Archinect - News 2017-09-23T19:50:11-04:00 Aspiring Japanese surgeons build tiny models to get hired Julia Ingalls 2016-04-26T12:41:00-04:00 >2016-04-27T13:54:38-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Forget the life and death drama of heart transplant surgery&mdash;what about the insane pressure to expertly fold a piece of origami in under 15 minutes? Located in <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Japan</a>'s Okayama prefecture, Kurashiki Central Hospital&nbsp;is holding fierce recruitment competitions in which surgeons must assemble tiny models&mdash;in one case, a piece of sushi with a single grain of rice&mdash;to demonstrate their fine motor skills (and coolness in a complicated deadline situation: sound familiar, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">model builders</a>?). Here's the video of the tryouts:&nbsp;</p> Glen Small: Recovery Room exhibition opens Nov. 9 in Los Angeles Justine Testado 2013-11-06T19:27:00-05:00 >2013-11-11T21:13:29-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>If you're in the L.A. area and are already thinking of weekend plans, check out the "Glen Small: Recovery Room" exhibition which opens at Assembly this Saturday, Nov. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>Presented by Assembly&#9415; and Archinect Senior Editor <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>, the exhibition will present a selection of works throughout the career of architect Glen Small, whose progressive but mostly unbuilt projects introduced new ideas of urban development and housing particularly in the Southern California region from the 1960s-'80s.</em></p> <p> <em>Accompanying programs related to the exhibition will also be held throughout the month of November.</em></p>