AIA-NJ Blog

NON-RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT FEE ACT AMENDMENTS

July 29, 2009

On July 27, 2009 Governor Jon S. Corzine signed into law the New Jersey Economic Stimulus Act of 2009. Sections 37 through 39 of the New Jersey Economic Stimulus Act of 2009 suspend the Non-Residential Development Fee Act which was signed into law on July 17, 2008. As a result, proof of payment of a Read More

AIA Philadelphia Releases New Guide Book

July 29, 2009

The Center for Architecture announces the publication of the third edition of Philadelphia Architecture: A Guide to the City, the most comprehensive book on the architectural treasures of Philadelphia. Authored by John Andrew Gallery, this updated, comprehensive guide provides descriptions and photographs of over four hundred of the city’s important buildings, with seven walking tours, Read More

Review Courses for the Architect Registration Examination

July 28, 2009

Review Courses for the Architect Registration Examination (ARE 4.0) Structural Systems – Mechanical & Electrical Systems Two review courses will be offered this coming fall semester at the New Jersey School of Architecture, New Jersey Institute of Technology, to help prepare architecture graduates for the Architect Registration Examination (ARE 4.0) in the following two sections: Read More

New Jersey Architects Inspire Students Through Mentoring Program

July 28, 2009

VINELAND, N.J. (JULY 24) – The highly successful ACE (architecture, construction and engineering) Mentor Program of America, in which building industry professionals, including members of the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ), serve as mentors for high school students seeking careers in the building industry, is seeking to expand in New Read More

Architects Tour Bell Labs

July 20, 2009

Bells Labs, Architecturally Significant Modernist Building in Holmdel, N.J. HOLMDEL, N.J. (July 17, 2009) — Though most had seen photos of the Bell Labs building designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen — or even studied it in school — few of the architects who recently toured the shuttered building in Holmdel were prepared for the Read More

Carleton Riker, Jr. – In Memoriam

July 17, 2009

CARLETON BERRIAN RIKER, JR. ASSOCIATE EMERITAS AIA November 26, 1919 – July 12, 2009 In 2007, AIANJ was prepared to present to those assembled at the annual AIA Convention, the Carleton Berrian Riker, Jr. we knew. The purpose was to gain emeritus status for Carl even though he was not a licensed architect. Our reasoning Read More

New Jersey Court Strikes Down "Open Space" Set-Asides

July 15, 2009

New Jersey homebuilders are applauding a unanimous June decision by the state Supreme Court that stops towns from requiring builders and developers to set aside land for open space (or pay a cash fee) as a permitting condition for housing developments. In the cases of New Jersey Shore Builders Association v. Township of Jackson and Read More

New Jersey Court Strikes Down "Open Space" Set-Asides

July 15, 2009

New Jersey homebuilders are applauding a unanimous June decision by the state Supreme Court that stops towns from requiring builders and developers to set aside land for open space (or pay a cash fee) as a permitting condition for housing developments. In the cases of New Jersey Shore Builders Association v. Township of Jackson and Read More

N.J. Architect Unveils Puerto Rican Community Center

July 14, 2009

Reprinted from the Philadelphia Inquirer By Matt Katz, Inquirer Staff Writer Carlos Castro, AIA, arrived in Camden from Puerto Rico a quarter-century ago, unable to muster a word of English as a student at East Camden Middle School. But he kept a notepad in his pocket and wrote down everything he saw on the street. Read More

AIA West Jersey Hosts Annual Photography Competition

July 8, 2009

For the fourth year, AIA West Jersey is sponsoring a juried Photography Competition to celebrate architecture and the built environment. Images from past years entries have circled the globe, highlighting architecture from here in New Jersey to Italy, Scotland, Japan and more. The top three 2009 selections were awarded to the Philadelphia Comcast Building (by Read More

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