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Design Under 35: Sedia Systems Reflects on the Best of the Last 35 Years

Design Under 35: Sedia Systems Reflects on the Best of the Last 35 Years

We're celebrating our 35th anniversary by asking leading practitioners to share their picks for the most important design work since 1981.

August 2016
Reporter's Privilege

Reporter's Privilege

Despite its journalistic ethos, this year’s Venice Biennale doesn’t pass muster.

July-August 2016
Constructing a Narrative

Constructing a Narrative

David Adjaye tells us why The National Museum of African American History and Culture, opening in September, challenged him like never before.

July-August 2016
Ashes to Concrete

Ashes to Concrete

For this unique home, Atelier Tekuto teamed up with experts to develop an environmentally-friendly concrete made—not from sand—but volcanic ash.

July-August 2016
Village People

Village People

The countryside continues to underpin our urban imaginings.

July-August 2016
The Psychology of Scarcity: What Behavioral Economics Can Teach Design

The Psychology of Scarcity: What Behavioral Economics Can Teach Design

Professor Eldar Shafir explains how scarcity and abundance affect our actions as individuals and communities—and what that means for designers.

July-August 2016
Good-bye Grand Structures: The Small-Scale Civic Architecture of Today

Good-bye Grand Structures: The Small-Scale Civic Architecture of Today

Until we can once again believe in our collective destiny, the foreseeable future of American civic architecture is in precise, nimble interventions.

July-August 2016
Gere Kavanaugh: Pioneer With A Penchant for Color

Gere Kavanaugh: Pioneer With A Penchant for Color

Paul Makovsky speaks to the renowned designer about her colorful world, the collaborative and creative scene of L.A. in the ’60s and ’70s, and the power of the pencil.

July-August 2016
Q&A: Allegra Fuller Snyder

Q&A: Allegra Fuller Snyder

Metropolis editor Mikki Brammer sat down with Buckminster Fuller’s daughter to discuss what Bucky would think of the world today.

July-August 2016
The Man Who Elevated Landscape to Art

The Man Who Elevated Landscape to Art

Roberto Burle Marx was more than the peerless landscape architect who revolutionized the garden aesthetic. He was also a consummate artist whose innovations drew on a wide range of cultural and natural references.

July-August 2016
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