In the Winter 2005/06 issue of OCULUS magazine, the AIANY quarterly print magazine and sister publication to e-OCULUS, an article called “Epitaph for a Critic” by Sheri Olson, FAIA, described a dispute arising from a critical essay published in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. The National AIA Ethics Committee has issued a response in an effort to clarify the ethics debate begun by the original article. Click National Ethics Committee to OCULUS to download the AIA’s letter. To read the original article, “On Architecture: Mediocre apartment-retail building misses an opportunity to be a star,” 04/12/04, click the article’s title.