William J. Bates Appointed to the Pennsylvania Architects Licensure Board 

Coming off of his whirlwind experiences and dedicated service as 2019 American Insititute of Architects (AIA) National President, William (Bill) J. Bates, FAIA, is stepping into a newly appointed role. The two-time AIA PA President has been named to the State Architects Licensure Board. The licensing body is responsible for regulating the practice of architecture for the…

New Member Welcome | June 2020

Join us in welcoming the newest AIA Pennsylvania members from across the state!  The following members made the move to join AIA from January 2020 – June 2020. AIA Bucks County Bryan Delso, Assoc. AIA Michael J. Graeff, AIA AIA Central Pennsylvania Bridget Kelly, Assoc. AIA Caitlin M. Siegrist, Assoc. AIA Timothy R. Checchia, Assoc….

AIA Pennsylvania Extends Congratulations to New House Leadership

On Monday, June 22, Bryan Cutler of Lancaster County was elected by a bi-partisan unanimous vote to the position of Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Representative Cutler has been an exemplary Majority Leader this past session. He has always had an open door and a listening ear for architects in Pennsylvania. During his tenure in office,…

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…

Congratulations to Pennsylvania’s Newest Architects | June 2020

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 2020. 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…

Recognize Architectural Excellence | Call for 2020 Awards Submissions & Nominations

Visit the New Submission Site to Recognize Excellence The new 2020 AIA Pennsylvania Architectural Excellence Awards submission site is accepting submissions for the Design Awards, COTE Awards, and Special Awards now through 11:59 pm Thursday, September 3, 2020. Design Awards The AIA Pennsylvania Architectural Excellence Design Awards awards celebrate the exemplary design achievements of members and impact of architecture regardless of budget,…

Actions Speak Louder than Words | Committing to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Profession

A Call to Action from AIA Pennsylvania Leadership Dear Valued AIA Pennsylvania Member, Just like you, I watched the murder of George Floyd and have replayed that horrific and unjustifiable eight minutes and forty-six seconds in my mind.  Over the past week, we have seen universal condemnation not only of Mr. Floyd’s treatment and murder…

Aging in (a Safer) Place

How Architecture can help us live longer and better, even during a pandemic. By Bea Spolidoro, AIA, WELL AP | Principal at Fisher ARCHitecture  Aging-in-place has become the preferred option for many when planning for their own future. Independence is precious. This said, entering a dedicated facility is an extreme step that for many families,…

Accelerating Recovery with Bipolar Ionization

                    Provider Name: Gannett Fleming When: June 9 | 1 PM Credits: 1 LU | HSW Cost: Free REGISTER HERE for the Webinar Program Overview: While the COVID-19 virus will dictate when we head back to offices, schools, convention centers, and other places of commerce, the time to prepare…