January 2014

Side View

Side View

Boffi’s CTline shelves take an architectural approach to storage.

Highest Bid

Highest Bid

Collectors are willing to pay big money for vintage and contemporary design.

A Tale of Two Agendas

A Tale of Two Agendas

An event featuring New York’s new mayor has our columnist pining, unexpectedly, for the old one.

Why We’re Suing the Oil Companies

Why We’re Suing the Oil Companies

A former member of the flood protection authority in New Orleans explains why legal action is being taken against the petroleum industry operating in the Gulf of Mexico.

It Does Take A Village

It Does Take A Village

Designing for a community provides hope for the future.

Game Changer: Susan Weber

Game Changer: Susan Weber

An educator and historian who has elevated the study of material culture, design history, and curatorial practice to fresh levels of depth and understanding.

Game Changer: Phil Jones

Game Changer: Phil Jones

This community leader is helping to forge a healthy connection between urban farming and new employment opportunities for Detroit’s youth.

Game Changer: Eric Owen Moss

Game Changer: Eric Owen Moss

The architect's 27-year-long collaboration with Frederick and Laurie Samitaur Smith has transformed a once-derelict area into a thriving urban community.

Game Changer: Alastair Parvin

Game Changer: Alastair Parvin

The brain behind WikiHouse, an open-sourced platform that promises to remake the field. Is it a threat to the primacy of the architect, or a glimpse into our digital design future?

Game Changers 2014

Game Changers 2014

Metropolis unveils its 4th annual Game Changers.

Game Changer: Jonathan F.P. Rose

Game Changer: Jonathan F.P. Rose

A developer who combines a keen feel for the housing market with a genuine commitment to social justice, good urbanism, and green building.

From Russia with Love

From Russia with Love

A London gallery provides an in-depth look at little-known designs from the erstwhile Soviet Union.

Gathering Place

Gathering Place

District Hall is the first building of its kind: a civic center at the heart of an innovation hub.

Sticking to the Agenda

Sticking to the Agenda

A new Danish group believes design can make the world a better place—one swinging drinks tray at a time.

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