The New York Federal Reserve’s latest research report discusses a number of difficulties facing recent college graduates, including unemployment. [...]
After dividing the pool into 13 different undergraduate majors, and using data from 2009 to 2011, some academic pursuits proved likelier to land graduates a job. [...]
For instance, the unemployment rate for architecture and construction majors was 8%, likely related to the fate of housing-related sectors following the housing bust. — Quartz
Unlike more traditional colleges, SCI-Arc, as it is known, has no lawn or central quad to accommodate graduation ceremonies and other big events. The school uses the parking lot for such gatherings, but it lacks amenities and charm, despite remarkable views of downtown skyscrapers.
Now an ambitious project is in the works to create what teachers and students believe will fill the need and become a landmark in a neighborhood that is morphing from gritty to artsy. — latimes.com
Video documenting the development and fabrication of the 2011 SCI-Arc Graduation Pavilion by Oyler Wu Collaborative along with students at SCI-Arc. — vimeo.com
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