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

Hurricane 101 – FOR ARCHITECTS

October 28, 2017

for nerds, geeks and dreamers A soliloquy by Laurence E. Parisi, AIA   I recall in architectural school at NYIT, there was a special section in the computer department for architects. Established to enable architectural students to complete their course requirements, I was told architect’s logic did not jive with the computer logic and they Read More

The AIA NJ 2018 Design Award Winners are Announced

October 27, 2017

  2018 Design Awards Winners   Thank you to all the participants in the 2017 Design Competition.  All the submissions were of quality, distinction and worthiness.  Below are this years winners. Built – Commercial, Institutional, Educational or Multi-Family Residential Design HONOR Novartis Visitor Reception Building East Hanover, New Jersey Weiss / Manfredi MERIT Edward P. Evans Read More

AIA NJ Executive Director Joseph Simonetta promoted to Senior Partner at Public Strategies Impact

October 27, 2017

On October 10, 2017 PSI announced that they had promoted two outstanding members of their staff: top Democratic strategist, William Maer, and AIA NJ Executive Director,  Joseph Simonetta, to Senior Partner.   AIA NJ is very proud and excited to extend our congratulations to Joe! Upon joining AIA-NJ in 1995 as executive director, Joe brought with him Read More

Robert Cozzarelli, AIA, appointed to the New Jersey State Board of Architects

October 26, 2017

Robert Cozzarelli, AIA, Past President and Regional Representative for AIA NJ, has been appointed to the New Jersey State Board of Architects by NJ Governor Chris Christie. His term begins immediately and ends April 29, 2022. The Governor’s Appointment’s office expressed their confidence in Bob’s ability to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of this position with 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

AIA NJ members, Win Free Registration to Quad States!

October 23, 2017

All AIA NJ members registered for the Quad States Conference by October 25th will get the Early Bird Discount…but ONE lucky registrant will get FREE REGISTRATION! Join AIA New Jersey, AIA New York, AIA Pennsylvania and AIA Connecticut in November for Quad States Conference. Early Bird Ends: October 25th If you register by tomorrow,  you are automatically 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

LAN ASSOCIATES PARTNERS WITH CITY OF NEWARK TO PROVIDE FIRE PREVENTION MATERIALS TO THOUSANDS OF NEWARK SCHOOL CHILDREN

October 13, 2017

  In support of National Fire Prevention Week, LAN Associates partnered with the City of Newark and the Newark Fire Department to teach local school children the importance of fire safety and preparedness. (From Left to Right) – Newark Fire Fighter Fernandes, Newark Deputy Chief Witte, LAN CEO Ron Panicucci, Principal Garrison, Newark Fire Chief Rufus Read More

William J. Martin, AIA on Pittsburgh’s NPR Radio

October 11, 2017

When the co-chair of the AIA NJ Public Awareness committee is a guest on NPR radio, we don’t hit the snooze bar. Take a listen as William J Martin, AIA, shares the real history of the stray toilet in your grandma’s basement. PHOTO COURTESY OF TED ZELLERS http://wesa.fm/post/architect-offers-explanation-pittsburgh-s-basement-toilets-and-it-s-not-what-you-think#stream/0

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