Point of View

Two Artists Predict the End of Architecture

08/06/14

Two Artists Predict the End of Architecture

The world's most iconic museums meet their #doom in this apocalyptic series of images.

Posted at 11:40 AM | Permalink | Comments

Building Diplomacy: 50 Years of the Swiss Embassy in New Delhi

08/05/14

Building Diplomacy: 50 Years of the Swiss Embassy in New Delhi

The story of how the Modernist landmark came to be

Posted at 03:30 PM | Permalink | Comments

New Report Takes Aim at Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial

08/05/14

New Report Takes Aim at Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial

The architect's plans for a memorial to the 34th President of the United States received yet another blow last week.

Posted at 02:47 PM | Permalink | Comments

SOFTlab Lets 20,000 Flowers Bloom in Soho

08/05/14

SOFTlab Lets 20,000 Flowers Bloom in Soho

The studio's latest installation is digital fabrication-meets-Jolly Rancher.

Posted at 12:36 PM | Permalink | Comments

New York's Twilight Zone: Inside Roosevelt Island's Concrete Townscape

08/04/14

New York's Twilight Zone: Inside Roosevelt Island's Concrete Townscape

The first of a two-part series, the authors behind "Icon or Eyesore?" explore the Brutalist architecture of the city's strange island town.

Posted at 12:00 AM | Permalink | Comments

Q&A: Renzo Piano

07/31/14

Q&A: Renzo Piano

The architect talks about museum design, the new Whitney, and why buildings should "talk to each other."

Posted at 12:24 PM | Permalink | Comments

What's Behind George Lucas's MAD Choice?

07/29/14

What's Behind George Lucas's MAD Choice?

The "Star Wars" creator had an aesthetic change of heart when he chose Beijing-based MAD Architects to design his new museum.

Posted at 11:51 AM | Permalink | Comments

Discovering Cape Cod's Modernist Legacy

07/28/14

Discovering Cape Cod's Modernist Legacy

The Outer Cape in the summer: plush beaches, fried clams, mini-golf, and...modern architecture?

Posted at 12:24 PM | Permalink | Comments

The Dizzying Heights of Hong Kong's Hyperdense Cityscape

07/28/14

The Dizzying Heights of Hong Kong's Hyperdense Cityscape

An excerpt from the photographic book, "Vertical Horizon," pays tribute to the city's unique and often claustrophobic skyline.

Posted at 11:08 AM | Permalink | Comments

The Politics of Paint

07/24/14

The Politics of Paint

Three case studies show how a coat of paint can carry great political resonance.

Posted at 12:28 PM | Permalink | Comments

« Previous 1  ···  3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next »
Edit Module
Advertisement

About This Blog

Edit Module
Advertisement
Edit Module
Advertisement

Digital Edition

{$publication.name} - Digital Edition

METROPOLIS is now available on your tablet or mobile devices 

Learn more »

 

Edit Module
Advertisement
Edit Module
Advertisement
Edit Module
Advertisement