Tag: architecture

H-1B

NY Fashion Industry Outsources Elite Jobs to H-1B Contract Workers

The fashion industry’s trade association is joining with Mark Zuckerberg’s lobbying group on Monday to argue that employers need more visas to hire more foreign professionals for high-fashion jobs in New York City that young American graduates supposedly just won’t do.

Architecture

Government Declares End of Modernist ‘Cult of Ugliness’ in Architecture

A government minister has hit out at “aesthetically worthless” public architecture in the United Kingdom, and has vowed during his tenure as a Minister of State he would “turn the tide” against Brutalism. Modernist architects have lined up to criticise his comments.

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Hawaii Submits Designs for Obama’s Presidential Library

The state of Hawaii was selected in September as one of four finalist sites of the future Barack Obama presidential library. Now the state has submitted possible designs for the center which would be located on the coast, not far from Waikīkī.

Prince Charles

Prince of Wales: ‘We Must Reclaim the Streets for Pedestrians’

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales has called for streets to be reclaimed for pedestrians. The recommendation comes in a list of ten “geometric principles” designed to relearn from traditional approaches to architecture, which place human beings and nature