AIA-NJ Blog

New Jersey Embraces Urban Development

July 27, 2011

reprint from ARCHITECT Newswire New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) signed a new law that makes more mixed-use projects located near mass transit eligible for $1.5 billion in state tax credits. “Our goal is to revitalize New Jersey’s cities and to do it through private economic development that is incentivized and encouraged through common sense Read More

Missouri School District Architect Decision

July 27, 2011

Wentzville School Board hires architect to design high school Some members wanted to seek bids for contract Even though the Wentzville School District’s third high school will be different, the architect will remain the same. The Board of Education on Thursday voted to hire Hoener Associates Inc. to design the school. The firm has been Read More

PRACTICING ARCHITECTURE WITHOUT A LICENSE – DON’T LET IT HAPPEN

July 8, 2011

AIANJ members have been contacting the Legislative and Government Affairs Committee lately regarding illegal or unlicensed practice, including the offering or providing architectural services by unlicensed practitioners and the practice of “plan stamping” i.e. licensed architects signing and sealing drawings produced by those without a license with little or no direct supervisory control over their Read More

ENFORCEMENT OF LICENSING LAWS (?)

July 8, 2011

By Jerome Leslie Eben, AIA AIA NJ Regional Director ’11-‘13 The above title of this month’s article relates to the national AIA position statement #15.  As stated, it supports the strict enforcement of architectural licensing laws by the jurisdictions [so in-trusted to do so] and recommends that penalties be assessed for incompetent or improper practice Read More

East Coast Green 2011Event

July 7, 2011

Brookdale Community College was the site of AIA New Jersey’s East Coast Green 2011 conference. The sold out event offered attendees the choice of 2 days of courses ranging from technical design elements of high performance design, case studies and building tours. Day one was offered in partnership with CMHC International to highlight sustainable design Read More

Review Courses for the Architect Registration Examination

July 7, 2011

The College of Architecture & Design at New Jersey Institute of Technology is offering two review courses for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE 4.0) this fall semester in Structural Systems and Building Systems. These courses are scheduled in the evening hours (6 to 9 pm) and will be held on the NJIT campus in Newark, Read More

AIA-WJ Volunteers Help Rebuild Playground

July 6, 2011

On Saturday, April 30, members of AIA West Jersey assisted in a community service project of rebuilding a playground at Fullerton Park in Moorestown, NJ. Fullerton Park is located in the heart of Moorestown and has been a community based park for decades. The original play set and surrounding fixtures were installed in 1992 by Read More

2011 AIA NJ Design Competition Winners Announced

July 4, 2011

AIA New Jersey announced the winners of the 2011 Design Awards. Congratulations to all the winners. HONOR Architectural – Non‐Residential Centra – Iselin, NJ Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, PC HONOR Architectural – Non‐Residential The Aspen Institute – Walter Paepcke Memorial Farewell Mills Gatsch Architects, LLC MERIT Architectural – Non‐Residential Ikon.5 architects Campus Commons, State University Read More

CanStruction 2011 – Call for Entries

July 2, 2011

CanStruction One Can Make A Difference Download Team Entry form here Each fall, AIA New Jersey members have the opportunity to donate food and money to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. This Food Bank fights hunger and poverty by distributing food and groceries, providing education and training, and making new programs to help Read More

Upcoming Events

  1. Historic Rehabilitation – Window Solutions

    November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. South Jersey’s Emerging Professional Committee’s Night of Art

    November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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