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Possibilities over Prescriptions

Possibilities over Prescriptions

Pundits speculating about the design commission for the Obama library need to broaden their perspectives.

May 2014
American Tune

American Tune

Jan and Marica Vilcek’s remarkable immigrant story provides the inspiration for their foundation’s annual awards honoring young foreign-born scientists, artists, and designers.

April 2014
Accessible Cab?

Accessible Cab?

When good intentions meet bad design

April 2014
Building Evidence

Building Evidence

A three-year-long research project uses architectural analysis to influence the decisions of courts and politicians.

April 2014
Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

A selection of writings and talks from Metropolis’s editor in chief

April 2014
Coming Home

Coming Home

A Lebbeus Woods retrospective brings the architect’s singular world back to New York City.

April 2014
Monthly Illuminations

Monthly Illuminations

Our new column by renowned broadcast journalist and design guru John Hockenberry

April 2014
Saying  “No Thanks”  to George

Saying “No Thanks” to George

The famous filmmaker fails to sell San Francisco on a deal seemingly too good to be true.

April 2014
What's so Different about Koolhaas's Venice Biennale?

What's so Different about Koolhaas's Venice Biennale?

The architect has big plans for this year's biennial. Will it be radically removed from previous programs, as Koolhaas suggests?

March 2014
Changing of the Guard

Changing of the Guard

Susan S. Szenasy named publisher of Metropolis.

March 2014