Indeed, the architects who participated in the competition have certainly benefited from two unlikely fig leafs: Borat and Lance Armstrong. Armstrong just finished riding for the Kazakhstan-sponsored Team Astana (Astana being the new state capital, where the library will be sited). And Borat, meanwhile, has made the country into a huge punchline–in fact, the first comment on the designs over at DesignBoom was, “Is nice. I like. Hi five!” … [Read more...] about Dictator Chic: BIG Wins Competition to Build National Library of Kazakhstan
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This much we know: We are being electronically monitored for a set of connections—the network of associations, people, places, calls, and transactions—that make up our lives. Such network analysis poses many problems, some of which are well known. Working in human rights means being in contact with vulnerable communities, activists, and experts, and being entrusted with sensitive information. These networks are the lifeline of any investigative work. I am alarmed that relations among our colleagues, stakeholders, and staff are being targeted by the U.S. government as security threats. … [Read more...] about I was denied entry into the U.S. I’m not a terrorist—I’m an architecture professor
Air France KLM SA warned on February 20 of a 150 million to 200 million euro ($162 million to $216 million) hit to earnings by April as it contends with the coronavirus epidemic's "brutal" impact on the airline industry.Exclusive offer: Use code "BUDGET2020" and get Moneycontrol Pro's Subscription for as little as Rs 333/- for the first year. … [Read more...] about Asian airlines could lose $27.8 billion revenue from coronavirus, says IATA
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According to Elara, not only APAT but the entire electric resistance welded (ERW) pipe industry will grow as the government is expected to spend around Rs 1 lakh crore towards numerous projects such as metro, airport, urban development, irrigation and water sanitation and rising demand of prefabricated structures, followed by steady demand from traditional applications, like water transportation and sewage and oil & gas. … [Read more...] about After a 435% return in 5 yrs, has APL Apollo Tubes run out of steam?