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The New Micro Living at ALNNJ

Thursday, March 16, 2017

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A presentation from nARCHITECTS on Carmel Place, the winning design for former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s 2013 adAPT NYC competition.  Carmel Place opened last  year and set new standards as a prototype for micro living.  The competition tasked firms with responding to the city’s growing small-household population as part of the Bloomberg administration’s New Housing Marketplace Plan, which aimed to bring new options to the city’s housing market.

Maggiano’s Little Italy
70 Riverside Square Mall
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Click here for Map and Directions

Board Meeting at 4:30 PM
Social hour at 6:00 PM
Dinner at 7:00 PM
Presentation at 7:30 PM

Please send your RSVP to [email protected] before 12 Noon on Monday, March 13, 2017.

Members of the Architects League of Northern New Jersey may attend this meeting as a complimentary benefit. Non-members and guests of the League are welcome at $50 per person, reservations required.  We encourage all members to share suggestions for speakers, venues or topics for future meetings or articles in Leagueline.

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.

c.2017 AIANJ & Hollander Photography

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

c.2017 AIANJ & Hollander Photography

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


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


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.

c2017 AIANJ & Hollander Photography

AIANJ Past Presidents c.2017 AIANJ & Hollander Photography







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







A.R.E. Structural Systems Seminar

The Architects League of Northern New Jersey presents an A.R.E. Structural Review Seminar, October 2, 3 & 4.

ARE 2015 flyer

Structural Systems Seminar

ARE Structure Seminar

with Professor David Thaddeus, AIA, NCARB

October 2, 3 & 4, 2015
Courtyard Marriott Downtown, Broad Street, Newark


ARE 2015 flyer


Architect’s League 2015 Scholarships

alnnjThe Architects League of Northern New Jersey, a section of AIA-NJ, is pleased to announce the following as recipients  of our 2015 Scholarship Awards.

The Architects League Scholastic Achievement Award is given to undergraduate & graduate students for scholastic excellence in architectural design.  This year’s recipient is  Tony Giard of Sussex, New Jersey.  Tony attends the New Jersey Institute of Technology and is expected to graduate in 2016.

The Architects League Scholarships for High School Seniors are awarded to High School Seniors who live or attend high school in our geographic territory (Bergen, Hudson, Passaic & Sussex Counties) and have been accepted to an NAAB Accredited Architecture Program at a college in the United States or U.S. Territory.  This year’s recipients are Alexander Mount of Old Tappan, New Jersey, and Jonathan Mazur of Wood-Ridge, NJ.  Alexander is a student at Northern Valley Regional High School and will be attending Pratt Institute in the fall.  Jonathan is a student at Wood-Ridge High School and will be attending Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute.

A ceremony to honor our Scholarship Award Winners will be held on June 18 at the Zeris Inn, Mountain Lakes, New Jersey.  The event will be held as part of the annual Design Awards, a joint event with AIA Newark and Suburban Architects.

The Architects League Scholarships are funded jointly through our annual Golf Outing, to be held on July 13 at Crystal Springs in Hamburg,  and the AIA Component Scholarship Grant, which in 2015 provided $1,000 toward these scholarships.

For more information on the Architects League Scholarship Program, visit http://alnnj.org/wordpress/scholarships/

Emerging Professionals Showcase

AIANJ PechaKucha 101713

ADA AWARENESS Seminar – April 11, 2013

image002Join the Architects League April 11 for our special Half day ADA seminar and regular membership meeting and Rebuilding Post Superstorm Sandy presentation by League Sponsor KSI, Professional Engineers, LLC. For more information or to register –


A 5-Credit all day seminar on the updated accessibility requirements called for in the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, the 2009 NJ State Building Code and the Fair Housing Accessibility Guidelines. The seminar will cover both Commercial (2 hours) and Residential (3 hours) issues.

The Agenda will focus on the following:

-To review the accessibility requirements referenced by the NJ Barrier Free Subcode for commercial occupancies

-Highlight the changes and new requirements found in the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design

-Review the accessibility requirements referenced by the NJ Barrier Free Subcode for multi-family residential occupancies and discuss applicability of the Fair Housing Amendments Act.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this seminar, you will be better able to:
-Identify NJ specific accessibility requirements and distinguish between:
Federal laws (ADA, FHA, Section 504, etc…)
Accessibility code requirements (Subcode and ICC ANSI A117.1 – 2003 with NJ amendments) -Determine the extent to which accessibility code provisions apply.

Review the major differences between the:

-1991 Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) & the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design.
-Identify the relationship between the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design and the NJ Barrier Free Subcode.

-Identify the purpose and technical requirements of the Fair Housing Act. When: Thursday, April 11, 2013

Credits: 5 HSW CES



1pm-6pm Course 6pm-7pm Cash Bar 7pm-8:30pm Dinner

Hamilton and Ward Steakhouse Center City Mall
110 Ward St, Paterson, NJ

Registration Fee: $75 ALNNJ Members $100 AIA Members

$150 Public
Dinner is free for all registrants and all ALNNJ Members


ARE Structures Seminar

Architects League Of Northern New Jersey is pleased to offer a 3-day weekend ARE Structures Seminar presented by David Thaddeus, AIA, NCARB Professor of Structures and Architectural Design at UNC-Charlotte

Friday -Feb 11, 2011 through Sunday -Feb 13, 2011
3 day – 8 am to 7 pm

Space is limited and will be reserved on a first-come, first serve basis.

Registration deadline – January 30, 2011
Registration fee: $325 (includes photocopies of study materials)
Host location – the conference rooms of: Tricarico

Architecture and Design 502 Valley Road, 2nd Floor Wayne, NJ 07470
For more information John Scott, AIA Phone: 732-371-1372
Email:[email protected]


AIA-NJ Contributes to Discovery of Noted Architect’s Plans

Carl Kemm Loven Noted for Charming Norman Designs

Nancy Atkins Peck, Xiomara Paredes and Faulizbeth Vallejo cleaning and examining the plans of architect Carl Kemm Loven at the headquarters of the Glen Rock Historical Society (left to right).

Nancy Atkins Peck, Xiomara Paredes and Faulizbeth Vallejo cleaning and examining the plans of architect Carl Kemm Loven at the headquarters of the Glen Rock Historical Society (left to right).

GLEN ROCK, N.J. – It wasn’t quite the same as inspecting the Dead Sea Scrolls, but for amateur historians Nancy Atkins Peck and Xiomara C. Paredes, AIA, the level of excitement was no less great.

What they were inspecting was a cache of the plans of architect Carl Kemm Loven that had been stored in a barn in the town of Apalachin, N.Y., near Binghamton, and recently moved to the Glen Rock Historical and Preservation Society.

Loven was a Glen Rock architect who designed homes from the 1930s through his death in 1965 that are beloved by local residents and are known for their fairytale Norman Revival style complete with turrets, dovecotes, leaded glass windows and hand-forged hardware.
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Architects Tour Homes Designed by Carl Kemm Loven in Bergen County, N.J.

Part of Effort to Preserve Fairytale Norman-Style Homes

Loven's own house at 119 Rock Road Glen Rock

Loven's own house at 119 Rock Road Glen Rock

GLEN ROCK, N.J. – The fairytale Norman-style homes of New Jersey architect Carl Kemm Loven served as a source of inspiration and admiration for a group of more than 20 architects from the Architects League of Northern New Jersey who toured the homes on May 9.

The tour, which was sponsored by the Architects League, was preceded by a well-attended Power Point presentation for the public by Glen Rock Historian Nancy Atkins Peck on the prolific architect, who was the creator of more than 500 designs, mostly in Bergen County, between the 1930s and his sudden death at age 58 in 1965.
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