Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Off to the Arbeitsamt

With the number of architects claiming benefits rising by 760% in the year to February 2009, Owen Hatherly looks for Soul on the Dole in Building Design (20/03/09).

Meanwhile, Jonathan Glancey looks at the reasons for "a record number of British students...applying to study architecture" in the Guardian (20/03/09).

Guardian: Architect job losses soar as crunch hits construction
Irish Times: Architects, solicitors, IT specialists are part of a new wave of young professionals signing on at social welfare offices
Owen Hatherly's blog: Sit down man, you're a bloody tragedy

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