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Hershey, Pennsylvania is the location of the 2024 AIA Tri-State Conference

Save the Date for the Tri-State Fusion Conference

Connect, learn, and shape the future of architecture, design, and technology The Tri-State Fusion Conference, formerly the AIA Tri-State Conference, hosted by AIA New Jersey, AIA New York State, and AIA Pennsylvania, is coming to Hershey, Pennsylvania, November 18 – 20. Save the date to join your peers and industry partners for local architecture tours, engaging keynotes, relevant continuing education, partner solutions,
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CICADA Shares Piasecki Promotion

July 16, 2024
CICADA is proud to announce that Kelly Gibb Piasecki, AIA, LEED AP, has been promoted to Associate. She joins Laura Casaccio, AIA, and Dana Rice, AIA, as an emerging leader within the firm. Kelly’s promotion to a key leadership position in CICADA’s Educational Studio is well deserved. Her unique talents and passions include revitalizing beloved historical buildings as 21st-century learning
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Shaking Up Small Cities at AIA24

June 20, 2024
Design’s role in community development and revitalization highlighted at the AIA Conference on Architecture On Wednesday, June 5th, AIA Pennsylvania presented the 6th installment of its highly successful “Shaking Up Small Cities” program at AIA24, the American Institute of Architects’ national conference, in Washington, D.C.  “Shaking Up Small Cities” started in 2021 as a virtual series highlighting small cities and
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Designing Policy: Architect and Senator Tim Kearney shares how design and policy go together like brick-and-mortar

March 22, 2024
By Senator Tim Kearney, AIA. Kearney serves the 26th District, largely representing Delaware County, is a former mayor of the Borough of Swarthmore, and is also a registered architect. Originally published in the Winter 2024 edition of Context, the journal of the American Institute of Architects, Philadelphia Chapter As one of approximately five architects in state legislatures across the US,
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WTW Architects joins AE Works

March 21, 2024
AE Works Ltd. (AE Works), a Pittsburgh-headquartered building design and consulting firm, announces the strategic acquisition of WTW Architects, a national leader in higher education design with a 65-year legacy of notable Pittsburgh projects. The two firms, both founded and headquartered in Pittsburgh, come together with enthusiasm for future contributions to the city’s architecture and beyond. WTW’s mission of ‘Building
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CBP Architects’ multifamily adaptive reuse honors Kensington’s industrial heritage

March 7, 2024
Exemplifying continued urban renewal above Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties and Fishtown neighborhoods, the Paper Factory Lofts in Norris Square involved the adaptive reuse of an industrially zoned c.1885 former factory into 30 loft apartments in a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom units. The building is listed on the Philadelphia and National Registers of Historic Places.  Funded partly by Federal and
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Murphy & Dittenhafer Architects to offer architecture program for York high schoolers through the Crispus Attacks Career Focus Institute

March 7, 2024
Amid construction for the new Crispus Attucks History & Culture Center that Murphy & Dittenhafer Architects designed, M&D is continuing its relationship with the nonprofit organization that makes such an impact in education and much more for the people of York. M&D will take part in the second phase of the Codorus Corridor Summer Enrichment Program by the Crispus Attucks
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AE Works celebrates the opening of Lebanon VA Medical Center’s primary health facility

March 5, 2024
Answering the demand for increased support for our nation’s veterans, the recently completed, $12 million behavioral health clinic is 17,000 square feet with 20 exam rooms, eight consult rooms, and two group rooms. AE Works provided our full spectrum of integrated services including architecture, interior design, building systems engineering, security risk management, and planning + project services. The project exemplifies
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Six Pennsylvania architects elevated to AIA College of Fellows

March 1, 2024
Less than three percent of the architecture profession achieve AIA Fellowship. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is elevating six AIA members from AIA Pennsylvania to its prestigious College of Fellows, AIA’s highest membership honor, for their exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society. The fellowship program was developed to elevate those architects who have achieved a standard of
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AIA Pennsylvania announces 2024 President and leadership

February 5, 2024
AIA Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, welcomes returning and incoming members of its Board of Directors for 2024.   “Our board is made up of visionary architects and emerging professionals from across the state, increasingly representative of a broad swath of practice, career stages, and perspectives,” said Stephen Swarney, JD, Executive Director. “With their leadership, expertise,
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AIA Pennsylvania announces best in architecture for 2023

November 23, 2023
AIA Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Chapter of The American Institute of Architects, is proud to announce the 2023 Architectural Excellence Design and COTE (Committee on the Environment) Awards, first revealed on November 16, with the premiere of the annual Architectural Excellence Awards broadcast and five accompanying viewing parties hosted across the state. The broadcast premiere showcased
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