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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects march 7, 2008
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February 8 | February 15 | February 22 | February 29
Recording Historic Structures, 2nd Edition
Questions Regarding the AIA Contract Documents 2007 Update?
What Is a Cornerstone Partner?
What Is AIA Florida 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. › Administrative Support 1
› Architect 97
› Architectural Intern 23
› Computer Aided Design 8
› Construction Management 11
› Engineering 7
› Facilities Management 6
› Graphic Design 4
› Healthcare Architect 9
› Industrial Design 2
› Information Technology 1

› Interior Design 15
› Jobs at the AIA 2
› Landscape Architecture 1
› Library Services/Knowledge Management 1
› Marketing 3
› Planning 7
› Project Manager 35
› Security Design 1
› Specifications 5
› Web Design 1
› Alabama 2
› Arizona 5
› California 27
› Colorado 2
› Connecticut 1
› D.C. 3
› Florida 2
› Georgia 3
› Maryland 5
› Massachusetts 1
› Missouri 1
› Nevada 2
› New Jersey 2
› New York 5
› North Carolina 16
› Oregon 1
› Pennsylvania 1
› Tennessee 3
› Texas 7
› Virginia 5
› Washington 10
› 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.

Defusing Boomer Building Time Bombs
We might be at the dawn of one of the greatest periods of reconstructive surgery ever. And Contributing Editor Michael J. Crosbie, PhD, AIA, is not talking here about nose jobs and facelifts. All across the country there are buildings that were designed and constructed sometime between Eisenhower’s first term and Nixon’s final helicopter ride off the South Lawn that are detonating in a dazzling display of self-destruction, he says.
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Theodore H.M. Prudon, PhD, FAIA is the founding president of DoCoMoMo/US (The Documentation and Conservation of Buildings, Sites, and Neighborhoods of the Modern Movement), the U.S. chapter of the international organization dedicated to preserving Modern structures.
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Discussion strings this week:
Transforming AIA HQ
What to Save?
Back to Bauhaus

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