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Raymond F. Wells, AIA, 1928-2017

August 29, 2017

He lived by the motto, “Service above Self” AIA NJ is sorry to share the news that Raymond F. Wells, AIA has passed away on August 27, 2017.  We share his obituary with you here. If you were a colleague of Ray’s, we invite you to comment on this post with a memory. Please consider making Read More

AIA NJ takes action to protect New Jersey from New Executive Order that exposes Government Infrastructure to Flood Risk

August 17, 2017

On Tuesday, August 15, President Trump issued a new executive order that rolls back Obama-era protections put in place to ensure that government-funded infrastructure projects in flood prone areas would be less exposed to flooding and the effects of climate change. Read more on this executive order here. Illya Azaroff, AIA Regional Recovery Work Group, and Read More

Spiezle Architectural Group Announces Significant New Hires and Promotions

August 16, 2017

Firm Credits Continued Growth to Sustained Strategy Focused on Enhancing Scope, Depth and Diversity of Client Capabilities   HAMILTON, NJ and MEDIA, PA– August 15, 2017 Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc., an award-winning, full-service architectural, interior design and planning firm, is pleased to announce several significant new hires and promotions. The moves illustrate the effective implementation Read More

Women in Leadership – Meadowlands USA article

August 16, 2017

AIA New Jersey’s Second Vice President Kim Vierheilig, AIA, was interviewed by Meadowlands USA magazine and spoke about AIA’s role in mentoring in the profession.  In the article, along with Sally Glick, principal and chief growth strategist at Sobel & Co., they spoke about challenges in their respective fields. In the article Vierheilig shared: “When I Read More

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

August 16, 2017

On August 14, 2017, a terrific article on the East Point Lighthouse was published in The Daily Journal. Despite the extensive coverage, the architect, AIA NJ Member and Chair of the AIA NJ Historic Resources Committee, Michael Calafati, AIA, was left out of the article. Read the article by clicking here. Upon noticing this, New Jersey Read More

Micro-MBA in Architecture

August 8, 2017

The Business of Architecture Certificate Program AIA West Jersey, in partnership with Temple University’s Fox School of Business and the Department of Architecture at Temple University, is pleased to announce the creation of a two-part sequence of courses: an Architecture-focused business essentials professional certificate and an Architecture specific Micro-MBA executive program. This multi-tiered program kicks Read More

Architecture and the Solar Eclipse

August 8, 2017

By William J. Martin, R.A., AIA, P.P., LEED AP-H   We are about to experience one of the greatest wonders the natural world has to offer humanity.   In late August,  here in the New Jersey area, there will be a solar eclipse. Solar eclipses are not commonplace. They are actually very rare, especially events visible Read More

STEVEN A. SAFARY, AIA, Architect and Artist , 1932-2017

August 8, 2017

By Jerome Leslie Eben, FAIA   I was one of many colleagues of Steven A. Safary for forty years.  On August 5th, I spoke at a Memorial for Steve organized by his family a few months after his passing.   Wil Shortz is the New York Times “LIFELONG PUZZLE MASTER” and is fond of saying Read More

AIA NJ Responds to the New York Times

August 6, 2017

On Sunday, July 8th, AIA NJ Historical Preservation Committee Chair, Michael Calafati, AIA, LEED AP, read NYT writer Allison Arieff’s opinion piece on Corporate Campuses.  It included a comparison between Apple’s campus by Foster in Cupertino, CA and the Eero Saarinen-designed Bell Labs campus in Holmdel, NJ. Given AIA-NJ’s role in the preservation and reuse of Read More

AIAWJ EPiC Summer Canoe Networking

August 4, 2017

Don’t miss the EPiC event of the Summer! AIA-WJ EPiC: Mullica River Canoe Trip with Pinelands Adventures Paddle and network on the waterways of South Jersey with emerging AIA members. Registration is open for our EPiC Canoe Trip on the Mullica River Check out the event page for more information! http://ow.ly/LyMV30dABJR

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