respective companies. To accomplish this, SDA provides a host of networking opportunities, as well as educational resources in the areas of: Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Office Administration, and Project Management.