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Elizabeth Chu Richter, FAIA, Elected 2014 First Vice President and 2015 President

Also elected at the convention were Vice Presidents James Easton Rains Jr., FAIA, and Thomas V. Vonier, FAIA, as well as John P. Grounds, AIA, as Treasurer.

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Cameron Sinclair: Architecture for Everyone

Less than three percent of the world’s population use the services of architects, but 71 percent are in dire need of better buildings to live, learn, and work in, says Architecture for Humanity’s co-founder. Sinclair’s keynote speech at the AIA Convention explained how to make this math work better for architects, and for communities in need.

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Scenes from the AIA Convention

Today’s slideshow features scenes from Friday’s general session with Cameron Sinclair, Saturday’s speech by General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), and the AIA Emerging Professionals Town Square.

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Robert Greenstreet, Intl. Assoc. AIA, Honored with AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion

The AIA’s highest honor for an architectural educator goes to Robert Greenstreet, Intl. Assoc. AIA, for his tireless work to merge the worlds of academia and professional practice, as well as his deep civic involvement with his adopted city of Milwaukee.

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Harvey Gantt, FAIA, Celebrated with AIA Whitney Young Award

An eminent designer of communities and the first African-American mayor of Charlotte, Gantt was an early mentor to the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama.

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