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aiarchitect | volume 16   the news of america’s community of architects July 31, 2009
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Architecture Students and Professors on Spending the Stimulus
A call for entries issued by the AIA and ACSA has generated a range of proposals worthy of American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) funding.
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Randy Dhar
is the 2009–2010 president of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). He has served on the RAIC Board of Directors since 2003. Here, Dhar discusses his agenda for RAIC during his tenure as president.
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Listen to the PodcastDesign, Activism, and a New Generation of Architects
The book Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism features 30 essays that embody community activism through design. In this podcast, Michael Crosbie, AIA, is joined by three of the book’s contributors: Katie Swenson, executive director and founding partner of the Charlottesville Community Design Center; Steve Badanes, Assoc. AIA, architecture professor at the University of Washington; and Sergio Palleroni, architecture professor at Portland State University.
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Communicate Directly with Your AIA Elected Leaders
In developing the AIA Strategic Plan for 2010–2015, the AIA Board has committed to transparency and inclusion. President Marvin Malecha, FAIA asks: Follow this week's blog link to a presentation of that plan and join in real time the discussion on the future of your Institute.

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