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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects march 14, 2008
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February 15 | February 22 | February 29 | March 7
Fourth Factor: Architecture and Medicine
Questions Regarding the AIA Contract Documents 2007 Update?
What Is a Cornerstone Partner?
Early Reminder List Released
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Visit the AIA Career Center to view/post openings. You can sort the complete list by keyword, category, job level, job type, and location. › Architect 93
› Architectural Intern 18
› Computer Aided Design 6
› Construction Management 10
› Engineering 7
› Facilities Management 4
› Graphic Design 4
› Healthcare Architect 7

› Industrial Design 2
› Interior Design 8
› Jobs at the AIA 2
› Landscape Architecture 1
› Marketing 2
› Planning 3
› Project Manager 30
› Specifications 3
› Alabama 2
› Arizona 5
› California 21
› Colorado 2
› Connecticut 1
› D.C. 3
› Florida 2
› Georgia 2
› Illinois 1
› Maryland 4
› Massachusetts 1
› Missouri 1
› Nevada 3
› New Jersey 3
› New York 5
› North Carolina 10
› Oregon 1
› Pennsylvania 4
› South Carolina 1
› Tennessee 1
› Texas 8
› Virginia 6
› 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
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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.

Change to the National Council of Architecture Registration
Boards’ (NCARB’s) Intern Development Program is on the horizon. This change frequently is referred to as “Contemporaneous Reporting,” although many interns will know it as “The Six-Month Rule.” Before NCARB votes to revise their model law, and before NCARB’s member boards adopt it individually, we must ask, “What does this mean for the future of the profession?”
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Jack L. Fischer, AIA
was appointed Wisconsin’s Secretary of the Department of Commerce by Governor Jim Doyle on November 9, 2007. A native Wisconsinite, Fischer began his first design and construction company while still in high school.
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Connect with colleagues and discuss the latest in the news, opinion, and design trends that affect AIA members. This week’s strings:
› The six-month rule
› What role for allied members?
› The tall-building challenge
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