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Living in Lafayette Park

Living in Lafayette Park

Long time resident relates what it is like living in Mies van der Rohe's masterpiece

February 2013
20th Century World Architecture

20th Century World Architecture

Phaidon's Atlas of Architecture is both extensive and comprehensive

January 2013
Condo Living

Condo Living

December 2012
Book Review: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Stripes

Book Review: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Stripes

Stripes are a simple, yet dramatic design statement.

October 2012
Book Review: An In-Depth Examination of Graphic Innovation

Book Review: An In-Depth Examination of Graphic Innovation

The Book of Books is the definitive guide to the complex graphic design innovations in books.

October 2012
Children's Books on the Built Environment

Children's Books on the Built Environment

October 2012
<i>Metropolis</i> in the News

Metropolis in the News

November 2011
Behind the Cover

Behind the Cover

This month it was New York vs. Alabama, suits vs. students.

July 2009
Behind the June Cover

Behind the June Cover

Our creative director talks about this month's cover illustration.

June 2009
Behind the May Cover

Behind the May Cover

Tilting at windmills—and pinwheels—with Metropolis's art department.

May 2009

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