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When Architects are Also Caregivers…

Firms describe how they support employees whose are responsible for the well-being of others outside of their professional lives. By Alice Liao Traditional firm culture can be challenging for architects who are also primary caregivers. Rigid schedules, restrictive leave policies,...
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Le Corbusier, Remastered: 3D printing in architecture – TCT – 3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing and Product Development Technology

When Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier completed his somewhat unorthodox plans for one of the most iconic examples of twentieth-century religious architecture back in 1954, the idea that this complex design would one day be modelled from a digital file and a machine, couldn’t...
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June 2015 was the Best Month for Architecture Jobs in Eight Years | Architect Magazine | Architects, Architecture, Employment, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

According to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, architectural services added 2,700 jobs, engineering and drafting services added 1,500 jobs, and landscape architectural services lost 1,100 jobs. By Sara Johnson In addition to July’s employment report,...
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Illustration: Lauren Nassef

What are the Client/Owner Trends Now? | Architect Magazine

A few recent surveys break down what clients are looking for nowadays. By William Richards for AIA Architect A Client Wish List Want architects to understand their unique needs and meet them Perceive architects to have the capacity to flesh out possibilities and think...
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UF opening architecture graduate program in Sarasota | HeraldTribune.com

By Shelby Webb SARASOTA – … …The University of Florida plans to open its first graduate program in Southwest Florida with CityLab Sarasota, an extension campus for students working to earn master’s degrees in architecture. Seven students will begin the...
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Are “Public Votes” in Architecture a Bad Thing?

For decades, one of the most pressing questions surrounding architecture and urban planning has been “who gets to decide what is built?” Various systems have been tried, but one of the most popular strategies to emerge in recent years has been “The Public...
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Branch Technology Chattanooga, Tenn.–based startup Branch Technology is using a large-scale version of this robotic arm to 3D print the core of its novel panelized wall system.

This Architect-Designed Wall System Has a 3D-Printed Core | Architect Magazine

A fiber-reinforced plastic matrix acts as scaffolding that can be paired with conventional building materials to expand envelope design possibilities. By Hallie Busta Additive manufacturing in architecture is in a race to the top—building bigger and better under tighter deadlines...
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Reframing the Battle of the Thermostats | Architect Magazine | Technology

A new report shakes up a longtime metric used to determine how people experience thermal comfort in the same space. By Hallie Busta Energy benchmarking is challenging enough for a building owner or facility manager. A new study, published yesterday in the journal Nature Climate...
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Illustration: Michael Kirkham

Resilience to Adaptation: The crucible for an ethical practice in architecture. | Architect Magazine

The crucible for an ethical practice in architecture. By Rachel Minnery, FAIA Climate change may still be a political hot potato, but the scientific community is almost unanimously on the same page: It is real, and it is already impacting our planet. The 21st century has already...
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