Support Investments in Infrastructure

Now is the time for the Biden Administration and Congress to address America’s aging building infrastructure. The American Jobs Plan, as proposed by the current Administration, includes significant investment in our nation’s public building infrastructure. AIA is calling on members of Congress to craft bipartisan legislation to turn these investment proposals into reality. For more details on the…

Pastva Lends Architect’s Insight in New Development Role

Jeff Pastva, AIA, CPHC, has recently joined the real estate development firm Scannapieco Development Corporation as the Vice President of Development.  Mr. Pastva brings vast expertise in housing design and construction that will be an immediate impact on their pipeline, both under construction and upcoming projects that are in entitlements.  Mr. Pastva is excited to use…

Advocacy On the Boards | April 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…

Nominations Open for the 2021 Architectural Excellence Special Awards

 documentary short featuring the George Nakashima Studio & Grounds, 2020’s 50 Year/Timeless Award recipient The AIA Pennsylvania Architectural Excellence Special Awards recognize significant achievements by members, non-members, civic leaders, allied professionals, and firms who contribute to the built environment and the advancement of the profession in the Commonwealth. We are accepting nominations from the…

Members Earn 2021 Pittsburgh Magazine Best of Home Design Accolades

Four AIA Pennsylvania members’ residential work has been recognized by Pittsburgh Magazine HOME. Congratulations to the following members and firms on their honors! Best of Design: New Home by Michael Gwin, AIA of the Rothschild Doyno Collaborative Photo by Ed Massery and Jesse Reismeyer  Best of Design: Renovated Home (Exterior) by Wildman Chalmers Design Photo…

Pennsylvania Construction Industry Eligible for Vaccine on April 12

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) has announced an accelerated rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. In line with the CDC’s recommendations for the “Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services” industries, the PA DOH has designated the “housing construction” sector’s professionals eligible to receive the vaccine in Phase 1C starting April 12. Use the Department of Health’s…

2020 AIA Pennsylvania Year in Review

AIA Pennsylvania is proud to share the debut issue of our annual Year in Review, Architectural Excellence Showcase, and Firm Directory publication. As its name suggests, the publication recaps 2020’s achievements, programs, and initiatives, celebrates the Architectural Excellence Design, COTE, and Special Awards recipients, and recognizes last year’s Architectural Excellence Design Awards finalists. The publication…

Warehaus Announces New Ownership

Two Long-Term Employees Take Ownership of Award-Winning, York-Based Architecture and Engineering Firm with 40-Year Legacy YORK, PA – Warehaus, a York, Pennsylvania-based, industry-leading architecture and engineering firm is proud to announce Troy Bankert, AIA and David Koratich, both of York, PA, as the company’s new owners. Bankert has been the company’s Chief Executive Officer and…