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Building as Business

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore.  By Wilkinson Eyre & Atelier Ten Singapore’s nearly complete “Gardens by the Bay”—a 110-hectare botanical garden with indoor waterfalls and a photovoltaic tree canopy—makes an important point about the state of 21st century architecture. Today,…

Job Creation

“Frozen Skyline[i]” and “Layoffs Sweep Architecture Profession as Economy Worsens[ii]” were the headlines in 2008. Architects watched projects put on hold, hoping for a more favorable financial climate even as projects in the pipeline dissolved. In 2009, one article listing…