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aiarchitect | volume 16   the news of america’s community of architects October 2, 2009
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George Kunihiro, FAIA
A noted architect and educator, George Kunihiro, FAIA, is making his greatest mark on the profession through his organizational skills, bringing together the Japanese Institute of Architects, International Union of Architects, and AIA.
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Architects Fight for San Diego’s Sustainable Future
The AIA-San Diego Committee on the Environment, or COTE-SD, has been hard at work making San Diego a greener place to build. For the past three years, the members of the COTE-SD have been following the status of legislative issues, concerns, and roadblocks to sustainability in various regulatory jurisdictions.

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Architecture: A Profession for Everyone
This year’s Whitney Young Jr. Award recipient Clyde Porter, FAIA, talks with AIA Diversity and Inclusion Director Sherry Snipes about leadership training, the challenges he faced entering the profession, and the community development responsibilities architects are increasingly taking on, often pro bono.
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A Note from AIA Nebraska
A member from AIA Nebraska recounts designing and building a chapel with FDNY 9/11 veterans last month in memoroy of Boy Scouts killed in a tornado in Iowa last year. Go to blog

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