September 2016

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Cast-Offs: New Exhibit Highlights the Creative Potential of Scrap in Textile Design

Cast-Offs: New Exhibit Highlights the Creative Potential of Scrap in Textile Design

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's latest exhibition showcases high-minded examples of textile upcycling.

Pedagogical Prototype

Pedagogical Prototype

A well-designed transition space helped Riverdale Country School prepare for the innovations in its new school building.

Special Report: New Textiles Today

Special Report: New Textiles Today

The most innovative textiles—in material, construction, performance, and aesthetics—available today.

Delicate Strength

Delicate Strength

GlasLove, an online auction by Luminaire, launches today. Exquisite works in glass, donated by leading designers and manufacturers, will be up for bid.

The Master Translator

The Master Translator

Dorothy Cosonas, creative director at KnollTextiles, turns history, collaboration, and inspiration from the fashion world into forward-looking textiles.

Let the Landscape Speak

Let the Landscape Speak

With its emphasis on landscape, the Flight 93 National Memorial resonates with the quiet power of a great battlefield.

The World's Most Creative Neighborhoods

The World's Most Creative Neighborhoods

A survey of the most creative neighborhoods in ten rapidly growing cities around the world.

Finding Your Place

Finding Your Place

The sixth edition of the Oslo Architecture Triennale addresses themes of belonging in a world where dislocation and alienation are the standard.

Yale After Stern

Yale After Stern

The departure of an influential figure in architectural academia and the arrival of his successor, Deborah Berke, signal possibilities for correctives.

The Best Cities to Live In

The Best Cities to Live In

Metropolis reveals its 2016 rankings.

Architecture, The Hopeful Act

Architecture, The Hopeful Act

Editor in chief Susan S. Szenasy reflects on the promise and potential of architecture in the midst of a divisive political season.

Scottsdale's Museum of the West: Reviving Regional Culture, Avoiding Cliché

Scottsdale's Museum of the West: Reviving Regional Culture, Avoiding Cliché

Scottsdale’s Museum of the West is not only a repository of regional culture but also a catalyst for an urban community.

The Well-Tempered City: How to Balance Prosperity and Equity

The Well-Tempered City: How to Balance Prosperity and Equity

Renowned developer and urban thinker Jonathan F. P. Rose argues for new criteria for urban planning and development.

Reporter's Privilege

Reporter's Privilege

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

Redefining Parisian Chic

Redefining Parisian Chic

For its latest boutique hotel, Marriott tapped famed interior designer Didier Gomez, who designed the hotel as "a vision of another Paris."

In Focus: The Architecture of Francis Kéré

In Focus: The Architecture of Francis Kéré

At the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA), an exhibit features Francis Kéré, arguably the most influential African architect of his generation.

The Sound of Space

The Sound of Space

Architect David Adjaye and his composer brother Peter Adjaye have released an album of "sound architecture."