AIA-NJ Blog

Architect Bernard A Kellenyi FAIA Dies at 93

February 27, 2013

Bernard A Kellenyi FAIA 1920 – 2013 Bernard Alexander Kellenyi FAIA passed away this past Sunday at the age of 93. Bernie had been a member of AIA since 1948, having graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture cum laude from Catholic University. Immediately upon graduation, Bernie entered the military, flying his bomber to England as Read More

Bernard Kellenyi FAIA – In Memoriam

February 26, 2013

We at AIA-NJ were told of the sad news today of the passing of Bernard Kellenyi on February 24, 2013.  In a message from his son he was remembered as a wonderful person in many ways – decorated World War II B17 pilot, highly accomplished architect, successful business owner, respected community member – but most importantly Read More

Robert Ivy, FAIA at NJIT: "What You Do Matters"

February 25, 2013

Robert Ivy, FAIA, EVP/CEO of the American Institute of Architects recently spoke during an NJIT career services event: YOUR FUTURE AS AN ARCHITECT THROUGH IDP & ARE. The event had members from the National Council of Registration Boards (NCARB),  NJ State Board of Architects and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to talk to and answer Read More

Smart Design Focus of AIA-NJ & NJIT Symposium

February 25, 2013

What Constitutes “Smart Design” To Be Focus of Free AIANJ Fall Symposium     Anyone interested in the worlds of architecture and design won’t want to miss the upcoming, free annual AIANJ Fall Symposium in Weston Hall, Summit and Warren streets, home of NJIT’sCollege of Architecture and Design (COAD). The event, set for March 6, 2013 from Read More

Kalafsky Named to AIA National Resolutions Committee

February 24, 2013

TRENTON, N.J. (February 21, 2013) — Kurt M. Kalafsky, AIA, a member of AIA Jersey Shore, was recently appointed to the Resolutions Committee of the National Board of the American Institute of Architects. Kalafsky, of The Aztec Corporation/Aztec Architects LLC of Iselin, N.J., has been a member of AIA-NJ since 1993 and of AIA-NJ’s Jersey Read More

Ideas Needed for Sandy Relief

February 14, 2013

Over the last month an AIA-NJ task force has been exploring options to best help New Jersey post Hurricane Sandy.  At the beginning of the year, the American Institute of Architects made a contribution of $37,500 to AIA-NJ to help with Sandy Recovery efforts .  The task force was established to develop programs to distribute the Read More

AIA-NJ Honors Its Annual Scholarship Foundation Winners

February 12, 2013

New Jersey Architecture Students Honored for Outstanding Achievement AIA-NJ  has announced the grant winners of its annual Scholarship Foundation.  The scholarship winners were announced at the organization’s recent annual awards gala in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. Eligibility for the grants was based on scholastic achievement and financial need as well as architectural talent. Every year, Read More

Michael Graves, FAIA Appointed to U.S. Access Board

February 11, 2013

President Obama recently appointed Michael Graves, FAIA to the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, also known as The Access Board. Graves will devote his time to accessibility for people with disabilities. “I am honored to have been appointed to the United States Access Board by President Obama,” Graves said.  “When I became paralyzed, I realized that Read More

Internship Development Program & Architectural Registration Exam Seminar

February 1, 2013

NJIT & AIA-NJ Host event for aspiring architects on the IDP program and the ARE process. Speakers and panelists will be from AIA-NJ, NCARB, and the NJ State Board of Architects. In addition, Robert Ivy, FAIA, the American Institute of Architects Executive Vice President and Chief  Executive Officer will be in attendance. Don’t miss this Read More

Special Convention Rate for Young Professionals

February 1, 2013

Limited Offer: 2013 National Convention Promotions The AIA is offering a new Young Professional rate for the 2013 AIA National Convention to be held in Denver in June, 2013. AIA architect and associate members, 40 years of age or younger, can receive a reduced registration rate of almost 30 percent off. This promotion is restricted Read More

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