Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine April 2014 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Szenasy, Design Advocate: A Collection of Susan Szenasy's Writings Site Staff, Writings and Talks by Metropolis Magazine Editor Susan S. Szenasy 5 Products That Bring Agility to Educational Spaces Avinash Rajagopal, Designers rethink the classroom with colorful new products. 15 Design Solutions to Make Your Life More Secure Paul Makovsky, Design solutions that make your life more secure The Immigrant Story Behind the Vilcek Foundation's Design Prizes Melissa Milgrom, Jan and Marica Vilcek’s remarkable immigrant story provides the inspiration for their foundation’s annual awards honoring young foreign-born scientists, artists, and designers. Let's Design a Cab That's Actually Accessible for All Susan Szenasy, When good intentions meet bad design Structural Seaweed? Tech Is Helping Designers Create New Building Materials Site Staff, An increasingly robust body of research, conducted by an emerging generation of architects and designers, points the way to new methods of building and making. Forensic Architecture: How Architecture Can Intervene in Current Events Nick Axel, A three-year-long research project uses architectural analysis to influence the decisions of courts and politicians. Meet the Go-To Firm for the Bay Area's Tech Companies and Start-ups Eva Hagberg, O+A, the go-to firm for tech companies and start-ups in the Bay Area, tackles the challenge of sound in the open office. Marking Susan Szenasy's 33-Year Career as a Design Advocate Avinash Rajagopal, A selection of writings and talks from Metropolis’s editor in chief Using Architecture to Give Cancer Patients Care and Courage Samuel Medina, Through thoughtful architecture, Maggie’s Centres around the world have given patients care and courage. Monumental Monograph Sheds New Light on the Godfather of Modernism Thomas de Monchaux, A monumental monograph on the legendary architect sheds new light on the godfather of modernism.