That’s a Wrap! A President’s Reflections on AIA Pennsylvania’s Accomplishments in 2018

2018 has been a tremendous year for AIA Pennsylvania and I couldn’t be happier with our many achievements.  On the legislative front, AIA Pennsylvania and the Government Affairs Committee headed by Marc Mondor advocated for the passage or four key issues that became laws.  On the sustainability front, we worked with coalitions to pass a…

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…

Associate AIA Members Pursuing Licensure Honored for their Service to the Architecture Profession and their Communities

Harrisburg, PA – November 27, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Institute of Architects Emerging Professionals Committee has announced the 2018 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…

Sealed with a Stamp: Congratulations to Pennsylvania’s Newest Architects

Join us in congratulating the following AIA Pennsylvania members who through their extensive education, experience, and a series of rigorous exams earned their architecture license from May – October 2018! Amanda Baker, AIA | AIA Philadelphia Paul Bench, AIA | AIA Pittsburgh Matt Beuke, AIA | AIA Philadelphia Jared Bilsak, AIA | AIA Eastern Pennsylvania Michael Buckley,…

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…

AIA PA Partners with Associated Builders and Contractors to Host Codes Seminar

This August, AIA Pennsylvania partnered with ABC Keystone to host a two-day seminar breaking down the newly adopted commercial, MEP, and residential code provisions that will take effect on October 1, 2018.  An overview of Philadelphia’s 2018 IBC (International Building Code) changes were also covered during the first day of training. Members of the AIA Pennsylvania…