AIA Convention Recap – New Jersey & Chicago

AIA-NJ

A number of AIA-NJ members just returned from an inspiring few days at the AIA National convention in Chicago.   In addition to continuing education seminars, engaged keynote speakers and a large expo floor the city had so much to offer a group of architects.  With architecture from a wide range of styles and time periods, architects did not have to go far to see a lot.

In addition, delegates representing AIA-NJ and all six local sections attended business meetings and events necessary for AIA to continue being a viable organization for all members.  Future leaders were elected – Congratulations to 2015 First Vice President & 2016 President-Elect Russell Davidson, FAIA, and the other new members of the AIA board.  See the list here.

The new governance model was approved by a vote of the delegates as part of Repositioning, what for more information on how this will happen over the next…

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@ALNNJ – Fall 2013 ALNNJ Ted Kessler Walking Tour – Saturday September 28, 2013

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 28th, 2013
FROM 11AM UNTIL 4PM

Ted Kessler was a longtime Architects League member who is remembered for his generosity to the profession. He was well known for leading architectural students and others on walking tours throughout Manhattan. The Architects League’s Ted Kessler Walking Tour remains a tribute to his memory and legacy.

The Seventh Annual Ted Kessler Walking Tour will follow an all new route through Morningside Heights, Manhattanville and Hamilton Heights. This approximately four mile long walk will feature stories about iconic landmarks, hidden gems, historic buildings, recent construction and proposed projects. The tour will connect two college campuses (Columbia University and City College), go through parks designed by Fredrick Law Olmstead, past landmarks like Grant’s Tomb and the Cathedral of St John the Divine, and visit the Hamilton Heights Historic District, which features the most impressive collection of brownstones in the entire city.

The walking tour will focus on building exteriors, there will be limited or no access to many interior spaces.

Scheduled highlights include:
+ Cathedral Church of St John the Divine – Ongoing – Heins & LaFarge / Ralph Adams Cram
+ Peace Fountain – 1985 – Greg Wyatt
+ Engine Company No 47 – 1889 – Napoleon LeBrun and Sons
+ St Luke’s Hospital – 1896 – Ernest Flagg
+ Low Memorial Library – 1897 – McKim, Mead & White
+ Alfred Lerner Hall – 1999 – Bernard Tschumi
+ The Diana Center – 2010 – Weiss Manfredi
+ Northwest Corner Building – 2009 – Rafael Moneo
+ Horace Mann Hall – 1901 – Howell & Stokes
+ Union Theological Seminary – 1910 – Allen & Collens
+ Riverside Church – 1930 – Allen & Collens
+ General Grant National Memorial – 1897 – John Hemingway Duncan
+ IRT Manhattan Street Viaduct – 1904 – William Barclay Parsons
+ Jerome L Green Science Center – 2016 – Renzo Piano
+ Manhattanville Houses – 1961 – William Lescasze
+ Claremont Theatre – 1914 – Gaetan Ajello
+ 135th Street Gatehouse – 1890 – Fredrick S Cook
+ Bernard and Anne Spizer School of Architecture – 2009 – Rafael Vinoly
+ Shepard Hall – 1906 – George Browne Post
+ St Luke’s Church – 1892 – RH Robertson
+ Hamilton Grange – 1802 – John McComb, Jr
+ Hamilton Heights Historic District – 1895-1911 – Various Architects
+ Riverbank State Park – 1993 – Richard Daettner
+ George Washington Bridge – 1931 – Othmar Ammann and Cass Gilbert

$10 PER PERSON
AVAILABLE FOR ALNNJ MEMBERS AND GUESTS

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
SPACE IS LIMITED AND SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

The Fall 2013 Ted Kessler Walking Tour is open to both ALNNJ Members and their guests. The tour costs $10 per person, payment by cash or check is required at the start of the tour. Tours take place rain or shine, however in the event of forecasted severe weather the tour may be postponed to a later date. In the event that the tour is fully booked, members will be given an opportunity to be put on a waiting list in the event that additional spaces become available. It is highly recommended that confirmed attendees dress for the weather, wear comfortable shoes and bring along a bottle of water. Note that the tour will focus on building exteriors, there will be limited or no access to most interior spaces.

AIA MEMBERS WHO ATTEND WILL RECEIVE 5.0 AIA CEUs (non HSW)

The Ted Kessler Walking Tour is an annual event for members and guests of the Architects League of Northern New Jersey, with new tours premiering in the fall and then repeating the following spring. This Fall 2013 walking tour will also be offered in Spring 2014.

RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW BY SENDING AN EMAIL
TO KESSLER@KCG-ARCH.COM


2013 AIA NJ IDP/ ARE Presentation

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2013 AIA NJ IDP/ ARE presentation
Panel: Michael Armstrong, CEO of NCARB; Michael Soriano, AIA President of the NJ State Board of Architects Representative; Robert Ivy, FAIA and CEO of AIA National; and Jerry Eben, AIA and AIA NJ Regional Director.5:30 PM Gallery in Weston Hall NJIT SofA&D
Dinner provided by AIA NJ and AIA N&S.

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November’s Monthly Dinner Meeting

RESCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2012!!!!Note: If you RSVP’d for the original date, please RSVP again to confirm that you will be attending on the rescheduled date.

Arthur Davis Lecture & Annual Spouses* Event:

New Jersey’s 150 Best Buildings and Places

*Members are invited to bring their spouse/significant other to this event at no additional charge as guests of the League!  Be sure to indicate the number attending when you RSVP to kmihalik@rscarchitects.com per the instructions below.

Wednesday November 8, 2012
Board Meeting at 4:30PM
Social hour (cash bar) at 6PM
Dinner & Program begins at 7PM
 

Portobello Banquets
155 Ramapo Valley Road
Oakland, NJ 07436
201.337.8990

Click here for Map and Directions

 

2012 Sponsors:

 

Pella Windows & Doors

Platinum Sponsor

KSI Professional Engineers

Gold Sponsor

Prosurance Redeker Group

Silver Sponsor

  

   

A presentation by

Philip S. Kennedy-Grant, FAIA

 

CEU Credits Pending

During the celebrations of AIA’s 150th Anniversary, AIA New Jersey members nominated buildings, places, and structures from around the state to make the official top 150 listing. That list, released in 2007, has now been put into book form, with pictures and descriptions of each location.

 

Please send your RSVP to Kenneth P. Mihalik, AIA at kmihalik@rscarchitects.com
before 12 Noon on Monday, November 26, 2012 to attend.
IMPORTANT: Be sure to indicate the number attending.

Members of the Architects League of Northern New Jersey and their spouse/significant other may attend this meeting as a complimentary benefit. Non-members and guests of the League are welcome at $50 per person, reservations required. We encourage all members to share suggestions for speakers, venues or topics for future meetings or articles in Leagueline. 


Upcoming Member Events

January 12, 2013 – Save the Date!!!

2013 ALNNJ Installation Dinner

The Views at Mt. Fuji Restaurant, Hillburn, New York
(Just North of the NJ/NY Border off Route 17)


Fall 2012 ALNNJ Ted Kessler Walking Tour – Saturday November 3, 2012 (5.0 LU’s)

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3rd, 2012
FROM 11AM UNTIL 4PM

Ted Kessler was a longtime Architects League member who is remembered for his generosity to the profession. He was well known for leading architectural students and others on walking tours throughout Manhattan. The Architects League’s Ted Kessler Walking Tour remains a tribute to his memory and legacy.

The Sixth Annual Ted Kessler Walking Tour will follow a route through east midtown and the southern half of Roosevelt Island. This approximately four mile long walk will feature stories about iconic landmarks, hidden gems, historic buildings, recent construction and proposed projects in both midtown and on Roosevelt Island. Please note that the tour will take the Roosevelt Island Tram, all members and guests who are attending will need to bring or buy a valid MTA Metrocard for the tram ride.

The walking tour will focus on building exteriors, there will be limited or no access to many interior spaces.

Scheduled highlights include:
+ Grand Central Terminal – 1913 – Warren and Wetmore
+ Chanin Building – 1929 – Sloan and Robertson
+ Socony Mobil Building – 1955 – Harrison and Abromovitz
+ Chrysler Building – 1930 – William van Alen
+ Daily News Building – 1930 – Raymond Hood
+ Ford Foundation – 1967 – Roche Dinkeloo
+ Tudor City – 1928 – Fred F French Company and H Douglas Ives
+ United Nations – 1949 – UN Board of Architects
+ UN Plaza – 1976 – Roche Dinkeloo
+ Permanent Mission of India to the UN – 1992 – Charles Correa
+ Beekman Tower – 1928 – John Mead Howells
+ Paul Rudolph Townhouse – 1977 – Paul Rudolph
+ William Lescaze House and Office – 1934 – William Lescaze
+ Rockefeller Guest House – 1949 – Philip Johnson
+ Greenacre Park – 1971 – Hideo Sasaki
+ Citicorp Center – 1978 – Hugh Stubbins
+ Central Synagogue – 1872 – Henry Fernbach
+ Bloomberg Tower – 2004 – Pelli Clarke Pelli
+ Queensboro Bridge – 1909 – Gustav Lindenthal
+ Cornell Roosevelt Island Tech Campus – 2037 – SOM (Master Plan)
+ Streckler Memorial Laboratory – 1892 – Fredrick Clarke Withers and Walter Dickinson
+ Smallpox Hospital – 1856 – James Renwick
+ Four Freedoms Park – 2012 – Louis Kahn
+ Southtown Roosevelt Island – 1969 – Philip Johnson and John Burgee
+ Eastwood and Westview – 1973 – Joseph Lluis Sert

$10 PER PERSON
AVAILABLE FOR ALNNJ MEMBERS AND GUESTS

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
SPACE IS LIMITED AND SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

The Fall 2012 Ted Kessler Walking Tour is open to both ALNNJ Members and their guests. The tour costs $10 per person, payment by cash or check is required at the start of the tour. Tours take place rain or shine, however in the event of forecasted severe weather the tour may be postponed to a later date. In the event that the tour is fully booked, members will be given an opportunity to be put on a waiting list in the event that additional spaces become available. It is highly recommended that confirmed attendees dress for the weather, wear comfortable shoes and bring along a bottle of water. Note that the tour will focus on building exteriors, there will be limited or no access to most interior spaces. The tour will take the Roosevelt Island Tram, all members and guests who are attending will need to bring or buy a valid MTA Metrocard for the tram ride. Also the tour is scheduled to visit the new Four Freedoms Park by Louis Kahn that was originally scheduled to open to the public on October 24, 2012, however the exact opening date appears to be in question. If it is not open by the date of the tour, the route on Roosevelt Island may be altered.

AIA MEMBERS WHO ATTEND WILL RECEIVE 5.0 AIA CEUs (non HSW)

The Ted Kessler Walking Tour is an annual event for members and guests of the Architects League of Northern New Jersey, with new tours premiering in the fall and then repeating the following spring. This Fall 2012 walking tour will also be offered in Spring 2013.

RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW BY SENDING AN EMAIL
TO 
KESSLER@KCG-ARCH.COM

 


ALNNJ and AIA Newark & Suburban Architects: 2012 Design Awards Competition

 

Architects League of Northern New Jersey

and AIA Newark & Suburban

Architects 2012 Design Awards Competition

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012

From 6-9:30 pm

at the Hamilton and Ward Steakhouse in Paterson

This program has been approved for 2 CEUs.
Please visit the AIANS web site for complete entry forms, submission

guidelines and rules and regulations for the Design Awards

and also to register your attendance.

http://aians.org/design-awards/

 

The Design Awards are a great opportunity to see your fellow AIA members’ work

while enjoying great food and drink, so please consider submitting your

firm’s work and mark your calendar!

For this special joint Design Awards with the Architects League and

Newark and Suburban, we have invited the other AIA NJ Section presidents

to serve as jurors, and are pleased to announce that Bruce Turner, AIA

(S. Jersey); Donna Terzano, AIA (Central); Robert O’Reilly, AIA (West);

Rafael DaSilva, AIA (VP, Shore), as well as Thomas Navin, AIA (noted

architect and NJIT prof) have graciously agreed to join us as jurors.

 

***IMPORTANT:  IN ORDER TO ATTEND THIS EVENT, PLEASE REGISTER VIA THE WEB LINK PROVIDED ABOVE. 


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