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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

Members Check Your Continuing Education Transcripts

December 1, 2010

As many of you are aware, AIA has made changes to the system that tracks members continuing education credits. All AIA members should log on to www.aia.org and check their Continuing Education transcript.  We have found some members are experiencing lost credits during the transition, and the sooner you and AIA is aware, the better. 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

Change the Fate of Places that Matter to You: 10 Most Endangered 2011

November 23, 2010

There’s that vacant historic building you drive by on your way to work each day. Or that new development you just heard about- the one that’s planned to wipe out a historic farm . Or what about all the historic resources of your town that aren’t protected because you don’t have a historic preservation ordinance? Have you ever Read More

A Time to Give Thanks:

November 23, 2010

President’s Corner – Nov. 2010 As the Thanksgiving Holiday approaches it only seems appropriate that I take this opportunity to express my thanks for all the good things happening this year. This Holiday is perhaps my favorite one. There are no gifts, no gimmicks, no crazy decorations to deal with, just good food, the company of family and friends, Read More

In Case You Missed – East Coast Green 2010

November 23, 2010

East Coast Green 2010:  Meeting the Architecture 2030 Challenge Bally’s Atlantic City Thursday September 16 & Friday September 17, 2010 Thirty two educational sessions, three keynote presentations, and three design day lectures drew a crowd of nearly 200 attendees to the Jersey Shore, September 16 – 17, 2010. Among the attendees were architects, planners, engineers, Read More

Members In Transition Committee

November 22, 2010

The Members In Transition Committee is looking for participants.

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

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