April 2013

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Finding Mies

Finding Mies

A talk with Phyllis Lambert on the making of a masterpiece

Metropolis Likes at KBIS 2013

Metropolis Likes at KBIS 2013

Metropolis editors called out the top spaces, products, and ideas at KBIS

It’s a Small World

It’s a Small World

The newest trend in urban development? Micro units.

Melting Stone

Melting Stone

Rockfon transforms basalt into a high-performance ceiling tile.

Ready for Prime Time

Ready for Prime Time

3-D printing has already transformed design. Now, with affordable equipment widely available, the technology is going mainstream.

Machine-Made Living

Machine-Made Living

A Dutch architect teams up with an Italian inventor to build the world’s first 3-D printed house.

The Space Maker

The Space Maker

French designers create a 3-D printed room divider with ultimate flexibility.

Emotional Ties

Emotional Ties

Our relationship to objects is shaped by the language we use about them.

Smart Building Blocks

Smart Building Blocks

A global roundup of innovative materials and systems from some of our best architects, designers, and engineers.

Sidewalk Save

Sidewalk Save

The Urban Umbrella turns scaffolding into a pleasant sight for pedestrians.

The Fourth Science

The Fourth Science

Engineering and design must become core elements of our schools’ curricula.