Although anyone with Internet access can do a quick search online, nothing replaces a brick-and-mortar public library for quality resources and info — yet these centers are consistently overlooked by city policymakers. After setting up an RFQ for the Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study in New York, the Architectural League and the Center for an Urban Future selected five interdisciplinary teams out of 45 submissions. — bustler.net
They are:Andrew Berman Architect | Library Development Solutions | Neil Donnelly | AEA Consulting | Auerbach Pollock FriedlanderMarble Fairbanks with James Lima Planning + Development and Special Project OfficeMASS Design Group SITU StudioUNIONTo find out more, head over to Bustler.
This report [by David Giles with Cristina Maldonado] details the powerful economic impact of New York's architecture and design sectors. It shows that New York has far more designers than any other U.S. city, but concludes that far more could be done to harness the sector's growth potential. — David Giles - Center for an Urban Future
This report (available as a PDF via the link) by the non-profit public policy think tank Center for an Urban Future paints a rosy picture of the current state of design professions in NYC. While employment in architecture and related design professions may not be booming, it has been on the...
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