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From Victorian Gardens to Corporate Biophilia, Nature Inside Unearths a History of Interior Plantings
Despite differences in motivation, context, and aims, Penny Sparke shows that bringing flora inside stands as a token of unspoiled nature, a reminder of what’s gone.
Surveying L.A. Pomo: John Portman & Associates
In this series of articles, Metropolis celebrates the diverse, innovative Postmodern architecture coming out of La La Land between 1975 and the early 1990s.
Once Unfashionable, John Portman Is Being Seen in a New Light
While a previous generation condemned the joining of architecture and development in a single figure, few young architects are unpersuaded by the monumental products of Portman’s efforts.
Architect John Portman, Whose Soaring Hotels Sparked Awe and Controversy, Dies at 93
The architect-developer, who invented the modern atrium hotel, passed away late last week.
John Portman is a “Renaissance Architect,” Says Harvard GSD’s Mohsen Mostafavi
Metropolis sits down with Mostafavi and John Portman's son, Jack, to discuss the architect's legacy and a new book re-examining his legacy.