Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine January 2016

 

The Woman Making Chicago America’s Architectural Epicenter (Again)

Administrators and curators often speak different languages. The director of the Graham Foundation is fluent in both, as she has proven by spearheading Chicago’s inaugural architectural biennial.

Administrators and curators often speak different languages. The director of the Graham Foundation is fluent in both, as she has proven by spearheading Chicago’s inaugural architectural biennial.

Lacaton & Vassal Have Pioneered a Strategy for Saving France’s Social Housing

Social housing is threatened with demolition nearly everywhere it exists. Two architects have pioneered a strategy for saving these important public assets and the communities that live in them.

Social housing is threatened with demolition nearly everywhere it exists. Two architects have pioneered a strategy for saving these important public assets and the communities that live in them.

How Architects KieranTimberlake Turned Their Office Into an “Incubator”

It's meaningless to talk of sustainable buildings without accounting for how they will be used. The Philadelphia-based architects have turned their own office into a laboratory to test strategies like natural ventilation and to develop technologies for sensor-driven products.

The Philadelphia-based architects have turned their own office into a laboratory to test strategies like natural ventilation and to develop technologies for sensor-driven products.

Game Changers 2016: Co-Working Space Ponyride Detroit

Many have pegged Detroit’s comeback to a rebirth of manufacturing. A collaborative working space shows the way forward by linking entrepreneurial making with urban growth.

Many have pegged Detroit’s comeback to a rebirth of manufacturing. A collaborative working space shows the way forward by linking entrepreneurial making with urban growth.

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