Member News & Insights | December 2020

Philadelphia Firm Team Members Highlighted for the Preservation of the Home of Pioneering African American Artist  CICADA Architecture/Planning and ISA team members were recently highlighted in the Philadelphia Inquirer for forming the Dox Thrash House Project to raise awareness and funds with the goal of not only saving the historic house but promoting the idea…

Applauding Member Dedication and Engagement in 2020

AIA Pennsylvania would like to express gratitude to the nearly 3,000 members  – licensed architects, emerging professionals, and AEC industry professionals – across Pennsylvania that remained steadfastly dedicated to the advancement of the architecture profession and quality of the built environment amidst the daily challenges of navigating life and work in 2020.  Whether you (the…

New Member Welcome | December 2020

Join us in welcoming the newest AIA Pennsylvania members from across the state!  The following members made the move to join AIA from September 2020 – December 2020. AIA Bucks County Michael D. Klucsik, Assoc. AIA AIA Central Pennsylvania Marybeth Cauley, Assoc. AIA John Snavely, AIA Margaret Yu, Assoc. AIA AIA Eastern Pennsylvania Zein A….

A Tough Year Cannot Halt the Path to Licensure

2020 AIA Pennsylvania Paula Maynes ARE Grant Recipients Announced The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Institute of Architects Emerging Professionals Committee (EPiC) is pleased to announce the 2020 class of Paula Maynes ARE Grant recipients. Since 2015, the grant has recognized outstanding architectural graduates pursuing licensure and their contributions to the architecture profession and their…

Member News & Insights | November 2020

Part 2 of the YAF Connection Series on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Features Monica Blasko Amidst a global pandemic and nationwide protests against racial injustice, emerging professionals are filling leadership voids to demand change. This two-part series offers takeaways from successful EDI programs and committees, along with young architect perspectives on the year’s events,…

Architectural Excellence Awards Celebrate the Resilience of Pennsylvania’s Design and Construction Industry

HARRISBURG, November 24, 2020 – The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Institute of Architects is proud to formally announce the 2020 Architectural Excellence Awards. Over 400 viewers tuned into the awards broadcast debut on November 19th. The evening’s broadcast kicked off with an encouraging message from AIA Pennsylvania President, Marc Mondor, AIA.  stream the broadcast…

Member News & Insights | October 2020

Dive into the Latest AIA YAF Connection Issue Focusing on EDI Part one of the two part YAF Connection is dedicated to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and includes contributions from Emily Pierson-Brown, Assoc. AIA, with the Pittsburgh office of Perkins Eastman and Katie Rossier, AIA, of the SmithGroup.  Calls to action include tackling the 4 E’s…

ARE Updates & Resources | October 2020

Architecture Licensing Exam to Launch Online In mid-December, architecture graduates and other qualified candidates will have the flexibility to take the national licensing exam online or at test centers. 5 Key Takeaways About Online Proctoring Be prepared! Review NCARB’s high-level timeline regarding online proctoring updates and developments, including the replacement of physical scratch paper with…

New Member Welcome | September 2020

Join us in welcoming the newest AIA Pennsylvania members from across the state!  The following members made the move to join AIA from June 2020 – September 2020. AIA Bucks County Michael D. Klucsik, Assoc. AIA Jacob S. Knipper, AIA AIA Central Pennsylvania Marybeth Cauley, Assoc. AIA Margaret Yu, Assoc. AIA Nathan J. Moyer, Assoc….

Congratulations to Pennsylvania’s Newest Architects | September 2020

Join us in congratulating Pennsylvania’s newest architects! The following AIA Pennsylvania members have undergone an extensive process of education, experience, and examination to earn the title architect in 2020. Architectural licensing is exclusively granted when candidates demonstrate professional education, complete a rigorous program of practical experience under the supervision of a licensed architect and pass…