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aiarchitect | volume 16   the news of america’s community of architects May 29, 2009
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Tracy Ostroff
Grant Simpson, FAIA
Michael Tardif, Assoc. AIA

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Call for Presentations: AIA 2010 Convention
The deadline for submitting presentation proposals for the 2010 AIA Convention is July 1, 2009. The convention, with the theme “Design for the New Decade,” will be held in Miami, June 10–12, 2010.

The “Placemaking/
Sustainability” Connection
Forging a sense of place should be one of the underlying principles of sustainable design. Why? First, places are sustained and continue to grow by serving the people who live there. Second, a community with a strong sense of place encourages residents to experience it at different levels of scale—from the large, overarching umbrella of “this is the place where I live,” to one’s own abode within the larger community.
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“Politicians get on the bandwagon and say this is what we need to do to conserve energy because of global warming and this, that, and whatever,” says Jim Sealy, FAIA, “but it’s not really changing the practice of the design professions.”
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What’s in a Title?
Last week’s discussion and survey on titles for architects hit a nerve.
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