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


May 4, 2016


NJ DCA Announces RREM and LMI Training Session

March 18, 2016

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) Homeowners Rebuilding Program from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30th, at the Moonachie Civic Center in Moonachie, Bergen County. Below, please find a Read More

Hurricane Preparedness Refresher

October 1, 2015

  Although the exact track of Hurricane Joaquin remains uncertain, since New Jersey is within the potential track area, it is worthwhile to remind ourselves of the need for proper hurricane preparedness. Please take a few moments to review the information on the National Weather Service website, which can be found here.

Last Day for Post Disaster Training “Early” Registrations

April 1, 2015

Sign-up for Post Disaster Assessment Training Today Early Registration ends today – April 1st – Registrations after April 1st will not include Training Manual (a $50 value) April 11, 2015 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at NJIT School of Architecture 6 AIA HSW CEU Click here to Sign Up now !

AIA New Jersey Creates Task Force on Lightweight Wood-Framed Construction

March 22, 2015

  TRENTON, N.J. (March 2015) — In the aftermath of the Avalon Edgewater Building Fire, the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ) has announced the formation of a task force of member architects to review possible improvements to design practices and building codes and standards in order to enhance building safety Read More

AIANJ Takes home Component Excellence Award from Grassroots Convention

March 19, 2015

Submitted by Justin A Mihalik, AIA, Co-Chair, AIA Regional Recovery Working Group The AIA Grassroots Leadership and Legislative Conference is always a great event to kickoff the new year as an AIANJ Leader.  This year it was even sweeter as AIANJ took home a Component Excellence Award for Expanding & Sharing Knowledge through the AIA Read More

Lightweight Construction Materials – the Public’s Perception

March 10, 2015

Submitted by Justin A. Mihalik, AIA  2015 AIANJ President-Elect As a result of the AvalonBay fire in Edgewater, I was interviewed by PIX 11 news and Al Jazeera America as a representative of AIANJ, for the Architect’s perspective on lightweight wood construction materials.  Architects understand that the building code takes into consideration the use group of Read More

AIA New Jersey Interviewed by WPIX TV Regarding Lightweight Wood Construction

February 13, 2015

In the wake of the tragic events of the Avalon at Edgewater fire, Justin Mihalik, AIA, the newly elected President-Elect of the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects, was recently interviewed by WPIX TV regarding the use of lightweight wood construction.  You can see the WPIX report here. The report is 5:26 Read More

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