Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine January 2017 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin A Tearoom in South Africa Takes on 2016's Trendiest Color Mikki Brammer, Dusty pink and copper tones create an air of calm at Yswara's outlet in Johannesburg. Britain's High Design Solution to High Speed Rail Shonquis Moreno, Architect Andreas Vogler has designed a high-tech double-decker train for British Rail's existing lines. Why Can't Public Housing Provide Privacy Too? Elvia Wilk, The familiar signifiers architects use to describe housing are growing tired and unhelpful for designing new models of living. Game Changers 2017 Metropolis Editors, Metropolis recognizes today's game changing leaders in architecture and design. These Mexico City Developers Preserve Landmarks & Battle Gentrification Avinash Rajagopal, This developer is bringing new life to Mexico City’s historic neighborhoods—but keeping focus on equitable, sustainable growth. Game-Changing Generation: The Builders Are Coming Susan Szenasy, Matching the flower children in numbers and commitment, the generation born between 1997 and 2015 will be the "Builder Generation," according to a recently released trend report. Talented Designer In Need of A Champion? Meet Jerry Helling Belinda Lanks, The president and creative director of Bernhardt Design has created multiple platforms to invest in young American and international talent, helping to kick-start the careers of dozens of designers. Is the Architecture Lobby the Bernie Sanders of Architecture? Samuel Medina, All is not perfectly well in the world of architecture, and this advocacy group is looking to improve it. For This Solar Design Pioneer, Architecture Is Synonymous With Energy Mimi Zeiger, Daylight isn’t the first urban-planning consideration, but it is among the most important. This pioneer in solar design has worked for half a century to spread the message. For WORKac, Building, Research, and Teaching Go Hand in Hand David Huber, With ties to building and academia, the New York firm is forging a new kind of architectural practice. Mushroom-Grown Light Shades Among Most Eco-Friendly on the Planet Tamy Cozier, At Dutch Design Week, design collective Krown debuted a remarkable new series of light shades—all grown from mushrooms. Deborah Berke on Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Map Deborah Berke, For our inaugural "Noteworthy" column, in which an architect or designer reflects on an object that has inspired them, Deborah Berke discusses Buckminster Fuller's remarkable Dymaxion Map.