Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine November 2013 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin 13 Exceptional Projects Showcasing Green Building Products Paul Makovsky, These stunning building products offer inspirational solutions for any project. A PVC-Free Textile Made from Sugarcane Shonquis Moreno, A revolutionary biobased textile uses sugarcane as its raw material. Woven Histories: Contemplating the Legacy of Boris Kroll Paul Makovsky, Five prominent textile designers reflect on their early training with the master craftsman and weaver, Boris Kroll. Into the 21st Century: Forming New Models of Resilience & Wellness Susan Szenasy, As we move forward, research will drive design and innovation. Office Supply Start-Up Poppin Brings Fun to the Workplace Site Staff, With a design vision based on individuality, Poppin brings fun to the workplace. Citi Bike Adds a Welcome Layer to NYC's Transportation Infrastructure Karrie Jacobs, New York City’s bike-share program adds an undeniable dose of civility to the neighborhoods where it’s available. Examining Architecture and Photography's Interdependence Paul Makovsky, A current exhibition looks at the long and fascinating relationship between architecture and photography. The Mission District's Zero Cottage Produces Its Own Energy Eva Hagberg, David Baker’s Zero Cottage is a passive house in a dense urban area. Iconic Architecture Finds a Place at Barcelona Flea Market Suzanne Wales, A flea market that dates back to the Middle Ages finds a modern home. Work Can Happen Anywhere, But the Office Is Still Needed Andrew Blum, The Workplace of the Future Design Competition revealed a wealth of fresh ideas and a bit of uncertainty about exactly where we’re headed. In This Age of Ubiquitous Computing, What Are We Doing to Our Bodies? Avinash Rajagopal, In this age of ubiquitous computing, what exactly are we doing to our bodies? Hella Jongerius Retools UN Delegates' Lounge Without Losing Its Dutch-Ness Fred A. Bernstein, Hella Jongerius, Rem Koolhaas, and Irma Boom redesign the Delegates’ Lounge at the renovated United Nations building in New York City.