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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects September 19, 2008
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August 15 | August 22 | September 5 | September 12
The BIG Book Commemorating 150 Years of Architecture—Now Reduced
Questions Regarding the AIA Contract Documents 2007 Update?
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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.

All-in-One BIM
A hallmark of building information modeling (BIM) technology is flexibility, the freedom to use whichever tool will do the best job for the task at hand.
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Michael Selditch worked for 14 years as an architect, then used his skills as an architect to switch his career to television and film. His newest television series is Architecture School, a six-part reality show that follows Tulane School of Architecture students as they design and build homes for struggling New Orleanians
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Why Bail Out Morons and Scofflaws?
Did you buy a house you couldn't afford in the last five years? Did you believe that 0% down and zero principal ARM loans would be a good idea? Probably not. But apparently a lot of people did. And now you and I have to pay off on those loans.

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