AIA-NJ Blog

Renovated Princeton Cultural Center Receives Design Award

February 10, 2011

AIA-NJ Honors Team at Ann Beha Architects A Princeton University cultural center that was named after the Ivy League’s first African-American dean and designed by Ann Beha Architects of Boston, Mass., has won an Honor Award in the “Built” category from AIA-NJ. The award for the renovation and expansion of the Carl A. Fields Center Read More

IDEAS Competition 2011

January 17, 2011

The AIA Young Architects Forum (YAF) and the AIA Committee on Design (COD) invites architects, students, and allied design professionals to submit sketches to the international 2011 YAF/COD Ideas Competition. In this unique sketch competition, submitters are asked to explore the principles of Universal Design as well as their overlap with values of social and Read More

ARE Structures Seminar

January 14, 2011

Architects League Of Northern New Jersey is pleased to offer a 3-day weekend ARE Structures Seminar presented by David Thaddeus, AIA, NCARB Professor of Structures and Architectural Design at UNC-Charlotte Friday -Feb 11, 2011 through Sunday -Feb 13, 2011 3 day – 8 am to 7 pm Space is limited and will be reserved on a first-come, Read More

Draft of LEED 2012 Available for Comment

December 21, 2010

The USGBC recently released the first draft of LEED 2012. Green building professionals have until December 31, 2010 to let their voicec be heard.  According to the USGBC, a second public comment period is expected to be opened from July through August, 2011.The LEED 2012 rating system is targeted for release on November 7, 2012. Read More

CALL FOR PAPERS Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy2011 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 21-25, 2011

December 1, 2010

Art, Craft, Modernism, and Frank Lloyd Wright on the East Coast Frank Lloyd Wright’s work is sometimes viewed in stalwart opposition to that of his EastCoast contemporaries, who are cast variously as conservatives resisting modernity or asEurophiles dazzled by the latest fashions crossing the Atlantic Ocean. Philadelphia, withits rich history in progressive American architecture and Read More

Code Council Releases New IGCC Public Version 2.0

November 30, 2010

The International Code Council today unveiled its latest edition of the International Green Construction Code (IGCC), known as IGCC Public Version 2.0, at the annual U.S. Green Building Council’s “Greenbuild” conference. At the Greenbuild announcement Code Council Chief Executive Officer Richard P. Weiland said, “IGCC Version 2.0 is provided as a resource tool for jurisdictions Read More

Architects Can Be Approved 203(k) Consultant

November 30, 2010

Architects are among those listed to be qualified to be HUD 203k consultants. The requirements listed below can be found on the HUD website: 1. A minimum of three years experience as a remodeling contractor, general contractor or home inspector. A state license as a state certified engineer or architect may be submitted in lieu Read More

Historic Properties Revitalization Act

November 19, 2010

Last week Michael Calafati, chair of our Historic Resources Committee submitted the letter below to the Assembly Committee in support of  the Historic Properties Revitalization Act, Assembly Bill 1851.  The bill is schedule for a floor vote on Monday and we urge you to contact your legislator in support of this bill.  Below is  the Read More

Gustav Stickley Nominated For NJ Hall of Fame

November 18, 2010

Michael Graves, FAIA, became the first Architect member to the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2010, another architect is on the nominees list for 2011.  This year Gustav Stickley, renowned architect and furniture maker who became the leading spokesperson for the American Craftsman movement was nominated for the NJ Hall of Fame this year. Vote for Read More

2012 NJ Historic Preservation Conference

November 17, 2010

2012 NJ Historic Preservation Conference Call for Sessions: 2011 NJ Historic Preservation Conference The 2011 conference planning committee is seeking proposals for the annual historic preservation conference.  The conference will be held on Friday, June 3, 2011 at Monmouth University.  Proposals may be submitted for an individual presentation, a panel session or in workshop format Read More

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