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aiarchitect | volume 16   the news of america’s community of architects September 11, 2009
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Meet the 2009–2010 AIAS Officers
In July of each year, the American Institute of Architectural Students holds its grassroots conference at which the officers transition their incumbency. Since, in every sense, they represent the future of the profession, AIArchitect asked 2009–2010 AIAS President Je’Nen M. Chastain, Assoc. AIA, and Vice President Brett Roeth, about themselves and their vision for the coming year.
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Listen to the PodcastThe Value of Conference Networking
Architectural American Institute of Architecture Student President Je’Nen Chastain, Assoc. AIA, and Vice President Brett Roeth present a wrap-up of the AIAS Grassroots Conference held in July with interviews highlighting the value of attending the conference.

The Natural Order of Development
In a natural environment, degradation and destruction are inevitable, with renewal dependent on the remains. Humans can learn a lesson from how natural systems sustain and renew themselves to accommodate both gradual and catastrophic change.

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