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AIA NJ Code Seminars
AIA New Jersey
The event will cover significant changes to The International Building Code & The International Residential Code. The Sept. 22 session is sold out, but space is still available for the Sept. 23 class. Reserve your spot today.
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AIA NJ State Convention: Practicing in the new normal
AIA New Jersey
AIA NJ will be hosting the 2015 AIA NJ State Convention at the Hanover Marriott in Whippany from Oct. 23-24, 2015. The two day event will include keynote addresses by Shirley Blumberg of KPMB Architects based in Canada, a retrospective of Michael Graves work and contributions to the field of architecture, Mike Michalowicz, author of the Pumpkin Plan and a discussion with Deans from leading Architecture Schools around the country.
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DCA launches electronic plan review system
AIA New Jersey
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ (DCA) has two upcoming webinars scheduled for those interested in learning more about the newly launched ePlans. See more information below or go to www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/codes/offices/ePlans.html.
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Bridging the Hudson — emerging professionals networking event
AIA New Jersey
AIA-NJ EPC (Emerging Professionals Committee) is hosting a networking event on Sept. 25 in NYC. Bridging the Hudson will look to bring emerging professionals from both sides of the Hudson River together.
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Job listings
AIA New Jersey
Read more to view details for the following positions:

Architect/Draftsperson
Entry Level Intern Architect

Location for positions is Park Ridge in Bergen County, New Jersey.

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INDUSTRY UPDATES


Key takeaways from the 2015 AIA Compensation Survey
The Journal of the American Institute of Architects
Average compensation for architectural staff positions is still recovering from the Great Recession, but is nevertheless on the rise — and expected to continue on an upward trajectory, according to the 2015 AIA Compensation Survey. The report, which includes salary data for 39 architecture-firm positions in 27 states, 27 metro areas, and 15 cities, found that average compensation for staff positions rose 3.5 percent since early 2013 (or 1.75 percent per year).
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How today's young architects are building the future
The Wall Street Journal
Enthusiasm for large-scale statement architecture may have reached a breaking point. And the timing couldn't be better for the rising young architects who have already moved away from the idea of architecture as big shapes and spaces.
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10 awesome architectural wonders dedicated to sports
Business Insider
The World Architecture Festival is an annual celebration of the most beautifully designed buildings around the globe. At this year's festival, held in Singapore in November, the winner of "building of the year" will be selected from a list of 338 designs, 10 of which are dedicated to sports.
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Individuality in architecture: Will we ever see buildings like these again?
CNN
Many minds and hands are involved in the creation of great architecture: the planner's vision, the architect's sketch, the engineer's calculations and the builder's skill all contribute to the look and feel of the eventual outcome. From the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona to the Sydney Opera House, the world's most recognizable landmarks display the character of the people who created them, but can individuality in architecture stand up to increasing pressure from developers to deliver universally popular designs?
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Construction gains mixed in July, but outlook remains positive
By Michael J. Berens
Construction sector gains continued to seesaw month-to-month between modest increases and modest dips at the start of the third quarter. However, most sectors are trending positive for year-to-date and year-over-year, with some experiencing bounces at prerecession levels. Across the board, industry leaders expect business to remain positive for the remainder of the year, with year-end increases well above 2014 levels. Here is a look at the latest reports.
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