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    Fresh Brew: In Conversation with Sean Ticknor

    Thursday, August 11, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

    General: $10 | AIASF: $5 | Student: $5

    Be part of this inspirational
    morning conversation.

    Join AIASF Board President Paul Adamson, FAIA who hosts this dialogue with Sean Ticknor, Founder + Executive Director of Big Skills Tiny Homes. We'll learn more about this organization infused with programs that inspire self-discovery, mentoring, and skill development to students interested in the trades. Through the process of building a tiny home from scratch to completion, students are exposed to a variety of trade disciplines and are empowered to identify their future career path.

    Fresh Brew is a series of online morning conversations covering a variety of topics about all things architecture and design. Fresh Brew provides the general public and industry professionals with engaging dialogue and a space for inspiration. This segment is presented by the Center for Architecture + Design in collaboration with AIASF and the AIASF Housing Committee.

    Images courtesy of Big Skills Tiny Homes


    Sean Ticknor, Founder + Executive Director, Big Skills Tiny Homes

    Sean has 18 years of experience working as an Engineer and Structural Designer. In 2009, he started his own design consultant business. Sean obtained his Bachelor of Engineering in Structural Civil Engineering from Vanderbilt University in 1999, and has been working in the construction industry ever since. His diverse experience in carpentry, woodworking, electrical work, plumbing, and structural design lend well to this project. Sean has also been actively volunteering and tutoring at his two son’s schools for decades. He enjoys is passionate about building, educating and inspiring others.


    Paul Adamson, FAIA, LEED AP, 2022 AIASF Board President
    As a design architect with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Paul has lead project teams on many high-profile hotels such as the Intercontinental Hotel, adjacent to Moscone West convention center in San Francisco, the Fairmont Heritage Place, at Ghirardelli Square, the W Hotel, San Francisco and the Omni Hotel and Metropolitan Residences, located in San Diego, CA. His additional architecture experience includes Mixed-Use, Residential and Retail as well as Civic, University Student Life and housing Facilities, Adaptive Re-use and Historic Preservation. Paul has also consulted on curtainwall design and installation, most recently with Build Group, Inc., a general contractor responsible for numerous high-density residential and hospitality projects, in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is the author of Eichler: Modernism Rebuilds the American Dream, and has been published in numerous periodicals, and has appeared as a featured expert on episodes of HGTV and Dwell TV.

    Thank you to our Community Partners
    Marin Builders Association

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