Cyber Alert for A&E Firms | 50+ Firms Infected

With 50+ Tri-State A&E Firms Infected With Malware Encrypting All Files, Fenner-Esler Insurance Finds an Immediate Solution to Help A&E’s Manage Cyber Security Threats ORADELL, NJ – September 17, 2019 – An A&E vendor in the tri-state area inadvertently infected 50+ A&E firms simultaneously.  The malware added an extension to all files which caused the…

Meet Pennsylvania’s Newest Architects

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 2019. 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…

AIA Pennsylvania Adopts 2030 Resolution

Endorsing Energy Efficient and Sustainable Design and Construction FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On March 26, 2019, the AIA Pennsylvania Board of Directors unanimously adopted its first resolution emphasizing the organization’s commitment to high-performance buildings and sustainable design in the Commonwealth. Architects are uniquely positioned to positively impact the built environment by ensuring that sustainable design is…

Meet AIA Pennsylvania’s NCARB Licensing Advisor: Kathryn Doyle

Kathryn is a graduate of Penn State University’s Stuckeman School where she obtained her Professional Masters of Architecture degree. This was following her undergraduate degree at the Boston Architectural College where she participated in a cooperative learning environment and gained valuable on the job training while pursuing her degree. Her studies allowed her to find…

AIA Pennsylvania Attends Governor Wolf’s Executive Order Ceremonial Signing Ushering In New Environmental Standards for the Commonwealth

Governor Tom Wolf has signed the first statewide climate goal to reduce carbon emissions by 26 percent by 2025 from 2005. Up until now, Pennsylvania did not have a greenhouse gas emissions goal. The executive order establishes the first statewide goal to reduce carbon pollution in Pennsylvania, which is contributing to climate change. The executive order also establishes the GreenGov Council to boost green and sustainable practices…

New Member Welcome // October 2018

Join us in welcoming the newest members of AIA Pennsylvania! Ayla Abiad, Assoc. AIA | AIA Pittsburgh Mark Adamiak, AIA | AIA Philadelphia Musab Badahdah, Assoc. AIA | AIA Philadelphia Kayla Barko, Assoc. AIA | AIA Pittsburgh Matt Beuke, AIA | AIA Philadelphia Caroline Bozzi, Assoc. AIA | AIA Philadelphia Michael Buckley, AIA | AIA…

New Member Welcome // May 2018

Join us in welcoming the newest members of AIA Pennsylvania! Julia Cauller, Assoc. AIA Jeffrey Foreman, AIA Darius Hopkins, Assoc. AIA Smita Jantre, Assoc. AIA Lauren Jester, Assoc. AIA Marat Kanafin, Assoc. AIA Eric Linn, Assoc. AIA Chao Liu, Assoc. AIA Vera Neumann-Sachs , AIA Diana Nguyen, Assoc. AIA Michael Penzel, Assoc. AIA Nicholas Rebeck,…

Architects’ License Application Update Effective June 15, 2018

Effective June 15, 2018, the Professional and Occupational Affairs Bureau at the Pennsylvania Department of State will no longer be accepting paper initial applications for an architects’ license. Additionally, they have removed questions related to criminal history and will instead be using the Pennsylvania State Police’s Access to Criminal History (PATCH) system.  However, there is a…