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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects march 21, 2008
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February 22 | February 29 | March 7 | March 14
Sustainable Healthcare Architecture
Questions Regarding the AIA Contract Documents 2007 Update?
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What Is AIA Georgia up to?
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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 91
› Architectural Intern 19
› Computer Aided Design 6
› Construction Management 9
› Engineering 6
› Facilities Management 2
› Graphic Design 3
› Healthcare Architect 7

› Industrial Design 2
› Interior Design 12
› Jobs at the AIA 1
› Landscape Architecture 1
› Marketing 1
› Planning 3
› Project Manager 30
› Specifications 4
› Alabama 2
› Arizona 4
› California 20
› Colorado 2
› Connecticut 1
› D.C. 2
› Florida 2
› Georgia 2
› Illinois 1
› Maryland 3
› Massachusetts 1
› Missouri 1
› Nevada 3
› New Jersey 2
› New York 5
› North Carolina 16
› Oregon 1
› Pennsylvania 6
› South Carolina 1
› Texas 6
› 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.

BIM: Reaching Forward, Reaching Back
In a discussion of the power of BIM tools, Contributing Editor Michael Tardif, Assoc. AIA, explains the difference between authoring tools and audit-and-analysis tools, with many specific examples, and the power of integrating them in pre- and post-design applications.
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Kate Stohr is the co-founder and managing director of Architecture for Humanity (AFH) and co-editor of Design Like You Give a Damn.
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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:
› Piano’s Anti-monument
› Arson Redevelopment
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› CAE to Hold Spring Meeting and School Building Expo April 1–3 in Chicago
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