Point of View

The METROPOLIS Blog

Article Archive

Point Of View

Title Issue
Maya Romanoff: 1941-2014

Maya Romanoff: 1941-2014

The visionary designer and wall covering guru died last week.

January 2014
Reality Check: Did Women in Architecture Really Gain Ground in 2013?

Reality Check: Did Women in Architecture Really Gain Ground in 2013?

After the controversies have died down, Sherin Wing asks if 2013 really was the year of the woman.

January 2014
The ABCs of Architects

The ABCs of Architects

A graphic designer has devised a visual alphabet of architects and their most famous works.

January 2014
Le Corbusier's Ronchamp, Vandalized

Le Corbusier's Ronchamp, Vandalized

The architect's famous church was vandalized on Friday. The casualty: an original stained-glass window damaged beyond repair.

January 2014
The Poetics of Architectural Drawing

The Poetics of Architectural Drawing

The architect Gautam Bhatia discusses how drawing can be used to push beyond architecture's limitations.

January 2014
Hitchcock and the Architecture of Suspense

Hitchcock and the Architecture of Suspense

'The Wrong House' investigates how Alfred Hitchcock used architecture to create suspense in his films.

January 2014
Q&A: Marion Pressley, Landscape Architect

Q&A: Marion Pressley, Landscape Architect

Lessons learned from restoring Olmsted’s urban park system in the Boston area, and other historic sites.

January 2014
Q&A: Thomas Balsley, Landscape Architect

Q&A: Thomas Balsley, Landscape Architect

Anticipating the ravages of climate change with the design of resilient waterfront parks in urban settings.

January 2014
Q&A: Norman Foster on Niemeyer, Nature, and Cities

Q&A: Norman Foster on Niemeyer, Nature, and Cities

The Lord of Thames Bank talks about Niemeyer and the architect's influence on the new Norton Museum of Art.

January 2014
Future Hamburg Now, Part 2: Exploring Sustainable Inner-City Re-Development

Future Hamburg Now, Part 2: Exploring Sustainable Inner-City Re-Development

How Hamburg's first International Building Exhibition is changing the face of the city.

January 2014
« Previous 1  ···  3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  ···  32 Next »

About This Blog

Examining contemporary life through design, architecture, interior design, product design, graphic design, crafts, planning, and preservation.