Metropolis

ASID’s “Leadership Experience” Brings New Energy to Interior Design

American Society of Interior Designers offers members an opportunity to recharge and refocus.

Attendees participate in the session “Team Challenge: Materiality and Seeing Healthful Spaces” led by Andrew Dent, PH.D. of Materials ConneXion.All photos by Milan Kovacevic. Letecia Ellis Haywood, Allied ASID of Lauren U Interior Design intently listens to a speaker at The Leadership Experience. Letecia Ellis Haywood, Allied ASID of Lauren U Interior Design intently listens to a speaker at The…

How We Design Inequality

For 1 LU|HSW, you will read a Q&A and answer questions regarding architecture’s role in abetting inequality, the urgent need to revive the issue of public housing, and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s housing plan for New York City.

Koolhaas Talks Art, Prada, & Preservation

For 1 LU|HSW, read an article about OMA’s long-term collaboration with The Fondazione Prada in Milan and answer questions about Koolhaas’ use of colors and textures, his approach to historic preservation, and his philosophy about the merging of old and new in historic cities.

A to Z: How We Work Is Changing

For 1 LU|HSW, read an article about the new, diverse workplace and answer questions about key trends in workspace design as well as different approaches to designing office space.

The Future Was Latin America

For 1 LU|HSW, read an interview with ​MoMA curator Barry Bergdoll and answer questions on the architectural history and legacy of Latin America as well as MoMA’s exhibition on the region.

Konstantin Grcic’s Industrial Complex

For 1 LU|HSW, read an article about Konstantin Grcic’s partnership with Maharam and answer questions about
the benefits and challenges of different upholstery materials and how material qualities influence the design and manufacturing of textiles.

Breaking New Ground

Course#: MET122 Expires:  This course is AIA/CES registered for 1 LU|HSW Read the article with the following learning objectives in mind. Then download and complete the participant exercise form here. Breaking New Ground ​Researchers in labs across the country are getting their hands dirty and prototyping ideas at every scale, from molecules to cities. Their findings will have a profound impact on our world….

All Local Lumber

Course#: MET123 Expires:  This course is AIA/CES registered for 1 LU|HSW Read the article with the following learning objectives in mind. Then download and complete the participant exercise form here. All Local Lumber Behnisch Architekten inserts a sustainable wooden conference hall into Geneva’s maze of glass buildings, and breaks new ground for modern timber construction. Learning Objectives -Learn about Behnisch Architekten's design of the World Intellectual…

Redefining the Island Aesthetic

Course#: MET124 Expires:  This course is AIA/CES registered for 1 LU|HSW Read the article with the following learning objectives in mind. Then download and complete the participant exercise form here. Redefining the Island Aesthetic With architect Todd Saunders and designers Ineke Hans and Ilse Crawford as its advocates, the remote Fogo Island in Newfoundland, Canada, is forging a fresh identity to ensure its cultural…

Could Baby Boomers Be a Catalyst for Healthier Cities?

For 1 LU|HSW, read an article by Cannon Design principal Peter Ellis and answer questions about the needs and desires of the Baby Boomers, how the generation can be a catalyst for creating healthier cities for everyone, and the impact that aging has on urban design and policy.

For 1 LU|HSW, read an article by Cannon Design principal Peter Ellis and answer questions about the needs and desires of the Baby Boomers, how the generation can be a catalyst for creating healthier cities for everyone, and the impact that aging has on urban design and policy.

Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine

Course#: MET126 Expires:  This course is AIA/CES registered for 1 LU|HSW Read the article with the following learning objectives in mind. Then download and complete the participant exercise form here. Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine Architectural criticism has long been the domain of a rarefied few. But it needn’t be that way, argue these Paris-based filmmakers, who cast their lens on the unassuming characters…