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Bill Dings: As Architecture Billings Continue to Plummet, Out-of-Work Designers Sit on the Sidelines

In March 15, 2010

Comstock’s Magazine
Article by Robert Celaschi  / March 2010

In more than 40 years as an architect, Don Comstock has seen the profession weather some rough periods.

“I have never seen anything like this, not in my lifetime,” says Comstock, executive director of the Central Valley chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Unemployment among local architects may have hit 20 percent to 25 percent, he estimates.

The AIA chapter is doing what it can to help members sharpen their skills or get advice. It has seminars, job postings and other resources.

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