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Submissions open for 2014 Design Awards
AIA New Jersey
The AIA New Jersey Annual Design Awards brings public and professional recognition to architectural projects which exhibit design excellence. AIA member architects are invited to submit their work for review by the distinguished Design Awards Jury, projects must either be located in New Jersey or designed by an AIA New Jersey architect. Submissions are being accepted for 2014 Design Awards program.
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2014 Design Conference — save the date
AIA New Jersey

The 2014 Conference will be a full day of continuing education and advocacy. The announcement of the Design Award winners and networking opportunities at evening reception.

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AIANJ Service Awards open for nominations
AIA New Jersey
The AIA-NJ annual Service Awards are given to recognize accomplishments of individuals and firms that have provided distinguishes service to the profession and to the society. They are designed to focus on the accomplishments of members and non-members on issues of public awareness of the built environment, service to the community and other non-design aspects of architecture.
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Online ARE review course at NJIT
AIA New Jersey
The College of Architecture & Design at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is offering an online review course for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE 4.0) in Structural Systems this fall semester. The course will start on the week of Sept. 2, 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.
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Fall Career Fair at NJIT
AIA New Jersey
NJIT hosting it’s Fall Career Fair on Oct. 1.

New Jersey architectural firms, sign up to meet our future architects. Find out more information from NJIT Career Development.

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Proposed IDP changes
AIA New Jersey
In reviewing the proposed revisions to the IDP program I believe that both the short and long term measures are problematic and can ultimately be detrimental to the profession at large.

Phase 1 abridges the minimum reporting hours from 5,600 (3,740 core hours + 1,860 Elective Hours) to only include the 3,740 core hours. The contention that the elective hours do not necessarily demonstrate an effective means of developing competency in protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public is fair.

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Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center receives 2014 Smart Growth Award
AIA New Jersey
The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Camden, New Jersey, was recently honored by New Jersey Future with a 2014 Smart Growth Award at the organization’s annual celebration held on June 5, at the Newark Club’s Metropolitan Room in Newark, New Jersey. Designed by Kitchen & Associates of Collingswood, New Jersey, the project aims to provide the Camden community with a state-of-the-art facility, offering local residents a variety of community-oriented services, including recreational, social, religious and cultural amenities within its program.
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Spiezle Architectural Group receives honor from NJASBO for service to New Jersey school districts
AIA New Jersey
Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. recently received an honorable mention from the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO) for the organization’s 2014 Above & Beyond Award. NJASBO gives this annual award to companies who have gone “above and beyond” in assisting school districts with whom they work. Spiezle received the honorable mention for working with school districts throughout the state to help them provide nurturing, economical and efficient environments for students.
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INDUSTRY UPDATES


South Jersey's titan architect is still standing tall
The Inquirer
Martha Wright treasures the Cherry Hill, New Jersey, house Malcolm Wells designed and built for himself and his growing family after World War II. "I'm not living in a museum," says Wright, who bought the place in 2005. "This is an oasis. And I'm taking care of it." The public may have soured on some of Wells' institutional work: A decade ago, Cherry Hill tore down a public library he designed, and Moorestown, New Jersey, may do the same.
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Nutley man leads architect chapter
Nutley Sun
The New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced that Jason Peist of Nutley has begun his second and final year as the organization's associate regional director. He was installed at AIA-NJ's annual awards gala at Shadowbrook in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
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Photos of Russia's crumbling communist architecture
Wired
The Soviet system failed in practice, and now 23 years after its collapse the physical remains of Communism are crumbling as well. In a series of 10 trips through Russia, Ukraine, Eastern Europe and the Baltics, including a tour of Chernobyl and a climb atop a frigid Bulgarian mountain, English photographer Rebecca Litchfield braved radiation and KGB-style interrogation techniques to capture the beauty of this bygone era in a series called "Soviet Ghosts."
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Researchers develop nanoscale photographic film
The Magazine of the American Institute of Architects
A decade ago, the Vancouver Art Gallery hosted "Massive Change," curated by Bruce Mau and the Institute without Boundaries. The ambitious exhibition celebrated an array of positive socio-environmental benefits made possible by new technologies and design approaches. One of the most memorable rooms was a white space in which every surface was covered in images. Entitled “Image Economies,” this portion of the exhibit highlighted the capability of imaging technologies to capture information invisible to the naked eye.
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Architect Shigeru Ban designs a New Aspen Art Museum
Architectural Digest
Contemporary architecture has never been high on the list of Aspen’s primary attractions, but that may change soon with the opening of the new Aspen Art Museum, designed by the Pritzker Prize–winning architect Shigeru Ban. The 33,000-square-foot building is located in the heart of downtown Aspen, Colorado, and among its chief virtues is a rooftop sculpture garden that affords stunning views of Ajax Mountain and other natural splendors of the region.
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Home building is up, but construction hiring hasn't followed
The Record
While home building is on the rise in New Jersey, construction hiring in the state has actually declined over the past year. But that may change in the months ahead, as multi-family projects pick up momentum. "We're still anticipating increased hiring in the construction trades in the second half of the year," said Patrick O'Keefe, an economist with CohnReznick, an accounting firm with an office in Roseland. "It's a little bit puzzling that we haven't seen it already."
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Citation: C-lith
The Magazine of the American Institute of Architects
Carbon fiber has unparalleled strength and lightness, but it is one of those sexy modern materials whose cost stymies its usefulness in architecture. That cost barrier could begin to disappear if architects become strategic in its use. Anca Trandafirescu and her husband, Glenn Wilcox — both assistant professors of architecture at University of Michigan and principals of Area in Ann Arbor, Michigan — took this approach by developing carbon fiber architectural units that can be joined to form structural framing, scaffolding and lightweight construction.
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