Members Contributions Recognized with 2021 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has honored 13 projects by schools, businesses, and community organizations around the state with the 2021 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence. Four of these projects recognize the contributions and collaboration of architects across the Commonwealth. “This year’s Environmental Excellence honorees showcase the innovation and passion that our students,…

Congratulations to Pennsylvania’s Newest Architects | September 2021

Join us in congratulating Pennsylvania’s newest architects of 2021! The following AIA Pennsylvania members have undergone an extensive process of education, experience, and examination to earn the title architect. 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…

New Member Welcome | September 2021

Join us in welcoming the newest AIA Pennsylvania members of 2021!  The following members made the move to join AIA from July 2021 – September 2021. AIA Central Pennsylvania Katrina M. Endresen, AIA Gail Chen, Associate AIA Drew T. Hohenwarter, AIA AIA Eastern Pennsylvania Jeff S. Gendell, AIA Zachary Hawk, Associate AIA Cindy G. Zheng,…

Shriver Launches 9K Consulting

Ed Shriver, FAIA, a Founding Principal of Strada, retired from his role at the firm in December of 2020. He has launched a new chapter of his life and career with the advent of 9K Consulting, founded to help inventive, creative, and design-focused firms make and run their practices as creative studios and successful businesses. MBA…

Newly Formed AIA National Committee on Climate Action and Design Excellence (CCADE) Shares Update

Launching with a Few Tailwinds The AIA Committee on Climate Action and Design Excellence (CCADE) has been busy with initiatives both internal and external to the Institute.  CCADE is a new board committee established this year comprised of a variety of national subject matter experts working to better integrate the Institute’s climate action goals into all of the Institute’s committees…

Bright Common Honored as 2021 Design Vanguard by Architectural Record

For the past 20 years Architectural Record has honored 10 emerging practices advancing issues of form, construction, sustainability, and community engagement.  Their annual selections represent the promise of the future generation of architects. This year, AIA Pennsylvania member Bright Common was honored as a 2021 Design Vanguard from a pool of international applicants.  In Record’s…

Congratulations to Pennsylvania’s Newest Architects | June 2021

Join us in congratulating Pennsylvania’s newest architects of 2021! The following AIA Pennsylvania members have undergone an extensive process of education, experience, and examination to earn the title architect. 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…

New Member Welcome | June 2021

Join us in welcoming the newest AIA Pennsylvania members of 2021!  The following members made the move to join AIA from April 2021 – June 2021. AIA Central Pennsylvania Beverly H. Brockway, Associate AIA Scott G. Eldridge, Associate AIA Jessie Ellis, Associate AIA Teresa A. Pecher, Associate AIA AIA Eastern Pennsylvania Sophia Assaf-Bautista, Associate AIA…

Architects Power their Way into the Top 30

On June 25th the Central Penn Business Journal Released their Power 30 for Construction and Real Estate, a list featuring several leaders and influencers in the architecture, engineering, and construction industries. Several AIA Pennsylvania architect members and allied members graced this list – a credit to their hard work and perseverance during a difficult year….