Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine September 2011
Dana Cannam’s Clamp Lamp uses minimal materials for maximum sustainability.
A new exhibition explores the great flow of information traveling between physical places and electronic ones.
Canal House’s interiors strike up a conversation with a great painting tradition.
For the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the architect Preston Scott Cohen reconciled large galleries and a difficult site.
9/11 Memorial Exhibit Uses New Media to Impart Terrorism’s True Impact
The 9/11 Memorial exhibition, curated by Jake Barton’s New York–based media design firm Local Projects, honors each of the 2,983 lives lost.
The 9/11 Memorial exhibition honors each of the nearly 3,000 lives lost.
With innovative products and a sense of humor, Spanish design is finally hitting its stride.
Salto & Sigsgaard will update the Danish designer’s furniture at the United Nations.
The designer Sami Hayek travels to remote villages in Mexico, engaging with local artisans to create a stunning new collection—
and help preserve a way of life.
True to the work of the pioneering Korean artist, the Nam June Paik Library turns research into a performance.
Peter Gluck Rescues Midcentury Modern Gem From Obscurity
A modest 1958 house by a largely forgotten midcentury master gets a smart and sensitive renovation by Peter Gluck and Partners.
A modest 1958 gem by a largely forgotten midcentury master gets a smart and sensitive renovation by Peter Gluck and Partners.
Executive editor Martin Pedersen moves to the Crescent City and Metropolis gets a regional office.
Pumped by early success, the architect Jun Aizaki contemplates the future and sees possibilities everywhere.
The Other Memorials: The Poignant, Ephemeral Posters of 9/11
After the 9/11 attacks, DIY and ad hoc monuments sprung up across the city. A decade later, these unofficial memorials remain with us like scar tissue.
While the official memorializaton of 9/11 lurched forward in an often messy public process, DIY and ad hoc monuments sprung up across the city. Many remain today as raw, unfiltered expressions of a grieving community.
Two ongoing wars and many controversies later, the search for meaning at Ground Zero still proves painfully elusive.