AIA-NJ Blog

AIA-NJ Members Featured on PBS Special on Green Building

April 20, 2009

TRENTON, N.J. (April 19,2009) — Two members of the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ) will be featured as “green-building pioneers” on a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) television feature on green builders. Deane Evans, FAIA, executive director of the Center for Architecture and Building Science Research at the New Jersey Institute Read More

Web Site Feature Will Address Issues in the Architecture Community

April 20, 2009

New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ) Launches Blog in Observance of National Architecture Week

AIA Hosting Facebook Event to Celebrate National Architecture Week

April 16, 2009

National Architecture Week (April 13-19) was created to encourage a public dialogue about architecture. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is using social media to open and foster greater participation by the public and AIA members to employ design thinking to transform today’s challenges into tomorrow’s opportunities. All week AIA is hosting National Architecture Week Read More

Scholarships Offered for Young Architects

April 15, 2009

From AIA YAF Connection – April 15, 2009 By Camilo Parra, AIA Two practice specialty groups are offering scholarships to emerging professionals for their Fall conferences this year. The Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) is holding their Fall conference in New York City on October 23-25. The Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) is Read More

Federal Stimulus benefits for Architects

April 14, 2009

A Note form the AIA State Government Network Representative: Coupled with the Federal Stimulus Package will be opportunities for Architects. Elaine Howley, Editor of the new privately released Guide to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, says “A lot of designers are put off by the term ‘shovel-ready. They think this bill isn’t Read More

THIS WEEK IN TRENTON – APRIL 3, 2009

April 14, 2009

Legislative Action This week the Assembly Budget Committee held a public hearing on the Governor’s budget proposal. The hearing focused on economic development, public safety, transportation, environment and arts, history and cultural issues. Next week both the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee and the Assembly Budget Committee will receive a budget overview and revenue forecast Read More

State-Funded CAD and BIM training for unemployed Architects

April 14, 2009

A state-funded program offers those who were recently laid off and are collecting unemployment in the state of NJ access to free CAD and BIM training. For eligible New Jersey residents, Robotech offers a comprehensive training program approved by the Department of Labor for unemployed architects, interior designers, engineers, draftspersons or those interested in the Read More

Scholarships Available

April 5, 2009

The AlA New Jersey Scholarship Foundation is seeking qualified applicants who are currently attending Schools of Architecture to award scholarships to recognize scholastic achievement, demonstrated talent, and potential for success in the profession of Architecture. Multiple scholarships are awarded each year ranging from $2000 to $5000. Eligibility guidelines and applications can be found on the Read More

SMITH RENEWABLE ENERGY PACKAGE SIGNED INTO LAW

April 3, 2009

PISCATAWAY — A package of bills sponsored by Senator Bob Smith which will promote renewable energy usage throughout the State of New Jersey was signed into law today by Governor Corzine at the Busch Cogeneration Facility at Rutgers University’s Busch campus. “Today, the Governor has taken a strong step forward in promoting clean, sustainable energy and New Jersey’s burgeoning Read More

AIA Contract Documents the Industry Standard

April 3, 2009

For more than 120 years, AIA Contract Documents has been the mainstay of the construction industry featuring a comprehensive suite of contractual documents that address the full spectrum of design and construction projects, large and small. Learn about AIA Contract Documents We are the proven standard to count on: We offer the industry’s most widely Read More

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