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aiarchitect | volume 15 the news of america’s community of architects December 19, 2008
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Follow this link for a summary of Practice stories.Follow this link for a summary of Business stories.
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November 14 | November 21 | December 5 | December 12
The Architect’s Perfect Holiday Gift: The 2009 AAF Calendar
Questions Regarding the AIA Contract Documents Update?
Eagle Window & Door Inc. & Avatech Solutions Inc.
What is AIA North Dakota up to?
Save on Technology with Dell
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. › Architect 18
› Computer Aided Design 1
› Construction Management 2
› Engineering 2
› Information Technology (IT) 1
› Interior Design 2
› Marketing 2
› Planning 5
› Project Manager 13
› Specifications 1
› California 2
› Colorado 1
› Maryland 1
› Michigan 1
› North Carolina 8
› Ohio 1
› Pennsylvania 2
› Tennessee 1
› Texas 1
› Washington 3
  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

The AIA’s Web Page to help you survive and even thrive in tough economic times.

Visit the AIA Navigating the Economy page on AIA.org, and under the "Gain Financial Leverage" subhead you will find links to FedBizOps, the site for federal RFP opportunities, and RFP/DB, a proprietary source for private sector work (a sign-in is required for both sites).

Featuring the latest on:
Practicing abroad: A checklist of tips put together for you by the International Practice Knowledge Community.
“Opportunities Overseas:” A podcast presented by Department of Commerce Senior International Trade Specialist Mark Wells speaking with AIArchitect Executive Editor Doug Gordon.
Plus podcasts and Webinars with AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker, member-to-member tips, and more to help you with Navigating the Economy.

Young Architects and Responsiblity
Emily Grandstaff-Rice, AIA, tackles the question of the profession’s perceived responsibility of young architects. Full story

Senator Eric Johnson, FAIA, (R-Savannah) was elected to the Georgia State Senate after serving in the House of Representatives since 1992.
Full story

With 2,500 employees, HOK is huge, and worldwide. Given that, how do they maintain a consistent culture and a shared sense of unity? Take a walk through their blog site and see.
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