AIA-NJ Blog

AIA-NJ COTE Top 10

March 31, 2011

For the first time, AIA New Jersey Committee on the Environment will be holding a COTE Top 10 Award competition recognizing outstanding built work in the area of sustainable design. The Top Ten Green Projects program seeks to identify and recognize the benefits of a high performance, sustainable design approach; to educate the architectural community 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

Reuse and Recycling in NJ

March 16, 2011

Renovators find construction discards are in demand By Kathleen Lynn The Record Staff Writer Three AIA-NJ architects were highlighted in an article printed Sunday, March13, 2011, in the Record about recycling construction materials.   Read the article: http://www.northjersey.com/realestate/117876069_New_home_for_old_materials.html?c=y&page=1

National Park Service Starts Architectural Drawing Competition

March 16, 2011

Sharpen your pencils, the National Park Service has a $1,000 prize at stake in a new competition for architectural artists who create drawings of historic buildings. “Drawings from the hands of skilled craftsmen are valuable tools when it comes to the protection of America’s treasured historic structures,” said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis. Read More

Letter from AIA Regarding Tragedy in Japan

March 15, 2011

Concerned Colleagues: The devastated lives and communities of northern Japan are foremost on our minds. This unfortunate disaster cries out for a swift response to help alleviate the suffering and salvage the remaining fabric of families, friends, and loved ones. We encourage you to do what you can as a generous contributor to organizations best Read More

Cornerstone Architectural Group Anticipates LEED Silver for Monumental Project

March 7, 2011

Construction has commenced on the new world headquarters for SHI International Corporation. SHI will immediately occupy one-half of the significantly renovated 5-story office building in Somerset, NJ, representing over 220,000 square feet of floor area. The Cornerstone design team is extremely honored to report that they have again been commissioned by SHI leadership to serve Read More

INTERNAL INVESTMENT EQUALS SUCCESS IN ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

March 7, 2011

All luxury apartment buildings are not created equal — and it’s not just tenants who may not get what they want. The owners miss out, too. Bottom Line: Invest internally with professionals who guide the collaborative effort with architects and designers from within – Roseland’s formula for success.

Message from the AIA-NJ Regional Director

March 6, 2011

AIA and YOU…………PERFECT TOGETHER! By Jerome Leslie Eben, AIA AIA NJ Regional Director ’11-‘13 Several years ago there was a public relations campaign delivered by the then Governor of New Jersey, Hon. Thomas Kean that went like this, “New Jersey and YOU………….Perfect Together!”  The purpose of the campaign was to stimulate the State’s tourist economy Read More

Message from AIA-NJ the President

March 6, 2011

Last month, our distinguished Regional Director, Jerry Eben, AIA, wrote a wonderful article for our newsletter where he discussed his personal optimism for a new generation of architects, our emerging professionals.  I recently had a similar experience.  During the week of February 21, 2011, I had the opportunity to spend a few evenings with architecture Read More

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