February 2009 Table of Contents

Features
Memory Boxes: 10 black architects and educators commemorate refuge Memory Boxes: 10 black architects and educators commemorate refuge

Inspired by the Green Book and the oral tradition of porters, and concerned about the loss of increasingly forgotten landmarks, 10 black architects and educators have designed and built 11 "dresser trunks" that commemorate cities and welcoming venues found along the Southern Crescent line. Read more

Available: Immediately -- the recession comes home. Available: Immediately -- the recession comes home.

When the recession began in 2008, architecture firms squeaked by on a backlog of projects. Now that it's running out, many architects have been laid off and are struggling to find jobs. Read more

School Yourself

In 2008, Phil Poinelli earned enough continuing-education credits for five architects. Poinelli, a principal at Symmes Maini & McKee Associates in Cambridge, Mass., needed 18 credit hours for the year to continue his membership in the AIA and to keep his state registration current, but he racked up more than 100 hours. Read more

Projects

Sunday House Sunday House

Teeland Architects

Aitoku Kindergarten Aitoku Kindergarten

Kengo Kuma & Associates

Flotsam & Jetsam Flotsam & Jetsam

SHoP Architects

Faena Forum Faena Forum

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

New Permanent Garden New Permanent Garden

6a Architects, Gabriel Orozco

Blakeburn Blakeburn

A449 Architects

Sluishuis Sluishuis

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), Barcode Architects

Fold House Fold House

Bossley Architects

Skardsøya Cottage Skardsøya Cottage

TYIN Tegnestue Architects

Atlas Hotel Hoian Atlas Hotel Hoian

Vo Trong Nghia Architects

West Pavilion at Nippert Stadium West Pavilion at Nippert Stadium

Architecture Research Office (ARO), Heery International

M6B2 Tower of Biodiversity M6B2 Tower of Biodiversity

Edouard Francois

The Courtower Houses The Courtower Houses

Hashim Sarkis Studios

Maison du Sport Vaudois Maison du Sport Vaudois

Graeme Mann & Patricia Capua Mann Architects

Aro Hā Retreat Aro Hā Retreat

Tennent Brown Architects

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