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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects September 5, 2008
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  Executive Editor Douglas E. Gordon, Hon. 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.


House for a Greener Future
The House of the Future” often tells you more about the people imagining how we will live in a distant time than what life will really be like down the road a piece.

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Workplace of the Future
The word at the metaphorical office water cooler is that, in the future, workplace design breaks out of private offices and cubicles to foster the group work we already do and bring in natural light and fresh air. Experts from the General Services Administration and Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics offer some perspectives as the AIA headquarters pursues its own “21st Century Workplace” goals.
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Phil Bernstein, FAIA is vice president, industry strategy and relations, Autodesk AEC Solutions. At Autodesk, Bernstein is responsible for developing and delivering technology solutions and design tools to the AEC industry.
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Can high gas prices kill the suburbs, or are they an impervious part of our post-WWII legacy? And even if the cost of transportation mixes up urban and suburban to an unrecognizable melange, is that a bad thing?


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