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aiarchitect | volume 16   the news of america’s community of architects September 25, 2009
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Q&A with GSA Commissioner of Public Buildings Bob Peck, Hon. AIA
With a historic opportunity to remake federal buildings across the nation and contribute to the economy’s recovery, Bob Peck, Hon. AIA, has been appointed as the General Services Administration commissioner of public buildings—the second time he’s held this post.
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The Evolution of Internship as Times Get Rough and Rules Change
Since the first national exam for architects was introduced by NCARB in 1965, the process of becoming a licensed architect has evolved exponentially. Over the past five years, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards has significantly refined its Intern Development Program and Architectural Registration Exam rules and requirements.

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Work on International Green Construction Code Continues on Course
Following a month of intense teleconference meetings among those participating in the workgroups, the second meeting of the ICC Sustainable Building Technology Committee (SBTC) took place August 27-29 in Denver.
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Safer Below Ground Than Above
At the September 21Transportation Forum, attendees questioned the safety of light-rail travel. Perhaps because of a zero-tolerance policy, the D.C. subway is safer than the streets of the nation's capital.

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