The Grace Farms Foundation Architecture + Construction Working Group aims to expose modern slavery within architecture, construction, and manufacturing. (Courtesy Petros N. Zouzoulas/Creative Commons)

A new group of experts wants to eradicate modern slavery in the built environment

Led by Sharon Prince and Bill Menking, a working group of industry professionals is raising awareness on forced labor and aiming to build a LEED-like score sheet to evaluate its role in buildings and products. By Sydney Franklin This article appears in the September print edition...
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Architects Are Joining a Major Strike—Here’s Why

Architecture firms throughout the U.S. are gearing up for the Global Climate Strike on September 20 By Audrey Gray Los Angeles architect Angela Brooks is envisioning a banner, 10 by 8 feet at least, to catch the eye of every motorist passing her practice at the corner of 139th...
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