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aiarchitect | volume 16   the news of america’s community of architects April 3, 2009
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The Power of Diversity: Practice in a Complex World
At the upcoming 2009 AIA Convention in San Francisco, Kulapat Yantrasast is one of 10 emerging voices featured at the Saturday plenary session—Focus on Contemporary Architecture: Critical and New Opinions—where award-winning architects will present their work in a fast-paced presentation of dynamic images, animations, and film and video clips, followed by a moderated panel discussion.

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Political Engagement from the Comfort of Home
Melody Harclerode, AIA, LEED, is a project architect with The Architecture Group in Atlanta, Georgia, who says political engagement doesn’t have to mean deep pockets and expensive dinners. The key is for architects to get involved in a meaningful way in order to keep the profession strong.
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Clyde Porter, FAIA, is the recipient of the 2009 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award for his work creating opportunities for underserved communities.
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A National Bank for Infrastructure?
The proposal to establish a national bank for infrastructure projects pre-dates the current economic woes, but it looks like this downturn is giving the idea some legs.

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