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aiarchitect | volume 16   the news of america’s community of architects June 19, 2009
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The Story of a Country House, Part 1: The Kaufmanns
With the Great Depression in full swing in 1934, the U.S. boasted few securely wealthy people. Edgar J. Kaufmann of Pittsburgh was one, though, and he wanted a country retreat, hiring none other than Frank Lloyd Wright to create what is now the best-known residential design in the country. Join Jim Atkins, FAIA, as he begins his six-part exploration into the genesis and legacy of this peculiar little house on Bear Run Creek.
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Listen to the PodcastHow Architects Can Take Advantage of the Economic Stimulus Package
In this podcast, “The Stimulus Package and Your Business Plan,” Karen Compton speaks to AIArchitect Contributing Editor Michael J. Crosbie, AIA. She opens by reflecting on the session she gave at the AIA 2009 National Convention. She describes the audience’s mood regarding the economy as solution-driven and action-oriented, as opposed to panic, confusion, and “doom and gloom.”
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Cap-and-Trade or not?
Is the Waxman-Markey bill the right step toward greenhouse gas reduction or a pointless tax on consumers? Opinions differ.

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