Looking for a way to give back to your community, to engage with other like-minded people and to help build teams and leadership skills among staff – not to mention develop your carpentry and building skills. Working with the local affiliate of Rebuilding Together is a great way to do it all.
Nearly every community, if not all, in the San Francisco Bay Area have adopted development standards codifed in their municipal codes as site development regulations and guidelines, precise plans or specific plans. Typically drafted by a team of design consultants, city boards and community stakeholders, these development standards are viewed as the map or blueprint for the shape of the community’s built environment and vary from community to community.
Listen to firm founder Ken Hayes in conversation with Tom Dioro, host of the Architecture and Innovation podcast, as they discuss architectural style and the complex social, political, and economic dynamics that give form to the Bay Area’s urban fabric.
California’s building codes can be difficult to parse. Go ‘beyond the code’ with the right reference material to clarify the intent of the new rules and devise clever solutions.