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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects October 24, 2008
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September 26 | October 3 | October 10 | October 17
New Compensation Survey Available
Questions Regarding the AIA Contract Documents 2007 Update?
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What is AIA Pennsylvania up to?
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Family Insurance: Consider 10-Year Level Term Life Insurance for Your Family
MasterSpec offers special discounts for AIA members
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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 2
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› Architect 43
› Architectural Intern 4
› Computer Aided Design 1
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› Interior Design 3
› Landscape Architecture 1
› Marketing 3
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› Alabama 1
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› North Carolina 7
› Oklahoma 1
› Pennsylvania 4
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› Washington 7
  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.

The Power of Diversity: Practice in a Complex World
The theme of the AIA 2009 National Convention and Exposition, to be held April 30–May 2 in San Francisco, is The Power of Diversity: Practice in a Complex World. In explaining the theme, 2009 AIA President Marvin Malecha, FAIA, explains that diversity “implies strength drawn from many perspectives.”
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R. Randall Vosbeck, FAIA, former AIA president, recently was honored with the Outstanding Alumni Award from the University of Minnesota for his pioneering commitment to energy conservation in building design.
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