The Asian American Architects and Engineers (AAAE) was founded in 1978 by San Francisco Bay Area design professionals with the goal of increasing contract opportunities for Asian Americans and small businesses in the design and engineering fields. AAAE's mission is "to advocate and practice equal opportunities, professional excellence, and social responsibility."


Join today for 2019 to receive discounts on AAAE Events and the Annual Dinner. To renew your membership, please follow these instructions.

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Upcoming events

    • August 28, 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • City College of San Francisco, Chinatown Campus, 808 Kearny Street San Francisco, CA 94108

    Asian American Architects and Engineers
    Open House

    City College of San Francisco – Facilities Master Plan

    August 28, 2019

    5pm - 7.30pm

    City College of San Francisco
    Chinatown Campus
    808 Kearny Street
    San Francisco, CA 94108

    The Master Plan provides a strategy for facilities improvement, renovation, replacement, and new construction over the next 10 years and beyond. The $800M capital program will proudly modernize CCSF facilities to meet the needs of students and the community for today and into the future.

    Dinner Program featuring:

    Patricia Nguyen
    Deputy Program Manager

    Farshid Samsami
    Senior Project Manager

    Kitchell CEM, Construction Program Management

    1. Overview of projects and construction timelines
    2. Small Business participation goals
    3. Schedule of Request for Qualifications
    4. Project: Student Development Building – Design-build
    5. Project: STEAM Building - Design-build


    5:00pm – 6:00pm Registration and Networking

    6:00pm – 7:30pm Dinner and Program


    Early Registration

    $500 for 2 VIP seats at speakers table

    $25 for current paid member

    $60 for non-members

    RSVP by August 16, 2019

    Late Registration

    $40 for current paid member

    $75 for non-member

    RSVP by August 23, 2019

    • September 25, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • InterContinental Hotel, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103


    September 25, 2019

    5.30pm - 9pm

    InterContinental Hotel
    San Francisco

    Innovation is a driving force that shapes and influences our daily lives and environments. The concept of innovation represents a way of analytical and critical thinking generating new and refreshing ideas for products, materials, buildings and infrastructure.

    The internationally recognized SPARK AWARDS acknowledge the significant contributions from designers, manufacturers and industry leaders for their visions and solutions to the betterment and improvement of our built environments.

    The 2019 AAAE Annual Dinner assembles both the SPARK AWARDS sponsor and awardees in a conversation about how innovation criteria and products are conceptualized, implemented and influences our built environments.


    Clark Kellogg


    Mark Sarkisian
    Structural and Seismic Engineering Partner
    Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

    Ellen Lou
    Director of Urban Design and Planning
    Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

    Please RSVP by September 11, 2019.

    To RSVP, please use the links on the left sidebar to choose your sponsorship level.

    Current paid AAAE members may register for a discounted Bronze Sponsorship rate until September 4, 2019. After September 4, please email for availability.

    Check payments are accepted after online registration. For questions regarding registration or the website, please contact

    The admin will contact you with a request for your guest list (if applicable) and dinner entree choice. The choices are beef, fish, or vegetarian.

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