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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects October 3, 2008
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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.

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


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