Friday, February 12, 2010

Architecture On Life Support

It seems to me like the most out-of-work industry in America right now is the architecture industry. Apparently it's a small field of only a couple of hundred thousand people at best, and among them, an estimated 50,000 are out of work. According to the New York Times, the architecture industry as a whole is facing over 40% unemployment. But I'm willing to bet that here in New York City, it's a lot more like 60%.

As my friend Roger always likes to say to me, "See that homeless guy over there? He used to be an architect."

When is it all gonna turn around? Soon, I hope. Or else I'm gonna have to start asking for change.

1 comment:

Will McLeod said...

keep your head up sir. shit's gonna work out at some point.