Nominations Open for the 2022 Architectural Excellence Special Awards

 The Philadelphia Museum of Art and Parkway Campus, 2021’s 50 Year/Timeless Award recipient. Replay the Philadelphia Museum of Art documentary short produced for the 2021 Architectural Excellence Awards Broadcast and selected for the “First Take Shorts Series” Screening. The AIA Pennsylvania Architectural Excellence Special Awards recognize significant achievements by members, non-members, civic leaders, allied…

Pennsylvania College of Technology Pursues NAAB Accreditation with New B.Arch Program

Originally published on PCToday 02.03.2022 A new Bachelor of Architecture degree at Pennsylvania College of Technology, set to begin accepting students in Fall 2023 (and possibly sooner), will dramatically shorten graduates’ path to professional licensure and markedly broaden their employment opportunities. With Thursday’s approval by the Penn College Board of Directors, the Construction and Architectural…

Advance Your Career – Volunteer! Applications Open for Pennsylvania’s State Associate Representative

AIA PA Emerging Professionals at 2020 AIA Grassroots Conference | Pre-Pandemic (Left to Right: Jared Bilsak, AIA; Rachel Haynes, Assoc. AIA; Megan Henry, Assoc. AIA | Jan 2020 – Dec 2021 PA RAD; Elysia Mikkelsen, AIA | Past EPiC Chair; Kyle Solyak, AIA) AIA Pennsylvania is now accepting applications for the National Associates Committee 2022…

New Building Codes Effective Early 2022

AIA Pennsylvania was in attendance at the UCC Review & Advisory Council (RAC) meeting earlier this month when the adoption date of the new codes into Pennsylvania’s Uniform Construction Code (UCC) was announced. February 14, 2022, is the effective date for the adoption of the 2018 International Codes reviewed and modified by the UCC Review…

Nominations Open for the 2021 Architectural Excellence Special Awards

 documentary short featuring the George Nakashima Studio & Grounds, 2020’s 50 Year/Timeless Award recipient The AIA Pennsylvania Architectural Excellence Special Awards recognize significant achievements by members, non-members, civic leaders, allied professionals, and firms who contribute to the built environment and the advancement of the profession in the Commonwealth. We are accepting nominations from the…

ICC Call for Applications to New IECC Development Committees Open Through April 23

On March 4, 2021, the International Code Council (ICC) Board of Directors voted to change the process for developing the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Beginning this year, the IECC will no longer be developed using code development committees that the ICC uses to develop the other I-Codes. The ICC will instead employ its process for developing standards, called a consensus…

What architecture do you love?

In honor of Valentine’s Day this month, we want you to send in photos or tell us the architecture you love in Pennsylvania. Post photos on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter with the following hashtags: #loveaiapa #archlove #aiapa #aiapennsylvania #locallove Or, send an e-mail to Holly Lubart and we will post them for you. If you do not follow us…