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What's the Best Country for Architects to Find Work?

From upper left: Chicago, Beijing, London skylines. Images © Flicr User CC Stuck in Cummons
From upper left: Chicago, Beijing, London skylines. Images © Flicr User CC Stuck in Cummons

Where in the world, as a young architect, would be the best country to find a job in an architecture firm? In Europe and the United States, The Recession has placed Architecture – and Architects – in crisis. However, none have been more affected than young graduates: a report in January reported that, at just under 14%, Architecture Majors can “boast” the highest unemployment rate in the nation. But surely there is somewhere in the world where the situation isn’t so grim? This is where you come in. When we crowd-sourced the question: “How Much Does an Architect Make An Hour?” the response from hundreds of ArchDaily readers across the globe provoked fascinating conversation and debate. So, as phrased by Rafael Berges, a concerned Architecture student pondering his fate come graduation day: Where in the world, as a young architect, would be the best country to find a job in an architecture firm? Keep in mind: 1. The highest salaries for beginning architects 2. Low unemployment for architects 3. High demand for architecture 4. Great design culture And let us know in the comments below. UPDATE: See the results here

Cite:Vanessa Quirk. "What's the Best Country for Architects to Find Work?" 07 Jun 2012. ArchDaily. Accesed . <http://www.archdaily.com/242054/whats-the-best-country-for-architects-to-find-work/>