Architects not only design individual houses, their ideas can shape entire city districts. The salary they receive for designing, planning and constructing depends heavily on industry and their place of work.
The training of engineers at German universities enjoys high regard internationally. In comparison with engineering training in China, it is far more hands-on. Do the differences in the degree systems also lead to better qualified or less well-qualified engineers?
Dresden is home to traditional economic sectors, new growth industries and a diverse range of higher education and research institutions.