Author : AIA New Jersey

On May 4, 2017 AIA NJ President, Ben Lee, AIA, Immediate Past President, Justin Mihalik, AIA and NJIT Associate Dean for Academics, John Cays, along with a Sussex County Board Member were invited to serve as design jury for the Senior Projects at Sussex County Technical School. Two project teams made their presentations: One for conversion of a barn into a residence. They completed…

On June 26, 2017, NJ Senate passed S-3317 to require NJ to Join Climate Alliance to uphold Paris Climate Accord. AIA NJ supports the passing of this Senate Bill. Along with AIA National, AIA NJ stands for a sustainable future and for protecting communities from the impact of climate change.  Climate change caused by human activity remains one of the most urgent challenges…

Pack a picnic and some folding chairs. Bring your friends and family. Everyone is invited to this free movie in the park! 8PM Refreshments are served 8:40PM Scholarship winners are announced 9PM The Ffature film, Concert of Wills: Making the Getty Center, begins! Come early to pick a prime spot on the village green and enjoy the evening with your colleagues. 1.5 LUs…

Data provided by Dean David Mohney, FAIA through college liaison, Seth Leeb, AIA The second year of the School of Architecture wrapped up last month with final studio reviews.  The student body consists of 52 architecture students with 36 more expected to enter in the fall.  Applications to the program are up 250% compared to last year, primarily because knowledge of the new program is…

By Laurence E. Parisi, AIA A very special event took place during the 2017 AIA Conference in Orlando, for which I was privileged to be a part.  The mission of this event, sponsored by the Andersen Window Company under the auspices of the Cheeriodical Children’s Foundation, was to bring happiness to children receiving medical care at the Florida Hospital for Children. When asked…

On June 1st, Team RSC had a great time participating in the Corporate FunRun 5K held at the Meadowlands Racetrack. AIA NJ Members John Capazzi, Ken Mihalik, Erik Polyzou, Jae Jang and Eva Peragallo participated. RSC is proud to Tackle Kids Cancer. Our team of 25 was excited to support pediatric cancer research!

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT FOUNDATION | MAY 31, 2017 We want to see how and where you’re celebrating the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth. So, we’ve created something that will be easy to take with you and fun to share, as you take part in activities honoring the legendary architect. Meet Flat Frank. We’re always excited to see how Frank Lloyd Wright…

AIA NJ recognizes this NJ State Historic Preservation Office Award winning project designed by HMR Architects of Princeton, NJ

  The reconstruction of the Nevius Dutch barn at Rockingham is a complete and accurate reconstruction of this threatened building type.  Prior to being dismantled the barn was threatened by neglect.  After being dismantled the barn remained in storage for over a decade until the project started in 2013.  The reconstruction of the barn included re-erecting the repaired frame on a new concrete…

The Bergen County Historic Preservation Commission commends the Closter Borough Hall with an award on May 4th, 2017

On May 4, Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco III, the Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Department of Parks, the Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs and the Bergen County Historic Preservation Advisory Board, celebrating 35 years of historic preservation in Bergen County, N.J., recognized 13 deserving recipients with Bergen County Historic Preservation Awards. AIA NJ wishes to congratulate the design team, including AIA…

Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST program

Announcing the Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST program, an initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designed to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements. The program consists of a comprehensive training curriculum, as well as a toll-free information line and website designed to provide technical guidance to the public. Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST &…

Historic Building Architects, LLC receives New Jersey State Historic Preservation Office Award for BAYADA

  Annabelle Radcliffe-Trenner, Principal, Historic Building Architects LLC 312 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08618 Tel 609-393-3999 Fax 609-393-4333 www.hba-llc.com   Historic Overview:   This is an excellent example of a Greek Revival Italianate wood frame house built in 1858 by John Buzby. The house is located in the heart of the Moorestown Historic District at the intersection of Main Street and Mill…