Communicating

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arcCA 12.1, “On Good Behavior.”] ac_12-1_communicating arcCA asked members of the AIA California Council and others to reflect on the etiquette of communication in the age of electronic media. These are their thoughts. Toning In Michael Malinowski, AIA, has

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Questions of Ethics

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arcCA 12.1, “On Good Behavior.”] ac_12-1_questions-of-ethics Ethics for Architects: Introductory Comments Thomas Fisher, Dean of the College of Design at the University of Minnesota, was recognized in 2005 as the fifth most published writer about architecture in the United

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Civility and Respect: Core Values of Volunteer Organizations

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arcCA 12.1, “On Good Behavior.”] __________ Paul W. Welch, Jr., Hon. AIA, is Executive Vice President of the AIA California Council. __________ Recently, a good friend and mentor, Marie Farrell, Hon. AIA, passed away. During her 25-year tenure …

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On Good Behavior: Editor's Comment

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arcCA 12.1, “On Good Behavior.”] ac_12-1_comment-header Faithful readers of arcCA will have noticed that this is the first—and indeed the only—issue of the journal for 2012, though it has likely arrived in 2013. Consider it a New Year’s gift. …

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. . .and Counting

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arcCA 11.2, “The Business of Architecture.”] __________ “Meetings are indispensable when you don’t want to do anything.” — John Kenneth Galbraith Number of new licenses issued in California 1989 – 1,339 2010 – 548 www.cab.ca.gov Number

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Parametric Design: a Brief History

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arcCA 10.1, “Parametrics and IPD.”]   [caption id="attachment_21545" align="aligncenter" width="561"]arcCA 10.1, parametric design Frederick Kiesler with model for “Endless House,” c. 1960, photograph by Irving Penn, © 2010 Austrian Frederick and Lillian Kiesler Private Foundation, Vienna[/caption] Author Stephen Phillips, AIA,

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Coda: Wind Power, Distributed

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Photographs courtesy of Tim Culvahouse, FAIA[/caption] [Originally published 2nd quarter 2011, in arcCA 11.2, “The Business of Architecture.”] __________ I am fond of the corps de ballet of the Altamont Pass wind farm, one of three such grand …

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Can CAD Be Saved? Preserving Digital Designs is Harder Than You Think

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ENIAC, the first general-purpose electronic computer, 1946 – Photography courtesy of the US Army. U.S.[/caption] [Originally published 2nd quarter 2011, in arcCA 11.2, “The Business of Architecture.”] __________ Author MacKenzie Smith is Research Director for the MIT Libraries

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