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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects August 8, 2008
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We live in a nation teetering between a strained banking system, rising oil prices, financial disparity, and a weakening housing market that has threatened and slowed world economic growth. Be that as it may, this economic downturn is giving birth to a new era of sustainability practices and principles.

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Russell Perry, AIA, LEED-AP, is the corporate director for sustainable design and newly named managing director of the Washington, D.C., office of SmithGroup.
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Plenty of people picked at the Pickens Plan last week. Now there's more. Is a billionnaire's non-veiled plan to make billions more in the best interest of the rest of us?

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