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Some interesting arch/design websites

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For Architects
A searchable database of architecture firms around the world. (added to sidebar under architectural links::online journals)

GAB Report
GAB = Green Architecture Building Report, “a resource for sharing information on responsible, green, and sustainable design, ranging from the architecture to the building details, and from the site features to the building products.” (added to sidebar under blogs::sustainability)

Urbanautica
“A search by images, words, signs, colors on places of living. A sailing by sight, a trip around ideas, people, and what makes them part of nature, and the world.” (added to sidebar under blogs::urban)

Talkitecture
“A space dedicated to the discussion of contemporary world architecture, art and design.” (added to sidebar under blogs::architecture)

AIA/NY
The redesigned web page of the AIA New York Chapter.

Credit to the A Daily Dose of Architecture blog

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Not business as usual

NBAU_268The economy has changed radically throughout the world in the last few months. The impact has been strongly felt in the New York City design community. Projects have been put on hold or altogether stopped; new commissions are not readily forthcoming. Firms have begun, in turn, to downsize. Many of our colleagues are losing their jobs. Many young professionals are not being hired. And our bills are not being paid.

AIA New York kicked off its Not Business as Usual lunchtime initiative on December 17, 2008, in an effort to unite the architecture and design community around these issues. As the location for these lunches, the Center for Architecture serves as a space for problem-solving, discussion, and action planning, as well as for coping with the realities of an economic downturn. The initiative continues in 2009 with two Wednesday sessions every month, each with a different focus.

Full article via AIA NY

 

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