This week’s top architecture and design jobs include Herzog & de Meuron and Mecanoo

Tai Kwun Centre by Herzog & de Meuron

The top positions in architecture and design on Dezeen Jobs this week include opportunities at Herzog & de Meuron in Basel, Switzerland and Mecanoo in Delft, the Netherlands.

Resource planning and project finance manager at Buro Happold in Bath, UK

Resource planning and project finance manager at Buro Happold

Engineering company Buro Happold has worked in collaboration with French architect Jean Nouvel, to create a vast dome suspended over gallery Louvre Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. The firm is currently seeking a resource planning and project finance manager to join its team in Bath. Continue reading

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Manny Pacquiao’s Home Broken Into A Day After Victory Over Adrien Broner

Less than 24 hours after defeating Adrien Broner, Manny Pacquiao’s Los Angeles home was reportedly burglarized.

TMZ reports that law enforcement was notified of the crime by someone on Pacquiao’s team on Sunday (January 20th) with the home being ransacked and signs of forced entry reported.

At the time of the burglary, Pacquiao was still in Las Vegas following his victory by unanimous decision over Broner on Saturday (January 19th).  Yahoo reports that a safe in Pacquiao’s home is reportedly missing thousands in cash and jewelry. Suspects are yet to be determined.  Continue reading

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Xandra van der Eijk’s installation explores feelings of ecological grief

Xandra van der Eijk's installation explores feelings of ecological grief

A series of 3D-printed models of the foot of a receding glacier in Switzerland feature in this installation by Dutch designer Xandra van der Eijk, which examines the notion of ecological grief.

Van der Eijk took three scans of the surface structure at the bottom of a glacier in the Swiss Alps. She then replicated the terrain as models using thin sheets of bioplastic.

Xandra scanned the glacier using a 3D-scanner attached to a tablet phone

Together with her team, the Dutch designer scanned the glacier using a 3D-scanner attached to a tablet phone. Data was transferred onto a computer using a hotspot directed via her mobile phone. Continue reading

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Police Allegedly Visit Blac Chyna After Being Accused Of Neglecting Daughter

According to new reports, Los Angeles PD paid a visit to Blac Chyna’s home Sunday evening (January 20th) after an anonymous person called in and said that the model and reality star was intoxicated at her home and was in such “bad shape” that she was unable to take care of her daughter, Dream.

Officers responded to the call, TMZ reports, and came to the conclusion that all was well at Blac Chyna’s household, determining that no one was drunk and that Dream, Chyna’s child with Rob Kardashian, was properly cared for with a nanny also being present at the home. Continue reading

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Officer Convicted of Laquan McDonald’s Murder Sentenced To 81 Months

Last year, Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was convicted of the 2014 murder of 17-year old Laquan McDonald. Now, the former law enforcement officer has been sentenced to 81 months with two years of mandatory supervised release.

It was Judge Vincent Gaughan who sentenced Van Dyke, considering the conviction on second-degree murder to be the most serious charge even among the 16 charges of aggravated battery with a firearm, one for every bullet that was fired at McDonald. With his conviction, Van Dyke became the first officer in the history of Chicago to be convicted of murder for an on-duty killing.  Continue reading

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