WBYA? Installation at the Art Institute of Chicago

Whether majestic skyscrapers, eye-catching museums, or sprawling residential complexes, buildings emerge from intricate, lengthy processes of design and construction that involve a host of different actors, from architects and engineers to clients and banks to contractors and construction workers. These

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WBYA? Installation at the Art Institute of Chicago

Whether majestic skyscrapers, eye-catching museums, or sprawling residential complexes, buildings emerge from intricate, lengthy processes of design and construction that involve a host of different actors, from architects and engineers to clients and banks to contractors and construction workers. These

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Global Networks of Architectural Labor

In collaboration with Graph Commons, Who Builds Your Architecture? maps connections between building projects in four cities: Chicago, New York, Istanbul, and Doha. The database uses the design and construction of building facades to trace diverse relationships between architects, clients,

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Global Networks of Architectural Labor

In collaboration with Graph Commons, Who Builds Your Architecture? maps connections between building projects in four cities: Chicago, New York, Istanbul, and Doha. The database uses the design and construction of building facades to trace diverse relationships between architects, clients,

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Asymmetric Labors

“On the typical construction site for a large-scale architectural project, labor is performed on a divided field and structured by a series of contractual relationships. The roles can include the Design Architect, the Architect of Record, the Construction Manager, and

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Asymmetric Labors

“On the typical construction site for a large-scale architectural project, labor is performed on a divided field and structured by a series of contractual relationships. The roles can include the Design Architect, the Architect of Record, the Construction Manager, and

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WBYA? contributes to e-flux journal#66: “Architecture as Intangible Infrastructure”

WBYA? contributes to e-flux Journal#66: “Architecture as Intangible Infrastructure“ (Issue Two), edited by Nikolaus Hirsch, Julieta Aranda, Brian Kuan Wood, Anton Vidokle. WBYA? maps the convergence of human rights issues with processes of architectural design and construction logistics by tracing the drafting

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WBYA? contributes to e-flux journal#66: “Architecture as Intangible Infrastructure”

WBYA? contributes to e-flux Journal#66: “Architecture as Intangible Infrastructure“ (Issue Two), edited by Nikolaus Hirsch, Julieta Aranda, Brian Kuan Wood, Anton Vidokle. WBYA? maps the convergence of human rights issues with processes of architectural design and construction logistics by tracing the drafting

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WBYA? Installation at the 2nd Istanbul Design Biennial

The Global Network Drawing by WBYA? maps the implications of global architecture projects through in-depth analyses of globalized workforces, in particular migrant construction labor. The ethics around migrant labor and iconic global architecture became a matter of public debate in 2011

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WBYA? Installation at the 2nd Istanbul Design Biennial

The Global Network Drawing by WBYA? maps the implications of global architecture projects through in-depth analyses of globalized workforces, in particular migrant construction labor. The ethics around migrant labor and iconic global architecture became a matter of public debate in 2011

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On the Effects of Globalization on Architectural Labor

WBYA? Workshop led by Kadambari Baxi at Iaspis Konstnärsnämnden September 26, 2014 Stockholm, Sweden On the Effects of Globalization on Architectural Labor

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On the Effects of Globalization on Architectural Labor

WBYA? Workshop led by Kadambari Baxi at Iaspis Konstnärsnämnden September 26, 2014 Stockholm, Sweden On the Effects of Globalization on Architectural Labor

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WORKshop 2: The Architect: From Office to Jobsite

Building off our first WORKshop, The Worker, this second session focuses directly on the architectural profession in order to better understand the issues linking architects, architectural practice and global workers and more importantly, how architects can address migrant labor rights

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WORKshop 2: The Architect: From Office to Jobsite

Building off our first WORKshop, The Worker, this second session focuses directly on the architectural profession in order to better understand the issues linking architects, architectural practice and global workers and more importantly, how architects can address migrant labor rights

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WORKshop 1: The Worker: From Homeland to Jobsite

The Worker: From Homeland to Jobsite brings together architects and urban planners with labor and human rights activists, scholars, artists, and students to learn about and address problems faced by those in architecture and construction who work on large scale building

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WORKshop 1: The Worker: From Homeland to Jobsite

The Worker: From Homeland to Jobsite brings together architects and urban planners with labor and human rights activists, scholars, artists, and students to learn about and address problems faced by those in architecture and construction who work on large scale building

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Global South Asia Conference 2014

Mabel Wilson and Jordan Carver are participating in a round table presentation and discussion at the 2014 Global South Asia Conference at NYU. The panel, “Who Builds Your Happiness?: A Panel on Migration, Labor, and the Visual Arts,” is organized

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Global South Asia Conference 2014

Mabel Wilson and Jordan Carver are participating in a round table presentation and discussion at the 2014 Global South Asia Conference at NYU. The panel, “Who Builds Your Happiness?: A Panel on Migration, Labor, and the Visual Arts,” is organized

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WBYA? 2.0: Sustainability and Sustaining Human Life

To sustain means to support, uphold, and endure. The logics of sustainability focus on our collective roles as consumers and producers in order to maintain human life and preserve the environment that supports us. The green building movement, concerned with

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WBYA? 2.0: Sustainability and Sustaining Human Life

To sustain means to support, uphold, and endure. The logics of sustainability focus on our collective roles as consumers and producers in order to maintain human life and preserve the environment that supports us. The green building movement, concerned with

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