Archinect - News 2016-02-10T06:04:09-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/147191669/zaha-hadid-qatari-situation-doesn-t-apply-to-her-stadium-site Zaha Hadid: 'Qatari situation' doesn't apply to her stadium site Alexander Walter 2016-02-02T13:32:00-05:00 >2016-02-03T10:48:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/08/089t4hf4r38h5i00.jpg" width="514" height="367" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In an interview with The Times, Dame Zaha Hadid said that the Qataris &ldquo;should do something&rdquo; about the issue of migrant workers. [...] &ldquo;I&rsquo;m not a defender of the Qatari situation, but it&rsquo;s important to get the facts right and then we can discuss it. I&rsquo;m very happy that the press make the government aware of problems on certain sites. But it doesn&rsquo;t apply to this site.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>To read the full (paywalled) <em>The Times</em> interview with Dame Hadid, click <a href="http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/arts/visualarts/architecture/article4679876.ece" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>Previously in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/144514304/7-000-construction-workers-will-die-in-qatar-before-a-ball-is-kicked-in-the-2022-world-cup-new-ituc-report-finds" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"7,000 construction workers will die in Qatar before a ball is kicked in the 2022 World Cup," new ITUC report finds</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/94437641/zaha-hadid-defends-qatar-world-cup-role-following-migrant-worker-deaths" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid defends Qatar World Cup role following migrant worker deaths</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/105403243/more-bad-news-with-hadid-s-qatar-stadium" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">More Bad News with Hadid's Qatar Stadium</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/147116100/probable-truth-people-don-t-actually-like-creativity Probable truth: People don’t actually like creativity Orhan Ayyüce 2016-02-01T13:51:00-05:00 >2016-02-01T17:19:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0u/0uzxoz7mbh0nh7qb.jpg" width="514" height="332" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Online job boards burst with ads recruiting &ldquo;idea people&rdquo; and &ldquo;out of the box&rdquo; thinkers. We are taught that our own creativity will be celebrated as well, and that if we have good ideas, we will succeed. It&rsquo;s all a lie.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/146807219/are-you-experienced-ncarb-changes-idp-to-axp-architectural-experience-program Are you experienced? NCARB changes IDP to AXP: Architectural Experience Program Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-01-28T13:03:00-05:00 >2016-01-30T22:33:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wa/wao8zvsdzmub60vi.jpg" width="514" height="197" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>After announcing last summer that it would <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/127308891/ncarb-will-phase-out-the-intern-title" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"sunset" the term "intern"</a> from its nomenclature, NCARB has now begun enacting that transition with the Intern Development Program, which will be renamed the Architectural Experience Program (AXP). The change will become effective on June 29 of this year.</p><p>NCARB is quick to remind architects (current and aspiring) that, as states still set their own terms for licensure, this update to the not-yet-an-architect label will not affect who may call themselves an "architect" &ndash; a term still reserved for those who are licensed. To minimize confusion, existing regulations that refer to the new AXP title will be accompanied by: "formerly known as the Intern Development Program, or IDP" &ndash; just like Prince.</p><p>As for how to refer to actual people, NCARB is sticking with "aspiring architects" or "exam candidates" for those who aren't yet licensed, and "architects" for those who are, while also deferring to the authority of individual licensing boards to decid...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/146192694/this-decade-of-perks-is-ruining-our-creativity This "Decade of Perks" is ruining our creativity Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-01-20T13:10:00-05:00 >2016-02-09T23:53:13-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3a/3ae8d53f9b76ff126d2ef4a74d826f31.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Give employees all the tools they need to innovate, make space for a little fun, then watch the sparks fly. The truth about creativity, however, is considerably less convenient. Discomfort, and even a degree of hardship, are what drive creativity, not bean bag chairs and ping pong tables. [...] if companies want to nurture creative employees, not only content ones, they must include challenges and even a dash of hardship in their bag of perks.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related posts from the serendipity machine news desk:</p><ul><li><a title="Archinect's Lexicon: &quot;Serendipity Machine&quot;" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/115745518/archinect-s-lexicon-serendipity-machine" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Lexicon: "Serendipity Machine"</a></li><li><a title="Will Zappos turn downtown Las Vegas into the next Silicon Valley?" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/91759585/will-zappos-turn-downtown-las-vegas-into-the-next-silicon-valley" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Will Zappos turn downtown Las Vegas into the next Silicon Valley?</a></li><li><p><a title="Do contemporary office designs upend work/life balance?" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/135186246/do-contemporary-office-designs-upend-work-life-balance" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Do contemporary office designs upend work/life balance?</a></p></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/146190281/architecture-billings-index-ends-the-year-in-positive-terrain-at-50-9 Architecture Billings Index ends the year in positive terrain at 50.9 Alexander Walter 2016-01-20T12:34:00-05:00 >2016-02-09T23:15:34-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ux/uxqwt46az99l8mfj.jpg" width="514" height="353" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>There were a few occasions where demand for design services decreased from a month-to-month basis in 2015, but the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) concluded the year in positive terrain and was so in eight of the twelve months of the year. [...] (AIA) reported the December ABI score was 50.9, up from the mark of 49.3 in the previous month. This score reflects a slight increase in design services [...]. The new projects inquiry index was 60.2, up from a reading of 58.6 the previous month.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Key ABI highlights for the month of December were reported by the AIA as:</p><ul><li>Regional averages: West (53.7), South (53.3), Northeast (46.7), Midwest (46.1)</li><li>Sector index breakdown: multi-family residential (52.9), institutional (52.2), commercial / industrial (47.3), mixed practice (46.5)</li><li>Project inquiries index: 60.2</li><li>Design contracts index: 51.0</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/144514304/7-000-construction-workers-will-die-in-qatar-before-a-ball-is-kicked-in-the-2022-world-cup-new-ituc-report-finds "7,000 construction workers will die in Qatar before a ball is kicked in the 2022 World Cup," new ITUC report finds Alexander Walter 2015-12-29T18:00:00-05:00 >2016-01-17T00:47:19-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jk/jkeo2jo8qg6ga9tu.jpg" width="514" height="222" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A report by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has estimated that 7,000 workers will die before the first ball is kicked in the 2022 World Cup. [...] &ldquo;Qatar&rsquo;s labour laws are ruinous for workers. All the government has done is to codify slavery. Employers can now even lend out workers to another employer without the worker&rsquo;s consent for up to a year&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>In its 2015 report <a href="http://www.ituc-csi.org/IMG/pdf/qatar_en_web.pdf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Qatar: Profit and Loss. Counting the cost of modern day slavery in Qatar: What price freedom?</em></a>, the ITUC demands that FIFA would make workers' right a central concern of the 2022 World Cup preparations. The organization has also called on Qatari authorities to take these immediate steps to improve workers' conditions:</p><ul><li>End the kafala system starting with the elimination of the exit visa;</li><li>Allow worker representation &ndash; a collective voice with elected representatives and workplace committees;</li><li>Employment contracts through direct employment or large, reputable, recruitment companies;</li><li>A national minimum wage for all workers, and collective bargaining rights;</li><li>Proper labor inspection and grievance mechanisms, inclusive of contractors, and an independent labor court.</li></ul><p>Click <a href="http://www.ituc-csi.org/IMG/pdf/qatar_en_web.pdf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to read the full report.</p><p>Previously in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/127580581/bbc-journalists-arrested-for-reporting-on-qatar-s-world-cup-laborers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BBC journalists arrested for reporting on Qatar's World Cup laborers</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/116273652/a-memorial-for-the-workers-dying-while-constructing-the-qatar-world-cup-stadium" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A Memorial for the Workers Dying While Constructing the Qatar World Cup Stadium</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/93393287/qatar-introduces-higher-standards-for-world-cup-migrant-workers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Qa...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/144462917/editor-s-picks-438 Editor's Picks #438 Nam Henderson 2015-12-29T12:26:00-05:00 >2015-12-29T20:05:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w1/w1lgg571hl0951nu.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/Julia_Ingalls" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Ingalls</a>&nbsp;penned a <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/143075812/urban-blight-a-review-of-the-petersen-automotive-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">review</a> of the "<em>recently redesigned Petersen Museum</em>".&nbsp;Responding to her criticism <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/15075112/seth-terry" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Seth Terry</a>&nbsp;asked "<em>has the public really been cheated?...I find it telling that the members of the public quoted in the article itself not only like the museum but find that it fills the role of providing whimsy in the architectural landscape. Is it a masterful piece of design-as-criticism? Absolutley not. But Urban Blight? Hardly.</em>"</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1200x/2u/2ugw2l6mr2ybgt29.jpg"></p><p>Meanwhile <a href="http://archinect.com/NickCecchi" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nick Cecchi</a>&nbsp;spoke with the <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/141844613/procedural-geometry-an-interview-with-aranda-lasch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">founders of </a><a href="http://archinect.com/arandalasch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aranda\Lasch</a><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/141844613/procedural-geometry-an-interview-with-aranda-lasch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">, Benjamin Aranda, Chris Lasch, as well as Joaquin Bonifaz</a> (also from the firm) about informality,<em> "a commitment to systems</em>" and "<em>extreme modularity</em>".&nbsp;<strong>midlander</strong> reflected "<em>interesting how architecture goes in and out of phases where pattern and geometry are considered interesting or important...I'm eager to see what they come up with as they scale up in their work. And how it compares to the less-rigorous 'pattern space' being explored by some like Heatherwick and ...ahem... BIG.</em>"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ib/ibt6g2ltrk0ynqq1.jpg"></p><p><br><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/143437694/zaha-hadid-is-not-impressed-by-the-chicago-architecture-biennial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dame Zaha ...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/143509190/architecture-billings-index-in-november-dips-slightly Architecture Billings Index in November dips slightly Alexander Walter 2015-12-16T11:46:00-05:00 >2015-12-16T11:47:56-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/da/dat5l0nosbow1gyo.jpg" width="280" height="159" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As has been the case a few times already this year, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) dipped in November. [...] The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 49.3, down from the mark of 53.1 in the previous month. This score reflects a decrease in design services (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). The new projects inquiry index was 58.6, up just a nudge from a reading of 58.5 the previous month.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Key highlights for the month of November were reported by the AIA as following:</p><ul><li>Regional averages: South (55.4), West (54.5), Midwest (47.8), Northeast (46.2)</li><li>Sector index breakdown: multi-family residential (53.8), institutional (52.0), commercial / industrial (51.0), mixed practice (47.6)</li><li>Project inquiries index: 58.6</li><li>Design contracts index: 53.5</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/143363013/china-relaxes-restrictions-on-who-gets-perks-of-urban-public-services China relaxes restrictions on who gets perks of urban public services Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-12-14T14:52:00-05:00 >2015-12-27T23:24:25-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3b/3b7wjxk4z7boaobs.jpg" width="514" height="368" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Chinese citizens have for decades been limited in public services they can access by their household registration [...] The problem is especially acute for the millions of migrant workers who are often forced to either leave their children in the countryside or place them in unregistered and often sub-standard schools in the city. [...] &ldquo;The move is to improve basic public services in urban areas and provide conveniences for residential permit cardholders&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>More news from China:</p><ul><li><a title="Touring China's past, present, and future: an examination of &quot;Architectural Guide China&quot;" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/142982682/touring-china-s-past-present-and-future-an-examination-of-architectural-guide-china" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Touring China's past, present, and future: an examination of "Architectural Guide China"</a></li><li><a title="Beijing's latest &quot;airpocalypse&quot; is bad enough for city to issue first ever red alert" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/142916001/beijing-s-latest-airpocalypse-is-bad-enough-for-city-to-issue-first-ever-red-alert" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beijing's latest "airpocalypse" is bad enough for city to issue first ever red alert</a></li><li><a title="Four O Nine's Andrei Zerebecky shares his must-see architectural sites in Shanghai" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141012454/four-o-nine-s-andrei-zerebecky-shares-his-must-see-architectural-sites-in-shanghai" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Four O Nine's Andrei Zerebecky shares his must-see architectural sites in Shanghai</a></li><li><a title="Exploring China's urban decay " href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140026317/exploring-china-s-urban-decay" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Exploring China's urban decay</a></li><li><a title="In weaker market, architecture firms in China are cutting back" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/134029472/in-weaker-market-architecture-firms-in-china-are-cutting-back" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">In weaker market, architecture firms in China are cutting back</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/142395018/editor-s-picks-436 Editor's Picks #436 Nam Henderson 2015-12-02T12:57:00-05:00 >2015-12-04T06:14:44-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cu/cumrdzqvvnwxjkgo.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/Julia_Ingalls" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Ingalls</a>&nbsp;published back to back chats with <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/141017276/emotional-tactility-tom-kundig-s-latest-works" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tom Kundig</a>&nbsp;and <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/140953853/a-dance-for-architecture-a-conversation-with-steven-holl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Holl</a>.&nbsp;The former, on the release of &lsquo;<strong>Tom Kundig: Works</strong>&rsquo; by Princeton Architectural Press which features nine of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/49784837/olson-kundig-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Olson Kundig</a>&rsquo;s most recent works.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sn/sn4ez3wsvna5ou3n.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/08/08i3neht4ca0xvpl.jpg"></p><p>The later, on the occasion of Phaidon&rsquo;s comprehensive new monograph &lsquo;<strong>Steven Holl</strong>&rsquo;, written by Holl&rsquo;s friend, colleague and former student, Robert McCarter.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/l1/l1v22ez3fwqaw9qd.jpg"></p><p><br><strong>News</strong></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141359175/architecture-billings-index-in-october-still-showing-an-increase-in-design-services" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) returned to positive territory after a slight dip in August</a>.&nbsp;The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the September ABI score was 53.7, up from a mark of 49.1 in August.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fy/fy5zcw9q77deh9np.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141282117/big-sanaa-lacaton-vassal-pre-qualified-to-compete-in-designing-new-aarhus-school-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG</a>&nbsp;(in collaboration with <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/125740749/sanaa-sn-hetta-kpmb-west-8-david-baker-architects-and-egor-orlov-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">West 8</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/75257656/riba-international-award-winners-2013-announced" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Atelier Ten</a>) released <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141437838/big-unveils-28-acre-master-plan-for-pittsburgh-s-lower-hill-district" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a master plan</a> for Pittsburgh's&nbsp;Lower Hill District.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/118068376/marc-miller" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Marc Mille</a>r&nbsp;offered some criticism "<em>The plan as presently proposed ignores much of the history and context of the lower hill...In some respects it repeats previous mistakes...Small gestures that look internally instead of making large connections across the urban fabric...it's improperly grou...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/141398510/editor-s-picks-435 Editor's Picks #435 Nam Henderson 2015-11-19T17:20:00-05:00 >2015-11-25T21:25:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1d/1dvoxe73kkzry3sz.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/roberturquhart" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Urquhart&rsquo;s</a>&nbsp;first piece for Archinect, was a <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/139482631/in-tempestuous-london-design-leads-the-evolution-archinect-s-report-from-the-front-lines-of-the-london-design-festival" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">report</a> from the front lines of the London Design Festival.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ev/evul1syui7f7fw7a.jpg"></p><p>Plus, <a href="http://archinect.com/Julia_Ingalls" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Ingalls</a>&nbsp;talked with Guggenheim Fellow and Los Angeles Times book critic <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/140423053/the-long-and-weirding-road-a-tour-through-los-angeles-urbanism-in-sidewalking" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Ulin about his book &lsquo;Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles&rsquo;</a>.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong></p><p>Over at <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140488141/changes-to-wtc-performing-arts-center-announced-yet-again" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Wall Street Journal</a>,&nbsp;Jennifer Smith wrote about the ongoing LDMC plans for a performing-arts center planned within the World Trade Center complex.&nbsp;<strong>buck i</strong>&nbsp;let's the cat out of the bag "<em>Its REX. my buddy has been working on this for a while--can't wait to see it revealed. Wyly 2.0 I hope.</em>"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nt/ntu2nyohzyxnpopm.jpg"></p><p>The second season of <a href="http://archinect.com/sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect Sessions</a><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140472862/second-season-second-city-a-discussion-of-the-chicago-architecture-biennial-with-cynthia-davidson-of-log-on-archinect-sessions-41" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> premiered</a> with some changes. A new, shorter format <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/666774/mini-sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mini-Sessions</a>, along with a new podcast, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140744117/our-brand-new-interview-podcast-archinect-sessions-one-to-one-premieres-today-listen-to-episode-1-with-neil-denari" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect Sessions: One-to-One</a>, aka an interview show, straight-up.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/nicholaskorody" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Karody</a>&nbsp;criticized <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140830159/the-selective-amnesia-of-foster-partners-maspero-triangle-district-masterplan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The selective amnesia of Foster + Partners' Maspero Triangle District Masterplan</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6r/6rhe454fwak2ilfl.jpg"></p><p>There are <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141011648/there-are-now-14-programs-working-with-ncarb-to-offer-licensure-upon-graduation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">now</a> 14 programs working with NCARB to offer licensure upon graduation.&nbsp;<strong>null pointer</strong> believes "<em>the result of...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/140503384/editor-s-picks-434 Editor's Picks #434 Nam Henderson 2015-11-06T11:22:00-05:00 >2015-11-06T12:26:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9t/9tirxqjqgfnregoh.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/Julia_Ingalls" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Ingalls</a>&nbsp;highlighted the work of <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/139051283/the-school-of-helpful-knocks-the-experiential-pedagogy-of-design-build-research" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design Build Research (DBR), based in Vancouver, British Columbia</a>. Currently a non-profit institute led by architect Michael Green&nbsp;and creative entrepreneur Scott Hawthorn, one of the earliest projects was building a theater when TED headquarters&rsquo; moved from Long Beach, California to Vancouver.&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1200x/3k/3kl919evha9h5956.jpg"></p><p><strong>zenza</strong> commented "<em>I was a part of the TED Talk stage design/build (I`m in the last photo actually!). &nbsp;It was a fantastic experience and I learned a lot...Having learned extremely little about construction and the act of assembling things in school, this program offered an awesome addition to my design education.</em>"</p><p>Meanwhile the latest edition of <strong>Screen/Print</strong>: featured the <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/139110718/screen-print-37-s-m-l-xl-from-the-journal-of-architectural-education" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">October 2015 issue of the </a><a href="http://www.jaeonline.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Journal of Architectural Education</a><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/139110718/screen-print-37-s-m-l-xl-from-the-journal-of-architectural-education" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">, volume 69: "</a><a href="http://www.jaeonline.org/issues/smlxl#/page1/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">S,M,L,XL</a><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/139110718/screen-print-37-s-m-l-xl-from-the-journal-of-architectural-education" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n1/n1vbkqvc0vmfued4.jpg"></p><p><strong>News</strong><br>Belmont Freeman (principal of Belmont Freeman Architects, an award-winning design firm in New York City) <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139956397/has-preservation-become-too-conservative-and-elitist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">penned an essay</a> questioning whether preservation has become too conservative and elitist? What&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/evanchakroff" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eva...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/139700191/editor-s-picks-432 Editor's Picks #432 Nam Henderson 2015-10-25T18:43:00-04:00 >2015-10-27T11:19:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sj/sjpxdoyqo3734oq0.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/AmeliaTH" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</a>&nbsp;penned an essay on <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/138573406/the-humanity-of-the-chicago-architecture-biennial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The humanity of the Chicago Architecture Biennial</a>,&nbsp;wherein she argues "<em>the Biennial is more about architects than it is about architecture.</em>"&nbsp;</p><p>Meanwhile <a href="http://archinect.com/Julia_Ingalls" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Ingalls</a>&nbsp;reviewed the book <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/138591091/the-in-crowd-review-of-conversations-with-architects-in-the-age-of-celebrity" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Conversations with Architects: In the Age of Celebrity</a>, by former corporate interior designer turned international architectural curator Vladimir Belogolovsky.&nbsp;<strong>DTElmore </strong>was convinced "<em>this article has helped me to see that now, more than ever, buildings and criticism of buildings are inextricably linked to the characters that design them, possibly to the detriment of architecture.</em>"</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/y4/y471wfmt9gzridb4.jpg"></p><p>Moscow is on a roll, of post-industrial rehab; <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139031170/renzo-piano-building-workshop-redesigns-moscow-power-station-into-art-site" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">with Renzo Piano Building Workshop releasing a redesign - for turning a Moscow power station into an art site for the V-A-C Foundation</a>&nbsp;and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139028758/neutelings-riedijk-architects-propose-these-flamboyant-golden-glass-and-steel-towers-for-defunct-moscow-auto-plant" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Neutelings Riedijk Architects proposing golden glass and steel towers for a defunct Moscow auto plant</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vf/vf4uh0x8vl4llvyf.jpg"></p><p>The SANAA designed arts and community center, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/138428052/sanaa-s-meandering-river-community-center-opens-to-the-public" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the River</a>, finally opened its doors to the public...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/139463320/archinect-s-employer-of-the-day-weekly-round-up-88 Archinect's Employer of the Day - Weekly Round-Up #88 Justine Testado 2015-10-21T14:43:00-04:00 >2015-10-21T14:44:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mu/muc5fu3m46edgofu.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Heads up to all you job seekers and active employers. It's been some time since Archinect's last <em>Employer of the Day</em> round-up. If you've been following the feature on Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>,&nbsp;<em>Employer of the Day</em>&nbsp;is where we highlight active employers and showcase a gallery of their work.</p><p>In case you missed them, check out the latest&nbsp;<em>EOTD</em>&nbsp;features:</p><p>1.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/intersticearchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">INTERSTICE Architects</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153532933567247.1073743229.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/134746171/project-architect-design-leader" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Project Architect/ Design Leader </a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/go/go0ffuq1ne267lma.jpg"></p><p>2. <strong><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/138899218/bells-whistles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bells &amp; Whistles</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153556465912247.1073743236.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/138900822/3d-autocad-drafting" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">3D AutoCAD Drafting </a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n1/n1zyp8ih06p7eswp.jpg"></p><p>3. <strong><a href="http://archinect.com/spaceexploration" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Space Exploration</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153537969497247.1073743231.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/137873358/project-manager-for-architecture-firm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Project Manager for Architecture Firm </a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tl/tluitm2kh1bz5vxn.jpg"></p><p>4.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/architectureatlarge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rafael de C&aacute;rdenas / Architecture at Large</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153531668682247.1073743227.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/138417577/bookkeeper" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bookkeeper</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5v/5v8pj1fifwkyh9zv.jpg"></p><p>5.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/joebmoore.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Joeb Moore &amp; Partners Architects</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153542644392247.1073743232.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br><em>This firm currently has no active listings.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/53/53jgfq7pznqpr1b8.jpg"></p><p>Keep track of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/369546/employer-of-the-day" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Employer of the Day</em></a>&nbsp;by liking Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>&nbsp;or follow the new&nbsp;<em>Employer of the Day</em>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/employer-of-the-day/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pinterest board</a>.</p><p>Need job-hunting or hiring tips? Check out Archinect's ongoing&nbsp;<em><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/596985/employ-ed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">EMPLOY...</a></em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/139458472/architecture-billings-index-swings-back-robustly-in-september Architecture Billings Index swings back robustly in September Julia Ingalls 2015-10-21T13:04:00-04:00 >2015-10-24T20:42:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sl/sltc7xwlrzy3p7yu.jpg" width="514" height="353" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the September ABI score was 53.7, up from a mark of 49.1 in August. This score reflects an increase in design services (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings).</p></em><br /><br /><p>Although the multi-family residential sector continues its eighth-month weak streak, the majority of sectors of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137334669/architecture-billings-index-retracts-slightly-in-august" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture Billings Index</a> showed signs of growth after a backpedaling August. According to&nbsp;AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, PhD, "a lack of a deep enough talent pool to keep up with demand" is an issue for the industry, meaning <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/126437029/there-are-tons-of-architecture-job-openings-these-days-why-aren-t-you-hired-yet" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the news is good for job-seekers</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ci/ciqt3labbaprudce.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/138531680/editor-s-picks-431 Editor's Picks #431 Nam Henderson 2015-10-09T10:37:00-04:00 >2015-10-12T21:45:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/98/98gothq8dsklau2s.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/lamayac" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Laura Amaya</a>&nbsp;interviewed Giancarlo Mazzanti, founder and principal of El Equipo de Mazzanti. The two <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/137512201/an-interview-with-bogot-based-giancarlo-mazzanti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">discussed</a> "<em>architecture for social inclusion...from a political point of view</em>", play or leisure, and "<em>an architecture made of parts...or open work</em>".&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/t0/t0ph2z8vzqs65rk7.jpg"></p><p>Meanwhile the latest editions of <strong>Deans List</strong>: featured <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/137360403/deans-list-kenneth-schwartz-of-tulane-school-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kenneth Schwartz of Tulane School of Architecture</a>&nbsp;and <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/138357352/the-deans-list-amale-andraos-of-columbia-university-s-gsapp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amale Andraos of Columbia University's GSAPP</a>.&nbsp;<strong>vado retro</strong> agreed that Tulane is a "<em>great school in a great city. enjoy it while it is still above water.</em>"</p><p><br><strong>News</strong><br>In a collaboration with the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/465082/chicago-architecture-biennial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture Biennial</a>, Archinect offered up an Chicago installment of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137806694/archinect-presents-next-up-a-live-podcasting-event-in-collaboration-with-the-chicago-architecture-biennial-this-saturday-october-3rd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Next Up</em></a>, the live-podcasting event.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/do/doe0sfvxfawvvmxq.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/patrik_schumacher" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Patrik Schumacher</a>&nbsp;shared some criticism of the event and participants "<em>one still wonders whether these laudable concerns should usurp the space that was presumably meant to be allocated to contemporary architecture</em><em>.</em>"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lv/lve67c0gqnii17aw.jpg"></p><p>Herzog &amp; de Meuron <a href="http://archinect.com/news/gallery/137820408/1/herzog-de-meuron-s-concept-for-new-vancouver-art-gallery-released" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">released</a> the first look at their design for the new Vancouver Art Gallery, a significant update on the Gallery's ol...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/137429527/archinect-s-employer-of-the-day-weekly-round-up-87 Archinect's Employer of the Day - Weekly Round-Up #87 Justine Testado 2015-09-24T18:34:00-04:00 >2015-09-24T18:34:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0l/0l51suvug6f0fjn3.jpg" width="514" height="416" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Heads up to all you job seekers and active employers. It's been some time since&nbsp; Archinect's last <em>Employer of the Day</em> round-up. If you've been following the daily feature on Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>,&nbsp;<em>Employer of the Day</em>&nbsp;is where we highlight active employers and showcase a gallery of their work.</p><p>In case you missed them, check out the latest&nbsp;<em>EOTD</em>&nbsp;features:</p><p>1.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106405/calvert-wright-architecture-spatial-discipline" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Calvert Wright Architecture</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153501775392247.1073743222.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/134507575/architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m2/m2srb1eolghs56td.jpg"></p><p>2. <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/66027025/john-brevard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>John Brevard</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153513159392247.1073743224.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/jobs/66027025/john-brevard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ls/lsxxfjqqz01zcdcl.jpg"></p><p>3.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/123295033/sutro-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sutro Architects</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153510263847247.1073743223.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/o8/o8n2lwbcpbetem9m.jpg"></p><p>4. <strong><a href="http://archinect.com/HLEVEL" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">HLEVEL ARCHITECTS</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect/posts/10153511484152247" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/134560569/architect-architectural-designer-for-florida-office" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architect/Architectural Designer for Florida office</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rb/rb5jhjh99itfbtcr.jpg"></p><p>Keep track of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/369546/employer-of-the-day" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Employer of the Day</em></a>&nbsp;by liking Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>&nbsp;or follow the new&nbsp;<em>Employer of the Day</em>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/employer-of-the-day/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pinterest board</a>.</p><p>Need job-hunting or hiring tips? Check out Archinect's ongoing&nbsp;<em><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/596985/employ-ed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">EMPLOY(ED)</a></em>&nbsp;series.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/136885282/editor-s-picks-429 Editor's Picks #429 Nam Henderson 2015-09-18T12:46:00-04:00 >2015-09-28T21:21:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3v/3vax3dvjrhktllqn.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Today's Editor's Picks is a special themed "place based" edition - highlighting content (old/newish) from the archives/site - about Denver and Colorado. Partly as an apology for the brief/unexpected lull in the Picks. Also, inspired by my own recent relocation to The Mile High City. Just one part of an ongoing attempt to learn about my new home.</p></em><br /><br /><p>While MArch students at the University of Colorado, Denver, Patrick Beseda and Lacy Williams realized a design/build project for a micro-dwelling. <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/92535295/student-works-foundhouse-by-patrick-beseda-and-lacy-williams" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOUNDhouse</a> inspired by the <a href="http://www.wikihouse.cc/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">WikiHouse project</a>, was an exploration of digital fabrication, the possibilities of DIY and the democratization of housing/shelter.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o9/o969hyhnbjzcbscm.jpg"></p><p><br><strong>News</strong><br>Back in the 1990s the Denver area was site of an <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/27165/rocky-flats-redux" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">extreme makeover </a>(aka environmental remediation) for the <a href="http://www.epa.gov/region8/superfund/sites/co/rocky.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">6,500 acre</a> Rocky Flats DOE nuclear industrial site.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0b/0bjc8la7mkjudhg5.jpg"></p><p>Archinect ex-Editor in Chief | Staff Editor <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/2000557/john-jourden" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">John Jourden</a>&nbsp;coined <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/33443/bil-denver-bao" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bil(Denver)bao</a>&nbsp;in response to the news that <a href="http://www.adjaye.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Adjaye</a>, <a href="http://www.stevenholl.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Holl</a>, and <a href="http://www.daniel-libeskind.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Daniel Libeskind</a>, all had active projects in the same city - Denver. Similarly in a <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/44757/if-you-build-it-will-they-come" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">post</a> on how cities across America are gambling on architecture to revitalize aging downtowns, <a href="http://archinect.com/orhan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>&nbsp;criticized "<em>i hate the new 'ready made culture' trend. new museums=starbucks</em>".</p><p>Richard Florida used occupational data from the <a href="http://www.economicmodeling.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">labor market data and research firm EMSI</a> to map&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103802825/america-s-leading-design-cities" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">America's Leading Design Cit...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/136898959/archinect-s-employer-of-the-day-weekly-round-up-86 Archinect's Employer of the Day - Weekly Round-Up #86 Justine Testado 2015-09-17T19:10:00-04:00 >2015-09-17T19:11:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l9/l994zdgwneh11y3v.jpg" width="514" height="653" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Heads up to all you job seekers and active employers. It's been some time since&nbsp; Archinect's last <em>Employer of the Day</em> round-up. If you've been following the daily feature on Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>,&nbsp;<em>Employer of the Day</em>&nbsp;is where we highlight active employers and showcase a gallery of their work.</p><p>In case you missed them, check out the latest&nbsp;<em>EOTD</em>&nbsp;features:</p><p>1.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/2495238/robert-young-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Young Architects</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153494138037247.1073743219.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/jobs/2495238/robert-young-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9s/9s9t5e61je7uehmx.jpg"></p><p>2. <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/14763687/bade-stageberg-cox" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Bade Stageberg Cox</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153485702557247.1073743217.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/jobs/14763687/bade-stageberg-cox" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ku/kuq99o4s010z0lvz.jpg"></p><p>3.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/gorlinarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alexander Gorlin Architects</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect/posts/10153495854252247" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/129873835/junior-architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Junior Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sg/sgf7r29zlhy6i4q7.jpg"></p><p>4.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/co-office" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CO-Office</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect/posts/10153481846522247" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/135975189/junior-designer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Junior Designer</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/we/we5zfli6pvytl1wj.jpg"></p><p>5. <strong><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/58214787/situ-fabrication" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Situ Fabrication</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153468513402247.1073743214.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/131802356/fabricators-modelers-wanted" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fabricators/Modelers</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fq/fqveuui5c6b6mzup.jpg"></p><p>6.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/Reztark" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Reztark Design Studio</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect/posts/10153479556022247" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/Reztark/jobs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/25/25vb9db4oapa659r.jpg"></p><p>7.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/kleinmannarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kleinmann Architects</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153499482402247.1073743221.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/136799286/intermediate-architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Intermediate Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i5/i5f04f7z8qjuph5q.jpg"></p><p>Keep track of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/369546/employer-of-the-day" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Employer of the Day</em></a>&nbsp;by liking Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>&nbsp;or follow the new&nbsp;<em>Employer of th...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/135726957/archinect-s-employer-of-the-day-weekly-round-up-85 Archinect's Employer of the Day - Weekly Round-Up #85 Justine Testado 2015-09-02T13:56:00-04:00 >2015-09-04T14:16:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b1/b1n3a7fbir2ekqw1.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Heads up to all you job seekers and active employers. Here's our weekly batch of employers for Archinect's&nbsp;<em>Employer of the Day</em>. If you've been following the daily feature on Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>,&nbsp;<em>Employer of the Day</em>&nbsp;is where we highlight active employers and showcase a gallery of their work.</p><p>In case you missed them, check out the latest&nbsp;<em>EOTD</em>&nbsp;features:</p><p>1. <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/21102800/envelope-architecture-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>envelope A+D</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153464649822247.1073743212.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/135344501/architectural-project-manager" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural Project Manager</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rn/rnwnq1ruytn59wsn.jpg"></p><p>2. <a href="http://archinect.com/MRad" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>MRad</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153462641037247.1073743211.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/135003737/architect-california-licensure" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architect (California Licensure)</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f3/f30exbu6iu4u985i.jpg"></p><p>3.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/Fantastica" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Studio FANT&Aacute;STICA</strong></a>&nbsp;(<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153456324142247.1073743208.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/134105906/design-intern" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design Intern</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0j/0jnq6ykb7x7fvt30.jpg"></p><p>4. <a href="http://archinect.com/meter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>meter</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect/posts/10153466455517247" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/135671478/intermediate-architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Intermediate Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sc/scv3mren1cinvzg5.jpg"></p><p>Keep track of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/369546/employer-of-the-day" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Employer of the Day</em></a>&nbsp;by liking Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>&nbsp;or follow the new&nbsp;<em>Employer of the Day</em>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/employer-of-the-day/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pinterest board</a>.</p><p>Need job-hunting or hiring tips? Check out Archinect's ongoing&nbsp;<em><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/596985/employ-ed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">EMPLOY(ED)</a></em>&nbsp;series.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/135573196/about-overwork-whatever-doesn-t-kill-you-makes-you-slower About Overwork: Whatever doesn’t kill you, makes you… slower. Orhan Ayyüce 2015-08-31T13:48:00-04:00 >2015-08-31T21:29:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7z/7znij82ke856kpy9.jpg" width="514" height="324" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>That&rsquo;s when the ulcer started</p></em><br /><br /><p>Read on architects...</p><p>A personal note: During my travels to foreign countries I encounter one of the most frequented&nbsp;questions, "how come you guys in America work all the time?" &nbsp;Of course, I don't even bother to tell them "but we get TWO weeks of paid vacation after working diligently for three years" in order to prove them wrong! They would never understand how good we have it here.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/135264996/archinect-s-employer-of-the-day-weekly-round-up-84 Archinect's Employer of the Day - Weekly Round-Up #84 Justine Testado 2015-08-27T15:30:00-04:00 >2015-08-27T14:40:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/at/atvu1ixbw1djsu1d.jpg" width="514" height="387" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Heads up to all you job seekers and active employers. Here's our weekly batch of employers for Archinect's&nbsp;<em>Employer of the Day</em>. If you've been following the daily feature on Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>,&nbsp;<em>Employer of the Day</em>&nbsp;is where we highlight active employers and showcase a gallery of their work.</p><p>In case you missed them, check out the latest&nbsp;<em>EOTD</em>&nbsp;features:</p><p>1. <a href="http://archinect.com/gruenassociates" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Gruen Associates</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153453342807247.1073743207.159112812246&amp;type=3&amp;uploaded=7" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/135047176/project-architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Project Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/to/tok801vllyuwld6p.jpg"></p><p>2. <a href="http://archinect.com/oonaghryanarchitectsinc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Oonagh Ryan Architects</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153448819867247.1073743205.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/132723640/mid-level-designer-architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mid-level Designer/Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0v/0vk55z7urlbsawol.jpg"></p><p>3. <a href="http://archinect.com/Backengillamkroeger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Backen, Gillam &amp; Kroeger Architects</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect/posts/10153451751537247" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/Backengillamkroeger/jobs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/af/af7asvh79sm44ajy.jpg"></p><p>4. <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/102377/martinez-johnson-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Martinez + Johnson Architecture</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153439867507247.1073743203.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/jobs/102377/martinez-johnson-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sp/spl67wyuc6w1ft1i.jpg"></p><p>5. <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/26759221/tyler-engle-architects-ps" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Tyler Engle Architects</strong></a><strong>&nbsp;</strong>(<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153437634787247.1073743202.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/132952323/project-architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Project Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zv/zvm5i9abytdz6ytg.jpg"></p><p>Keep track of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/369546/employer-of-the-day" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Employer of the Day</em></a>&nbsp;by liking Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>&nbsp;or follow the new&nbsp;<em>Employer of the Day</em>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/employer-of-the-day/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pinterest board</a>.</p><p>Need job-hunting or hiring tips? Check out Archinect's ongoing&nbsp;<em><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/596985/employ-ed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">EMPLOY(ED)</a></em>&nbsp;series.</p>... http://archinect.com/news/article/135186246/do-contemporary-office-designs-upend-work-life-balance Do contemporary office designs upend work/life balance? Julia Ingalls 2015-08-26T13:26:00-04:00 >2015-08-27T17:34:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fz/fzb6yag3yesywo8o.jpg" width="514" height="333" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Our world is now ideas driven and our environment needs to be energetic, inspiring and even provocative. Employers also want people to stay longer at work and making the space awesome certainly helps.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Many architects are designing home/work boundary-eroding office designs, which purposefully mimic the comforts of home to encourage creative employees to stay later. These designs have been embraced by a who's who of movers and shakers including Google, Facebook, and Disney. But is this shift toward longer hours a great boost to productivity?<img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ru/ruk3uib2dea4bf91.jpg"></p><p>In <em>The New Yorker</em>, Tim Wu cites stories of "people [being] scolded for not responding to e-mails after&nbsp;midnight." He&nbsp;argues that <a href="http://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/you-really-dont-need-to-work-so-much" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">You Really Don't Need to Work So Much</a>, making the case that "in white-collar jobs, the amount of work can expand infinitely through the generation of false necessities&mdash;that is, reasons for driving people as hard as possible that have nothing to do with real social or economic needs." What agency should architects take in shaping future work environments?</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>For more on workplace design:</p><p>&bull; <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/133034307/work-on-work-exhibition-turns-public-space-into-office-space" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Work on Work" exhibition turns public space into office space</a></p><p>&bull;&nbsp;<a title="Considering the future of work at the 2015 London Festival of Architecture" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/130196665/considering-the-future-of-work-at-the-2015-london-festival-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Considering the future of work at the 2015 London Festival of Architectu...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/134646450/archinect-s-employer-of-the-day-weekly-round-up-83 Archinect's Employer of the Day - Weekly Round-Up #83 Justine Testado 2015-08-19T13:55:00-04:00 >2015-08-19T13:55:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s9/s9zsij3mb33t5nf9.jpg" width="514" height="663" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Heads up to all you job seekers and active employers. Here's our weekly batch of employers for Archinect's <em>Employer of the Day</em>. If you've been following the daily feature on Archinect's <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>, <em>Employer of the Day</em> is where we highlight active employers and showcase a gallery of their work.</p><p>In case you missed them, check out the latest <em>EOTD</em> features:</p><p>1. <a href="http://archinect.com/gluckplus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>GLUCK+</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153432919647247.1073743199.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/gluckplus/jobs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k1/k1an737lpzyspwhx.jpg"></p><p>2. <a href="http://archinect.com/fnastudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Fete Nature Architecture</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153434800077247.1073743200.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/134587988/architectural-designer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural Designer</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ud/udblayv734sfxcfj.jpg"></p><p>3.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/w-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">W Architecture &amp; Landscape Architecture</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect/posts/10153424500082247" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/w-architecture/jobs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l8/l840kb6aztmzk9vb.jpg"></p><p>4. <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106322/nadel-architects-inc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Nadel Architects</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect/posts/10153431441707247" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/jobs/106322/nadel-architects-inc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1s/1sb1w5vxbkw2q9g6.jpg"></p><p>5.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/dpsdesign" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dekker/Perich/Sabatini</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153422202247247.1073743196.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/dpsdesign/jobs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1e/1ey0hyqvwehbiow0.jpg"></p><p>Keep track of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/369546/employer-of-the-day" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Employer of the Day</em></a> by liking Archinect's <a href="http://facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a> or follow the new <em>Employer of the Day</em> <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/employer-of-the-day/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pinterest board</a>.</p><p>Need job-hunting or hiring tips? Check out Archinect's ongoing <em><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/596985/employ-ed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">EMPLOY(ED)</a></em> series.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/134524451/editor-s-picks-427 Editor's Picks #427 Nam Henderson 2015-08-17T23:40:00-04:00 >2015-09-10T03:01:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/on/onj1qkzuu9ag0uta.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>For <strong>Screen/Print #36</strong>: <a href="http://archinect.com/AmeliaTH" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</a>&nbsp;highlighted an essay by "<em>Well, Well, Well</em>", <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/134197676/screen-print-36-harvard-design-magazine-s-well-well-well" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the fortieth issue from Harvard Design Magazine</a>,&nbsp;which is focused on the "<em>landscape of health and illness</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8i/8i5w1vnbdase51ua.jpg"></p><p>&nbsp;<br><strong>News&nbsp;</strong><br>Carter B. Horsley criticized&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/133950651/the-new-laguardia-airport-not-functional-not-inspiring-not-an-icon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The New LaGuardia Airport: as being Not Functional, Not Inspiring, Not an Icon</a>.</p><p><strong>midlander</strong> countered "<em>I'd love to see some plans - it's hard to figure out the scale of things or the circulation strategy from these little renderings...While I appreciate Horsley's criticism, he seems to be missing a sense of perspective on this. For example when he suggests adding a direct subway link to Manhattan would be an inconsequential couple million. Off by a factor of 5,000 or so I think.</em>"</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pu/puwqv5f3emouf921.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/2501/j-mayer-h-und-partner-architekten" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">J. MAYER H.</a> founder J&uuml;rgen Mayer H., <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/132034420/let-j-rgen-mayer-h-help-plan-your-next-trip-to-berlin-with-his-own-travel-tips" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">shared</a> his list of places to see and places to eat at in Berlin.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/28123658/stephanie-braconnier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Stephanie Braconnier</a>&nbsp;thought it was a "<em>Sweet list</em>"&nbsp;but warned "<em>I wouldn't go to teufelsberg anymore unless you are willing to pay one of the scary thugs who hang around to let you in</em>"...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/134112351/archinect-s-employer-of-the-day-weekly-round-up-82 Archinect's Employer of the Day - Weekly Round-Up #82 Justine Testado 2015-08-12T15:15:00-04:00 >2015-08-19T07:45:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t0/t06th1y26i5furxb.jpg" width="514" height="406" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Heads up to all you job seekers and active employers. Here's our weekly batch of employers for Archinect's <em>Employer of the Day</em>. If you've been following the daily feature on Archinect's <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>, <em>Employer of the Day</em> is where we highlight active employers and showcase a gallery of their work.</p><p>In case you missed them, check out the latest <em>EOTD</em> features:</p><p>1. <a href="http://archinect.com/richardmeier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Richard Meier &amp; Partners</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153414489597247.1073743193.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/128629718/project-architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Project Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p4/p4mkhmao4z34gmsg.jpg"></p><p>2. <strong><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/87123/abruzzo-bodziak" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Abruzzo Bodziak</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153418329592247.1073743194.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/133327577/architectural-model-maker" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural Model Maker</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7q/7qgycrdk0pzlxrdz.jpg"></p><p>3.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/noreliusstudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">bruce norelius studio</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153420267832247.1073743195.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/132399081/project-manager" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Project Manager</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kp/kp7oesqkwi97oimc.jpg"></p><p>4. <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/28477409/elysian-landscapes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Elysian Landscapes</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153408057692247.1073743192.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/133412623/junior-designer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Junior Designer (Architecture or Landscape Architecture)</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h1/h1pyqztmwbjf0ws4.jpg"></p><p>5.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/solomoncordwellbuenz" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Solomon Cordwell Buenz</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153405994842247.1073743191.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/130959703/senior-interior-designer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Senior Interior Designer</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g9/g9vqshrjorx8zi3m.jpg"></p><p>Keep track of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/369546/employer-of-the-day" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Employer of the Day</em></a> by liking Archinect's <a href="http://facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a> or follow the new <em>Employer of the Day</em> <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/employer-of-the-day/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pinterest board</a>.</p><p>Need job-hunting or hiring tips? Check out Archinect's ongoing <em><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/596985/employ-ed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">EMPLOY(ED)</a></em> serie...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/134029472/in-weaker-market-architecture-firms-in-china-are-cutting-back In weaker market, architecture firms in China are cutting back Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-08-11T13:31:00-04:00 >2015-08-12T22:42:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ku/kuwkgpg7hbahdlab.jpg" width="514" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After a boom in construction and investment in real estate projects in recent years, work is drying up amid a slowdown in the world&rsquo;s second largest economy. Property developers are cutting back on new projects, and with construction starts down 16% in the first half this year from a year ago, many firms are cutting salaries or letting staff go. [...] &ldquo;We are adjusting to a slower pace of urbanization in China with a recovery of the American and Middle East markets&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>More from the architecture market in China:</p><ul><li><a title='How the "Chinese Steve Jobs" is trying to build the ideal city' href="http://archinect.com/news/article/129712218/how-the-chinese-steve-jobs-is-trying-to-build-the-ideal-city" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How the "Chinese Steve Jobs" is trying to build the ideal city</a></li><li><a title="Construction stalled on 'world's tallest building', so locals made its foundation into a fish farm" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131871411/construction-stalled-on-world-s-tallest-building-so-locals-made-its-foundation-into-a-fish-farm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Construction stalled on 'world's tallest building', so locals made its foundation into a fish farm</a></li><li><a title="A landscape architect just joined China's roster of billionaires" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/129268297/a-landscape-architect-just-joined-china-s-roster-of-billionaires" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A landscape architect just joined China's roster of billionaires</a></li><li><a title="Chinese prefab company builds a 57-story skyscraper in just 19 days" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/126482891/chinese-prefab-company-builds-a-57-story-skyscraper-in-just-19-days" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chinese prefab company builds a 57-story skyscraper in just 19 days</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/133725169/aia-speaks-out-against-unpaid-internships-in-new-emerging-professionals-campaign AIA speaks out against unpaid internships in new emerging professionals campaign Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-08-07T15:51:00-04:00 >2015-08-10T07:29:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9d/9d74a336ac528f16e049ebf7e559116e.jpg" width="514" height="131" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Center for Emerging Professionals introduces a campaign dedicated to informing all generations of architects about the value Emerging Professionals bring to the field and the importance of getting paid for internship hours.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Responding to ongoing debates regarding unpaid internships and the devaluing of the profession, the AIA has launched a new educational campaign called "Know Your Worth", to inform and publicize how architects should value themselves in today's profession.</p><p>In a pair of videos introducing the campaign, architects at SmithGroupJJR (Los Angeles), McGraw Bagnoli Architects (Washington, DC)&nbsp;and&nbsp;Klimatic Architecture (Washington, DC) discuss the value of young and emerging professionals to the profession, and perhaps most importantly, present an unflinching view on unpaid internships &ndash; just don't do it. "If someone is in a situation where they're needing to argue about whether or not they should be paid, my advice would be to walk away from the situation," said Laura Ondrich, Architect at SmithGroupJJR, in below's "Value Your Work" video by the AIA.</p><p></p><p>Emerging professionals deserve compensation because they provide a unique and integral addition to firms:&nbsp;"Every new class of interns does bring...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/133580537/archinect-s-employer-of-the-day-weekly-round-up-81 Archinect's Employer of the Day - Weekly Round-Up #81 Justine Testado 2015-08-05T18:24:00-04:00 >2015-08-05T18:25:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fk/fkmvgm4jz775dazh.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Heads up to all you job seekers and active employers. Here's our weekly batch of employers for Archinect's <em>Employer of the Day</em>. If you've been following the daily feature on Archinect's <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>, <em>Employer of the Day</em> is where we highlight active employers and showcase a gallery of their work.</p><p>In case you missed them, check out the latest <em>EOTD</em> features:</p><p>1. <a href="http://archinect.com/ricelipka.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Rice+Lipka Architects</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153399501837247.1073743188.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/132954747/project-architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Project Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2j/2jh6noms7is0iynx.jpg"></p><p>2. <strong><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/20208993/abramson-teiger-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Abramson Teiger Architects</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153403765257247.1073743190.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/132508531/project-architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Project Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vg/vged2bd7syygd2xx.jpg"></p><p>3.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/kennerlyarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kennerly Architecture &amp; Planning</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153401480642247.1073743189.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/133424699/job-captain-with-residential-experience" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Job Captain with Residential Experience </a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jb/jbxcu9u797y7qh0s.jpg"></p><p>4. <a href="http://archinect.com/architensions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Architensions</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153393417992247.1073743186.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/132857530/architectural-intern" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural Intern</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cv/cvxi1t90ni6nv4yt.jpg"></p><p>5. <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/93180996/jrdl-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>JRDL Design</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153392033612247.1073743185.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/131979787/senior-interior-designer-w-luxury-hotel-and-retail-experience-shanghai-china" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Senior Interior Designer w/luxury hotel and retail experience (Shanghai, China)</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z0/z0vrebta536hsmbj.jpg"></p><p>Keep track of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/369546/employer-of-the-day" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Employer of the Day</em></a> by liking Archinect's <a href="http://facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a> or follow the new <em>Employer of the Day</em> <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/employer-of-the-day/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pinterest board</a>.</p><p>Need job-hunting or hiring tips? Check o...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/133030282/archinect-s-employer-of-the-day-weekly-round-up-80 Archinect's Employer of the Day - Weekly Round-Up #80 Justine Testado 2015-07-29T15:07:00-04:00 >2015-07-29T15:07:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lr/lr6k3v4vyrsza4k4.jpg" width="514" height="424" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Heads up to all you job seekers and active employers. Here's our weekly batch of employers for Archinect's <em>Employer of the Day</em>. If you've been following the daily feature on Archinect's <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>, <em>Employer of the Day</em> is where we highlight active employers and showcase a gallery of their work.</p><p>In case you missed them, check out the latest <em>EOTD</em> features:</p><p>1.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/wxystudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">WXY Architecture + Urban Design</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153384635292247.1073743182.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/132651496/marketing-specialist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Marketing Specialist</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sp/sp9x6maeal1up2il.jpg"></p><p>2. <a href="http://archinect.com/simonhamui" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Simon Hamui</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153388997387247.1073743184.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/132401497/senior-furniture-and-interior-designer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Senior Furniture and Interior Designer</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bg/bg6dwg7w0ashxxwl.jpg"></p><p>3.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/schlaich.bergermann.partner" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">schlaich bergermann und partner</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153378155527247.1073743180.159112812246&amp;type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/schlaich.bergermann.partner/jobs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5k/5kr02rh1yyvr4yky.jpg"></p><p>4.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/na-da" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nada</a></strong> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect/photos/a.208542262246.172486.159112812246/10153387088442247/?type=1&amp;theater" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/na-da/jobs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v5/v54jfgh7hbark2y8.jpg"></p><p>5. <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/132111507/san-francisco-museum-of-modern-art" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>SFMOMA</strong></a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Archinect/posts/10153376117347247" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring: <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/132111508/curatorial-assistant-architecture-and-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Curatorial Assistant, Architecture and Design</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s6/s67f9qckiemldup2.jpg"></p><p>Keep track of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/369546/employer-of-the-day" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Employer of the Day</em></a> by liking Archinect's <a href="http://facebook.com/Archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook page</a> or follow the new <em>Employer of the Day</em> <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/employer-of-the-day/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pinterest board</a>.</p><p>Need job-hunting or hiring tips? Check out Archinect's ongoing <em><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/596985/employ-ed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">EMPLOY(ED)</a></em> series.</p>