JAMA at the US – Iran Symposium on Resilient Cities

On Tuesday, June 17th JAMA’s own Farzad Naeim served as a Moderator on a discussion of Resilient Cities at the US – Iran Symposium on Resilient Cities. Held at the Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering in Irvine, CA, the event focused on the development, atmosphere and utilizes of resilient cities where scientists from both Iran and the US shared knowledge and visions for minimizing the
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John A. Martin Nominated for ACE Award

As a long-time supporter of the ACE (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) Mentor Program of America, JAMA has been nominated as this year’s ACE Mentor Engineering Firm of the Year. ACE mentors high school students across the US; inspiring them to pursue careers in design and construction. It’s now the construction industry’s fastest-growing high school mentoring program, reaching over 8,000 students a
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JAMA BIM Director Chosen to Speak at Revit Conference

JAMA’s BIM Director Marcello Sgambelluri, will be a featured speaker at the ninth Revit Technology Conference Australasia in Auckland, New Zealand. Scheduled to take place from Thursday May 16 to Saturday May, 18, 2013, the conference will once again explore the latest trends, technologies and best practices in Revit and BIM as a means of streamlining the building procurement and construction process.
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JAMA Principal Chosen for Tall Building Design Course in Italy

JAMA Principal Dr. Farzad Naeim will be one of two US academics and practitioners teaching a short class on state-of-the-art in seismic analysis and design of tall buildings at the School for Advanced Studies of Pavia, Italy. Scheduled for April 2-12, 2013, the class is organized by the UME Graduate School and will feature lectures, workshops and hands-on project instruction.
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JAMA Participates in UCSD, UCLA, Cal Poly SLO Job Fairs

As part of the firm’s ongoing focus in attracting the best local and national talent, JAMA participated in three job fairs in early 2013. JAMA Principals, Project Managers and Staff held booths and talked to dozens of students at UCLA, UCSD and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
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JAMA / RTKL CanStruction Entry Wins People’s Choice

JAMA, in collaboration with Los Angeles architects of RTKL, took home the 2013 Canstruction People’s Choice Award on January 10, 2013. The team’s “aVOID Hunger” was made entirely from canned food in a 10’x10’x8’ space. The unveiling of all Canstruction designs and award judging was held as part of the monthly Downtown LA Artwalk, and proceeds from the event benefitted the LA Regional Food Bank.
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JAMA Chosen for Two Projects in San Diego

It’s not often stated, but JAMA maintains a sizable amount of work outside the LA area. Recently we were pleased to be a part of two winning teams at San Diego State University. Pfeiffer Partners was chosen from a group of 16 invited architects for a Strategic Plan and Project Phasing Study for the University’s Main Library, and the design/build team of JCJ Architecture/Hunt Construction was selected for the new SDSU
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