Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine July 2007

 

A Helping Hand

New Orleans tapped planner Edward J. Blakely to lead in its reconstruction. He may be the only person who can do the job.

Lofty Ideals

Decades ago artists began colonizing downtown, creating a social phenomenon that now reaches its ultimate culmination with Piero Lissoni’s Soho showroom.

On The Cusp

Amale Andraos and Dan Wood—a pair of OMA alums—emerge from the long shadow of Rem Koolhaas.

Going Dutch

As North Americans demonstrate their desire to pedal to work, bike manufacturers take inspiration from the Netherlands.

Petra Blaisse

Petra Blaisse answers a few questions on interior design, inspiration, and process—using her thumbs.

Teaching Tools

The Sidwell Friends School is one of a string of educational buildings designed by Kieran Timberlake that merge instruction, sustainability, and behavior modification.

The Elementalist

Brad Cloepfil’s emerging body of work may symbolize a shift away from glib shape-making toward a more timeless and lasting architecture.

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