Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine July 2012


History Lesson

The architect Piero Lissoni slips a thoroughly modern glass addition into a grand old building in the center of Amsterdam.

Team Works

Three emerging interior design firms have discovered the key to thriving in a challenging economy: collaboration.

Dual Mode

An elegantly restored research library at UCLA brings the analog and digital worlds together.

Out of the Water

In the aftermath of Katrina, a New Orleans library and
community center reinvents itself through sheer determination.

Payback Time

Today, MArch graduates routinely rack up six figures in student-loan debt. Yet starting salaries for architects hover around $40,000. What would you say to a prospective student confronting this huge imbalance between the cost of architecture education and the earning power of newly minted professionals?

Women Outdoors

A new book from Mumbai considers what it would take to create cities that are truly inclusive.