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Architecture Profession

Architecture Critic Mark Lamster attended the recent Congress for The New Urbanism annual conference, this year held in Dallas. One panel in particular, "How to Rebuild Architecture," proved informative.
May 7, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
Steven Bingler and Martin C. Pedersen pen a withering critique of the architecture profession's obsession with glamorous contracts at the expense of context-sensitive, community-focused designs.
Dec 17, 2014   New York Times
Frances Anderton pens a response to recent hand wringing about the future of the architecture profession, opining on the cyclical nature of the profession and her reasons for optimism.
Feb 10, 2012   Design & Architecture Blog
Recounting the exalted heights that the profession reached in the last decade, and its complete meltdown during the Great Recession, Scott Timberg asks: where does architecture go from here?
Feb 6, 2012   Salon.com
A recent piece in the <em>New York Times</em> regarding the unemployment rate among college graduates, and its bad news for Architecture students, has caused controversy and consternation within the profession.
Jan 19, 2012   Archinect