Archinect - News 2016-12-04T03:27:33-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149977767/editor-s-picks-457 Editor's Picks #457 Nam Henderson 2016-11-10T10:27:00-05:00 >2016-12-01T21:05:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pw/pwjwp3hqoj4ezk0q.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>ICYMI the latest <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/1149/working-out-of-the-box" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Working out of the Box</a>: featured <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149973238/working-out-of-the-box-emily-hunt-turner" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Emily Hunt Turner</a>, a Twin Cities-based architect, turned lawyer, turned restaurateur with an admirable social mission.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/kisha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kisha Patterson</a> was impressed "<em>Hat's off to you sister! I've always believed that a solid &nbsp;architecture education isn't just about designing buildings but rather a project-based problem-solving curriculum with that somehow &nbsp;speaks to both the concrete challenges of our communities while retaining the blue-sky utopian vision it will take to make our world just and sustainable.</em>"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dd/ddl6pn0b65dcoigo.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149976742/in-focus-sim-n-garc-a" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Plus, Barcelona-based photographer Sim&oacute;n Garc&iacute;a, was placed </a><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/7347/in-focus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">In Focus</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7b/7bo2hu9962meq3kz.jpg"></p><p><strong>News</strong><br>AIA Chief Economist, Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, PhD. <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149974373/architecture-billings-index-declines-further-reflecting-uncertainty-over-u-s-presidential-election" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">issued a warning</a>, as the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) posted two consecutive months of a decline in demand for design services, for the first time since summer 2012.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/cp/cp0rqrdu5xsenqd8.jpg"></p><p>While at the same time The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Business Quarterly survey, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149974538/landscape-architecture-firms-report-decline-in-billable-hours-and-new-gigs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">found a decrease in billable hours and inquiries for n...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149974538/landscape-architecture-firms-report-decline-in-billable-hours-and-new-gigs Landscape architecture firms report decline in billable hours and new gigs Julia Ingalls 2016-10-20T14:53:00-04:00 >2016-11-29T14:59:08-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zp/zpu4gtfvacxopdq6.jpg" width="650" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The latest survey from ASLA, the&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/20893/asla" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">American Society of Landscape Architects</a>, reveals that the 188 landscape architecture firms that responded to the survey are planning to hire fewer people and seem to have fewer stable billable hours than they did the previous quarter. Only&nbsp;78.38 percent of surveyed firms reported stable billable hours for the third quarter of 2016, down from the previous quarter's&nbsp;82.67 percent. Check out the full report <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/asla-survey-reveals-tepid-conditions-for-landscape-architecture-firms-300347566.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>For more on architecture and economics:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149974373/architecture-billings-index-declines-further-reflecting-uncertainty-over-u-s-presidential-election" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture Billings Index declines further; reflecting uncertainty over U.S. presidential election</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149973355/is-vancouver-s-15-tax-on-overseas-buyers-helping-to-cool-the-housing-market" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Is Vancouver's 15% tax on overseas buyers helping to cool the housing market?</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149957053/the-era-of-aspirational-pricing-is-over" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The era of aspirational pricing is over</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/7598447/architecture-employment-on-the-rise Architecture Employment on the Rise Paul Petrunia 2011-05-25T14:07:42-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/57/5746f07936c11ae13f5dd5845b1ab54d.jpg" width="600" height="419" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As the third anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers approaches &mdash; the event that delivered the knockout punch to an already reeling U.S. economy &mdash; a trend is emerging that may have once seemed unthinkable. Firms are hiring again.</p></em><br /><br /><p> We've been noticing a ongoing increase in job listings in <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's job board</a>. If you're looking for work, <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">take a look</a>. If you're a firm that's hiring, <a href="http://archinect.com/add_job" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">post a job!</a></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Note: if you're a job seeker, make sure to create email alerts to get notified when new jobs are posted meeting your search criteria. Be the first one to know. (see screenshot below)</strong></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://content.screencast.com/users/archinect/folders/Jing/media/c897562a-1cac-4cb8-b0eb-4abc3f1b1021/00000064.png"></p> <p> &nbsp;</p>