Advocacy on the Boards | December 2021

“Advocacy On the Boards” is a monthly update from the AIA Pennsylvania Government Affairs Team to inform members of the great work “on the boards” ensuring architects are at the policymaker’s table to affect positive and equitable social, environmental, and economic outcomes for the profession and the commonwealth. This work includes lobbying state lawmakers, their staff, and…

2021 Paula Maynes ARE Grant Recipients Announced

Architecture Licensure Candidates Awarded Grant for Dedication to the Profession and their Communities The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Institute of Architects Emerging Professionals Committee (EPiC) is pleased to announce the 2021 class of Paula Maynes ARE Grant recipients. Since 2015, the grant has recognized outstanding architectural graduates pursuing licensure and their contributions to the…

Meet Pennsylvania’s Newest Architects | December 2021

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 from October 2021 – December 2021. Architectural licensing is exclusively granted when candidates demonstrate professional education, complete a rigorous program of practical experience under the supervision of a…

New Member Welcome | December 2021

Join us in welcoming the newest AIA Pennsylvania members from across the state!  The following 37 members joined AIA from October 2021 – December 2021. AIA Bucks County Justin Halsey, AIA Emilio Madrigal-Bernal, Int’l Assoc. AIA Philip Taylor, Associate AIA AIA Central Pennsylvania Taylor Denlinger, AIA Kelsey Gibson, Associate AIA Khoa Nguyen, AIA AIA Eastern…

2021 AIA Tri-State Design Awards Honor Architectural Excellence

The 2021 recipients of the AIA Tri-State Design Awards have been honored with a virtual production showcase that debuted in early December. The awards program, celebrating regional excellence in design and impact on the built environment, is held biennially as part of the 2021 AIA Tri-State Conference hosted by three state chapters of the American…

Advocacy on the Boards | November 2021

“Advocacy On the Boards” is a monthly update from the AIA Pennsylvania Government Affairs Team to inform members of the great work “on the boards” ensuring architects are at the policymaker’s table to affect positive and equitable social, environmental, and economic outcomes for the profession and the commonwealth. This work includes lobbying state lawmakers, their…

Awards Honoring the Impact of Pennsylvania’s Architecture Community Announced

The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Institute of Architects is proud to announce the 2021 Architectural Excellence Awards, first revealed in late November with the premiere of the annual broadcast. More than 60 honors were presented to firms and individuals across Pennsylvania for excellence in design, contributions to the profession of architecture, and commitment to…

Advance Your Career – Volunteer! Applications Open for Pennsylvania’s Next Regional Associate Director 

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…

Muhlenberg Greene Architects’ Reading Distilling Guild Tasting Room Design Receives Award

Popular Local Tasting Room Design Wins Restaurant/Bar Category at Chamber’s Building Berks Awards [Reading, PA, 10-14-21] – Muhlenberg Greene Architects’ design of the Reading Distilling Guild received the Restaurant/Bar category award at the 2021 Building Berks Awards last night. Constructed in 1894, the building located at 503 Penn Street was home to an inn and…

Hayes Design Group Architects Holds Fifth Annual Adopt-A-Landmark Volunteer Program at the Historic Walker-Ewing Log House

ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, PA – On Friday, October 8th, the Hayes Design Group Architects (HDG), headquartered in Robinson Township, held its fifth annual company-wide Adopt-a-Landmark program at the historic Walker-Ewing Log House built circa 1795 in Oakdale, Pennsylvania.  Throughout the day, ten of the firm’s employees assisted staff from the Allegheny Land Trust, current owners of…