April 10, 2023
Presenting The 2023 Metropolis Future100
The Future100 in Depth
Student Designers Practice Radical Regeneration
These members of the Metropolis Future100 take on the earth’s most broken places and dare to heal and fortify them in the face of ecological and social uncertainty.
Young Architects Address Agriculture through Design
Four members of the 2023 Metropolis Future100 address food insecurity through schemes that bring agricultural producers and consumers closer together.
YunIn Jeung Fuses Formal Expression and Social Purpose
A member of the 2023 Metropolis Future100, Jeung draws on his multicultural upbringing to tell a story through architecture.
Four Students Probe the Resilience of Wetland Development
These members of the 2023 Metropolis Future100 respond to the challenges of climate change and extreme weather by looking at the places where land, water, and cities intersect.
Clytie Hoi Ting Mak Explores the Human Psyche through Design
Mak, a member of the 2023 Metropolis Future 100 brings together multiple design disciplines to explore the relationships between the forms of the built environment and the human psyche.
Nicolas Burbano Diaz Uses Design to Build Community
A member of the 2023 Metropolis Future100, this interior design student at Toronto Metropolitan University focuses on housing and hospitality, with the hope of making a difference.
Four Students Posit a Link between Architecture and Biodiversity
Members of the 2023 Metropolis Future100 explore ways architecture can support plant and animal habitats across typologies, from housing to research stations.
Four Architecture Students Respond to the Housing Crisis
With modular, quick-to assemble housing designs attuned to local needs and context, these members of the 2023 Metropolis Future100 show advanced methodologies and humanitarianism go hand in hand.
Emma Weaver Designs for (and with) Empathy
This member of the 2023 Metropolis Future100 says her mission is to tell people’s stories through the interiors they inhabit.
Five Students Test Their Ideas in Three Dimensions
Members of the 2023 Metropolis Future100 brought their designs to life in CNC-milled lumber, recycled felt, 3D-printed plastic, and a host of other materials.
Namita Chandrashekar Designs for Harmony with the Natural World
This member of the 2023 Metropolis Future100 uses an undergraduate degree in architecture and cross-continental urban experiences to design for harmony with the natural world.
From Our Partners
2023 Future100 Schools Showcase
This year’s top architecture and interior design students are graduating from these programs—some of the finest in North America.
Nicolas Diaz Burbano
Minghao (William) Du
Vivian (Anh Thu) Huynh
Yun In Jeung
David (Yu) Kim
Clytie Hoi Ting Mak
Ryan Del Poso
Motomu (Lucia) Sakakibara
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The 2023 Conscious Design Awards Celebrate Creativity with Purpose
The 2023 student winners of the Conscious Design Awards address ecological regeneration, eco-friendly consumption, and climate change.
The School of Architecture Adapts to an Uncertain Future
After a messy divorce from the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, the unconventional architecture school relocated to Arcosanti. So far, it’s going well.
Long-Term Thinking from Design’s Next Generation
Prioritizing equity and sustainability, the portfolios of Metropolis’s 2023 Future100 students offer a glimpse of what’s next in architecture and design.