Citizen Architect Profile: Mike Thompson, AIA

Neighbors for Mike Citizen Architect, Mike Thompson, AIA rang in 2018 with an oath of office at the Abington Township Municipal Building on January 2nd. This past fall, Mike received 515 votes to claim victory over a sitting commissioner in the three-person race for Abington Township’s Ward 6 Commissioner. In his new role as Commissioner,…

Be a Part of AIA PA EPiC in 2018!

The AIA Pennsylvania Emerging Professionals Committee is establishing the AIA Pennsylvania Emerging Professionals Community (EPiC) to improve the network, role, and impact of Emerging Professionals throughout the Commonwealth. Who We Are AIA Pennsylvania “Emerging Professionals” are architecture students, Associate AIA members, and Architects licensed for 10 years or less. Our Mission To promote the professional…

Update on Building Codes in PA 

Update on Building Codes in PA                                                                                                December 13, 2017 By Al Comly, AIA, AIA Pennsylvania Board Member, Building Codes Subcommittee Chair Act 36 of 2017 (revisions to the Uniform Construction Code (UCC) and the Review and Advisory Council (RAC)) was signed by Governor Wolf on October 25, 2017.  Fifteen pages of text have many implications…

Architecture Graduates that Give Back Honored in Remembrance of Paula Maynes, AIA

Harrisburg, PA – November 28, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Institute of Architects Emerging Professionals Committee has announced the 2017 class of Paula Maynes ARE (Architect Registration Examination) Grant recipients. Since 2015, the grant has recognized outstanding architectural graduates pursuing licensure and their contributions to the architecture profession and their communities…

AIA PA Members win big at QUAD

AIA Pennsylvania Members win big at QUAD Recipients of the  2017 QUAD (Quality Unites Architectural Design) Design Awards were honored at a ceremony on November 9 at the New York State Museum ceremony in Albany, New York. The program was part of a four-day conference hosted by four chapters of the American Institute of Architects…

Another Victory for AIA Pennsylvania and Solar Energy!

AIA Pennsylvania Government Affairs Committee member and Chairman of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Climate Change Advisory Committee, A. Stevens Krug, AIA, PE, LEEDap, attended the Governor’s signing of Act 40 of 2017 which closes the PJM boarders and ensures the growth of the renewable energy industry in the Commonwealth.  View the Governor’s press release…