AIA Pennsylvania Preferred PPE Vendor Open for Business

AIA Pennsylvania has partnered with preferred PPE vendor, Provision, to bring you access to quality PPE at a competitive price.  With US-based headquarters in Hatfield, PA, Provision delivers excellence in procurement and supply chain related advisory services through effective collaboration with customers in the healthcare and hospitality industry. Read more about the Provision Promise and…

L&I Bureau of Occupational & Industrial Safety COVID-19 FAQS & Suspended Regulations

  COVID-19 Building FAQs​ COVID-19 Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Certification FAQs Additional COVID-19 FAQs From the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, Bureau of Occupational & Industrial Safety (BOIS) correspondence (April 2): The second item of importance is regarding items of our Acts, as well as items in the Department’s regulations, that are currently suspended….

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…

AIA Pennsylvania Awards Showcase the Impact of Commonwealth Architects

The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Institute of Architects has debuted the 2019 architectural, student, and special award recipients with the 3rd annual Architectural Excellence Awards Broadcast streamed into viewing parties, offices, and homes across the Commonwealth. Last Thursday, November 14th, over 300 viewers from across the state tuned into the pre-produced awards documentary. The…

AIA Pennsylvania Welcomes Two New Team Members

This summer, AIA Pennsylvania’s team of three has grown to five to better serve AIA Pennsylvania members across the Commonwealth!   Michelle McKenna, Membership and Marketing Coordinator, and Andrea McCormick, Administrative Assistant, join veteran AIA Pennsylvania team members: Stephen Swarney, J.D., Executive Director Celebrating six years with AIA Pennsylvania in September (pictured at Senator Tim Kearney’s January…

Pennsylvania’s Architectural Community Honored for Excellence

Harrisburg, PA – November 29, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Institute of Architects has announced its 2018 Architectural Excellence Design and Special Awards recipients with it’s 2nd annual  broadcast streamed into viewing parties, offices, and homes across the Commonwealth. Over 30 firms and individuals across Pennsylvania were honored for excellence in…

Updates to Pennsylvania’s Uniform Construction Code Will Take Effect October 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2018 Most comprehensive building code updates for commercial and residential construction since 2009 Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) announced today that the Pennsylvania Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) recently approved the adoption of updated regulations for the Uniform Construction Code (UCC), marking the first time…

Safer Schools by Design

The recent school shooting in Florida continues an unsettling trend of assaults on students in their neighborhood schools.  While the debate will continue at the national level on proposals for arming teachers and “hardening” our schools, in Pennsylvania, we need to continue the conversation on what can be done to make our students safer at…

AIA Pennsylvania Adds Four Association Excellence Awards to Collection

AIA Pennsylvania is proud to announce the addition of four Pennsylvania Society of Association Executives (PASAE) Laurel Awards to our existing award collection. The PASAE Laurel Awards give AIA Pennsylvania the chance to reflect on our accomplishments and honor the dedication of our board, committees, and staff. Being honored with multiple awards for the third year in a row is the cherry…