Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine August 2004 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Vitra to Launch Home Furnishings Line Julie Taraska, In a return to its roots, German furniture company Vitra is readying a new line of domestic furnishings, Vitra at Home. Available in Europe in October and the U.S. in January 2005, the debut collection includes new designs by Jasper…Radiant Living Peter Hall, Emergent turns infrastructure into ornamentation with a concept house based on systems of circulation.Deeper Into the Temple of Light Karen Steen, Architect Siamak Hariri’s winning entry for the design of a Baha’i temple in Santiago, Chile took inspiration from his own practice of the Baha’i faith. In this Web exclusive, Hariri, a principal of the Toronto-based architecture firm Hariri Pontarini, and…School Survey: 2004 - In-Depth Answers from Students and Teachers Site Staff, The annual Metropolis survey on the state of design education yields a great deal of instructive, useful information that, due to space limitations, doesn’t make it into the magazine; the 2004 Metropolis School Survey is no exception. Below are six…This Westchester Memorial Is Everything the WTC, Regrettably, Won't Be Philip Nobel, Quick: think of a good contemporary memorial. No, not that one we’ve all heard quite enough about: Maya Lin’s shrine to the Vietnam War—a wonderful thing, a bolt from the blue, a one-in-a-million shot—a modern design that people actually respond…A President and His Dog Karrie Jacobs, Everyone I talk to these days is addicted to political blogs. We are all searching the Web for the latest piece of dirt on Ahmad Chalabi or Abu Ghraib, or the freshest political polling data. We trade URLs the way…School Survey: 2004 - The Participants Site Staff, Replies for the School Survey: 2004 came from the following colleges and universities Academy of Art - San Francisco, CA Advanced Technology Center American River College American University Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece Art Center College of Design Art Institute…School Survey: 2004 Site Staff, Do America’s design schools encourage interdisciplinary collaboration?Temple of Light Site Staff, Siamak Hariri gives architectural expression to his Baha’i faith.Let it Glow Paul Makovsky, Woven with fiber optics, Luminex illuminated textiles really shine.