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Farm to Fork Architecture Projects
Multiple Locations
Sacramento, CA
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Farm to Fork Architecture Projects
We appreciate the support of our Festival Patrons: Milgard Windows & Doors, Scranton Products, The Mohawk Group and
Design Award Patron: SMUD / Savings By Design!

Farm to Fork Architecture Projects
Sat, Oct 12, 9:30 am to 3:00 pm, $10

The Globe Mills "Ghost Spaces Adventure" has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Multiple Locations - see details below. Addresses and flyer will be provided to all registered attendees prior to event.

Sponsored by: Milgard Windows & Doors, Scranton Products, The Mohawk Group, Maria Ogryziak Architecture, Barrish Pelham & Associates

In keeping with our Festival theme--exploring the valley's agricultural roots in relation to the built environment--we welcome visitors to explore buildings and environments that connect back to agriculture, each in their own way. This is a rare chance to look inside projects and get a first-hand account from the architect about the project's influences and design process. We have a great cross section of projects to share.

Tour is split into two sections, with a restaurant as the mid-day tour for those wanting to purchase lunch.  Day is self-paced--visit one project or all! Pre-registered attendees may check in at any location and receive a wristband if they want to visit other locations. You must pre-register for this event. No walk-ins please.

Not all of these spaces are open to the public--don't miss this special opportunity!

Visit between 9:30 - 11:30 am

Soil Born Farms Amphitheater, designed by Jason Ellis, AIA
Location: 3000 Hurley Way, Sacramento
An urban teaching farm with an open-air amphitheatre carved into the land.

ABC School for Autistic Children, designed by Monighandesign
Address: 4540 Harlin Drive, Sacramento
Constructed from hand-plastered straw bales to create a humanized, rich, tactile experience.

Visit between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm

Hook and Ladder Restaurant & Bar, designed by Hausman Architecture
Location: 1630 S St , Sacramento
Mid-town restaurant serving locally grown products in a re-purposed Quonset hut steeped in local history.

Visit between 1:30 and 3:00 pm

Sacramento Water Intake Structure, designed by Lionakis
Address: 200 Jibboom St., Sacramento.

Globe Mills, designed by Applied Architecture, Inc.
Address: 1131 C Street, Sacramento
A housing complex centered around grain silos which were once one of the largest working mills west of the Mississippi.

Globe Mills BONUS: Special "Ghost Spaces Adventure"*
*(this portion of the the Globe Mills tour has been cancelled)

UC Agricultural and Natural Resources Building, designed by MFDB Architects
2801 Second Street, Davis
This re-purposed steel building warehouse that is reminiscent of an agriculture building and the region and will serve as a conference and meeting space for the entire University of California system.

Davis Food Co-op
Location: 620 G Street, Davis
Designed by Maria Ogrydziak Architecture. An AIACC Honor Award winner, this grocery store is anything but ordinary. The bright green building and yellow CO-OP sign pay homage to Central Valley colors while the angled covered entry, outdoor eating patio, and prominent art pedestals create inviting spots to linger and chat about local produce or the latest farm to fork project.
Architect Maria Ogrydziak, AIA will be onsite to talk about her project.

About the Festival:

The central theme around the Central Valley Architecture Festival is an exploration of the identity of our region; the relationship of architecture  and design to our culture, landscape, climate and history.

The festival mission is three-fold:

1. Highlight existing relationships between the region and its architecture.

2. Create an ongoing dialogue to inform a distinct, regional, architectural identity.

3. Facilitate greater transparency with the public in how architects create our built environment and how it impacts their daily lives.

Festival Dates: October 10th to October 19th, 2013
Location: Varies by event

Founded in 1942 the American Institute of Architects, Central Valley Chapter, represents the interests of the architectural profession in 17 Central Valley counties.



Multiple Locations (View)
1400 S Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95811
United States

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Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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