Snow Peak Welcomes Guests in through the Outdoors
The Japanese outdoor equipment retailer’s combined U.S. flagship store, headquarters and restaurant in Portland were designed to foster community and connections.
Could Be Architecture Says Friendly Design Makes Us Kinder Humans
The young Chicago firm applies its exuberant style to homes, installations, and local watering holes.
Ryan Decker Creates an Immersive Neo-Medieval Installation at Superhouse
The designer’s first solo show, Ryan Decker: Feuda…
Steven Holl’s Architectural Archive Preserves His Firm’s Designs and the Landscape
Nestled in the woodlands near Rhinebeck, New York,…
The PILARES Program Seeks to Bring Beautiful Design to Mexico City’s Neglected Neighborhoods
The organization commissions top local and interna…
Four Multifamily Projects Showcase Sustainable Living
The winners of the 2021 Planet Positive Awards in …
Reviving a Southern California Legacy Girl Scouts Camp
With new A-frame cabins and a communal dining hall…
The Largest Art Museum in Norway Is Now Open
Designed by Kleihues + Schuwerk Architects, the Na…
Designer Julia Watson on Reaching the Age of the Symbiocene
Metropolis asked Australia-born, New York-based Julia Watson to tell us more about what the Symbiocene era holds.Read more
Green Design Makes a Strong Showing at Milan Design Week 2022
From symposiums to new product launches, the world’s preeminent design event puts circularity and reduced carbon emissions front and center.Read more
Specify Hot List: Annie Bevan
The executive director of mindful MATERIALS explains how an in-house library grew into a powerful specifying tool for the A&D industry.
Three Manufacturers Leading the Charge on Transparency
These product innovators disclose ways they’re using technology, visionary designs, and manufacturing advances to make specifying greener and easier than ever.
Specify Hot List: Fauzia Khanani
The founding principal of Manhattan-based Studio Fōr has a background in public health, which has led her to specify materials according to data and her conscience.
A Cubic Structure in Berlin Belies a Highly Advanced Design
The 11 story Cube is a component of Europacity Berlin and uses advanced sensors as well as natural ventilation to achieve sustainability wins.
In Poland, A Medical Building Takes Inspiration from the Sea
FAAB Architektura’s Wave One is the first of five buildings planned for a complex in the coastal city of Sopot, a long-standing health retreat.
A Printing Plant Is Reinvented as a Multipurpose Workplace
EYRC forges a mesmerizing, flexible creative office space from a former Los Angeles Times printing plant.