See on Scoop.it – on business ” Prisoners were more cooperative than students.” The article says about a strange application of game theory
See on Scoop.it – on design American artist Ellen Gallagher’s work aims to unsettle but proves strangely underpowered in this huge retrospective, says Laura Cumming
See on Scoop.it – on business Aliberico SL survived Spain’s economic crisis by expanding sales of aluminum panels in the U.S., Brazil and Morocco. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s plan to raise corporate taxes may undermine the company’s efforts.
See on Scoop.it – on business Belinda Parmar, chief executive of Lady Geek, explains why gender equality must be reframed as a problem for all of society
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See on Scoop.it – on design Scrapbook‘s insight: This interview had me in stitches! So refreshing to see the best known sharing the frustration that we all feel… “One would hope there would be more support from within these places for architecture that responds to the place and culture. … but, …It’s just cheap copies of buildings that have already been built somewhere else.” I love it! I might add, though, that describing industrial Bilbao as a “sleepy Spanish port city” is a rather hilarious misinformed statement, as it is to credit Gehry for singlehandedly delivering its regeneration bearing in mind that the museum was “just” a piece of the Bilbao Ria 2000 masterplan. Although the museum has indeed created both footfall and appeal for tourism to choose Bilbao as a destination, it saddens me that the brains behind the strategy and the many other contributions are always forgotten. …and just in case anyone wondered, the main issue that the masterplan faced was the lack of connectivity between both sides of the river as they …
See on Scoop.it – on design Thomas Heatherwick “did not steal” the design of the Olympic cauldron, according to the design firm at the centre of the plagiarism row.
It has been a while since I began to consider that, at my age (not fishing for compliments, just stating the numerically correct), I should be able to give something back. Last year was a tough one with the project, the professional registration, setting up of the atelier and our familiar circumstances. All and all it was intense, and I could not allow myself looking in a further future than the one my surviving mode required: the continuous present. Ironically, the event that made me face the future was a discussion with both my six and four year old nieces over Christmas. As I presented them with images of the project that has kept me busy for all their lives, the six year old looked at me un-impressed as though it was not worth the time I had spent away from them, and the four year old asked me why “a girl” would want to do a “boy’s” job!
See on Scoop.it – on design The “Architect’s Ego” … most architects think it’s a birthright that comes with the license. If you’re a contractor, engineer or interior designer you’ve experienced it. If you’re a client – I’m …
Delivered on behalf of CZWG Architects My Role : Project leader. (Planning, tender, construction) In the heart of Canning Town, 1.5 hectares of challenging nature between a busy high street and the A13 had patiently waited for the right kind of developer to take on the challenge when English Cities Fund joined the London Borough of Newham, as developing partner, to do so.