Tag Archives: tough times

Interview with Marjanne Pearson, NextMoon

Perspective and advice on why “talent” has become the hottest commodity in the industry, whether this recession will cause design professionals to exit the field, what is the outlook for women in the industry, and, given today’s economy, does it still make sense to become an design-firm owner?

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Loope Kicks Off New AIA Series

The American Institute of Architects chose R. Nicholas “Ryc” Loope, FAIA to open a new podcast series they launched last week.  As part of their “navigating the economy” initiative, the intention is to prepare architects – many of whom have been throttled by the economic reversal – to rebound. The podcast covers everything from how […]

Facing into the Wind and Making the Most of it

For an April 2008 column in SMPS Marketer, Joan asked five people in the design and construction industry what they would do with their “free time” if the country and their firm hit an economic speed bump.  Their answers ranged from writing a book to volunteering in their community to training current and potential clients.  […]