The New Jersey Chapter of CSI is dedicated to providing a combination of educational / technical, inspirational / motivational, and social activities for networking to benefit membership. Our philosophy for 2018 is to focus on a fewer number of quality events that provide greater value than the typical evening "Lunch & Learn" presentations that too often are the norm for a group like this. Events in 2017 include a tour of the Color Labs at Benjamin Moore Paints, a sponsored NJ Jackals baseball game for our summer outing, and...
We welcome suggestions and contributions from members and look forward to a great 2018!
March 2018 Event
- Date March 20, 2018
- Topic The New NY Bridge
- Time 5:30 PM
- Location Weston Halll on NJIT's Campus
- Speaker Andy O’Rourke – Public Outreach Coordinator
Earn 1 AIA HSW Credit for this program.
The New York State Thruway Authority is almost complete with the replacement of the old Tappan Zee Bridge across the Hudson River. The 3.98 billion bridge is one of the largest single design-build contracts for transportation project in the United States. Located less than 20 miles north of New York City, the cable – stayed span crosses one of the widest parts of the river and will be the largest bridge in New York State history.
April 2018 Event
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High-Rise Tower Design
- Date April 26th, 2018
- Time 5:00 - 7:30PM
- Location BASF Corporate Headquarters, Florham Park
- Speaker Susan Erdelyi-Hamos from WSP ( formally Parsons Brinckerhoff )
Project location: New York, NY
Client: Columbia University, Manhattanville Campus
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop / Davis Brody Bond Aedes
Project Description: Part of 6.8 million sf new mixed use project on the old Mahattanville manufacturing zone in West Harlem. Phase 1: 450,000sf Research Facility & 55.000sf Center for Arts
Foundation design for poor soils and high water table.
May 2018 Event
The NJ CSI Chapter will be attending and exhibiting at a booth at the Architects League of New Jersey Trade Show on May 10th. The event will be held at the Marriott at Glenpointe, off Route 80 in Bergen County.
Note that the AIA National Show is June 21-23 at the Javits Center in NYC.
SePTember 2018 Event
The Chapter is planning a field trip to Ellis Island with an exclusive private tour.
More details to come.