Architect, editor, and journalist Stephen Kliment died on Sept. 10. He was 78 years old. Best known as the editor in chief of Architectural Record from 1990 through 1996, Kliment enjoyed a widely varied career. A Czech native raised in Great Britain, he came to the United States to study architecture at MIT and Princeton. Following graduate school, he worked briefly for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill before a stint as editor of Architecture and Engineering News. He then practiced for a dozen years as a partner with Caudill Rowlett Scott. Prior to his editorship at Record, Kliment was the acquisitions editor of architecture books at John Wiley & Sons, a role he reprised during the last decade of his life, when he established the publisher's Building Type Basics series.