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My homage to Michael Lingerfelt, FAIA

July 5, 2018

My homage to Michael Lingerfelt, FAIA A great man, husband, father, grandfather, architect, colleague & friend.  By Laurence E. Parisi, AIA When Superstorm Sandy devastated New Jersey in 2012, it reassured us how relevant Disaster Training is for the Architectural Community, enabling us to better serve the people of New Jersey. We quickly organized and Read More

Tell FEMA: Climate change is real!

May 2, 2018

Recently, the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) removed the reference to “climate change” from their strategic plan. This is especially troubling considering that FEMA is responsible for coordinating the government’s disaster response. Removal of this key terminology promotes an “alternate reality” and a perception that climate change is not responsible for the increase in many Read More

AIA New Jersey Members Louis and Suzanne DiGeronimo Support Causes that Protect All Of Us!

April 13, 2018

AIA New Jersey Members Louis and Suzanne DiGeronimo Support Causes That Protect All Of Us In addition to their outstanding, award-winning, architectural works, AIA New Jersey and Architects League of Northern New Jersey Members Louis DiGeronimo, AIA and Suzanne DiGeronimo, FAIA, of DiGeronimo Architects in Paramus, New Jersey, have taken on causes near and dear Read More

Registration is open for New Jersey Future’s Annual Redevelopment Forum

February 7, 2018

New Jersey Future’s annual Redevelopment Forum will be held on Friday, March 9 at the Hyatt in New Brunswick. AIA NJ is a partner in this valuable event and will be attending.   General Forum Information: Friday, March 9, 8:00 am to 4:45 pm at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ “New Jersey Future’s annual Redevelopment Forum is Read More

Reflections on 2017

January 13, 2018

  Today marks the formal installation of the new AIA-NJ Board at the 2018 Awards Gala at Clark’s Landing in Point Pleasant. As we prepare to celebrate, let’s take a moment to reflect on our progress over the last 12 months… 2017 was a very productive year! AIA NJ pledged our commitment to AIA’s Values: equity Read More

In the 5 Years since Hurricane Sandy, AIA-NJ has Increased their Commitment to Resiliency

October 29, 2017

  “AIA-NJ is really a model of how to get it done after a disaster.” ~ Illya Azaraoff, AIA Contributors: Illya Azaraoff, AIA; Bruce Turner, AIA; Justin Mihalik, AIA and Laurence Parisi, AIA Editor: Stacey Kliesch, AIA   In 2012, in the weeks and months following Superstorm Sandy, AIA-NJ’s members were getting back on their feet. Read More

Knowing Sandy

October 26, 2017

By: Susan P Bristol, AIA, NJ PP, LEED AP                                                               spbarch@gmail.com SPB Architecture LLC, Rocky Hill, NJ 609.924.7989 Spbarchitecture.com (Adjunct Professor at NJIT, CoA+D, School of Architecture)     Architecture, having been consumed by the movement toward sustainability in recent decades, now has a new mandate. Resilience.  In post-Sandy NJ (and NJ River basins since Read More

SUPER STORM SANDY- FIVE YEARS AFTER   Lessons learned….. or not.

October 25, 2017

SUPERSTORM SANDY- FIVE YEARS AFTER Lessons learned….. or not By Laurence E. Parisi, AIA New Jersey has approximately 141 miles of shore coastline, a substantial amount of land along the Hudson River, and many inland marshy estuaries; a significant amount of these lands in our state are still unsettled and in disrepair from Superstorm Sandy. Read More

5 Year Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

September 20, 2017

October 2017 marks the 5 year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. Since the storm, AIA NJ Members have taken steps to rebuild a more resilient New Jersey and have better educated themselves to protect our communities from future catastrophes. If you have been a part of the recovery or renewal and would like to share your story 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

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