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Tracy Metz
Tracy Metz is a journalist and author on urban and spatial issues. She writes for the Dutch daily "NRC Handelsblad" and is an international correspondent for "Architectural Record." Her most recent book, "Sweet&Salt: Water and the Dutch," is about the metamorphosis of the Dutch landscape to accommodate a new relationship to water. Metz lives in the Netherlands and was a Loeb Fellow in 2007.
Posts by Tracy Metz

Amsterdam Worldwide First: A Cycling Mayor

Tracy Metz (LF '07) reports cities are taking cycling seriously, with Amsterdam setting the pace. Urban cycling is all the rage in cities nowadays. For tourists it’s a fun way of seeing the city, for locals in cities that are … read more

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Photographer Martin Roemers: the project on megacities

When the Dutch photographer Martin Roemers set out in 2007 to photograph street life in some of the world’s bustling metropolises, there were 22 cities in the world that met the UN criterion for a megacity: 10 million inhabitants or … read more

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A Good Year for Shigeru Ban

Shigeru Ban has brought elegance and grace to temporary shelter along with low cost, easy assembly and sustainable materials. That caught the attention of the Pritzker committee and of correspondent Tracy Metz, who attended the 2014 Award ceremony.

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The Tent and the Wall

Tracy Metz contemplates the "Bilbao effect" gripping the Louvre and the Pompidou Centre, which drove them to establish satellites in northern France.

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Janet Echelman Flies High in Amsterdam

Janet Echelman (LF 2008) is one of the artists participating in the Amsterdam Light Festival  through Jan. 20th.

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Theaster Gates Labors and Protests

Theaster Gates (LF 2011) has a powerful show at the White Cube Gallery in London which investigates race and history through sculptures, installations and film. The exhibit is in its final week.

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Cameron Sinclair: Eternal Optimist

“Building is a political act.” Cameron Sinclair, Architecture for Humanity Architect Cameron Sinclair got tired of being a "CAD monkey." His search for something more meaningful led to the birth of Architecture for Humanity with co-founder Kate Stohr. The organization seeks … read more

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