Michael Johns Appointed to the State Architects Licensure Board

Michael Johns, FAIA, NOMA, LEED AP will officially join the Pennsylvania State Architects Licensure Board during the second board meeting of 2022 set for early March. Michael established his firm Mdesigns + MWJ Consulting LLC in 2007 as a Philadelphia-based Architecture, Planning and Development consulting firm specializing in assisting Public and Private sector clients in residential, retail…

Advocacy on the Boards | February 2022

“Advocacy On the Boards” is a monthly update from the AIA Pennsylvania Government Affairs Team to inform members of the great work “on the boards” ensuring architects are at the policymaker’s table to affect positive and equitable social, environmental, and economic outcomes for the profession and the commonwealth. This work includes lobbying state lawmakers, their…

Christine Mondor Named Co-Chair of Pittsburgh Mayor’s Infrastructure and Environment Committee

Christine Mondor, FAIA, has commenced her leadership role as co-chair of Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey’s Infrastructure and Environment Committee. She joins fellow co-chair Dr. Jamil Bey of The UrbanKind Institute. The charge of the Infrastructure and Environment Committee is to consider the opportunities to develop actionable strategies to address environmental health services and sanitation, and…

Advocacy on the Boards | January 2022

“Advocacy On the Boards” is a monthly update from the AIA Pennsylvania Government Affairs Team to inform members of the great work “on the boards” ensuring architects are at the policymaker’s table to affect positive and equitable social, environmental, and economic outcomes for the profession and the commonwealth. This work includes lobbying state lawmakers, their staff, and…

Advocacy on the Boards | December 2021

“Advocacy On the Boards” is a monthly update from the AIA Pennsylvania Government Affairs Team to inform members of the great work “on the boards” ensuring architects are at the policymaker’s table to affect positive and equitable social, environmental, and economic outcomes for the profession and the commonwealth. This work includes lobbying state lawmakers, their staff, and…

Advocacy on the Boards | November 2021

“Advocacy On the Boards” is a monthly update from the AIA Pennsylvania Government Affairs Team to inform members of the great work “on the boards” ensuring architects are at the policymaker’s table to affect positive and equitable social, environmental, and economic outcomes for the profession and the commonwealth. This work includes lobbying state lawmakers, their…

New Building Codes Effective Early 2022

AIA Pennsylvania was in attendance at the UCC Review & Advisory Council (RAC) meeting earlier this month when the adoption date of the new codes into Pennsylvania’s Uniform Construction Code (UCC) was announced. February 14, 2022, is the effective date for the adoption of the 2018 International Codes reviewed and modified by the UCC Review…

Advocacy on the Boards | September 2021

“Advocacy On the Boards” is a monthly update from the AIA Pennsylvania Government Affairs Team to inform members of the great work “on the boards” ensuring architects are at the policymaker’s table to affect positive and equitable social, environmental, and economic outcomes for the profession and the commonwealth. This work includes lobbying state lawmakers, their…

Advocacy on the Boards | August 2021

“Advocacy On the Boards” is a monthly update from the AIA Pennsylvania Government Affairs Team to inform members of the great work “on the boards” ensuring architects are at the policymaker’s table to affect positive and equitable social, environmental, and economic outcomes for the profession and the commonwealth. This work includes lobbying state lawmakers, their…