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aiarchitect | volume 14 the news of america’s community of architects June 15, 2007
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May 18 | May 25 | June 1 | June 8
Design for Aging Review, 8th Edition
The Building Information Model as a Collaboration Tool
Questions About the AIA’s Design-Build Documents?
What Is a Cornerstone Partner?
San Diego Green 2007
Hertz: You Are #1
Consider 10-Year Level Term Life Insurance for Your Family
Visit the AIA Career Center to view/post openings. You can sort the complete list by keyword, category, job level, job type, and location. › Academic Faculty 3
› Accountancy/Finance 3
› Administrative Support 2
› Architect 147
› Architectural Intern 37
› Computer Aided Design 15
› Construction Management 27
› Engineering 26
› Facilities Management 12
› Graphic Design 5
› Healthcare Architect 10
› Industrial Design 6
› Information Technology (IT) 3
› Interior Design 16
› Jobs at the AIA 4
› Landscape Architecture 4
› Library Services/Knowledge Management 2
› Marketing 10
› Planning 14
› Project Manager 62
› Security Design 2
› Specifications 6
› Web Design 2
› Alabama 5
› Arizona 2
› California 36
› Colorado 5
› D.C. 5
› Florida 14
› Georgia 9
› Illinois 2
› Iowa 1
› Kansas 1
› Kentucky 2
› Louisiana 2
› Maine 7
› Maryland 8
› Massachusetts 2
› Minnesota 1
› Missouri 2
› Montana 1
› Nevada 5
› New Jersey 2
› New York 12
› North Carolina 15
› Ohio 2
› Oregon 3
› Pennsylvania 2
› South Carolina 1
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› Texas 7
› Virginia 3
› Washington 10
› Wyoming 2
  Executive Editor Douglas E. Gordon, Hon. AIA
Managing Editor Stephanie Stubbs, Assoc. AIA
Associate Editor Tracy Ostroff
Associate Editor Russell Boniface
Assistant Editor Zachariah Mortice
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Contributing Editors: James Atkins, FAIA; Kermit Baker, PhD,
Hon. AIA; Michael J. Crosbie, AIA, PhD; John P. Eberhard, FAIA; Stephen A. Kliment, FAIA; Heather Livingston; Grant Simpson, FAIA; Michael Tardif, Assoc. AIA, Tony P. Wrenn, Hon. AIA.

BIM Implementation: Applying Lessons Learned
As Contributing Editor Michael Tardif, Assoc. AIA, continues to monitor FOX Architects for real-time knowledge on how they are integrating building information modeling into their day-to-day work, he reports that the highest mental hurdle isn’t training on new technology so much as re-establishing graphic standards and changing the designer mindset from creating plans and elevations to assembling a complete and constructible virtual building.
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Valerie Hassett, AIA, IIDA,
architect and an interior designer, serves as the president-elect of AIA Northern Virginia and an AIA150 champion.
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Can Coal Be a Clean Alternative?
This week, the Kiplinger Letter talks about new technology to make coal a clean fuel alternative, giving us abundant domestic power until alternative sources can fulfill energy demand. The notion of coal as clean is about as credible to one side of the environmentalism debate as the notion of human-caused global warming is to the other.
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