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Video Profile: Laurie Olin

12/12/13

Video Profile: Laurie Olin

A new video series from the Cultural Landscape Foundation investigates the work of landscape architect Laurie Olin.

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Hiding in Plain Sight: 'Stealth Shelters' Rise in Marseille

12/12/13

Hiding in Plain Sight: 'Stealth Shelters' Rise in Marseille

A-KAMP47 is a vertical encampment design to comfortably house Marseille's homeless.

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After Mandela, What Will Be South Africa's Urban Future?

12/11/13

After Mandela, What Will Be South Africa's Urban Future?

How did Mandela's urban programs react to those of South Africa's Apartheid Regime, and how did it lay the ground for the future?

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Q&A: Raphael Sperry on the Architecture of Incarceration

12/11/13

Q&A: Raphael Sperry on the Architecture of Incarceration

Metropolis speaks with architect Raphael Sperry about his efforts to keep architects from designing inhumane prison environments.

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Gift Guide 2013

12/10/13

Gift Guide 2013

Four Metropolis editors select the best design goodies for this year's gift guide.

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Reconstructivism

12/09/13

Reconstructivism

A new London gallery explores the revolutionary architectural and sculptural work of the Russian Constructivists.

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A Family Perspective On The Apple Revolution

12/09/13

A Family Perspective On The Apple Revolution

An excerpt from a new book by Hartmut Esslinger which details the early days of Apple, just before it changed the world.

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In Photos: The Last Days Of Three Paul Rudolph Houses

12/09/13

In Photos: The Last Days Of Three Paul Rudolph Houses

A new photography book details the slow demise of a handful of houses designed by Paul Rudolph.

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Tomas Koolhaas, Son Of Rem, Prepares Doc About His Father

12/06/13

Tomas Koolhaas, Son Of Rem, Prepares Doc About His Father

Tomas Koolhaas has launched a Kickstarter to help fund his upcoming film, "REM," about his father.

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Who Really Benefits From Central Park?

12/06/13

Who Really Benefits From Central Park?

Central Park is lauded as one of New York's greatest urban achievements, but whom does it actually serve?

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