AIA Small Firm Exchange Q2 2020 Update

July 2, 2020 The SFx Member Group’s mission is to advance the mutual interests of architects practicing within small firms. I have seen both at the national and state level the group pivoting in response to the changes to practice brought on by the pandemic and the racial justice movement. There is a sense around…

New Member Welcome | June 2020

Join us in welcoming the newest AIA Pennsylvania members from across the state!  The following members made the move to join AIA from January 2020 – June 2020. AIA Bucks County Bryan Delso, Assoc. AIA Michael J. Graeff, AIA AIA Central Pennsylvania Bridget Kelly, Assoc. AIA Caitlin M. Siegrist, Assoc. AIA Timothy R. Checchia, Assoc….

Congratulations to Pennsylvania’s Newest Architects | June 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…

Recognize Architectural Excellence | Call for 2020 Awards Submissions & Nominations

Visit the New Submission Site to Recognize Excellence The new 2020 AIA Pennsylvania Architectural Excellence Awards submission site is accepting submissions for the Design Awards, COTE Awards, and Special Awards now through 11:59 pm Thursday, September 3, 2020. Design Awards The AIA Pennsylvania Architectural Excellence Design Awards awards celebrate the exemplary design achievements of members and impact of architecture regardless of budget,…

AIA Pennsylvania Members Honored with 2020 Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards

Pennsylvania’s Historic Preservation Awards continue a tradition started in 1979 to honor excellence in preservation. The annual awards recognize significant contributions in the field of historic preservation made by both individuals and organizations. The Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards are presented annually by Preservation Pennsylvania. Congratulations to the AIA Pennsylvania member firms that contributed to these award…

COVID-19 Government Updates & Resources

AIA PA COVID-19 BULLETINS Governor Wolf Orders Physical Shutdown of Architecture Firms & Construction Clarification to Governor Wolf’s Order to Cease Construction Exceptions to Construction’s Non-Life-Sustaining Business Classification Waiver Extension & Revised Timing of Order Enforcement FAQ Essential vs. Non-Essential Construction & Building Inspections & Updates from AIA’s Disaster Assistance Program AIA Pennsylvania Forging Ahead…

AIA Small Firm Exchange Q1 2020 Update

I had the pleasure of attending AIA National’s Small Firm Exchange’s (SFx) Annual Meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas from March 2nd thru the 4th as your Pennsylvania Representative. The SFx Member Group’s mission is to advance the mutual interests of architects practicing within small firms. Please find more information on the resources related to those interests…

COVID-19 Resource Round-Up

As the world faces an unprecedented “new normal”, many organizations including architecture firms have taken steps in response to the COVID-19 outbreak to protect the health of their employees, clients, and the community. We understand that architecture firms are no different. While every firm will have a unique set of circumstances, we are sharing some…