Archinect - News 2017-01-22T23:48:07-05:00 Editor's Picks #451 Nam Henderson 2016-08-10T01:54:00-04:00 >2016-09-30T02:33:34-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;interviewed a class of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SCI-Arc</a> students who led by faculty member Darin Johnstone got to design and build their <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IVRV House</a> in collaboration with <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Habitat for Humanity</a>. While&nbsp;acknowledging that "<em>it's always easier to build affordable housing when stuff is donated like money, time, land, and furniture</em>"&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Everyday Intern</a>&nbsp;overall, wishes "<em>more schools would partner to do projects like this just so students have a better idea of the profession before they go out and find their first jobs.</em>"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>In Brexit news, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect Sessions #74</a> featured architects Rob Hyde, Katy Marks and Mark Middleton on why Brexit means Brexit.&nbsp;Plus, a pair of op-eds&nbsp;offered optimistic takes <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">post-Brexit</a>, aka "<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">I guess that's one way to polish a turd.</a>"<br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</a> drew attention to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">research</a> by Associate Professor of engineering&nbsp;Kasun Hewage along with PhD candidate Mohammad Kamali at University of British Columbia, which suggests that one way to solve the housing crisis, may be to invest more ...</p> Architecture Lobby survey takes a hard look at the state of the profession Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-12-06T13:46:00-05:00 >2015-06-22T11:55:37-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="784" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Architecture Lobby is an organization of architectural workers advocating for the value of architecture in the general public and for architectural work within the discipline. [&hellip;] The Architecture Lobby survey that is being distributed here gathers information that provides evidence for ourselves and for the public about the nature of our work and where we do and do not place value; where we could and should demand respect.</p></em><br /><br /><p>UPDATE: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Please take the Archinect/Architecture Lobby survey on job satisfaction here.</strong></a></p><p>---</p><p>Frustrated by a lack of professional agency and fair compensation, an organization of architectural workers known as the Architecture Lobby are vying for a renewed critical appreciation of the architecture profession, from both the architectural community and the general public. To make their appeal, the Lobby is gathering data from architectural workers (architects, designers, administrators) and their firms through a 70 question survey.</p><p>In a similar effort to increase transparency and accountability within the profession, Archinect launched the Architecture Salary Poll in April of 2013. You can anonymously submit your employment information in an ongoing effort to generate real data on the profession over time.</p><p>Contribute to the&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Architecture Salary Poll</strong></a>.</p>