Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine July 2009
After Sambo, Rural Studio Takes a Radical Trajectory
Founded by the late Samuel Mockbee, the Rural Studio has morphed into a hothouse of pragmatic design, redefining the terms of socially relevant architecture.
Founded by the late Samuel Mockbee, the Rural Studio has now morphed into a hothouse of practical and pragmatic design, helping students to redefine the terms of socially relevant architecture.
Off-the-Shelf Genius: What Happens When Parametric Is Ubiquitous?
Is widely available parametric computer software taking the “wow” out of wow-inducing buildings?
Is widely available computer software taking the “wow” out of wow-inducing buildings?
At last, a folding bike that is easy to operate and doesn’t look ridiculous.
The heated controversy surrounding the demolition of Paul Rudolph's Riverview High School in Sarasota forces us to ask ourselves: How do we maintain great architecture?
The heated controversy surrounding the demolition of Paul Rudolph’s Riverview High School in Sarasota forces us to ask ourselves: How do we maintain great architecture?
A new competition encourages architects to design kites using any material under the sun.
An elevated deck brings some much-needed green space to São Paulo.
In a moment worthy of reality television, Chemetal races to ready a weathered backdrop for New York Fashion Week.
New York’s two teams build new stadiums. Both are designed by the same firm, which has made an industry out of translating the nostalgic impulses of baseball owners.
The structural engineer of Zaha Hadid’s spectacularly complex MAXXI building offers us an exclusive sneak peek.
On the anniversary of one of New York’s great modern spaces, the interior designer Kitty Hawks and Four Seasons co-owner Julian Niccolini lunch in the famous Grill Room and talk about what makes that restaurant the ultimate dining experience.
Dubai’s only design store extends its commitment to local talent by launching a homegrown line of furniture.
Inspired by a trip to Brazil, two Danish architects bring Oscar Niemeyer’s bold thinking home to Aarhus.
The latest kitchens make mealtime a sustainable activity.
Anachronistic tastes land Roman & Williams two of New York’s hottest hotels—and a quiet, little brick apartment building that looks like it might be more than a century old.