Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine September 2011
Two ongoing wars and many controversies later, the search for meaning at Ground Zero still proves painfully elusive.
Dana Cannam’s Clamp Lamp uses minimal materials for maximum sustainability.
A new exhibition explores the great flow of information traveling between physical places and electronic ones.
Canal House’s interiors strike up a conversation with a great painting tradition.
For the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the architect Preston Scott Cohen reconciled large galleries and a difficult site.
9/11 Memorial Exhibit Uses New Media to Impart Terrorism’s True Impact
The 9/11 Memorial exhibition, curated by Jake Barton’s New York–based media design firm Local Projects, honors each of the 2,983 lives lost.
The 9/11 Memorial exhibition honors each of the nearly 3,000 lives lost.
With innovative products and a sense of humor, Spanish design is finally hitting its stride.
Salto & Sigsgaard will update the Danish designer’s furniture at the United Nations.
The designer Sami Hayek travels to remote villages in Mexico, engaging with local artisans to create a stunning new collection—
and help preserve a way of life.
True to the work of the pioneering Korean artist, the Nam June Paik Library turns research into a performance.
Peter Gluck Rescues Midcentury Modern Gem From Obscurity
A modest 1958 house by a largely forgotten midcentury master gets a smart and sensitive renovation by Peter Gluck and Partners.
A modest 1958 gem by a largely forgotten midcentury master gets a smart and sensitive renovation by Peter Gluck and Partners.
Executive editor Martin Pedersen moves to the Crescent City and Metropolis gets a regional office.
Pumped by early success, the architect Jun Aizaki contemplates the future and sees possibilities everywhere.
The Other Memorials: The Poignant, Ephemeral Posters of 9/11
After the 9/11 attacks, DIY and ad hoc monuments sprung up across the city. A decade later, these unofficial memorials remain with us like scar tissue.
While the official memorializaton of 9/11 lurched forward in an often messy public process, DIY and ad hoc monuments sprung up across the city. Many remain today as raw, unfiltered expressions of a grieving community.