AIA-NJ Blog

Code Council Releases New IGCC Public Version 2.0

November 30, 2010

The International Code Council today unveiled its latest edition of the International Green Construction Code (IGCC), known as IGCC Public Version 2.0, at the annual U.S. Green Building Council’s “Greenbuild” conference. At the Greenbuild announcement Code Council Chief Executive Officer Richard P. Weiland said, “IGCC Version 2.0 is provided as a resource tool for jurisdictions Read More

Architects Can Be Approved 203(k) Consultant

November 30, 2010

Architects are among those listed to be qualified to be HUD 203k consultants. The requirements listed below can be found on the HUD website: 1. A minimum of three years experience as a remodeling contractor, general contractor or home inspector. A state license as a state certified engineer or architect may be submitted in lieu Read More

Change the Fate of Places that Matter to You: 10 Most Endangered 2011

November 23, 2010

There’s that vacant historic building you drive by on your way to work each day. Or that new development you just heard about- the one that’s planned to wipe out a historic farm . Or what about all the historic resources of your town that aren’t protected because you don’t have a historic preservation ordinance? Have you ever Read More

A Time to Give Thanks:

November 23, 2010

President’s Corner – Nov. 2010 As the Thanksgiving Holiday approaches it only seems appropriate that I take this opportunity to express my thanks for all the good things happening this year. This Holiday is perhaps my favorite one. There are no gifts, no gimmicks, no crazy decorations to deal with, just good food, the company of family and friends, Read More

In Case You Missed – East Coast Green 2010

November 23, 2010

East Coast Green 2010:  Meeting the Architecture 2030 Challenge Bally’s Atlantic City Thursday September 16 & Friday September 17, 2010 Thirty two educational sessions, three keynote presentations, and three design day lectures drew a crowd of nearly 200 attendees to the Jersey Shore, September 16 – 17, 2010. Among the attendees were architects, planners, engineers, Read More

Members In Transition Committee

November 22, 2010

The Members In Transition Committee is looking for participants.

Historic Properties Revitalization Act

November 19, 2010

Last week Michael Calafati, chair of our Historic Resources Committee submitted the letter below to the Assembly Committee in support of  the Historic Properties Revitalization Act, Assembly Bill 1851.  The bill is schedule for a floor vote on Monday and we urge you to contact your legislator in support of this bill.  Below is  the Read More

Gustav Stickley Nominated For NJ Hall of Fame

November 18, 2010

Michael Graves, FAIA, became the first Architect member to the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2010, another architect is on the nominees list for 2011.  This year Gustav Stickley, renowned architect and furniture maker who became the leading spokesperson for the American Craftsman movement was nominated for the NJ Hall of Fame this year. Vote for Read More

2012 NJ Historic Preservation Conference

November 17, 2010

2012 NJ Historic Preservation Conference Call for Sessions: 2011 NJ Historic Preservation Conference The 2011 conference planning committee is seeking proposals for the annual historic preservation conference.  The conference will be held on Friday, June 3, 2011 at Monmouth University.  Proposals may be submitted for an individual presentation, a panel session or in workshop format Read More

High School Design Competition

November 14, 2010

NJIT is resurrecting their High School Design Competition for submissions by the end of March 2011. It is an open competition encouraging creativity in the design profession (both architecture and design). They will have awards that include paid tuition for their summer architecture and design program. AIANJ is helping to get the word out about Read More

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