Thomas Fisher

Post-Meltdown, The Rise of Architecture for the 99%

While the traditional work of architects may remain depressed for some time to come, non-traditional job opportunities for architects have never been better.

Project H Design Flickr Photo Scott Timberg’s article “The Architecture Meltdown” (Salon, February 4, 2012) asks the question “Where does architecture go from here?” without offering an answer, so I will. The piece makes a compelling case for the demise of  “star-chitecture,” which rose with the recent debt-fueled construction bubble. But Timberg presents only a fraction of the story. While the…