Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine May 2015 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Ed Ruscha's Photographs Capture the Romance, Grit of Los Angeles Ed Ruscha, A new volume of photographs captures the romance, grit, and many contradictions of Los Angeles. Don't Call It A Commune: Inside Berlin's Radical Cohousing Project Jessica Bridger, The architect-led, collectively funded R50 Baugruppen project in Berlin is a new model for housing. Preview: NeoCon 2015 in Eight Products Avinash Rajagopal, A sampling of what to expect at North America's biggest design expo An Office Designed for the "Inner Millennials" of Its Multigenerational Employees Ken Shulman, For the design of its new headquarters, a Massachusetts real estate developer wanted to tap into the "inner Millennials" of all its multigenerational employees. Q&A: Fondation Louis Vuitton Artistic Director Suzanne Pagé on Frank Gehry's Genius Catherine Shaw, The curator and artistic director of the Fondation Louis Vuitton on Frank Gehry's genius and how the new museum is "very different from anything else" Is MoMA's First Latin American Architectural Survey in 60 Years Too Little Too Late? Susana Torre, An expansive exhibition at MoMA reflects on Latin America’s Modernist legacy. Does it do the region justice? South America's First Bahá’i Temple is a Triumph of Material Innovation Guy Horton, The poetic form of the Bahá’i Temple of South America is a triumph of engineering and material innovation. "Filthy Lucre" Takes on the Gilded Age, Highlights Our Own Age's Inequity Estefanía Acosta, An artist’s response to a design icon from the Gilded Age is also a criticism of the disparities in society today. Design Needs a Social Conscience Susan Szenasy, The drive to improve living conditions for all life should be at the center of contemporary architecture and design. Remembering Michael Graves: Friends, Colleagues, and Collaborators Pay Tribute Metropolis Staff, Cherished friends, colleagues, and collaborators remember the multifaceted personality and contemplate the architect's legacy. Designers Use Glass, Stone to Put a New Spin on...Acoustic Panels? Shannon Sharpe, An unorthodox take on acoustic panels reveals a very Scandinavian appeal. All the Designs to Watch Out for at NYCxDesign 2015 Metropolis Editors, Architects and designers converge again for New York's third annual design fair and a slew of exciting off-site events. Drawing with Lines of Light: Bec Brittain Comes of Age Shannon Sharpe, A love affair with metal provided the inspiration for the lighting designer’s solo career. Rich Brilliant Willing Is Back in Manhattan Avinash Rajagopal, Based on the success of their Brooklyn studio, the lighting designers expand their reach with a new showroom.