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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects august 1, 2008
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  Executive Editor Douglas E. Gordon, Hon. AIA
Managing Editor Stephanie Stubbs, Assoc. AIA
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; Tracy Ostroff; Grant Simpson, FAIA; Michael Tardif, Assoc. AIA, Tony P. Wrenn, Hon. AIA.


The First Green Architect?
Contributing Editor Michael J. Crosbie, PhD, AIA, has a candidate from our not-so-distant past. See if you agree.

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Integrated Project Delivery Approach GetsTwo Thumbs Up in Risk/Reward Review
Two team members of the 21st Century Workplace project say that for projects suited for integrated project deliver (IPD), the rewards far outweigh risks.
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Claudia Seligman is the owner of CADSEL Design in Mandeville, La.
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Pickens on Peak Oil. A Texas oil billionaire wants to develop wind and solar power to end our dependence on foreign oil. Here's a critical analysis of his thinking.


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