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Proposals to Move Historic Decker House Due

Persons and businesses interested in submitting bids to move and restore the historic “Decker House” have until 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 to submit proposals. A mandatory pre-bid conference is planned Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. The pre-bid meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 28 at the City’s Housing Department, 649 N Fair Oaks Ave, Suite 202, Pasadena 91103. The Decker House is…

‘If You Build It, They Will Nest’ Fun Birdhouse Competition for All Ages Mixes Architecture with Art

Have a birdhouse idea that needs to take wing? Want to give your feathered friends a little leisure lair? The AIA Pasadena & Foothill Chapter of the AIA (PF-AIA), in partnership with the Pasadena Community…

Jacobs Ranks High on Building Design + Construction 2014 Giants List

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today that it earned the #1 spot in several categories on the Building Design + Construction (BD+C) 2014 Giants Survey; which ranks the world’s top architecture, engineering and construction firms…

The Koffa Design Group Introduces the eLearning Design Department

The Koffa Design Group unveiled its new eLearning Design Department. The goal of the department is to provide creative options for businesses that would like to convert their training to eLearning courses. Similar to traditional…

Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkins to Lighten Up in October

Over a dozen artists will feature their realistic carved pumpkins during the Rise of the Jack O’ Lanterns event at Descanso Gardens in October. Master carver Ray Villafane from New York will feature his pumpkins…

Saturday, September 27

Altadena’s Hidden ‘Wildwood Park’ Opens for an Art and Fine Art Craft Show

Art on Palm (Spring 2014) Chambers For one day artists will exhibit their work at the 20th bi-annual Art on Palm, Saturday, September 27, 2014; 9:30…

Tuesday, September 30

Author Discusses Her Book About Australian Arts and Crafts Architecture

Author-professor Harriet Edquist will highlight the usually neglected arts-and-crafts movement in Australia and why it needs more recognition when she presents her book at the…

Wednesday, October 01

Two-Hour In-Depth Tour of Gamble House to Showcase Unique Art Glass

The Gamble House will showcase its stylish glass windows, light fixtures, and other unique features during a two-hour in-depth tour on Wednesday, October 1, 10:00…

Saturday, October 04

Final Judging for Most Creative, Sustainable Birdhouses Set for October

The final judging of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Pasadena-Foothill Chapter’s Architectural Birdhouse Competition will be held at the Pasadena Community Garden on Saturday,…

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A Bigger Home for Art

Students, faculty and staff at Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design celebrated the opening of 870 Raymond last night, a new building designed to house their Fine Arts and Illustration departments. The celebration is the first of a few openings, leading up to an official public opening in June. Students are already working in the new building. Photo courtesy ©Lawrence Anderson/Esto The new site, a former US Post Office building, was purchased in 2011, and was converted into galleries, classrooms and studios for approximately 630 students, in a 99-day transformation that was completed on time and on budget in time…

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