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Short: The Garden State's Most Iconic Architects

April 11, 2013

William H. Short, FAIA Considered to be a pioneer in historic preservation architecture, William H. Short, FAIA, received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Princeton University in Princeton, N.J., a town where he practiced for many years and completed many projects. Fueled by an appreciation for the beauty of historic buildings, Short dedicated much of Read More

Eisenman: The Garden State’s Most Iconic Architects

April 11, 2013

Peter Eisenman, FAIA Peter Eisenman, FAIA was born in Newark, N.J. and attended Columbia High School in Maplewood, N.J. He is an internationally recognized architect and educator whose award-winning, large-scale housing and urban design projects, innovative design for educational institutions and inventive private house designs attest to a career of excellence in design. Throughout his Read More

Wells: The Garden State’s Most Iconic Architects

April 10, 2013

Malcolm Wells, FAIA Malcolm Wells was born in Camden, N.J., raised in Haddonfield, N.J., and lived for some time in Cherry Hill, N.J. Often regarded as the father of modern earth-sheltered architecture, Wells advocated environmentally responsible design and promoted the idea of building structures at least partly underground. Wells, who died in 2009, started his Read More

Future Architects – Scholarships Available

April 10, 2013

Attention All Future Architects – In celebration of Architecture Week 2013, AIA-NJ has been highlighting The Garden State’s Iconic Architects in a series of daily articles.   At the same time, we remember that all architects were once aspiring architects and architecture students (what we today call “Emerging Professionals”). AIA-NJ is committed to fostering these Read More

Holzman: The Garden State’s Most Iconic Architects

April 10, 2013

Malcolm Holzman, FAIA Born in Newark, N.J., Malcolm Holzman, FAIA, a late modernist icon, has designed many important civic and academic structures throughout the United States, namely libraries, museums and performing arts venues. His structures are acknowledged for their evocative nature, technical vision and singular character. Holzman founded Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates (HHPA) in 1967 Read More

Hillier: The Garden State's Most Iconic Architects

April 9, 2013

J. Robert Hillier, FAIA J. Robert Hillier, FAIA, is a more than 45 year veteran of the profession, having launched his career as a sole practitioner in Princeton, N.J. in 1966. In addition to design excellence, he is known for his business acumen, which earned him the title of New Jersey’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” Read More

Pettersen: The Garden State's Most Iconic Architects

April 9, 2013

Eleanore Pettersen, FAIA Eleanore Pettersen, FAIA, who was born in Passaic, N.J., was a pioneer who helped pave the way for women in architecture. Pettersen was one of the first women to be licensed as an architect in New Jersey and the first woman in New Jersey to open a private practice, which was in Read More

Meier: The Garden State’s Most Iconic Architects

April 8, 2013

Richard Meier, FAIA Richard Meier, FAIA, who was born in Newark, N.J., has developed a unique and vibrant style of architecture that has made him one of the most widely emulated and influential architects — not just in New Jersey, but in the world. His work, famously known for the prominent use of the color Read More

2014 Slate of Officers

April 8, 2013

THE AIA-NJ 2014 SLATE OF OFFICERS As Chairman of the 2013 Nominations Committee, It is with great pleasure and honorable distinction that I hereby announce the following members in good standing to set forth the 2014 Slate of Officers for AIA- NJ, the New Jersey Society of Architects. PRESIDENT: PRESIDENT ELECT: 1ST VICE PRESIDENT: 2ND Read More

Graves: The Garden State’s Most Iconic Architects

April 8, 2013

Michael Graves, FAIA Michael Graves, FAIA is one of the most influential voices in American architecture today. He has designed over 350 projects of all types in locations throughout New Jersey, the nation, and around the world, including the renovation of the Newark Museum. In addition, his designs of furnishings and housewares, which are sold Read More

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