AIA-NJ Blog

NJDCA Seminars Offered On Energy Codes

May 27, 2011

Seminars are being offered in multiple locations around the state on the NJ Energy Codes for both residential and commericial use. Course locations in Atlantic City, Cherry Hill and Edison. June 8, 2011 in Cherry Hill, NJ OR June 15 & 16, 2011 in Atlantic City, NJ NJDCA presents: “THE PATHS TO COMPLIANCE WITH THE Read More

Changing Role of Architects in Disaster Response

May 24, 2011

A major natural disaster occurs, on average, 10 times a year, with minor disasters striking as frequently as once a week. These include floods, tidal waves, tornadoes, ice storms, fires, landslides, hurricanes, and earthquakes, and the damage can range from a few uprooted trees to the near-obliteration of entire communities. In the aftermath, architects immediately Read More

NJ Municipality Master Plan Reviews

May 20, 2011

When 10 is Fewer than Six Reprinted from ARCHITECT MAGAZINE Newswire May 20, 2011 Earlier this month, N.J. Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation that allows the state’s municipalities to review their master plans every 10 years instead of the previously required six. Steve Prisament reports that Absecon, N.J., planning board member Rob Reid is opposed Read More

Robin L. Murray Elevated to AIA’s College of Fellows

May 17, 2011

National Architects’ Association Honors Local Architect Robin L. Murray, FAIA, PP, LEED AP, of Trenton, N.J., was among 104 AIA members who were recently elevated to its prestigious College of Fellows. Murray, a member of AIA-NJ and AIA-Central, was recently invested at a ceremony in New Orleans, La., during the 2011 AIA National Convention. The Read More

In Memoriam – Ralph Lerner

May 13, 2011

Ralph Lerner, former architecture school dean, dies at 61 Ralph Lerner, a longtime faculty member and former dean of Princeton’s School of Architecture, died of brain cancer May 7 in Princeton. He was 61. Lerner joined the University faculty in 1984 and transferred to emeritus status in 2008. He was dean of the School of Read More

The Power of a Story II

May 13, 2011

By Jerome Leslie Eben, AIA AIA NJ Regional Director ’11-‘13 Apparently many of you enjoyed my article last month entitled The Power of a Story and told me so.  Therefore, the communication that I had hoped for in my very first article as your Regional Director is finally happening! As the saying goes “keep those Read More

Stockton College to cut ribbon on landmark campus center by KSS Architects

May 13, 2011

$65 million, 153,000 square-feet project is largest in College’s history KSS Architects is excited to announce that The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey will be celebrating the opening of its new campus center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sat., May 7. The $65 million, 153,000 square feet campus center will become a welcoming living Read More

Maryland Approves IGCC for Statewide Use

May 9, 2011

In April 2011, Maryland’s legislature passed a bill adopting the International Green Construction Code (IGCC) as an option for use by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and local governments effective March 1, 2012. Maryland is the first state to approve IGCC in this way. Click on link below to read more: http://www.buildinggreen.com/auth/article.cfm/2011/4/29/Maryland-Approves-IGCC-for-Statewide-Use/

Contemporary Food Market in the Philippines Receives Design Award

May 4, 2011

The Landmark Designed By Hugh A. Boyd Architect A Southeast Asia department store food market designed by Montclair, N.J.-based Hugh A. Boyd Architect has won a Merit Award in the “Interior Architecture” category from AIA-NJ. The award for the 93,000 square-foot food market and eatery in Manila, Republic of the Philippines, was announced this past Read More

Earth Day Marks the Opening of Registration for Second Annual East Coast Green

May 4, 2011

Tickets and Sponsorship Available for Region’s Largest Green Conference To acknowledge Earth Day, the Committee on the Environment (COTE) of the AIA-NJ, has announced that registration is now open for its second annual East Coast Green Conference to be held in June. This second annual conference, to be held at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, Read More

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