Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine December 2011

 

Inside Jobs

The leading Italian furniture companies engage in a little-known but highly lucrative sideline—acting as construction managers for high-end interiors.

Reference

Pied Piper Park Edmund Bacon, Philadelphia’s legendary city planner and the man for whom the Ed Bacon Foundation (www.edbacon.org) is named, also happens to be the father of actor Kevin Bacon. So let’s play Six Degrees of Edmund Bacon, to see how he was connected to some of the twentieth century’s biggest names in architecture and design: Bacon and Louis…

Jeanne Gang

The Chicago architect—and 2011 MacArthur fellow—fills out our questionnaire.

Strange Bedfellows

An obscure zoning variance has allowed Occupy Wall Street protesters to camp out in a park owned by real estate developers.

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