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2015 Code Seminar Update – Register now

New Jersey has adopted the 2015 IBC and 2015 IRC – this seminar will overview the changes from the current 2009 codes.

Register now, space is limited.

 

 

Be a Part of Your AIA

red_eagleAIA is seeking nominations for members to serve on AIA national committees.   If you have an interest area and want to be a part of the national conversation on that topic.  Click here to find out more and see a full list of committee.  You will need to log into the member area first to be able to view this.

Committee Term
Academy of Architecture for Health Advisory Group 1 year
Academy of Architecture for Justice Leadership Group 1 year
Codes & Standards Committee 1 year
Committee on Architecture for Education Leadership Group 1 year
Committee on Design Advisory Group 1 year
Committee on the Environment Advisory Group 1 year
Construction Contract Administration Leadership Group 1 year
Continuing Education Committee 1 year
Corporate Architects and Facility Management Advisory Group 1 year
Custom Residential Architects Network Advisory Group 1 year
Disaster Assistance Committee 1 year
Diversity Council 1 year
Documents Committee 1 year
Federal Architecture Task Group 1 year
Historic Resources Committee Advisory Group 1 year
Housing Knowledge Community Advisory Group 1 year
Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art & Architecture Leadership Group 1 year
Interior Architecture Knowledge Community Leadership Group 1 year
International Practice Committee Advisory Group 1 year
National Ethics Council                                                                                                                  

Practice Management Knowledge Community Leadership Group
Project Delivery Knowledge Community Leadership Group
Public Architects Committee Advisory Group
Regional and Urban Design Committee Leadership Group
Retail and Entertainment Knowledge Community Leadership Group
Small Project Practitioners Advisory Group
Technical Design for Building Performance Advisory Group
Technology in Architectural Practice Leadership Group

AIANJ 2014 Design Awards in AIArchitect

Honor Award 2014 - Monmouth Battlefield Visitors Center, ikon5 architects

Honor Award 2014 – Monmouth Battlefield Visitors Center, ikon5 architects

The AIANJ 2014 Design Awards recipients were showcased in the July 24, 2015, edition of AIArchitect magazine.

“The Garden State’s Design Awards projects range from expanding a multi-national corporation’s employee center to designing a new business school facility from the ground up.”

Click here to see the article in AIArchitect.

Submissions for the 2015 Design Awards are open now, find out more information to submit projects at www.aia-nj.org.

 

 

NJ Emerging Professionals Committee

Caravello_2014Call for Interest – State Emerging Professionals Committee

 

AIA NJ is creating the first inaugural State Emerging Professionals Committee and is looking for individuals to take on this great leadership opportunity. All interested should apply to Regional Associate Director, Nick Caravella, by August 21,2015. Candidates will be notified of their selection September 7th, 2015.

 

In Memoriam – Richard Rivardo AIA

Richard B. Rivardo, died on July 16, 2015 of Cliffside Park, NJ, age 89. Richard was born in Jersey City, NJ and before retiring was an architect with Rivardo Schnitzer and Capazzi Associates, Cliffside Park, NJ. He was also a United States Army Veteran of WWII.

Additionally, Richard was a member of American Institute of Architects and a member of White Beeches Country Club in Haworth, NJ. Beloved husband to Marie (nee Ciaramello). Devoted father to the late Robyn Cerritelli (2007) and her husband Matthew, Jill Cataldi and her husband John, Michael Nani and his wife Laura, Paula Greco and her husband Kevin, Thomas Nani and his wife Patty. Loving brother to Margarita Zampino. Cherished grandfather to Corine and Matthew Cerritelli, Jaclyn and Jenna Cataldi, Brian Nani, Jennifer Santry, Michael and Eva Greco, Marissa, Steven, and Lauren Nani. Richard is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral was held at the A.K. Macagna Funeral Home 495 Anderson Ave., Cliffside Park, NJ on Tuesday July 21, 2015, and St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Fairview, NJ. Entombment followed at Madonna Mausoleum, Fort Lee, NJ.  See obituary here.

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A Note From AIA-NJ:

AIA New Jersey is very saddened by this loss to our architecture community in New Jersey.   In keeping with our policy of promoting architecture and mentoring our future professionals, AIA New Jersey will be making a donation in Richard’s name to the AIA New Jersey Scholarship Foundation.

If you would also like to make a donation in his name to the Scholarship Foundation, please send donations to:
AIA New Jersey Scholarship Foundation
c/o Jeanne Perantoni, AlA
1011 US Highway 22, Suite 203
Bridgewater, NJ  08807

Save the Date: IBC & IRC Code Seminars

New Jersey Adopts the 2015 International Codes and the 2014 National Electrical Code

The Governor’s Office has approved publication of the Notice of Adoption. The 2015 Codes expect to be formally adopted on September 8, 2015

What: AIA NJ will be hosting TWO SEPARATE all day seminars covering significant changes to The International Residential Code & The International Building Code.

When: Tuesday September 22 : 2015 IBC Transition from the 2009 IBC | Wednesday September 23 : 2015 IRC Transition from the 2009 IRC

Where: The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ

Why: Two code cycles, six years, hundreds of changes…

Are you prepared?

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Pro Tour of Renewable Energy-Powered Houses

AIA-NJ member Alan Spector is hosting a tour of two houses – one his own – that use a combination of both passive and active renewable energy systems. The tour is on September 4 in Augusta and Lafayette, NJ. The tour is approved for 2.5 AIA LU|HSW.

WHERE: Lafayette, NJ 07848
WHEN: Friday, September 4, 2015 – 1:00pm to 5:30pm
COST: Member registration: $25 | Non-member registration: $35
CREDITS: 2.5 AIA LU/HSW (approved) and 2.5 GBCI (pending approval)

Click here for more information.

Patrick J. Fucci, AIA Earns NJ Architect License

Cornerstone Architectural Groups’ Patrick (PJ) J. Fucci, AIA has just successfully completed all sections of the rigorous Architectural Registration Examination administered by the New Jersey State Board of Architects and NCARB.

As a newly Registered Architect in the State of New Jersey, PJ now assumes all of the professional responsibilities of a licensed Architect. PJ has made many very positive contributions in the management of significant design projects over the past twelve+ years at Cornerstone. PJ is a project manager, (now Project Architect), overseeing the design, documentation and implementation of designs for several of Cornerstone’s high profile clients. Most notable; Adler Development, Branchburg Township, Fragrance Resources and Metlife Stadium. PJ lives in Bound Brook, NJ with his wife Nikki, their dog Layla.

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Job Opening: Milltown, NJ

Company: Kurt J. Ludwig, AIA, Incorporated

Location: Milltown, NJ 08850

Status: Full Time Employee

Available Position: We are currently seeking an Architectural Designer/ Draftsperson

Our Firm: We are a full service architectural design firm specializing in custom new construction, additions, and alterations for residential and commercial design. Our size and structure provides opportunities for personal involvement and growth. Visit our website at http://www.kjludwig.com and see how our valued partnership with our clients has allowed us to be part of quality projects over many years. We are committed to service and quality excellence to our clients and our team members. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements:
• Must hold a degree
• Must have experience in Architectural Design and Drafting
• Minimum of two years experience

Responsibilities:
• Assist with construction documents
• Field survey existing conditions
• Produce drawings of existing conditions

Need to be proficient in AutoCad Architecture 2015 and AutoCad LT 2015. Will need a car. Excellent opportunity for self-motivated, goal oriented team player. Please forward resume to [email protected].

AIAWJ Photo Competition Celebrates 10th Year

AIA West Jersey Annual Architectural Photography Competition Call For Entries

2015 – Call for Entries

AIA West Jersey Photography Competition

The AIA West Jersey Photography Competition enters it’s 10th year and has opened the competition for entry submissions.   Send in your interesting images of everything architectural – from the buildings around the corner, to a current project to an interesting place you visited.
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