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AIANJ Design Awards and QUAD State Conference

AIA New Jersey 2017 Design Awards will be juried in September.  Submission information will be released soon, with a submission deadline of August 15th.  What for more information.

All entries can also be submitted for the 2017 QUAD State Conference.

Find more information of the QUAD State Conference

 

Mark your calendars to attend in the fall.

Preliminary schedule for the QUAD State event.

Inauguration and Awards Gala 2017

AIA New Jersey (AIANJ) and Architects League of Northern New Jersey (ALNNJ) hosted the Annual Inauguration and Awards Gala Saturday evening at the Sheraton in Mahwah, NJ.  The event gathered architects and allied professions along with their families to celebrate architecture and swear in the incoming boards of both organizations.

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c.2017 AIANJ & Hollander Photography

2017 AIANJ President Ben Lee, AIA, and 2015 ALNNJ President Paul Bryan, AIA, welcomed and toasted to a successful 2016 and for a prosperous 2017 ahead.

Architects League of Northern NJ presented the following awards and installed their 2017 Officers:

ALNNJ Trustee Awards
– Matthew A. Fink, AIA
– Todd M. Hause, AIA
– Joseph E. David, AIA

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ALNNJ 2017 Officers c.2017 AIANJ & Hollander Photography

ALNNJ Vegliante Memorial Award
– R. Terry Durden, AIA

 

AIA New Jersey made presentations to the 2016 Service Award winners and the 2016 Design Award winners.

AIANJ Service Awards
– Intern Architect of the Year  Megan Pritts, Associate AIA
– Young Architect of the Year  Andrew Burian, AIA
– Architect of the Year   Paul Barlo, AIA
– Architectural Firm of the Year   Kimmerle Group
– Distinguished Service Award   Michael J. Hanrahan, AIA

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2017 AIANJ Officers: Bruce Turner, AIA; Jessica O’Donnell, AIA; Brandon Warshofsky, Assoc AIA; Steven Lazarus, AIA; Ben Lee, AIA; John Cwikla, AIA; Kim Vierheilig, AIA; Justin Mihalik, AIA; Judith Donnelly, AIA; c 2017 AIANJ & Hollander Photography

AIANJ 2016 Design Awards
– 93 Reade Street  •  CTS
– Biotrial North America Headquarters  •  Francis Cauffman
– Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science & Innovation   • HDR
– Guerrilla Fitness  • Solid and Void
– Holly Pointe Commons, Rowan University   •  Erdy McHenry Architects
– MD Anderson Cancer Center  •  HDR
NJ Insitute for Food Nutrition and Health  •  Ballinger
– Olympic Archery Park   •  ikon.5 architects
– Pinbright Institute  •  HDR
– Porcelanosa  •  CTS
Prosepct Avenue House  •  Joseph Hobart Weiss
– The Unitarian Church Expansion  • ikon.5 architects
– Village House   • Stonewater Architects

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Ben Lee, AIA with Robert Cozzarelli, AIA and Bruce Turner, AIA c.2017 AIANJ & Hollander Photography

The new Regional Representative Bruce Turner, AIA, installed the 2017 AIANJ officers.  Outgoing Regional Representative Robert Cozzarelli, AIA, was honored for his service to the organization as well as other past presidents in attendance.

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AIANJ Past Presidents c.2017 AIANJ & Hollander Photography

 

 

 

 

 

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2016 President Justin Mihalik with 2017 President Ben Lee, AIA c.2017 AIANJ & Hollander Photography

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top New Jersey Architects Celebrated at AIA-NJ’s 2016 Design Day

AIAeagle_2016Last fall, an awards ceremony was held announcing the state’s most impressive building designs at the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architect’s (AIA-NJ) Design Day conference – the largest architectural gathering in the state.  

Held at the Palace at Somerset Park, the event celebrated architecture in the Garden State, and featured the public display of more than 100 design entries submitted by 51 firms. The event was capped by the Design Awards reception, where a panel of prestigious judges announced the winning entries.

In recognition of the 250th anniversary of Rutgers University, 2016 Design Day focused on the school’s architecture, including a keynote lecture on the physical development of the New Brunswick campusThe event also included a tour of the school’s College Avenue Campus,highlighting some of Rutgers’ original buildings as well as newly-built structures that match the original design motif. The tour also fostered a discussion about how some of the school’s oldest buildings are being repurposed. 

We are in the midst of an extremely productive year for AIA-NJ, and honoring our members for their impressive projects is an important part of encouraging excellence in architectural design,” said Justin Mihalik, president of AIA-NJ. “In addition to the design awards reception, the informative speeches and fascinating campus tour contributed toward making this year’s Design Day a major success.”

The conference was highlighted by seminars and keynote lectures: The morning portion of the program included several illuminating panels, focused respectively on increasing diversity within the architectural profession and emerging technologies for architects. Keynotes included StephenChrisman of Ferguson & Shahimian Architects’ “New Traditional Architecture,” discussing a wide range of contemporary luxury residential projects across the country; and Rick Joy of Rick Joy Architects “Taking the Time,” a discussion about his contemporary architecture style.  

The winners of the Design Awards announced at the conference included:

• HDR, based in Lawrenceville, received three accolades: a merit award in the Unbuilt category for their work on the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science & Innovation at the University of Maryland; a merit award in the Built Open category for their design of the Institute for Animal Health; and an honor award in the Built Open category for their work on the Zayed Building for Personalized Cancer Care
• Stonewater Architecture, based in Colonia, received a merit award in the Unbuilt category for the Village House design
• Ikon.5 Architects, based in Princeton, received two accolades: a merit award in the Unbuilt category for their design of the Unitarian Church Expansion in Summit; and a merit award in the Unbuilt category for their work on Olympic Archery Park
• Solid & Void, based in Somerville, received a merit award in the Interior category for the Guerilla Fitness design 
• Francis Cauffman, based in New York City, received a merit award in the Built Open category for their work on the Biotrial North American Headquarters
• CTS Group Architecture/Planningbased in Chatham, received two accolades: a merit award in the Historic Preservation category for their design o93 Reade Street; and an honor award in the Historic Preservation category for the Porcelanosa Exterior Façade Restoration
• Erdy McHenry Architecture, based in Philadelphia, received a merit award in the Residential category for their design of the Rowan University Holly Pointe Commons
• Joseph Hobart Weiss Architecture, Planning and Design, based in Princeton, received a merit award in the Residential category for their work on the Prospect Ave. Residence
• Ballinger, based in Philadelphia, received an honor award in the Built Open category for the New Jersey Institute for Food | Nutrition + Health 

Design Conference 2016 Happenings…

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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

and More…

 

See the whole Schedule…  Learn details… Register today…  

 

2016 Design Awards Open

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The AIA New Jersey Annual Design Awards Program brings public and professional recognition to architectural projects which exhibit design excellence. Architects are invited to submit their work for review by the distinguished Design Awards Jury.

 

IMPORTANT DATES  

 

October 1, 2016            Deadline to submit Design Awards entry form and fee.

 

October 18, 2016          Submit project boards to:

The Palace at Somerset Park

333 Davidson Avenue

Somerset, NJ 08873

 

October 19, 2016          Design Awards Jury convenes

 

October 20, 2016          Announcement of the Design Awards Winners at the Reception

 


For more information and to register Click Here

 

For More Information

Please call Laura Slomka at 609-393-5690 or email her at [email protected]

2016 AIANJ Convention – Save the Date

AIAeagle_2016Mark Your Calendars

The 2016 AIANJ State Convention (Design Conference) is in planning for October 20th at the The Palace in Somerset, NJ

The full day event will have tours, keynote speakers, continuing education course, the annual Design Awards, and a Student Design Competition.  Save the date on your calendars now, more information and registration information to follow.

 

 

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AIA New Jersey State Convention Highlights to Include Michael Graves Retrospective, Annual Design Awards and Tours of Architectural Gems

WHAT:  The biggest names in New Jersey architecture will meet for a two-day convention, highlighted by a panel review of AIA-NJ’s annual design award submissions. In addition to the Design Awards dinner and keynote presentations from several prominent architectural leaders, the convention will feature: Various seminars and roundtables; a trade show; tours of local architectural gems – Wyndham Worldwide Headquarters, Craftsman Farms and the Hebrew Academy of Morris County; and a retrospective on the life of Michael Graves. The two-day event will feature the review of the first-ever student design competition, with New Jersey architecture students vying for a cash prize and recognition of design excellence.

WHO:
Friday Keynote: Shirley Blumberg, Founding Partner of KPMB Architects, on the          topic of “Five Significant Architectural Challenges: Diversity, Inequity, Environment, Building Community and Limited Financial Resources”

Saturday Keynote: Michael Michalowicz, Wall Street Journal and MSNBC commentator, on the topic of “The Pumpkin Plan”

Student Keynote: Obiekwe M. Okolo on the topic of “Kanye Architecture: Just West of Insanity”

 Saturday Roundtable “Discussion with the Deans”:

Thomas R. Fisher, Assoc. AIA, Dean and Professor of Architecture of the College of Design at the University of Minnesota;

Urs P. Gauchat, Hon. AIA, Dean and Professor of Architecture of the NJIT College of Architecture and Design;

Tom Hanrahan, Dean of the School of Architecture at Pratt Institute

WHEN:
Convention – Friday, October 23, 8:00 a.m. – Saturday, October 24, 4:45 p.m.

 Trade Show – October 23, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 Tours:
Hebrew Academy of Morris County, October 23, 10:45-12:15

Wyndham Worldwide, October 23, 2:15-3:45 p.m.

Craftsman Farms, October 24, 1:30-3:00 p.m.

 Design Awards Dinner – October 23, 6:30-10:00 p.m.

 Retrospective of Michael Graves Work – October 24, 3:15-4:45 p.m.

 

WHERE: Hanover Marriott, 1401 NJ-10, Whippany, N.J. 07981

REGISTER: Go to www.aia-nj.org  for more information

or Click Here

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.

 

 

ikon.5 Architects Receives Award for Newark Community Center

Princeton, N.J.-Based Firm Designs Training, Recreation and Education Center for Newark Housing Authority

AIA-NJ has recognized Princeton, N.J.-based design firm ikon.5 Architects, with a Merit Award in the Unbuilt category for the design of a new Training, Recreation and Education Center in Newark, NJ.

As conceived by iikon5_NewarkHousingAuthoritykon.5, the community center will be housed in one building composed of two interlocking triangular wedges. One wedge is transparent, and is designed to contain meeting and educational facilities, while the adjacent building, with its opaque walls, will be used for recreational activities. The unique creation was inspired by the geometric clash of the city’s urban grid and idyllic Weequahic Park in southern Newark.

“The design’s two triangles represent an important and iconic trait of this city,” said Joseph G. Tattoni, FAIA, principal of ikon.5 Architects. “The final product will demonstrate the complementary nature of the two components, which will combine to create a multi-use community facility that will benefit the entire neighborhood.”

The 22,000-square-foot building will feature a gymnasium, fitness and aerobic room, community meeting rooms, locker room and showers, childcare center, and a library and study area. The center is a welcomed addition to the surrounding community and is expected to rejuvenate the residential community.

“ikon.5 Architects has created something special and demonstrated how creative architecture can contribute to the reinvigoration of a neighborhood,” said Kimberly Bunn, president of AIA-NJ. “Despite the project’s tight budget constraints, ikon.5 utilized efficient design techniques to create a low-cost building that is visually dynamic and will meet the community’s need.”

The project was commissioned by the Newark Housing Authority and will serve the residential Dayton Neighborhood in the South Ward of Newark. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority both contributed funding.