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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects February 1, 2008
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January 4 | January 11 | January 18 | January 25
Doodles: A Really Giant
Coloring & Doodling Book

Questions Regarding the AIA Contract Documents 2007 Update?
What Is a Cornerstone Partner?
What Is AIA Rhode Island
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 2
› Architect 109
› Architectural Intern 17
› Computer Aided Design 8
› Construction Management 7
› Engineering 3
› Facilities Management 1
› Graphic Design 6
› Healthcare Architect 6

› Industrial Design 1
› Interior Design 14
› Jobs at the AIA 3
› Landscape Architecture 3
› Marketing 4
› Planning 7
› Project Manager 39
› Security Design 1
› Specifications 4
› Alabama 1
› Alaska 2
› Arizona 6
› Arkansas 1
› California 22
› Colorado 2
› D.C. 5
› Florida 7
› Georgia 2
› Illinois 5
› Iowa 2
› Maryland 6
› Michigan 1
› Minnesota 1
› Missouri 1
› New Jersey 2
› New Mexico 1
› New York 7
› North Carolina 15
› Ohio 2
› Oregon 1
› Pennsylvania 3
› Tennessee 3
› Texas 9
› Utah 1
› Virginia 7
› Washington 2
› Wisconsin 1
  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.

Can Affordable Housing Be Sustainable?
Affordable housing in this country has usually meant “cheap,” “flimsy,” and in its worst cases, “antisocial,”—the very antithesis of sustainable,” notes Michael J. Crosbie, PhD, AIA. But if one expands the notion of what affordable housing can achieve, sustainability becomes a vital part of it, as Crosbie’s examples show.
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J. Robert Hillier, FAIA, began Hillier Architecture as a sole practitioner in Princeton in 1966 and built it into one of the largest and most respected architecture practices in the country. On January 12, AIA New Jersey bestowed on him its Michael Graves Lifetime Achievement Award.
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The 2030 Challenge
Ed Mazria, FAIA, held his second Web conference “teach in” January 30. His message is constant even as the global atmospheric ppm of carbon dioxide, temperatures, and sea levels rise. Stop burning coal and start converting to solar and other renewable power sources, he says. Even if you are on board, do you think there can be a real shift to wind power, or is he tilting at windmills?
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