AIA-NJ Blog

Hurricane 101 – FOR ARCHITECTS

October 28, 2017

for nerds, geeks and dreamers A soliloquy by Laurence E. Parisi, AIA   I recall in architectural school at NYIT, there was a special section in the computer department for architects. Established to enable architectural students to complete their course requirements, I was told architect’s logic did not jive with the computer logic and they Read More

The AIA NJ 2018 Design Award Winners are Announced

October 27, 2017

  2018 Design Awards Winners   Thank you to all the participants in the 2017 Design Competition.  All the submissions were of quality, distinction and worthiness.  Below are this years winners. Built – Commercial, Institutional, Educational or Multi-Family Residential Design HONOR Novartis Visitor Reception Building East Hanover, New Jersey Weiss / Manfredi MERIT Edward P. Evans Read More

AIA NJ Executive Director Joseph Simonetta promoted to Senior Partner at Public Strategies Impact

October 27, 2017

On October 10, 2017 PSI announced that they had promoted two outstanding members of their staff: top Democratic strategist, William Maer, and AIA NJ Executive Director,  Joseph Simonetta, to Senior Partner.   AIA NJ is very proud and excited to extend our congratulations to Joe! Upon joining AIA-NJ in 1995 as executive director, Joe brought with him Read More

New Jersey State Board of Architects Gains Three New Board Members and One Reappointment

October 26, 2017

The New Jersey Governor’s Appointments office has recently announced Governor Christies’ appointments to the NJ State Board of Architects. Please join AIA NJ in recognizing: Appointee Peter Dorne (Harding Township, Morris) Appointee Robert Cozzarelli, AIA (Belleville, Essex) Reappointee Albert Zaccone, AIA (North Haledon, Passaic) Appointee Thomas Fantacone, AIA (Short Hills, Essex) Gentlemen, your service to Read More

Robert Cozzarelli, AIA, appointed to the New Jersey State Board of Architects

October 26, 2017

Robert Cozzarelli, AIA, Past President and Regional Representative for AIA NJ, has been appointed to the New Jersey State Board of Architects by NJ Governor Chris Christie. His term begins immediately and ends April 29, 2022. The Governor’s Appointment’s office expressed their confidence in Bob’s ability to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of this position with 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

Sandy

October 25, 2017

A Poem by Susan P Bristol, AIA, NJ PP, USGBC  (1.19.14)   A footprint shows that we were there A postcard says ‘wish you were here’.   The sandcastle building was there The waves come in and wash it where?   Survey measures, land is here Sign says, build it there Sandy comes, land is 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

AIA NJ members, Win Free Registration to Quad States!

October 23, 2017

All AIA NJ members registered for the Quad States Conference by October 25th will get the Early Bird Discount…but ONE lucky registrant will get FREE REGISTRATION! Join AIA New Jersey, AIA New York, AIA Pennsylvania and AIA Connecticut in November for Quad States Conference. Early Bird Ends: October 25th If you register by tomorrow,  you are automatically Read More

12th Annual Photography Competition Voting Opens

October 18, 2017

Now in it’s 12th year – the AIA West Jersey Photography Competition has opened public voting period to select the top images of this years finalists.    Voting ends November 1, 2017. Go to the website to place your vote for your favorite. As in years past, many great architectural images were submitted from photographers around the Read More

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