Social Media Sameness in Design: How to Break the Algorithm and Increase Equity
A Think Tank panel hosted by IA Interior Architects guided designers through strategies to consider race, place, and culture in social posts.
Montreal’s First Vertical Village Places Wellness at its Core
Designed by local firm Lemay, the mixed-use complex features WELL-certified rental units, restaurants, offices, and the Humaniti Hotel Montreal from Marriott’s Autograph Collection.
An HBCU’s Historic Preservation Program Starts with Its Own Campus
Uncovering history from Reconstruction and the Civ…
Practicing “Architectural Disobedience” with Verdical Group CEO Drew Shula
The sustainable design entrepreneur discusses arch…
In Germany, a Cradle-to-Cradle Firehouse Proves the Power of Mass Timber
Wulf Architekten designed the timber and concrete …
Shanghai’s Newest Library Takes Conceptual Cues from Chinese Scholar’s Rocks
Danish practice Schmidt Hammer Lassen designed Sha…
Tackling the Problem of Throwaway Design
A Think Tank Panel weighs in on what to do about i…
Designing Empathy in Health Care Spaces
A Think Tank panel proposes that when it comes to …
The People’s Graphic Design Archive Democratizes Design History
The nascent, community-based digital repository provides a loom with which to weave a more inclusive design history canon through crowdsourced submissions.Read more
The 2022 Milan Triennale Celebrates Research at the Expense of Design
Titled Unknown Unknowns. An Introduction to Mysteries, the exhibition is filled with whimsical interpretations of the natural world but fails to address the transformative potential and agency of design.Read more
Reality Keeps Catching Up with N.K. Jemisin
The science fiction author talks with Metropolis about the role a changing urban landscape plays in her work.
Susumu Shingū, Japanese Artist of Wind-Blown Sculptures, Receives His First New York Exhibition
The Upper East Side’s Ippodo Gallery exhibits the 85-year-old artist’s kinetic sculptures and drawings through December 29.
Maxim Kashin Pays Tribute to the Heroes of Soviet Art
The young Russian studio fuses the principles of the Russian Avant-Garde with the bustle of modern Moscow.
Charles Gaines Defies the Static Nature of Public Monuments
The Los Angeles–based artist has collaborated with TOLO Architecture to build Moving Chains, a 110-foot-long kinetic sculpture on New York’s Governors Island.
This Food Bank Is Designed to Remove the Stigma Often Tied to Seeking Help
Graham Baba Architects drew on retail and hospitality design to make the Ballard Food Bank in Seattle an inviting space.
At Milka Boutique Hotel and Restaurant, Nature Won’t Be Ignored
Near Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, a new lakefront hotel uses traditional materials and design techniques that help guests refocus on the region’s natural beauty.