AIA-NJ Blog

Court Ruling on Including Hard Copy of Prevailing Wage Determination in Bid Specifications

May 31, 2009

New Jersey design professionals that do public work need to be aware that a long time practice of theirs concerning the inclusion of hard copies of prevailing wage determinations in their project specifications may no longer be advisable. As you are aware, New Jersey law requires the payment of prevailing wages on public projects. Accordingly, Read More

11th annual New Jersey CANstruction

May 31, 2009

The Newark Suburban Chapter of the American Institute of Architects is pleased to announce the 11th annual New Jersey CANstruction competition has a new home! In October the competition will be held at The Prudential Center Arena in Newark to support the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. To celebrate our new location for 2009, Read More

AIA-NJ Supports Restoration of the Orange Public Library

May 25, 2009

Turn-of-the-Century Structure Is National Historic Landmark ORANGE, N.J. — The New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects has announced its support of the restoration of the historic Orange Public Library at 348 Main St. in Orange, N.J., with a financial contribution. The contribution was made at a recent fund-raising event at which Samuel Read More

Architects Tour Homes Designed by Carl Kemm Loven in Bergen County, N.J.

May 25, 2009

Part of Effort to Preserve Fairytale Norman-Style Homes GLEN ROCK, N.J. – The fairytale Norman-style homes of New Jersey architect Carl Kemm Loven served as a source of inspiration and admiration for a group of more than 20 architects from the Architects League of Northern New Jersey who toured the homes on May 9. The Read More

THIS WEEK IN TRENTON

May 25, 2009

May 22, 2009 Treasurer Provides Revenue Update; Outlines Further Cuts in FY2010 Budget State Treasurer David Rousseau appeared before both the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee and the Assembly Budget Committee this week to provide updated revenue projections and the Administration’s proposals to close a gap in the FY2010 budget. The Governor’s budget proposal now Read More

ICC CODE COUNCIL TO DEVELOP A GREEN BUILDING CODE

May 18, 2009

A Note form the AIA State Government Network Representative: (May 13, 2009) The ICC is forming a new committee entitled the Sustainable Building Technology Committee (SBTC). The SBTC was originally tasked with the improvement of ICC Codes, Standards and Guidelines in the areas of sustainability and high performance. This includes areas of water, energy and Read More

Meet the Editor of Design NJ magazine

May 18, 2009

Publicizing your firm and services is important now more than ever. Do you have a project you want published? Want to reach New Jersey’s top design professionals and thousands of potential clients? Attend AIA-NJ Public Awareness Committee’s Public Relations and Architecture program and earn 1.5 AIA Learning Units while learning how to get coverage in Read More

AIANJ OPEN HOUSE

May 18, 2009

AIA New Jersey’s Emerging Professionals Committee, in conjunction with AIA New Jersey, is sponsoring its first annual ‘Open House AIA’. We are asking all of our member firms to open their offices for the day to all high school students interested in a career in architecture. To learn more or sign up your firm: http://www.aia-nj.org/openhouse.shtml

NCARB BOD Takes Action Against ARE Confidentiality Agreement Violators

May 13, 2009

April 2009 Washington, DC—The Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) is designed to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public by providing a psychometrically justifiable and legally defensible process that measures the level of competence necessary to practice independently. The exam has multiple divisions that test a candidate’s ability to perform many of the tasks Read More

THIS WEEK IN TRENTON – Public Strategies Impact

May 10, 2009

May 8, 2009 Budget Shortfall Increases The Office of Legislative Services released a report this week that indicated the budget shortfall in the current fiscal year has grown to $1.2 billion, almost triple the $383 million shortfall OLS predicted when the Legislature’s budget hearings began in April. The OLS prediction was made based on April Read More

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