Continuing Education opportunities
Oct. 20 in Somerset, N.J.
AIA New Jersey Design Conference to Include Rutgers Campus Tour, Keynote on University’s Master Plan as well as annual Design Awards
The biggest names in New Jersey architecture will meet for a full-day architectural affair, culminating in a panel review of AIA-NJ’s annual design award submissions. In addition to the Design Awards Reception, the conference will feature a trade show as well as seminars on a range of topics, from women in architecture to emerging technologies for architects. In recognition of the 250th anniversary of Rutgers University, the opening keynote will focus on Rutgers University’s master plan, while the annual architectural tour will be a walk-through of the New Brunswick College Avenue Campus, discussing the campus’ history, recently constructed buildings and what the future holds in store.
Keynote 1: Frank Wong, Rutgers Executive Director of University Planning and Development on the topic of “Rutgers University Master Plan, Then and Now”
Keynote 2: Stephen Chrisman, Senior Associate at Ferguson & Shamamian Architects on the topic of “New Traditional Architecture: The Work of Ferguson & Shamamian Architects”
Keynote 4: Rick Joy, AIA, renowned architect and former visiting professor at Harvard Graduate School of Design on the topic of “Taking the Time”
Design Conference – Thursday, October 20, 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
-Rutgers Keynote – 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
-“Women in Architecture” seminar – 10:15 – 11:15
-Walking Tour of Rutgers University – 10:15 – 12:15
-Design Awards Reception – October 20, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
-Showcase New Jersey Architects’ Projects – October 20, 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ
Speakers, Keynotes, Tours and the Design Awards are just a few of the offerings at the 2016 Design Conference.
Rutgers University Master Plan, Then and Now:
Speakers: Andrew P. Burian, AIA, Jeffrey Livingston, RA , Susan J. Ryan, RA , Frank Wong
Emerging Technologies in Architecture: A Panel Discussion
Moderator: Christian Jordan, AIA Philadelphia University
Panelists: Christopher Connock (KieranTimberlake),
Petra Stanev, RA, LEED AP, (StanevPotts Architects)
Ryan Lohbauer, RA, StanevPotts Architects Eric Oskey, RA, Moto Designshop
Rutgers University Tour
Speaker: Andrew Burian, AIA, Rutgers University
New Traditional Architecture: The Work of Ferguson & Shamamian Architects
Speakers: Stephen Chrisman, Ferguson & Shamamian Architects
Profit…Then Art:12 Steps to Business Success in Architecture
Speaker: Mark LePage, AIA,EntreArchitect.com
The AIANJ Women in Architecture (WIA) held the latest in its Lecture Series. Open to all, this event focused on democracy and the local legislature. Guest speakers Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin, and Freeholder Tracey Silna Zur spoke at a round table discussion to members who attended.
Join WIA at their next event to be held during the AIANJ Design Conference on October 20th. Click to find more information and register to attend.
If you missed this informative workshop last year, here is a second chance to attend, thanks to the newly launched Historic Preservation Continuing Education Program at Rutgers Camden.
This one-day workshop is open to volunteer and professional stewards of historic house museums who are looking to improve the preservation and interpretation of their site.
The course provides in-depth information about the planning documents that serve as the foundation for preserving, maintaining and interpreting historic house museums. The workshop will focus on the components of each plan and how, together, the plans become the framework for site management. The workshop includes a tour of the nearby Walt Whitman House as a case study based on information presented.
Topics to be covered include:
Dorothy Hartman, Principal, History in the Making
Margaret M. Hickey, RA, Principal Historic Preservation Specialist, Connolly & Hickey Historical Architects
Date: Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Cost: $75 (includes lunch)
Credits: .7 CEUs
7 AIA LUs
The course will start on September 8 and will cover the exam material in a lecture format, including the related graphic vignettes. The instruction will be delivered entirely online so students do not need to travel to campus to attend class. Lectures are delivered weekly through a password- protected website. Questions are answered through the same website or by e-mail. Registrants can view the lectures at their convenient time. The course will run for 15 weeks ending by December 23rd.
For further information and for registration, please contact the instructor, Rima Taher, by e-mail at: [email protected].
Lynn Allen presents “Embrace the Cloud”: Improved Design Experience
Sponsored by IMAGINiT Technologies & Autodesk
8:30 am – 12pm
The Benjamin Hotel, 125 E 50th St, New York, NY 10022
Registration is required – http://www.imaginit.com/Events/Registration/eventid/a2w70000001zpuX
This event is Free to all AEC firms. Breakfast included.
CLOUD technology is everywhere we turn – but what does it really mean to you?
Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she clears up any misconceptions you might have about the Cloud and how the latest Autodesk Cloud offerings are certain to improve your design experience. The Cloud opens the door to everything from real-time collaboration and reality capture to endless design iterations, energy analysis and speedy renderings – you just need to walk through that door! Join us for this eye-opening session and experience the possibilities.
Speaker: Lynn Allen, Cadalyst columnist and Autodesk Technical Evangelist. Lynn speaks to more than 30,000 users worldwide each year. For the past 22 years she has written a column for Cadalyst magazine called “Circles and Lines” and is the voice behind the popular Cadalyst videos –“Tips and Tricks with Lynn Allen”. Lynn started using Autodesk® software over 25 years ago, and taught at the corporate and collegiate level for 13 years before joining Autodesk. A sought-after public speaker with a unique comedic style.
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New Historic Preservation Program at Rutgers University—Camden will offer AIA credits!
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers University—Camden has announced a new Historic Preservation Continuing Ed Program!
What better place to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation than the living laboratory of Camden and nearby Philadelphia?!
Registration is now open for Fall 2016 courses, AIA credits available. More information on the program’s website.