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The Architect’s Standard of Care and COVID-19

May 6, 2020

The Architect’s Standard of Care and COVID-19    Learn whether COVID-19 has affected the architect’s standard of care, and what the architect can do to meet its standard.     

How AIA Documents Handle Contractor Delays and Extensions of Time due to COVID-19

May 6, 2020

How AIA Documents Handle Contractor Delays and Extensions of Time due to COVID-19   Has your project been delayed due to COVID-19? Learn how the AIA documents, including the A201-2017, handle contractor delays and extensions of time.    

Creativity Blooms When AIA New Jersey Architects and Kids Work Side-By-Side at Home

May 6, 2020

Creativity Blooms When AIA New Jersey Architects and Kids Work Side-By-Side at Home AIA New Jersey members may be stuck at home working and homeschooling, but this new normal is resulting in a creative partnership between parents and children that we did not see when offices and schools were still open. Our members are connecting Read More

AIA New Jersey Legal Counsel Lawrence P. Powers Advises on Office Design Standard of Care In the Covid-19 Era

May 4, 2020

AIA New Jersey Legal Counsel Advises on Office Design Standard of Care In the Covid-19 Era by Lawrence P. Powers, Esq.  Change is coming. Years of architectural experience in the design of commercial office space, restaurants and schools are going to be tested by the advent of Covid-19, and this test will not be the Read More

New Jersey’s Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Statutory Deadlines for Various Environmental Laws

May 4, 2020

New Jersey’s Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Statutory Deadlines for Various Environmental Laws Among the directives, Executive Order No. 136 includes the following: Pauses or delays timeframes governing the Department’s provision of public notice, review and decisions on permits and other approvals for the duration of the public health emergency, including those which would Read More

Stay-At-Home Orders Have Triggered an Increase in DIY Home Projects…Is Yours SAFE?

May 2, 2020

Stay-At-Home Orders Have Triggered an Increase in DIY Home Projects…Is Yours SAFE? Statistics show that many Americans are using their time at home to start or finish DIY home projects. Some projects, like painting, installing new cabinet hardware and landscaping, are relatively safe for anyone to take on.  But what about more serious projects? Is Read More

Architect Registration Examination Testing to Resume With COVID-19 Operational Safeguards

April 21, 2020

Architect Registration Examination Testing to Resume With COVID-19 Operational Safeguards Prometric plans to resume testing operations in their U.S. locations effective May 1, 2020, if they can do so in compliance with local directives and regulations.  Upon reopening, Prometric will implement several new or enhanced processes designed to safeguard the health and well-being of everyone Read More

Share the AIA Kids’ Home Architecture Camp with your Favorite Youngsters

April 18, 2020

Share the AIA Kids’ Home Architecture Camp with your Favorite Youngsters A month into New Jersey students, teachers and parents teaming up for homeschooling, Governor Murphy announced an extension to the students’ Stay-At-Home order until May 15, at a minimum. To supplement the STEAM lessons children have been learning over the last 4 weeks, AIA Read More

LAN Associates Launches Sketch Challenge to Introduce Homeschoolers to Architecture

April 18, 2020

LAN Associates Launches Sketch Challenge to Introduce Homeschoolers to Architecture   Shout out to AIA NJ Member firm LAN Associates for this clever idea!  With parents, teachers and students working together homeschooling, LAN has developed a weekly sketching challenge to engage young people and introduce the profession of Architecture! This challenge drives activity to the Read More

AIA Has Released the Architect’s Guide to Business Continuity

April 15, 2020

AIA Has Released the Architect’s Guide to Business Continuity The American Institute of Architects has released the Architect’s Guide to Business Continuity, a free resource to assist member firms with developing strategies for managing staff, technology and business operations while reducing firm disruption during periods of professional turmoil. We hope you find this tool useful Read More

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