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Today marks the 106th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of New York City

March 25, 2017

On March 25, 1911, mere minutes before closing time, a fire broke out in a garment factory, just off of Washington Square. While the building was equipped with two fire escapes, one only opened inward and the other was locked from the outside to prevent theft. Of the four elevators, only one was operational. Fire sprinkler Read More

AIANJ To Host Architect’s Action Day

March 15, 2017

Save the Date for: AIANJ Architect’s Action Day Where: Trenton, NJ When:  June 12, 2017 More details on this event coming soon. Architects, Associates, Students – save the date to participate in this inaugural event at the NJ State Capital.

AIA Call For Issues Survey

December 13, 2016

The AIA biennial Call for Issues for our federal agenda is currently open, and we are hoping to get as wide participation as possible. This is a chance for all members to weigh in on what issues they want the AIA to bring to Congress in 2017. This is something that has been done for almost 10 Read More

WIA Lecture Series: Women and Democracy

August 17, 2016

Please Join Us – All Welcome A NIGHT OF NETWORKING, LIGHT HORS’DOEUVRES, REFRESHMENTS AND DISCUSSIONS WITH FELLOW WOMEN IN THE INDUSTRY Speakers: Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi When: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016 6:00PM TO 9PM Where: MWW GROUP | 1 MEADOWLANDS PLAZA EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ 07073 RSVP by SEPTEMBER 21 to Kim Vierheilig at KV@lan-nj.com Read More

President’s Message -Illegal Practice

February 17, 2016

Earlier this month a story broke out of California from Fox News on two people who posed as licensed engineers and using stolen software, drew up plans for homes, apartments, commercial properties and strip malls in at least 56 cities in Southern California since 2003.  These two men worked for a Professional Engineering firm and Read More

What Architects Need to Know About Responsible Charge

February 17, 2016

by David Del Vecchio, AIA AIANJ Legislative & Government Affairs Chair  (L&GA) A2023 was signed into law in New Jersey on January 11, 2016.  The bill revises the definition of “responsible charge” as it pertains to licensed professional engineers and land surveyors.  AIA New Jersey requested amendments to include architects along with the professional engineers Read More

National Design Services Act Re-introduced in Congress

July 1, 2015

As of June 25, 2015, the National Design Services Act has been re-introduced by Representative Ed Perlmutter (CO-7). This program would authorize student loan debt relief for architectural school graduates who provide volunteer services to communities in need through nonprofit community design centers. Help secure the future of your profession by asking your member of Congress to Read More

ArchiPAC Update- Race for the ArchiCUP!

June 16, 2015

The Convention in Atlanta was a great success for ArchiPAC and I wanted to thank those AIANJ members that contributed while there!  Thus far ArchiPAC has raised $24,000 and recruited 225 members.  This year at Convention to make things interesting there was a competition amongst the Chapters and team ArchiAdvocates, which included AIANJ, took 4th 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

Reciprocity With Canada

December 6, 2014

In his recent trip to Canada, Governor Christie said “I’ve gotten the impression over time, watching American foreign policy, that Canada has been an afterthought……I don’t think we pay enough attention to this relationship as Americans in general. I’ve made a very conscious decision to come to Canada and to come here to Alberta because Read More

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