March 29, 2018
This week the American Institute of Architects New Jersey remembers the great tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. Over 100 years ago, this disaster took the lives of 145 workers, trapped inside the inferno, many jumping to their death, rather than being burned alive. Read more about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire here.
The history of events such as this one are a big part of what drives AIA NJ to continue to work to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by tracking code changes and updates, making professional recommendations to NJDCA, volunteering on local boards as advisers, offering code related continuing education to our members, and providing architectural solutions to our clients that not only increase the design aesthetic of the buildings in our communities, but also strive to ensure the safety of the inhabitants. It is in your best interest to retain the services of a licensed architect member of the American Institute of Architects on all of your construction projects, regardless of needing a building permit, as we are the design professionals on your team with a legal and ethical requirement to protect you, your family or your business. Click here to find an AIA Architect to help you with your next project.
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