AIA-NJ Blog

Social Media is the HGTV of DIY – A wake up call for all you do it yourselfers!

May 15, 2013

Have you ever watched HGTV and felt inspired to remodel your kitchen, bedroom, or begin a landscaping project?! If so, you may have been delusional about the results, the time it takes to complete, and yes, even its costs. Do it “yourself” really requires a team of professionals to achieve a camera ready result. When Read More

How to “Engage” Emerging Professionals 101

May 14, 2013

Recently, you may have heard about the AIA Repositioning effort.  One of its initiatives is to improve “engaging emerging professionals.” First and foremost, if you do not know what an emerging professional is, welcome to the club. According to the AIA, emerging professionals (EPs) are students, interns and the recently licensed architects in the first Read More

The American Dream: The Pursuit of the American Landscape

May 14, 2013

Below is an analytical paper about the American landscape and the environment written by Jason Peist, Assoc. AIA ___________________________________________ America! So spacious are your skies, amber are your grains, and so green are your lawns.[1] These romantic and picturesque landscapes are instilled into every child through your patriotic songs, that it is no wonder the Read More

metamorphAIAsis- Emerging Leaders

April 25, 2013

The Intern Development Program (IDP) prepares future architects for the requirements of our profession. However, it is through the AIA that the Leaders of Architecture are made. Every day we listen to advocacy for the profession. When you open AutoCAD each morning, when you point a major design flaw in a project and even now by reading Read More

Rebuttal to the ‘3 Little Pigs’ as a Discriminatory Story against Contextual Architecture

April 25, 2013

Once upon a time there were three little architects. One architect built his home with straw, the other of sticks and the last of brick. The first architect handpicked straw from the field outside his property, while the second gathered sticks from the forest floor. The final architect, well that architect ordered his custom-made bricks Read More

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