Yearly Archives: 2015

Video Interviews

Video Interviews “Better for the Earth.  Better for the Client.  Way Better for You.” Top 5 Reasons to try video interviews? 1. Reduces your carbon footprint. 2. Reduces traveling to multiple interviews. 3. Embraces new innovations and technologies. 4. Presents you as a person, not a piece of paper. 5. Employers (9 out of 10) watch video

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Gig Economy

The Growing “Gig Economy” There has been a lot of debate over the past year about the merits of the gig economy—where people work on a project or contract basis instead of holding down jobs as traditional full-time employees. Presidential candidates have weighed in on the pluses and minuses of “gig” or contingent work. Lawsuits

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Architecture Billing Index

Architecture Billing Index Firm Billings Remain Solid in October Architecture firms anticipate relatively slow adoption rates for new and emerging technologies in design and construction By Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, AIA Chief Economist U.S. architecture firms reported another solid month of growth in October 2015. The AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) was 53.1 for the

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Perkins Eastman

Assembling a City Perkins Eastman designs a city on the former site of an Atlanta car factory The City of Doraville, population 8,300, is a 15-mile drive from downtown Atlanta. The suburban enclave is also the last stop on Atlanta’s METRO Gold line rail transit system. Around the station, Stan Eckstut, principal at Perkins Eastman,

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Super-tall tower could replace former home of lowly bar

World Wide Group is selling six buildings across the street from Bloomingdale’s. The new owner can raze the properties and build a 1,000-foot-tall residential tower. Super tall tower – An ultra-pricey, tall residential tower could soon sprout across the street from Bloomingdale’s. Real estate investment firm World Wide Group has put a collection of six,

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Happy Architects!

Happy architects? Today, we are. Architecture & Interior Design Careers – Why are we happy architects today? This is the best time to consider a career move in the last 30-years. Firms are exploding with projects and cannot fill their opening positions. Everyone is competing for people from the same talent pool. Engineers are in

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Whitney Museum

The Renzo Piano–designed museum has a clunky exterior, but when visitors step inside, much is forgiven. by Paul Goldberger When the Whitney Museum commissioned Michael Graves to design an expansion of its celebrated Marcel Breuer building on Madison Avenue in 1981, nobody thought it would be the beginning of a 34-year struggle by the museum

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HOK Architects

HOK Architects completes acquisition of 360 Architecture. HOK Architects is proud to announce that we have completed the acquisition of Kansas City-based 360 Architecture, a 200-person firm that is a leader in the design of sports, recreation, wellness, entertainment and mixed-use facilities. “This acquisition is further evidence of HOK’s plan for strategic growth and gives

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