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aiarchitect | volume 16   the news of america’s community of architects October 16, 2009
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Northwest Pacific Region Leadership Institute Held in Anchorage
In conjunction with its annual conference, the AIA Northwest Pacific Region held the inaugural Northwest Pacific Region Leadership Institute September 16-18 in Anchorage, giving architecture students an opportunity to work with emerging professionals on leadership training.
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Green Oyster Hatchery Research Facility Begins Construction
Raleigh-based Frank Harmon Architect PA has designed a sustainable Oyster Hatchery Research facility to be sited on the Coastal Marine Sciences campus at the University of North Carolina (UNC)–Wilmington.
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President Malecha: Legacy Defines Our Future
In a videotaped address to the AIA membership, President Marvin Malecha, FAIA, speaks from an N.C. State first-year studio on the importance of schools and firms working in partnership to create a continuum of life-long learning, working together to prepare emerging professionals for a future where American architects will maintain their position as global leaders for the built environment.
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Solar Decathlon Offers Variety
Richard King, the event’s founder opined in 2002 that that first decathlon would offer the most variety, which would diminish over the years as teams copied from previous winners. In this fourth decathlon, just the opposite seems to be taking place. Go to blog

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