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  • Balancing Act

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  • The ARCHITECT 50: 2012 Firm Survey from the American Institute of Architects

    Data from the decline revealed: AIA chief economist Kermit Baker discusses the difficult past few years unveiled by the Institute's 2012 Business of Architecture Report.

  • Add a Layer: The Case for Paraprofessionals

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  • How Are You Feeling?

    ARCHITECT's 2008 Confidence Survey reveals a profession very nervous about its present and near future.