AIA-NJ Blog

Moore Oklahoma Tornado Disaster

May 24, 2013

In an e-mail to the Melissa Hunt, the Executive Director of the AIA Central Oklahoma Chapter, AIA New Jersey President Jack Purvis, AIA has offered the assistance of our 120 AIA-NJ members that were trained in Disaster Recovery through the State of California Safety Assessment Program. We greatly appreciate the assistance that was (and continues Read More

Social Media is the HGTV of DIY – A wake up call for all you do it yourselfers!

May 15, 2013

Have you ever watched HGTV and felt inspired to remodel your kitchen, bedroom, or begin a landscaping project?! If so, you may have been delusional about the results, the time it takes to complete, and yes, even its costs. Do it “yourself” really requires a team of professionals to achieve a camera ready result. When Read More

WIA-NJ Hosts Leadership in the Industry Discussion

May 15, 2013

Join Women In Architecture New Jersey for a discussion with Dana Nalbantian on leadership in our industry. Dana brings over 27 years of experience to her position as Studio Director/Project Manager at Gensler. With a Bachelor of Architecture from Lawrence Technological University, Dana balances her knowledge of both architecture and interiors in projects that range from a Read More

How to “Engage” Emerging Professionals 101

May 14, 2013

Recently, you may have heard about the AIA Repositioning effort.  One of its initiatives is to improve “engaging emerging professionals.” First and foremost, if you do not know what an emerging professional is, welcome to the club. According to the AIA, emerging professionals (EPs) are students, interns and the recently licensed architects in the first Read More

The American Dream: The Pursuit of the American Landscape

May 14, 2013

Below is an analytical paper about the American landscape and the environment written by Jason Peist, Assoc. AIA ___________________________________________ America! So spacious are your skies, amber are your grains, and so green are your lawns.[1] These romantic and picturesque landscapes are instilled into every child through your patriotic songs, that it is no wonder the Read More

AIANJ Convention Reception in Denver – You're Invited !

May 9, 2013

AIANJ 2013 Design Conference – Save the Date

May 8, 2013

The 2013 AIA-NJ Design Conference will be a day and a half seminar that will include East Coast Green, Code  and Design Courses, announcement of the Design Award winners, networking opportunities and an expo to review the latest products and technology available to the industry.  Architects can obtain a maximum of 8 1/2 CEU’s.  More Read More

SDAT held at Camp Osbourne to help rebuilding

May 8, 2013

AIA-NJ members, architects, engineers, planners and landscape architects are working together as part of a Sustainable Design Assessment Team (SDAT) with town officials, residents and property owners of Camp Osborn, the small bungalow community in Brick at the Jersey Shore destroyed in Hurricane Sandy and resulting fires.   Asbury Park Press was at the event kick-off event the weekend of Read More

Save Thorncrown Chapel

May 7, 2013

From the desk of Robert Ivy, FAIA, EVP/CEO of the American Institute of Architects – The AIA opposes efforts to erect high power lines too near Arkansas’ jewel, the Thorncrown Chapel by Fay Jones. An online petition can be found here. Please help spread the word.

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    November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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