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AIA Architects on a Mission to Bring Happiness and Cheer to the Young Patients at the Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando

By Laurence E. Parisi, AIA

A very special event took place during the 2017 AIA Conference in Orlando, for which I was privileged to be a part.  The mission of this event, sponsored by the Andersen Window Company under the auspices of the Cheeriodical Children’s Foundation, was to bring happiness to children receiving medical care at the Florida Hospital for Children.

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When asked by Gary Messiano, Business Architectural Representative for Andersen Windows, to be part of this great program, I admit I was a bit apprehensive. The thought of children with serious medical issues makes me deeply saddened. However, after learning about all the good the Cheeriodicals organization does, I accepted this mission to bring happiness and comfort to children facing hardship.

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When the conference floor opened on Thursday, volunteers for the Cheeriodical event gathered at the Andersen Window display and started preparing gift boxes by filling them with toys, games, puzzles, plush animals, and many other fun items.  All day long, there were many architects, students and other vendors stopping by and helping prepare gift boxes.  The boxes were tailored for children of all ages and genders. By the end of Thursday, we had prepared approximately 150 boxes. Continue reading

AIANJ EPiC May 2017 Newsletter

The AIANJ EPiC May 2017 Newsletter is out.
Find out more about the AIA New Jersey Emerging Professionals Community here.

Read the full newsletter here.

 

Architecture April !


Welcome to Architecture April!

Later this month, #AIANJ will be CELEBRATING #ArchWeek17, traveling to Orlando for #A17con AIA Conference on Architecture 2017, and throwing our hands up in honor of our new Fellow, Jerome Eben, FAIA!

AIA National Architecture Week is April 9 – 15. National Architecture Week is celebrated the week of Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, which is April 13th.  While not educated as an architect, Jefferson is the only U.S. president to be recognized for his architectural affinity.

It’s the perfect time to show your love of Architecture to your friends, family and clients by SHARING #AIANJ’s posts on to YOUR business and personal social media pages! Set your following of our Facebook page to “see first” in your newsfeed to be sure you don’t miss any great photos of these events!

 

A’17 AIA CONFERENCE ON ARCHITECTURE 2017

A’17 AIA CONFERENCE ON ARCHITECTURE 2017

Register for the AIA Conference On Architecture 2017. in Orlando !

Advance Rates end today, April 5, 2017.

Learn more here
More than 500 seminars and continuing education credits
Multiple Speakers
Variety of Tours

And don’t forget to:

Join AIA New Jersey in celebrating our AIANJ Fellows
and the newest 2017 AIA Fellow, Jerome Leslie Eben, FAIA
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AIA NJ FELLOWS RECEPTION
Thursday, April 27th 2017
6:00 – 8:00 in the Evening
at
Copper Canyon Grill 
 
9101 International Dr #1220
Orlando, FL 32819
 
Sponsored by:

 
RSVP by April 17th, 2017 to Chelsea Brooks

A’17 – AIA Convention

Join Architects in Orlando – April 27th to 29th – for the AIA Conference on Architecture 2017

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A’17 (formerly the AIA Convention) is the architecture and design event of the year.  It’s about designing a better world.  It’s about tapping into the architects and design professionals who are shaping our industry.  And it’s about moving our communities, our profession, and ourselves forward.
Join us this April for three days of fast-paced, hard-hitting ideas, inspiration, education, networking, and innovation from industry-leading architects, firms, and building product manufacturers.
Something for everyone:

Keynote Speakers:  Alejandro Aravena, Francis Kéré, and Michael Murphy

Early bird member rates through Feb. 15
FREE registration for new AIA members
Young professionals save an additional 30%
Students get in for $25