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aiarchitect | volume 16   the news of america’s community of architects August 21, 2009
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“Be Happy”
Architects and students celebrate the joy and wonder of architecture and the creative spirit in this Web video produced by AIArchitect Editorial Advisory Group member Mina Chow, AIA.
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Design-Build and Integrated Project Delivery: Narrowing the Gap
Mutual trust and respect, shared risk and reward, collaboration, innovation, early involvement of key participants, early cost and schedule knowledge, elimination of waste and duplication, open communication, common goals—proponents of design-build (DB) services have long touted these as advantages of single-source contracting for design and construction services.
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Michael Bade, AIA
In a time when work is done more from hotels and airport terminals than from a fixed office desk, when files are transferred through FTP sites, and commissions know no borders, it can be easy to overlook the very transformative nature of international experiences. But, for many architects, stints overseas have shaped the way they understand architecture and business. California architect Michael Bade, AIA, is one such person.
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Listen to the PodcastThe Firm of the Future: Plan Now to Meet the Trends Shaping Tomorrow
This newly published podcast features Ray Kogan, AIA, president of Kogan and Company in McLean, Va., who specializes in strategic planning and consulting for design firms.
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Is Recession Diminishing Design?
New York Times architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff looks at a redesign from Herzog & de Meuron for the Parrish Art Museum with skepticism.

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