Recaps or descriptions of AEC industry events attended by Page & Turnbull staffers.

45th Anniversary Blog Series Part I: Splendid Survivors and the Environmental Movement of 1976

Staff members of former U.S. Senator (Wisconsin) Gaylord Nelson organized the Environmental Teach-In, which became the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. The 70’s were a time of social awakening, and San Francisco was at the cultural epicenter of it all. The world had seen the Earth from space for the first time in 1969, and this first glimpse of our universal home helped spark the environmental movement. The first Earth Day took [...]

By | 2018-08-16T16:56:43+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Architectural History, Events & Activities|0 Comments

Why I chose Architecture (or how it chose me)

When I was younger I remember walking through the Ferry Building Marketplace with my family and thinking to myself how great it was to see a landmark building adapted into a multiuse space. Standing in the marketplace I was struck by the opening in the floor above, revealing the exposed steel-framed Beaux Arts style architecture which allowed natural light to flow into the space. This experience was one of a few [...]

By | 2018-01-29T18:40:16+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Events & Activities|0 Comments

Color/Colour!

Page & Turnbull Office Salons is a quarterly-ish series of conversations about broad themes in architecture and conservation. Designer Lingxiu Chong shares her thoughts on our most recent Salon about Color held in San Francisco with guest speaker, London-based academic and designer Adam Nathaniel Furman. Enjoy this read about Adam’s research into architectural polychromy and how our work celebrates California’s colorful past, present and future!  One of my favorite things about [...]

By | 2018-01-22T11:43:56+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Events & Activities, Firm News, News|0 Comments

Page & Turnbull at Oakland’s Youth Architecture Camp

In June I was fortunate to be able to take part in the third annual Youth Architecture Camp for underrepresented and at-risk children. The camp was started from a collaboration between the AIA East Bay and Fam First Family Foundation as a way to introduce Architecture and design in general to youth in the East Bay. While I was only able to attend one full day and the final presentations, I was truly taken back by [...]

By | 2018-01-30T13:29:40+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Events & Activities|0 Comments