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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects February 29, 2008
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February 1 | February 8 | February 15 | February 22
Sustainable Healthcare Architecture
Questions Regarding the AIA Contract Documents 2007 Update?
What Is a Cornerstone Partner?
What Is AIA Wyoming up to?
Advantage Welcomes FedEx
Cover Personal and Business Expenses if Disability Strikes
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› Interior Design 15
› Jobs at the AIA 2
› Landscape Architecture 1
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  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
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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.

Architecture Week Plans Unveiled at Grassroots
Architecture Week—established in 2007 in conjunction with a congressional resolution and presidential proclamation marking the AIA’s 150th anniversary—will be observed the second week of April this year. Announced during the Grassroots Leadership and Legislative Conference Open House February 21, this year’s celebration will kick off with a reception April 8 at the AIA national component headquarters in Washington, D.C., and include the initial release of Architecture: Celebrating the Past, Designing the Future as well as the launch of the AIA Blueprint for America Mosaic and Shape of America programs.
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Sheila Kennedy, AIA is a principal with Kennedy & Violich Architecture, Ltd., (KVA) and director of design and applied research for MATx, the firm’s materials research unit.
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› AIA Center for Building Science and Performance Hosts Disaster Mitigation Seminar in D.C. on March 7
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