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Message From AIA-NJ Regional Director

April 6, 2010

David DelVecchio, AIA, LEEDap AIA-NJ Regional Director Joint AIA-USGBC Task Force Issues a Letter to their respective Boards I have been asked to share with you the good news on the work of the Joint AIA-USGBC Task Force. The co-chairs of the AIA-USGBC task force, (Gail Vittori, Immediate Past Board Chair, USGBC and Clark Manus, Read More

Philip S. Kennedy-Grant Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

April 5, 2010

The 2010 AIA Jury of Fellows elevated 134 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows to be honored at an investiture ceremony in Miami on Friday, June 11 during the 2010 AIA National Convention. AIA New Jersey member and Bernardsville based architect Philip S. Kennedy-Grant, FAIA, will be among those elevated. The Fellowship program Read More

High School Students Propose New Athletic Facility for Old Vineland Speedway Site

April 5, 2010

Architecture, Construction and Engineering Mentor Program Introduces Students to Design Careers in Cumberland County. Students from six area high schools have proposed a new athletic facility for the former Vineland Speedway site as part of a unique mentoring program they have been participating in since September. The student plan calls for a new athletic complex Read More

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON RESTORATION OF MODERN ARCHITECT LOUIS KAHN’S HISTORIC BATH HOUSE

April 5, 2010

Farewell Mills Gatsch Architects is restoring the Trenton Bath House and Day Camp, a seminal mid-century modern landmark. The Princeton, NJ-based architecture firm Farewell Mills Gatsch Architects, LLC (FMG) announces that construction has started for the restoration of Louis I. Kahn’s Trenton Bath House and Day Camp. These landmark buildings, designed by the renowned Modernist Read More

Garden Street Lofts Certified LEED Gold Status – NJ's First Gold

April 5, 2010

Garden Street Lofts, Hoboken’s first and only LEED residences, were awarded Gold certification by the U. S. Green Buildings Council, making it New Jersey’s only LEED-certified condo residences at that level. The 30-unit building, which opened just over one year ago in January 2009 is nearly 80% sold despite continued challenges in the market.

Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design Partners with World-Renowned Chef Tetsuya Wakuda to Launch New Restaurant at The Marina Bay Sands Resort and Casino in Singapore

April 5, 2010

Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design LLC (JZA+D), a full-service, multi-disciplined architecture and design firm, is designing Waku Ghin., a modern, 8,000 square-foot restaurant at The Marina Bay Sands Resort and Casino in Singapore for one of the world’s most elite chefs, Tetsuya Wakuda. Seeking a dynamic, refined dining experience, Chef Wakuda has tapped JZA+D to Read More

“PREPARING FOR THE RECOVERY – ARE YOU READY?”

April 5, 2010

STRATEGIC ALLIANCE PANEL: Key Speakers Will Address Re-Development Challenges at Atlantic Builder’s Convention in April. The Strategic Alliance, a group of eight real estate-related professional companies, will present a seminar at the upcoming Atlantic Builders Convention on April 15 in Atlantic City, N.J. The discussion titled “Preparing for the Recovery – Are You Ready?” is Read More

Eleanore Pettersen Recognized With AIA-NJ’s Highest and Most Prestigious Award

April 5, 2010

AIA-NJ recognized famous architect, Eleanore Pettersen, FAIA, with the “Michael Graves Lifetime Achievement Award” at its annual awards gala held at Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, N.J. Pettersen, who passed away in 2003, received the award posthumously, in recognition of her significant contributions to the field of architecture. “Ms. Pettersen’s achievements are impressive to Read More

Faridy Veisz Fraytak PC Announces Promotions

April 5, 2010

Faridy Veisz Fraytak, PC, (FVF) of Trenton, NJ, a full service architectural firm in continuous practice for 92 years, is pleased to announce the promotions of George R. Duthie AIA and William D. (Ted) Hopkins III AIA, LEED AP, to the position of principals of the Firm. Mr. Duthie has been employed by FVF for Read More

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