Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine February 2010


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.

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.

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.

Stewardship 101

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

Design Bugs Out

The Design Council and the Department of Health partner to combat the spread of infection in U.K. hospitals.

Wrapped Up

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