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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

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. In retrospect, what have we learned?   On my trips 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

Training Session for Coastal Rebuilding Program

May 3, 2017

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA), Sandy Recovery Division is hosting a Training Session about the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation, and Mitigation (RREM) Program and Low- to Moderate-Income (LMI) Homeowner Rebuilding Program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, May 15, at the Brigantine Community Center in Brigantine, Atlantic County.   Those interested in Read More

Save the Date for AIA-NJ

April 15, 2017

Don’t forget to clear your calendar to attend these important AIA-NJ events… May 19. NJ Re-Forum. Municipal Land Use Law. Details and registration here. June 12. Architects Action Day. Register Here. June 22. East Coast Green: Health, Safety & Wellness. Registration is open! August 1. Community Resilience Course. Limited capacity; register here. November 9-11. Quad States. AIA Read More

Community Resilience Course

March 15, 2017

Community Resilience Course Hosted by: AIA New Jersey August 1, 2017 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Join us for our Community Resilience course and learn about the meaningful actions that you and your community can take to enhance resilience to natural hazards and of the opportunities available to incorporate these actions into professional practice. Increase Read More

President’s Message – 2016 Highlights

January 4, 2017

Happy New Year to all of you and I wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!  With the New Year comes a new president, Ben Lee AIA, who is very excited and has some great initiatives that promote the goals of AIA-NJ’s Strategic Plan.  I called Ben over the holiday weekend wishing him the best of luck Read More

Understanding RREM & LMI Homeowners Rebuilding Program

May 12, 2016

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