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

The Spiral The Spiral

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

Elytra Filament Pavilion Elytra Filament Pavilion

Achim Menges, Moritz Dörstelmann

Knoll Houston Offices and Showroom Knoll Houston Offices and Showroom

Architecture Research Office (ARO)

Arnhem Station Arnhem Station

UNStudio

The Cube, Beirut The Cube, Beirut

Orange Architects

City Market at O City Market at O

Shalom Baranes Associates Architects

Forest City Forest City

LSM Studio

1200 17th Street NW 1200 17th Street NW

ZGF Architects

Zoh Laguna Zoh Laguna

Escobedo Solíz Studio

Mi Casita Mi Casita

KUBE Architecture

Mextropoli Mextropoli

Escobedo Solíz Studio

Shenzhen East Waste-to-Energy Plant Shenzhen East Waste-to-Energy Plant

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, Gottlieb Paludan Architects

ZAC Rive Gauche ZAC Rive Gauche

SeArch, Atelier Phileas, LA Architectures

Wasp House Wasp House

Tropical Space Co.

CKK Jordanki CKK Jordanki

Fernando Menis Architecture

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