Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine March 2004

 

Sustainability Bibliography

Big and Green: Toward Sustainable Architecture in the 21st Century by David Gissen Conscious Style Home: Eco-Friendly Living for the 21st Century by Danny Seo Lean and Green: Profit for Your Workplace and the Environment by Pamela J. Gordon Sustainable…

New Urbanism at the NEA: A Q&A with Jeff Speck

As the NEA’s newly appointed Director of Design, Jeff Speck supervises the panel selection and grant-making process in design, as well as oversees the Mayors’ Institute on City Design and Your Town programs. Formerly the director of town planning at…

Vanity and Validation

Films celebrating the design and construction of projects by celebrity architects are now ubiquitous. But do we actually learn anything from them?