Arts + Culture

Family Comes First

Threatened by a raging real estate market, the Eliot Noyes house faces an uncertain future as his family begins sorting out its preservation options.

September 11, 2001

The events of 9/11 brought architecture center stage—an unprecedented opportunity—but was it “good for the profession”?

iMac - 1998

This cheerful computer gave apt form to Apple’s personable interface—and forever changed our standards for technology.

Reading Rem: An Exclusive Q&A with Koolhaas

In May, two days before the Seattle Central Library’s official opening, the building’s architect, Rem Koolhaas, discussed the structure with Metropolis contributing editor Christopher Hawthorne. The interview took place in a staff conference room on the library’s 11th floor; the…

Mirror Image

In the automotive world, brand identity seems to have taken a clear second place to plain, old-fashioned copying.