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  • NAED Changes Annual Meeting Name & Format

    The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) has changed the name and format of its annual meeting as part of its 100th anniversary celebration. Formerly known as the NAED Annual Meeting, it will be called the NAED National Electrical Leadership Summit beginning with the 2008 meeting...

  • Sara Conner Court Answers Urban InfillChallenge

    HAYWARD, CALIF. - Sara Conner Court is an affordable housing development that achieved multiple goals when it opened its doors in 2006.

  • Development Brings Together Housing, PublicLibrary

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. - The city’s most vulnerable seniors, including those transitioning out of homelessness and long-term care, have a place to call home at Mission Creek Senior Community.

  • A Long Journey Ends in Berkeley

    BERKELEY, CA.—This is a story about an affordable housing development that endured a costly legal battle and took nearly eight years to build.

  • Twenty-First Century Craftsman

    Structural features and striking decorative fixtures provide multiple layers of light.

  • Magnet, San Francisco

    To make this pro-bono design effort for a nonprofit clinic in San Francisco come together, lighting consultancy H.E. Banks + Associates was challenged to use limited resources in creative ways. Magnet, a sexual health center for the gay community offering activities such as readings, art exhibits...

  • Trauma Treatment Center, San Francisco

    Challenge For the newly established Trauma Recovery and Rape Treatment Center, a University of California San Francisco project, the acquisition of an old timber-frame industrial building in the city's Potrero Hill district offered 11,000 unobstructed square feet that could be used for open and...

  • illuminating detail

    When collaborate, an international television and print ad agency based in San Francisco, chose the Huntsman Architectural Group to design its new office, the challenge was to transform a 5,000-square-foot space in a 1909 office building, while meeting a limited construction budget. Wishing to set...

  • An Alternative Vision of Home

    it's a bit of an odd story, really, it's not what you'd expect,' explains John Peterson, principal of Peterson Architects in San Francisco, and founder of Public Architecture, a nonprofit organization devoted to pro bono design work. He's talking about the origins of ScrapHouse (

  • A combination of indirect light and modern pendants help turn an outmoded commercial building into urban apartments.

    huntsman architectural group's renovation of the landmark at Grant Avenue, one of the first office-to-residential conversions in San Francisco's central business district, stands as a testament to lighting's ability to alter an existing space for alternative uses. Designed by Coxhead and Coxhead...