Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine September 2013 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin 6 Kitchen Products for the Compulsive Cook Shannon Sharpe, For those who seek complete control over their food, these products are the ideal solution. Three Standout Themes Seen at Salone Paul Makovsky, There were three standout themes at this year's furniture fair in Milan. A New Technology Recreates Geologic Processes in Four Hours Shannon Sharpe, A Spanish surface manufacturer develops a new technology that mimics the way nature forms the hardest rocks. Legacy Kitchen: Culinary Tools You Can Pass Down Avinash Rajagopal, The Malle W. Trousseau collects culinary tools you’d be proud to hand down. A Surge in Cultural Capital Is Remaking France's Oldest City Marc Kristal, Marseille, France's oldest city - and one of its poorest - uses its year in the spotlight to reinvent itself. Charles de Lisle's Wild Ride as an Award-Winning Designer Eva Hagberg, Charles de Lisle's wild ride as an award-winning designer is fueled by a deep love for making. The Rooms at Vienna's 25hours Hotel Are "Alice"-Level Mad Amelie Znidaric, A whimsical interior enlivens the sober building of Vienna's 25hours Hotel. Q&A: Greg Lynn on Architecture's Early Flirtations With the Computer Avinash Rajagopal, The Canadian Centre for Architecture and Greg Lynn uncover the early history of digital design. Newark Reconnects With Its Long-Abused Waterfront Karrie Jacobs, This gritty industrial city is reconnecting with its long-abused waterfront. Niels Diffrient: In Praise of a Well-Lived Life Susan Szenasy, In praise of a well-lived life Michael Graves Reimagines the Wheelchair—For Both Patient and Nurse Hospital Transit, The Michael Graves Design Group tackles a long-overlooked aspect of the patient experience. Three Hospitality Designers Who Excel by Listening to the Food Ken Shulman, Emerging restaurant designers who understand the connections between menu, price, and place How Arup Became the Go-To Firm for the Most Ambitious Projects of Our Time Ian Volner, How Arup became the go-to firm for the most challenging and ambitious projects of our time Ho Chi Minh City's Architectural Time-Out Carl Robinson, The recent downturn in Ho Chi Minh City may—in the long run—be good for its architectural heritage.