AIA-NJ Blog

Take Action – Historic Property Reinvestment Act

February 16, 2011

On January 10, 2011, the New Jersey Senate voted 38 – 0 in favor of the Historic Property Revitalization Act (HPRA).  On February 17, 2011 the Assembly 62-10-5 in favor of the bill.  Governor Christie has vetoed the bill. The historic rehabilitation tax credit bill is a legislative work in progress for more than a Read More

EP’s…………..the Future for AIANJ

February 10, 2011

By Jerome Leslie Eben, AIA AIA NJ Regional Director 2011-2013 Recently, I had the opportunity to have dinner with four (4) EP’s.  EP’s for those who may not know; are our Emerging Professionals.  EP’s include students from AIAS, our Associate AIA members both in and those who have completed the Intern Development Program, and  are Read More

Renovated Princeton Cultural Center Receives Design Award

February 10, 2011

AIA-NJ Honors Team at Ann Beha Architects A Princeton University cultural center that was named after the Ivy League’s first African-American dean and designed by Ann Beha Architects of Boston, Mass., has won an Honor Award in the “Built” category from AIA-NJ. The award for the renovation and expansion of the Carl A. Fields Center Read More

KSS Architects Completes 200,000 SF Facility for Somerset Tire Service, Inc. (STS)

February 10, 2011

PRINCETON, N.J.—KSS Architects LLP recently completed a new $15 million, 200,000 square feet distribution center and warehouse for Somerset Tire Service, Inc. (STS), in the Township of Bridgewater, N.J. By remediating an environmentally contaminated site into productive use, the project exemplifies a successful model of sustainable industrial development in the State. Completed last June, the Read More

Message From The AIA-NJ President

February 10, 2011

It’s hard to believe we are already over one month into 2011!  I am truly honored and humbled to be your President of AIA New Jersey for this year.  As always, the year began with our annual black tie gala, held January 8, 2011 at the Carl Icahn Laboratory at Princeton University.  It was a Read More

Take Action to keep the Solar Decathlon on the National Mall

February 9, 2011

A Message from Paul Mendelsohn Vice-President AIA Government & Community Relations As you may have heard, the Department of Energy recently announced that the Solar Decathlon will not be held on the National Mall, as it has since its inception in 2002. This biennial event “challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered Read More

AIA Applauds Administration’s “Better Buildings” Initiative

February 9, 2011

Washington, D.C. – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today commended the Obama Administration’s “Better Buildings” initiative, which calls for making commercial buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by catalyzing private sector investment through a series of incentives to upgrade offices, stores, schools and other municipal buildings, universities, hospitals, and other Read More

In Memoriam – Kenneth D. Wheeler, FAIA

February 9, 2011

It is with sadness that we announce that Kenneth D. Wheeler, FAIA, Past President of AIA New Jersey, AIA Newark and Suburban and AIA-NJ Past Regional Director passed away on January 11, 2011 at the age of 93. He had been a member of the GRAD firm for 31 years, and had lived near one Read More

AIA-NJ and East Coast Green Presented With Award at National Meeting

February 4, 2011

]2011 AIA Component Excellence Awards Honor the Best of State and Local Programming Each year at Grassroots, the AIA recognizes some of the Institute’s best state and local component programming. Categories, which include government affairs, membership, public affairs, and continuing education, celebrate individual members and entire components. The videos (links below) were originally screened at Read More

AIA Announces 104 New Fellows, Six Honorary Fellows | News | Architectural Record

February 4, 2011

AIA New Jersey’s Past President and Past Regional Director Robin L. Murray, AIA to become NJ’s latest AIA Fellow at the convention in May. See article in Architectural Record: AIA Announces 104 New Fellows, Six Honorary Fellows | News | Architectural Record

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