Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine September 2019 Issue

MONA and Assemble Create a Fashion School in New Orleans

Called Material Institute, the center offers production space, mentorships, training, and educational programming.

Called Material Institute, the center offers production space, mentorships, training, and educational programming.

Chicago Architecture Biennial Preview: Activism

Researchers, historians, and publishers at the biennial seek to forge closer connections between activism and the architectural profession.

Researchers, historians, and publishers at the biennial seek to forge closer connections between activism and the architectural profession.

Chicago Architecture Biennial Preview: Rights to Resources

At this year's event, exhibitors look critically at the dynamics of resource distribution and ecological stewardship.

At this year’s event, exhibitors look critically at the dynamics of resource distribution and ecological stewardship.

True Colors Highlights Natural Pigments and Expert Dyers Around the World

As with other forms of making that were impoverished by the Industrial Revolution, the task ahead is to conserve where necessary while continuing to innovate.

As with other forms of making that were impoverished by the Industrial Revolution, the task ahead is to conserve where necessary while continuing to innovate.

Chicago Architecture Biennial Preview: Questioning Real Estate Values

In dramatically reconsidering what property ownership looks like, two nonprofits seek to empower neighbors and residents to claim city spaces for themselves.

In dramatically reconsidering what property ownership looks like, two nonprofits seek to empower neighbors and residents to claim city spaces for themselves.

In University of Michigan’s New Sciences Building, Visitors Will Find Labs and Dinosaur Fossils

The 312,000-square-foot complex—designed to create “productive collisions” among researchers—anchors the university's new Science Neighborhood.

The 312,000-square-foot complex—designed to create “productive collisions” among researchers—anchors the new Science Neighborhood.