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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects June 27, 2008
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  Executive Editor Douglas E. Gordon, Hon. AIA
Managing Editor Stephanie Stubbs, Assoc. AIA
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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; Tracy Ostroff; Grant Simpson, FAIA; Michael Tardif, Assoc. AIA, Tony P. Wrenn, Hon. AIA.

Conventional Diversity
AIArchitect asked members who attended the AIA national convention in Boston last month to weigh in on the convention diversity programs, what they learned about AIA efforts to make the profession look more like the society it serves, and their personal experiences at the sessions or away from the meetings.

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Preston Scott Cohen, is the newly appointed chair of the architecture department at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the current Gerald M. McCue Professor of Architecture.
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This week's explorations are guerrilla housing for the homeless, a personal recollection of AIA-convention diversity, and three noted architects debating cultural traditions and contemporary additions.

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