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Happy Birthday, LEGO

January 27, 2021

Happy Birthday, LEGO by AIA New Jersey president, Joshua Zinder, AIA Ole Kirk Kristiansen and his sons patented the familiar Lego bricks in January 28 1958, 63 years ago today.  The brand name for the ubiquitous colorful, interlocking plastic blocks is a shortened form of the Danish words Leg godt, meaning “play well.” And more than Read More

As AIA New Jersey 2021 President, Architect Joshua Zinder to Promote Mentorship, Growth for Emerging Firms, and Housing Solutions

January 19, 2021

As AIA New Jersey 2021 President, Architect Joshua Zinder to Promote Mentorship, Growth for Emerging Firms, and Housing Solutions PRINCETON, N.J., January 00, 2021 – The New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ) has announced the inauguration of Joshua Zinder, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB as AIA-NJ President. Zinder will lead the chapter’s Read More

The AIA New Jersey Chapter Closes out 2020 with a Robust Zoom Board Meeting

December 14, 2020

The AIA New Jersey Chapter Closes out 2020 with a Robust Zoom Board Meeting On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, President Steven Lazarus, AIA, held the last board meeting of his term. It was very well attended, as committee chairs shared highlights of past accomplishments and a preview of plans for 2021.     Despite the Read More

American Institute of Architects New Jersey Public Awareness Committee Presents Design in the Post Pandemic World Webinar Series

October 12, 2020

American Institute of Architects New Jersey Public Awareness Committee Presents Design in the Post Pandemic World Webinar Series The AIA NJ Public Awareness Committee is hosting a series of free webinars for elected officials, municipal staff, developers, business owners, facility managers, operators, and users to assist them in understanding facility design changes that can be Read More

AIA New Jersey President Elect Joshua Zinder, AIA, Offers Guidance for Individuals Considering Becoming Architects

October 6, 2020

AIA New Jersey President Elect Joshua Zinder, AIA, Offers Guidance for Individuals Considering Becoming Architects   Joshua Zinder – president-elect of the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects, commonly known as AIA – says many people walk around spaces without appreciating the work that went into creating those spaces. He suggests that Read More

Texas Restaurant Association Invites AIA New Jersey President-Elect to Present

August 15, 2020

Texas Restaurant Association Invites AIA New Jersey President-Elect to Present Restaurant Design for the New Normal Even pre-pandemic, the layout of restaurants and foodservice buildings was changing to better accommodate the increase in off-premises dining. Now, many restaurants are using this time to rethink what the future of their physical space will look like. Join Read More

Remote Work: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Crisis

March 30, 2020

Remote Work: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Crisis   Joshua Zinder, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP Managing partner, JZA+D (Princeton) 2020 President-Elect, AIA-NJ   The COVID-19 crisis has altered how we live forever, and also has transformed how we work. Beyond washing hands, how we work as a core practice is likely to be very different going Read More

AIA New Jersey Benefits from Leader Experience at Grassroots 2020

March 4, 2020

AIA New Jersey Benefits from Leader Experience at Grassroots 2020 Grassroots is an exclusive annual conference for leaders of the AIA. This year’s agenda emphasized component and community leadership with workshops designed to help component officers become more effective chapter and civic leaders. Keynote speakers shared how both good design and leadership are fueling the Read More

AIA New Jersey Regional Representative Bruce D. Turner, AIA, Installs 2020 Executive Committee

January 16, 2020

AIA New Jersey Regional Representative Bruce D. Turner, AIA, Installs 2020 Executive Committee For his last official task as American Institute of Architects (AIA) New Jersey Regional Representative 2017-19, Bruce D. Turner, AIA, performed the installation ceremonies at the AIA New Jersey and Architects League of Northern New Jersey Inauguration and Awards Gala held at Read More

AIA New Jersey Vice President Joshua Zinder Offers Advice on Finding Work in a Recession

January 3, 2020

AIA New Jersey Vice President Joshua Zinder, AIA, Offers Advice on Finding Work in a Recession          AIA New Jersey Vice President Joshua Zinder, AIA, knows what it takes to weather a recession. Steering his Princeton firm, JZA+D, through the 19 month long Great Recession while only a few years off the Read More

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