Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine November 2009


Area of Influence

After purchasing Edward Fields Carpet Makers, Tai Ping is taking pains to honor the American company’s legacy while moving the brand forward.


Can designers create a desperately needed solution to this vexing problem?

The New Tools

Can emerging technologies change the culture of building or end the adversarial relationship between contractors and architects? When it came time to become a building owner, Autodesk decided to run a few plays from its own digital playbook.

The Way Forward

Buffeted by criticism from Prince Charles, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners forges ahead with new ideas for old problems.

Tribal Plan

Holst Architecture shapes new offices to reflect Ziba’s unique culture of design.