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Metropolis Musings

Metropolis Musings

Nostalgic about the publication’s 25th anniversary, Horace Havemeyer III, the founder and publisher of Metropolis, talks about its inception as well as its future.

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To Reshape the World, Architects Need to Design at Every Scale

To Reshape the World, Architects Need to Design at Every Scale

We should revive public works for the design opportunities they create, argues Metropolis's editor in chief.

February 2015
The Other Truth

The Other Truth

As the celebrations memorializing the fall of the Berlin Wall have quieted, we should reflect on the versions of history we tell ourselves.

February 2015
How Boomers Will Shape the Future of Our Cities

How Boomers Will Shape the Future of Our Cities

The principal of CannonDesign predicts that his generation will be active participants in making our urban environments healthier

January 2015
The Latest Laugh

The Latest Laugh

"Only the endless novelty of product design offers a moment of relief."

December 2014
West Coast Disruptions

West Coast Disruptions

A new book documents design's decades-long love affair with California.

December 2014
Metropolis, Reimagined and Redesigned

Metropolis, Reimagined and Redesigned

"In the magazine we can collect a universe of ideas."

December 2014
Moving Forward: The New Metropolis

Moving Forward: The New Metropolis

The president of the magazine offers a personal insight into its founding and future.

December 2014
Q&A: Paul Hawken

Q&A: Paul Hawken

The environmentalist, entrepreneur, and author on his new guidebook to reducing carbon emissions.

December 2014
Connected Living Will Bring Boomers and Millennials Together

Connected Living Will Bring Boomers and Millennials Together

Every generation shapes its own lifestyle. But how can design build stronger bonds between people of all ages?

December 2014
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