Having trouble seeing this email? Click here to view in browser.
aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects October 3, 2008
Follow this link for a summary of News stories.
Follow this link for a summary of Practice stories.Follow this link for a summary of Business stories.
Follow this link for a summary of Design stories.
September 5 | September 12 | September 19 | September 26
Walk the Walk, Shop the Shop, Buy the Stuff
Questions Regarding the AIA Contract Documents 2007 Update?
Bear Creek Lumber and Subzero Freezer Company

What is AIA California up to?

Oversized black & white copies reduced to only $0.45 p/sqft!
Family Insurance: Consider 10-Year Level Term Life Insurance for Your Family
MasterSpec offers special discounts for AIA members
Premier Resource for Today’s Architecture Community
Visit the AIA Career Center to view/post openings. You can sort the complete list by keyword, category, job level, job type, and location. › Academic Faculty 1
› Administrative Support 2
› Architect 55
› Architectural Intern 9
› Computer Aided Design 3
› Construction Management 5
› Engineering 2
› Healthcare Architect 3

› Interior Design 5
› Landscape Architecture 1
› Marketing 4
› Planning 9
› Project Manager 24
› Security Design 2
› Specifications 3
› Alabama 1
› California 13
› D.C. 6
› Florida 1
› Illinois 3
› Louisiana 1
› Maine 2
› Maryland 5
› Massachusetts 1
› Michigan 2
› Nebraska 1
› Nevada 1
› New Hampshire 1
› New York 2
› North Carolina 9
› Pennsylvania 3
› Texas 1
› Washington 7
  Executive Editor Douglas E. Gordon, Hon. AIA
Managing Editor Stephanie Stubbs, Assoc. AIA
Associate Editor Russell Boniface
Associate Editor Zachariah Mortice
Graphic Design and Web Publishing Innov8iv Design Incorporated
Contributing Editors: James Atkins, FAIA; Kermit Baker, PhD,
Hon. AIA; Michael J. Crosbie, AIA, PhD; John P. Eberhard, FAIA; Heather Livingston; Tracy Ostroff; Grant Simpson, FAIA; Michael Tardif, Assoc. AIA, Tony P. Wrenn, Hon. AIA.

Sustainable Cities: The Race Is On
While folks in the U.S. debate about whether or not to turn the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge into a vast stretch of Swiss cheese in our myopic quest for more crude, people in other parts of the world are looking to design their way out of the fossil fuel pinch.

Full story

Integrated Project Delivery Means Less Pain, More Gain for This Construction Manager
To Christopher Gorthy, a pre-construction manager for DPR Construction, traditional design-build projects all too frequently merit “hazardous condition” road signs because of collisions between practitioners of different disciplines. He set out to find a better way—and found integrated project delivery in the process.
Full story

Rachel Minnery, AIA, LEED-AP, is a project manager at the Seattle firm Mithun and cofounder of the Seattle chapter of Architects Without Borders.
Full story

Is Congress Looking Out for Us? Or was this past Monday's vote on the credit-support bill, which triggered a Wall St. meltdown, purely self-serving?

With 80,987 successful e-mail deliveries . . .
AIArchitect scored a total open rate of 51,871. And the two most popular stories were:
› New AIA Survey Indicates Strong Gains in Compensation
› Method Homes Pre-Fab Prototype Walks the Middle Path

Have you made up your mind on the presidential race?
a) Yes, it was an easy pick.
b) Yes, I've decided not to vote.
c) I think so, but it's iffy.
d) No, I'm squarely on the fence.

View all poll results

› Justice Architecture: Sustainability/
› 2009 AIA Corporate Architects and Facility Management Scholarship Program