Writing in the midst of the pandemic, we explore many of the ways creative thought and action are used for the enrichment of civic life in Philadelphia, for all citizens, and create our unique urban environment.

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June 09, 2021 | Chapter News
By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins

AIA Philadelphia is pleased to welcome the following new members to our community in the month of May!

New AIA Members

June 09, 2021 | Member News
By Sophia Lee | Urban Design Committee
Philadelphia Wing Chun Kung Fu School to the left and participants on the right. Photo by Sophia Lee

On Saturday, May 22, 2021, I was so fortunate to attend a free self-defense class organized by “Philly Fighting Asian Hate” and taught by the Philadelphia Wing Chun Kung Fu School.

June 04, 2021 | Member News
By Bright Common
Bright Common Studio. Pictured from left: Amanda Bonelli, Jeremy Avellino, Jordan M. Mrazik

For the past 20 years Architectural Record has honored 10 emerging practices advancing issues of form, construction, sustainability, and community engagement. Their annual selections represent the promise of the future generation of architects. This year, AIA Philadelphia member Bright Common was honored as a 2021 Design Vanguard from a pool of international applicants.

June 04, 2021 | Member News
By Blackney Hayes Architects
Troy C. Hill, Principal

Blackney Hayes Architects is pleased to announce the promotion of Troy C. Hill to Principal! Troy joined BHA in 2000 and since his promotion to Associate in 2010, he has been instrumental in developing the firm’s K-12 school portfolio.

June 01, 2021 | Member News
By Archer & Buchanan Architecture
Archer & Buchanan Architecture Leadership: Michele Thackrah, AIA, LEED AP; Peter Archer, AIA; Richard Buchanan, AIA; Dan Russoniello, AIA, LEED AP

Archer & Buchanan Architecture is pleased to announce the firm has established the Archer & Buchanan Architecture Scholarship at Penn State as part of the firm’s celebration of its 25th anniversary this year.


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