November 1, 2022
Chronicling the Rise and Fall of the American Shopping Mall
While the book is a thoroughly researched scholarly account, Lange’s accessible and entertaining writing style also makes it appealing to more than just design nerds. As she observes in the introduction, “In contrast to many other forms of public architecture, which embody fear, power, and knowledge, the mall is personal.” Whether malls are dead or alive, almost everyone has a mall story to tell.
Can Designers Find New Beauty in Circularity?
METROPOLIS’s July/August 2023 issue looks at the many benefits of circular, regenerative design—including new forms of pleasure and delight.
Discover How This Design Alliance Is Working to Reduce Construction Waste
The San Francisco-based movement is led by industry professionals and committed to reducing construction refuse one project at a time.
Everyone Should Have Access to the Power of Good Lighting
Driven by a social-justice agenda, Los Angeles design studio Chromatic asserts that “light privilege” is just another form of environmental racism.