Metropolis

In what's described as a transformational trend, a new article claims that more and more Chinese-made buildings, infrastructure, and urban districts are under construction in Africa.
Jul 9, 2014   Metropolis
The manufacturing industry is rapidly growing in Brooklyn. But unlike the black smokestacks of the past, this new industrial revolution is both green and high-tech.
Jul 9, 2010   Metropolis
Martin Pedersen of Metropolis Magazine explains how a city ordinance termed the 'plaza bonus,' lead to the creation of more than five hundred "privately financed, privately owned, but public spaces."
Jun 26, 2010   Metropolis
<em>Metropolis</em> presents a slideshow of photographs by artist Christoph Gielen, who photographs suburban developments from a helicopter.
Jan 16, 2010   Metropolis
There's a monorail on the Las Vegas Strip. Well, kinda. It's actually behind the casinos and hotels that line the famous strip. This piece from <em>Metropolis</em> explains how it got there and why it's not so good.
Dec 20, 2009   Metropolis
The new Citygarden park in downtown St. Louis is seen by some locals as a sign of hope for the future of the city.
Dec 6, 2009   Metropolis
New public space has opened in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in an unlikely place. The new park sits a few feet above the contaminated grounds of a deactivated municipal incinerator.
Aug 4, 2009   Metropolis
Moscow's architectural heritage is in danger, according to a new report on preservation in the city.
Jul 25, 2009   Metropolis
<em>Metropolis</em> talks with William Saunders, editor of Harvard Design Magazine, about his new book covering the evolving field of urban design.
May 3, 2009   Metropolis
A new community program in Rotterdam is bringing a food truck with new eating options -- and business opportunities -- to working class neighborhoods.
Apr 18, 2009   Metropolis
This piece from <em>Metropolis</em> looks at a rail line that was converted into a bike trail in Detroit, and how it has become a well-used neighborhood connector.
Mar 11, 2009   Metropolis