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aiarchitect | volume 16   the news of america’s community of architects October 9, 2009
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2009 and Beyond | Revisiting the 2006 Report on Integrated Practice | “Change or Perish”
Thom Mayne, FAIA, design director for Morphosis, told the AIA members attending the AIA 2005 National Convention that they must “change or perish.” While much water has flowed under the bridge since that 2005 speech, Mayne still feels the same way today about the challenges facing the architecture profession. Hear the interview.
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More Gunfire at the RFI Corral
The Sept. 25 article, “Shootout at the RFI Corral” by Grant A. Simpson, FAIA, and Jim Atkins, FAIA, elicited a number of e-mail responses from AIArchitect readers. Edited versions of some of those comments are presented here.
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A Reasonable Way to Control RFIs
Shawn Mahoney outlines a way for RFIs to link more closely design intent and construction reality. Go to blog

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