AIA-NJ Blog

In the 5 Years since Hurricane Sandy, AIA-NJ has Increased their Commitment to Resiliency

October 29, 2017

  “AIA-NJ is really a model of how to get it done after a disaster.” ~ Illya Azaraoff, AIA Contributors: Illya Azaraoff, AIA; Bruce Turner, AIA; Justin Mihalik, AIA and Laurence Parisi, AIA Editor: Stacey Kliesch, AIA   In 2012, in the weeks and months following Superstorm Sandy, AIA-NJ’s members were getting back on their feet. Read More

Knowing Sandy

October 26, 2017

By: Susan P Bristol, AIA, NJ PP, LEED AP                                                               spbarch@gmail.com SPB Architecture LLC, Rocky Hill, NJ 609.924.7989 Spbarchitecture.com (Adjunct Professor at NJIT, CoA+D, School of Architecture)     Architecture, having been consumed by the movement toward sustainability in recent decades, now has a new mandate. Resilience.  In post-Sandy NJ (and NJ River basins since Read More

SUPER STORM SANDY- FIVE YEARS AFTER   Lessons learned….. or not.

October 25, 2017

By Laurence E. Parisi, AIA New Jersey has approximately 141 miles of shore coastline, a substantial amount of land along the Hudson River, and many inland marshy estuaries; a significant amount of these lands in our state are still unsettled and in disrepair from Superstorm Sandy. In retrospect, what have we learned?   On my trips Read More

Oct. 24: Passive How?

October 18, 2017

AIA West Jersey General Meeting Oct. 24, 2017: Passive How? Attendees will learn the basics of Passive House standards from industry leaders, Scott Kelly, AIA, LEED Fellow, CPHC adn David Salamon, CPHD from ReVision Architecture  This presentation will cover best practices for designing Passive House projects, as well as lessons learned from their years of Read More

Come to the 2017 AIA NJ EPiC Emerging Professionals Night

October 13, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017Board Meeting: 4:30 pm Social Hour: 6:00 pm Food & Program:  7:00 pmSponsored By: Porcelanosa USA 65 Route 17 South Paramus , NJ 07652 Phone: 201.712.0556 www.porcelanosa-usa.comClick here for map and directions 2017 Sponsors: Pella Windows & Doors Platinum Sponsor Structural Workshop, LLC  Platinum Sponsor KSI Professional Engineers LLC  Silver Sponsor Prosurance Redeker Group  Silver Sponsor October Member Meeting Read More

Renovated Midcentury Modern Eero Saarinen Landmark Hill College House Reopens

October 4, 2017

Designed by renowned Finnish American architect Eero Saarinen and built in 1960, Hill College House at the University of Pennsylvania has undergone a 15-month, $80 million, LEED Gold-targeted renovation. The internationally recognized landmark will reopen to 500 student residents later this month. The five-story, 195,000-sf brick residence has undergone a comprehensive renovation, preserving Saarinen’s revolutionary Read More

AIA NJ takes action to protect New Jersey from New Executive Order that exposes Government Infrastructure to Flood Risk

August 17, 2017

On Tuesday, August 15, President Trump issued a new executive order that rolls back Obama-era protections put in place to ensure that government-funded infrastructure projects in flood prone areas would be less exposed to flooding and the effects of climate change. Read more on this executive order here. Illya Azaroff, AIA Regional Recovery Work Group, and Read More

Architecture and the Solar Eclipse

August 8, 2017

By William J. Martin, R.A., AIA, P.P., LEED AP-H   We are about to experience one of the greatest wonders the natural world has to offer humanity.   In late August,  here in the New Jersey area, there will be a solar eclipse. Solar eclipses are not commonplace. They are actually very rare, especially events visible Read More

USGBC NJ Golf Benefit

July 19, 2017

US Green Building Council NJ’s 2017 Golf Benefit Monday, October 16, 2017 When 16-Oct-2017 11:00 AM – 7:30 PM Location Black Oak Golf Club, 169 Bartley Road Long Valley, NJ 07853

AIA NJ’s East Coast Green 2017 Conference

July 19, 2017

Protecting the Health, Safety and Welfare of the Public While our country has been watching national environmental protection erode, the AIA NJ COTE Committee has been culling their resources to create a powerhouse, one-day conference filled with industry experts, award winning architects, sustainable sponsors and continuing education. This event is nothing new for committee chair Read More

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Upcoming Events

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    January 20 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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