Member News & Insights | November 2020

Part 2 of the YAF Connection Series on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Features Monica Blasko Amidst a global pandemic and nationwide protests against racial injustice, emerging professionals are filling leadership voids to demand change. This two-part series offers takeaways from successful EDI programs and committees, along with young architect perspectives on the year’s events,…

Architectural Excellence Awards Celebrate the Resilience of Pennsylvania’s Design and Construction Industry

HARRISBURG, November 24, 2020 – The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Institute of Architects is proud to formally announce the 2020 Architectural Excellence Awards. Over 400 viewers tuned into the awards broadcast debut on November 19th. The evening’s broadcast kicked off with an encouraging message from AIA Pennsylvania President, Marc Mondor, AIA.  stream the broadcast…

Disaster Assistance Update

From surge capacity preparedness to post-disaster assessment Architects called to be there for their communities before and after disaster Back in March of 2020 as the first wave of COVID-19 hit, the AIA PA Disaster Assistance/Relief Network reached out to the membership to build up a base of architects who have the interest and capacity…

Firm News & Insights | October 2020

Pennsylvania Architecture Firm Led Initiatives Honored with Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence More than 60 applicants from across the commonwealth nominated projects on energy efficiency, emissions reduction, watershed restoration and protection, environmental education opportunities, and smart growth planning and design. “These awards highlight the ingenuity and commitment Pennsylvanians have for protecting and improving our environment,”…

ARE Updates & Resources | October 2020

Architecture Licensing Exam to Launch Online In mid-December, architecture graduates and other qualified candidates will have the flexibility to take the national licensing exam online or at test centers. 5 Key Takeaways About Online Proctoring Be prepared! Review NCARB’s high-level timeline regarding online proctoring updates and developments, including the replacement of physical scratch paper with…

AIA Small Firm Exchange (SFx) Update | 2020 3rd Quarter Regional Representative Report

AIA Small Firm Exchange (SFx) Regional Representative Contact Chris Dawson, AIA – AIA PA Regional Representative and SFx Conference Workgroup Chair chris@chrisdawsonarchitect.com or (717) 805-5090 Download the report SFx Mission & Objectives Advancing the mutual interests of architects practicing in small firms. Advocate for small firms within the AIA and in outside organizations and agencies…

Firm News & Insights // September 2020

Lenhardt Rodgers Announces Growing Leadership With steady growth over the course of its 70-year history, Lenhardt Rodgers Architecture + Interiors announces an expanded leadership team with the appointment of three principals. Each new principal brings distinct expertise to the leadership team, positioning the firm for continued growth and expansion into new markets with more comprehensive…