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In Memoriam – Ralph Lerner

May 13, 2011

Ralph Lerner, former architecture school dean, dies at 61 Ralph Lerner, a longtime faculty member and former dean of Princeton’s School of Architecture, died of brain cancer May 7 in Princeton. He was 61. Lerner joined the University faculty in 1984 and transferred to emeritus status in 2008. He was dean of the School of Read More

In Memoriam – Carl Feltz, Jr, AIA

May 3, 2011

Carl Feltz, Jr., AIA, 72, of Point Pleasant, passed away, Thursday, April 21, 2011 at home. Born in Jersey City, to the late Carl Feltz Sr. and Josephine Marcella Feltz, he was educated in Jersey City and a graduate of Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, with a degree in Architecture. Carl was a summer resident of Point Read More

In Memoriam – Riva Sloan, AIA

April 2, 2011

Riva Sloan, AIA passed away on March 30, 2011. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends. Ms. Sloan was a partner at Axis Architectural Studio licensed in both New York and New Jersey, and a graduate of The University of Maryland School of Architecture. She was a member of Architect’s League Read More

In Memoriam – Robert Giacomelli, AIA

March 31, 2011

Robert John Giacomelli passed away Saturday, March 19, 2011. He was 67. Mr. Giacomelli was born in New York, N.Y., Nov. 8, 1943, raised in Philadelphia and resided for the past 36 years in Moorestown, N.J. He was a graduate of Cardinal Dougherty (1961), Temple University (1964) and Kansas State University (1967). Mr. Giacomelli was Read More

Elly Matzko Memorial

March 17, 2011

Join friends, students, faculty and alumni to celebrate the life of Elly Matzko 1953-2011 Monday, March 21, 2011 5:45 PM The Gallery Weston Hall College of Architecture and Design NJIT

Sad News Regarding Elly Matzko

February 22, 2011

It is with a heavy heart that I have to let you know that our beloved Elly Matzko left us. She died peacefully yesterday, Sunday February 20, 2011. Elly has been at NJIT for over 25 years. For that whole time she has represented the heart and soul of the School of Architecture. For over Read More

In Memoriam – Kenneth D. Wheeler, FAIA

February 9, 2011

It is with sadness that we announce that Kenneth D. Wheeler, FAIA, Past President of AIA New Jersey, AIA Newark and Suburban and AIA-NJ Past Regional Director passed away on January 11, 2011 at the age of 93. He had been a member of the GRAD firm for 31 years, and had lived near one Read More

Edgar Tafel, Wright-Trained Architect, Dies at 98

January 27, 2011

By DAVID W. DUNLAP Published: January 24, 2011 – NY Times Edgar Tafel, an architect who was among the best known of Frank Lloyd Wright’s many apprentices, died on Jan. 18 at his home in Manhattan. He was 98. See full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/25/arts/design/25tafel.html

In Memoriam: Edward M. Kolbe Jr. AIA

January 3, 2011

March 1, 1931 – December 29, 2010 On December 29, 2010, Edward M. Kolbe, Jr. AIA, of Cherry Hill, NJ, age 79 passed away. Longtime architect in Cherry Hill, NJ, he was a past president of both AIA West Jersey and AIA New Jersey (The New Jersey Society of Architects). Donations are being made in Read More

REMEMBERING LEO!

September 13, 2010

By Raymond R. Heinrich, AIA There are times in a man’s life when you meet another, and find something familiar, at ease, at home, knowing and trusting. Nothing said, you look at his work and he looks at yours and you nod to each other. There are times when an Architect surveys the professional scene Read More

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