Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine February 2010

 

Twelve West

From the locally crafted interior to the wind turbines on its roof, the new offices for Zimmer Gunsul Frasca have a distinctly made-in-Portland feel.

Wrapped Up

There’s a connection between the bag holding our columnist’s morning newspaper and the recent global climate summit.

Platinum at a Price

Kansas’s celebrated Studio 804 builds its most ambitious—and costly—house to date. The timing couldn’t have been worse.

Stewardship 101

Thanks to a citywide building effort, New Haven students are getting an up-close education in architecture.

Kroon Hall

Yale’s Kroon Hall is proof positive that aggressively green buildings—even carbon-neutral ones—don’t have to sacrifice beauty to achieve their environmental goals.