AIA-NJ Blog

AIA-NJ 2011 COTE Top 10 Awards

June 29, 2011

In a reception at the East Coast Green conference held on June 23rd, AIA-NJ announced it’s inaugural COTE Top 10 Award winners. Congratulations to all the following winners: Institutional Category – Honor Award The Goldstein Partnership Maplewood Police & Court Building Commercial Category – Merit Award Spiezle Architectural Group TD Bank Residential Category – Merit Read More

AIA 2012 National Committee Appointments

June 28, 2011

Colleagues: I am pleased to share with you this chart listing the AIA national committees, task groups, etc., that we’re currently aware of as well as some that are being considered for 2012. Also please find a list of all members noted in NetForum as being appointed or assigned to an AIA national committee, as Read More

Summer Networking Social

June 28, 2011

Join us for a Summer Networking Social Realtor + Architect + Interior Designer + Builder = Success Download registration form here:SummerNetworkingSocial2011

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts by Frank Furness

June 15, 2011

By Frank Cunha III, AIA Editorial Writer Ever since I first heard about Frank Heyling Furness (1839–1912) during an Architectural history class I have been fascinated by his work. I made several trips to Philadelphia to see his work and I am familiar with his Emlen Physick Estate in historic Cape May, New Jersey. Although Read More

Resources for Associate Members

June 10, 2011

The National Associates Committee is dedicated to representing and advocating for Associates, both mainstream and non-traditional, in the national, regional, state, and local components of the AIA. Visit the National Associates Committee page, it is a resource for Associate AIA members. http://network.aia.org/AIA/NationalAssociatesCommittee/Home/Default.aspx

East Coast Green – Early Bird Ends June 9th

June 8, 2011

2011 East Coast Green – June 22nd & 23rd Warner Center Brookdale Community College Two Days up to 13 CEU’S – both AIA HSW/SD and GBCI approved Early Bird pricing only $95 – ends June 9, 2011

Union-only Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) Eliminate Merit Shop Contractors From Competing For and Winning Construction Projects

June 8, 2011

Construction contracts subject to union-only PLAs are almost always awarded exclusively to unionized contractors and their all-union workforces. According to the most recent data from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 20 percent of New Jersey’s private construction workforce belongs to a union. This means PLAs would discriminate against eight out Read More

Saphire + Albarran Architecture LLC celebrates its 25th year

June 8, 2011

Saphire + Albarran Architecture LLC celebrates its 25th year in business on May 13, 2011.  Founded by Joseph Saphire, AIA in 1986 as Saphire Associates, the firm reformed as Saphire + Albarran Architecture LLC in recognition of a new partner, longtime associate Edwin Albarran.  Based in Princeton for 20 years the firm now operates from Read More

Emerging Professional’s Companion

June 8, 2011

The Emerging Professional’s Companion (EPC) is a tool offered by NCARB to assist interns to earn IDP training unit outside of the office environment.  Interns complete learning activities for IDP training units.  This allows interns who may have lost their job to continue making progress towards licensure.  This is also useful for interns whose office Read More

President Obama, AIA?

June 8, 2011

President Obama, AIA? By Jerome Leslie Eben, AIA AIA NJ Regional Director ’11-‘13 As I was sitting down to write this article about the AIA Convention, in recovering New Orleans, I received an E-mail from AIANJ Past President Bruce Turner, AIA, who also serves as our current PA Committee Chair. Along with the message was Read More

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