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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects october 17, 2008
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September 19 | September 26 | October 3 | October 10
Recording Historic Structures, 2nd Edition
Questions Regarding the AIA Contract Documents 2007 Update?
Viking Range Corporation and Otis Elevator Company
What is AIA Maine up to?
Bank of Amercia, a Better Credit Card
Family Insurance: Consider 10-Year Level Term Life Insurance for Your Family
MasterSpec offers special discounts for AIA members
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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; Heather Livingston; Tracy Ostroff; Grant Simpson, FAIA; Michael Tardif, Assoc. AIA, Tony P. Wrenn, Hon. AIA.

Lifecycle Opportunities for Architects
The life-cycle aspect of building information modeling (BIM) created during design and construction creates business opportunities for maintaining and using building information throughout the building life cycle, says contributing editor Michael Tardif. Architects are uniquely positioned to capitalize on this opportunity. If they fail to do so, others will.
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Michael Spain is a senior project architect with Agoos/Lovera in Philadelphia and the current president of the Philadelphia chapter of NOMA, the National Organization of Minority Architects.
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How Can Architects Respond to This Mortgage Crisis
Eric Rawlings, AIA, offers an open letter proposing that the value of architect-designed housing be calculated into the real-estate appraisal.

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