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Game Changers 2017: WORKac

Game Changers 2017: WORKac

With ties to building and academia, the New York firm is forging a new kind of architectural practice.

January 2017
Mushroom Marvel

Mushroom Marvel

At Dutch Design Week, design collective Krown debuted a remarkable new series of light shades—all grown from mushrooms.

January 2017
In America, A New Religious Architecture on the Rise

In America, A New Religious Architecture on the Rise

We are witnessing the emergence of a new kind of religious architecture within the United States today.

January 2017
A New Subway Map for New York City?

A New Subway Map for New York City?

At the opening of New York City’s Second Avenue Subway, passengers were given updated copies of the beloved 1972 map by Massimo Vignelli. But, taboo though it may be to say, this attractive map is far from what New York needs.

January 2017
Why Architects Must Rethink Carbon (It's Not the Enemy We Face)

Why Architects Must Rethink Carbon (It's Not the Enemy We Face)

Metropolis editor in chief Susan Szenasy sits down with William McDonough—the designer, author, and developer of Cradle to Cradle design—to understand why we must employ a new language regarding carbon and sustainable design.

January 2017
Deborah Berke on Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Map

Deborah Berke on Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Map

For our inaugural "Noteworthy" column, in which an architect or designer reflects on an object that has inspired them, Deborah Berke discusses Buckminster Fuller's remarkable Dymaxion Map.

January 2017
Misled Millennials: How Fake News Could Set Los Angeles Down A Dangerous Path

Misled Millennials: How Fake News Could Set Los Angeles Down A Dangerous Path

On March 7th, 2017, the Los Angeles electorate will vote on an aggressive piece of legislation, one which has been dangerously misrepresented on social media.

January 2017
10 Digital Archives Worth Staying Inside For

10 Digital Archives Worth Staying Inside For

Metropolis has rounded up some of our favorite digital archives, sure to keep you intrigued and engaged throughout the cold winter months.

January 2017
Northern Neglect

Northern Neglect

The cities of the Canadian Arctic are contending with decades-old planning mistakes that ignored indigenous settlement patterns and knowledge.

December 2016
Staying True

Staying True

Photographer Nick Ballon captures stunning images of Maharam leather being processed in Italy.

December 2016
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