Archinect - News 2014-11-28T13:03:03-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/30540087/editor-s-picks-241 Editor's Picks #241 Nam Henderson 2011-12-11T08:09:00-05:00 >2011-12-11T22:01:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e4/e471gn3fohv8pkg5.jpg" width="514" height="282" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects named internationally acclaimed Dutch architect Herman Hertzberger as the recipient of the 2012 Royal Gold Medal. Aaron Lim griped "@Orhan, I completely agree. A lifetime's work of innovative social ideas remains largely unrecognized by the architectural establishment today: his work remains fresh after all these years."</p></em><br /><br /><p> In the latest installment of Archinect&rsquo;s Contours feature <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/29870846/contours-edd-de-1101-i-part-2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">EDD DE 1101 I - Part 2</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/2283854/guy-horton" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Guy Horton</a>&nbsp;claims "<em>Unemployment is one of the worst things that can happen to you in a society that places so much emphasis on career and financial advancement. The unemployed are so stigmatized in our culture of work that companies don&rsquo;t want to hire them. The blame is automatically shifted onto the individual rather than on the blatant failures of our deregulated economic system and intrinsically-bought political structures. Deep down, many people are too threatened by this scenario.</em>"&nbsp;But <strong>polymathic</strong> asks "<em>Couldn't you have just written 'unemployment is uncomfortable' instead of all that??</em></p> <p> <em>The part about the notebooks insects and blood made me a little nauseated.&nbsp;That big long run-on sentence paragraph about not being able to pay bills gave me an odd sense of vertigo and I think that it should be tightened up a good bit....Otherwise I ignore the content of your piece, whatever you went through isn...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/30026241/herman-hertzberger-to-receive-the-2012-royal-gold-medal Herman Hertzberger to Receive the 2012 Royal Gold Medal Alexander Walter 2011-12-06T21:20:31-05:00 >2011-12-08T09:16:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1f/1fnktbcuzluizmku.jpg" width="514" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects has named internationally acclaimed Dutch architect Herman Hertzberger as the recipient of the 2012 Royal Gold Medal. Given in recognition of a lifetime's work, the Royal Gold Medal is approved personally by the Queen of England and is awarded annually to a person or group of people whose influence on architecture has had a truly international effect.</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>