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aiarchitect | volume 14 the news of america’s community of architects December 21, 2007
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November 16 | November 30 | December 7 | December 14
Doodles: A Really Giant Coloring & Doodling Book
Questions Regarding the AIA Contract Documents 2007 Update?
What Is a Cornerstone Partner?
What Is AIA Mississippi up to?
Professional Resources: MASTERSPEC®:
Cover Personal and Business Expenses if Disability Strikes
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 4
› Administrative Support 1
› Architect 93
› Architectural Intern 20
› Computer Aided Design 3
› Construction Management 10
› Engineering 5
› Facilities Management 3
› Graphic Design 2

› Healthcare Architect 12
› Industrial Design 4
› Interior Design 10
› Landscape Architecture 2
› Marketing 4
› Planning 7
› Project Manager 28
› Specifications 3
› Alabama 2
› Arizona 6
› California 14
› Colorado 2
› D.C. 3
› Florida 4
› Georgia 2
› Illinois 3
› Iowa 2
› Kentucky 1
› Maine 2
› Maryland 1
› Michigan 2
› Missouri 4
› Nevada 1
› New Jersey 2
› New Mexico 2
› New York 4
› North Carolina 19
› Oklahoma 1
› Oregon 4
› Pennsylvania 4
› South Carolina 2
› Tennessee 1
› Texas 3
› Virginia 6
› Washington 10
  Executive Editor Douglas E. Gordon, Hon. AIA
Managing Editor Stephanie Stubbs, Assoc. AIA
Associate Editor Tracy Ostroff
Associate Editor Russell Boniface
Associate Editor Zachariah Mortice
Graphic Design and Web Publishing Innov8iv Design Incorporated
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.

Master Builder, R.I.P.
Contributing Editor Michael Tardif, Assoc. AIA, explains why he believes the term “master builder” is a detriment to practice today.
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Brandy H.M. Brooks, Assoc. AIA is the director of the Community Design Resource Center of Boston (CDRC) and a passionate advocate for socially conscious and community-focused design.
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Architecture Is a Profession of Giving
Brandy H.M. Brooks, Assoc. AIA, tells above that she wanted to be an architect since she was a teenager and figured she would give to the community through other activities. Through a nonprofit she cofounded, she is now able to combine her interests, she tells us in this season of giving.
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