AIA-NJ Blog

AIA-NJ Post-Irene Relief Efforts

August 31, 2011

Post Irene Message from AIA-NJ President Michael Hanrahan, AIA: “Over the past few weeks, New Jersey has been affected by several unprecedented events, ranging from the earthquake to the devastating Hurricane Irene. We sincerely hope everyone is safe and recovering. To that end, if your business has been affected, AIA NJ would like to know. Read More

AIA-WJ Trip to 2011 Solar Decathlon

August 30, 2011

AIA West Jersey is running a bus trip to the Solar Decathlon in the west potomac section of the national mall in Washington DC on October 1st. In addition to seeing the cutting edge sustainable designs by future architects, AIA members get 8 HSW continuing education units for the day. Seats are still available – Read More

AIA Disaster Resource Website Launched

August 27, 2011

With Hurricane Irene pounding much of the Atlantic coastline, millions are moving out of harms way. In response to the massive storm, the AIA has prepared a special web page as a disaster assistance resource that will be updated with the latest news and information as Irene moves up the Eastern seaboard. Read more and Read More

Ways to Prepare for Earthquakes

August 26, 2011

After this weeks’ earthquake that shook New Jersey this article has very good information for all AIA members. Thanks to Charles Spitz, AIA, NCARB, CSI, PP, for passing along for all to read: Institute Offers Ways to Prepare for Earthquakes   Yesterday’s earthquake, which was felt all along the East Coast, has many people who never Read More

National AIA Position Statement Review Comment Period

August 19, 2011

The AIA issues Public Policies and Position Statements as statements of belief to policy-makers, the public, and the construction industry on issues of public policy affecting the membership, the profession of architecture, and The American Institute of Architects. When passed passed by the AIA National Board, these position statements require compliance by all components and member Read More

Security by Design; An Architect's View on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

August 17, 2011

AIA President, Clark Manus, FAIA issued the following Op-Ed article discussing the inter-relatedness of security and design. This is a particularly relevant discussion as the 10-year milestone of the tragic events of 9/11 approaches. And, while we have learned much in the intervening years, as Mr. Manus points out: “Security became a design issue for Read More

Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Design

August 11, 2011

A certificate program in Sustainable Design is offered by NJIT. Open to all, this is good prep for the LEED Green Associate or AP test. NJSOA_sdcert

AIA Fall Conference Scholarship

August 11, 2011

The AIA awards scholarships to attend the knowledge communities fall conferences, to applicants who can cover the event through electronic media. All EP’s, Associates and YAF are encouraged to apply. The deadline is Aug 15. Please forward to EP’s in your section and I hope that you also consider applying. Application documents are available a Read More

Hearings on Energy Master Plan

August 10, 2011

Legislature sets hearing on Energy Master Plan reprint from Politickernj.com By Bill Mooney | August 10th, 2011 – 12:44pm TRENTON – The Legislature is offering the public another opportunity to weigh in on the governor’s proposed Energy Master Plan. The Assembly and Senate environment committees will meet together at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at Read More

Canstruction 2011 – Looking for Teams

August 9, 2011

A reminder for those who would like to contribute to the competition! Call for Entries! For further details, click here. Added incentives: – Goya has been generous enough to offer donating ALL cans to one team! If interested, send Call for Entries form and entry fee check, as well as schematic sketch and/or description of Read More

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