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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects April 11, 2008
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The Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice, Fourteenth Edition
Questions Regarding the AIA Contract Documents 2007 Update?
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What Is AIA Kentucky up to?
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› Architect 79
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› Interior Design 7

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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.

Human Capital
Human capital may be defined in many ways, and one of the challenges is coming to an agreed-upon definition that is tailored to the profession of architecture, explain LaTonya Whitfield-Horhn, AIA, LEED-AP, and Mario White, MCD. For the purpose of this article, they define human capital as the set of skills that an employee acquires on the job through training and experience and that increases that employee's value in the marketplace and explain its importance to the profession.
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Kevin Harris, AIA, is principal of Kevin Harris Architects in Baton Rouge, and chair of the Small Project Practitioners advisory group.
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› Deconstructivists, Please Raise Your Hands
› That Moment a Project Comes Alive
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