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The Artist Christo Floats a 661-Ton Installation on London’s Serpentine Lake

The London Mastaba, which uses more than 7,000 barrels and reaches 66 feet into the air, was originally conceived in 1958.

The London Mastaba, which uses more than 7,000 barrels and reaches 66 feet into the air, was originally conceived in 1958.

Disasters—and Bad Architecture—Can Affect Human Happiness and Productivity

On April 4, Susan S. Szenasy, Metropolis’s director of design innovation, moderated a panel at the downtown offices of Page architects on this complex topic.

On April 4, Susan S. Szenasy, Metropolis’s director of design innovation, moderated a panel at the downtown offices of Page architects on this complex topic.

VIDEO: “Architecture Is Experiencing a Relevance Revolution,” Says 2018 AIA President Carl Elefante

Elefante spoke to Metropolis about the Conference on Architecture in New York City, which is exploring the many challenges and opportunities facing the architecture profession.

Elefante spoke to Metropolis about the Conference on Architecture in New York City, which is exploring the many challenges and opportunities facing the architecture profession.

MAK Exhibition Challenges the Narrative of 20th Century Modernism with Otto Wagner

The show, curated by Sebastian Hackenschmidt, head of the MAK’s furniture and woodwork collection, makes the Jugendstil master the focal point of an alternative modernity.

The show, curated by Sebastian Hackenschmidt, head of the MAK’s furniture and woodwork collection, makes the Jugendstil master the focal point of an alternative modernity.

Shimoda Design Group Experiments with Tactility, Color, and Pattern at Steelcase’s New Chicago Showroom

“In this space, and in all the spaces that we do together, we really challenge you to see something differently, even though you’ve seen it many times before,” says Joey Shimoda.

“In this space, and in all the spaces that we do together, we really challenge you to see something differently, even though you’ve seen it many times before,” says Joey Shimoda.

The Big Questions Looming for the AIA Conference on Architecture

The AIA Conference covers an impossibly diverse array of topics, from preservation to public health, but certain key themes standout this year.

The AIA Conference covers an impossibly diverse array of topics, from preservation to public health, but certain key themes standout this year.

8 “Hidden” Architectural Gems to See While You’re In New York for AIA

Some of New York City's newest buildings are already well-known (such World Trade Center Oculus) but there are many that fly under the national radar.

Some of New York City’s newest buildings are already well-known (such World Trade Center Oculus) but there are many that fly under the national radar.

Meet Rainlight, The Design Studio Aiming for Timeless Appeal Over Trends

Studio cofounders Susan Grossinger and Yorgo Lykouria have worked in architecture and interiors, but are now solely designing products, pure and simple.

Studio cofounders Susan Grossinger and Yorgo Lykouria have worked in architecture and interiors, but are now solely designing products, pure and simple.

Mærsk Tower Revitalizes the Gloomy Research Campus in Copenhagen

This community-oriented, light-filled, sky-climbing hub features a soaring 12-story atrium complete with an oak-surfaced corkscrew stairway.

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Highlights of #MetropolisLikes from Neocon

This year, Metropolis looked back at 50 years of NeoCon while also surveying the future with its 33 forward-thinking #MetropolisLikes NeoCon awardees.

This year, Metropolis looked back at 50 years of NeoCon while also surveying the future with its 33 forward-thinking #MetropolisLikes NeoCon awardees.

7 Themes From Neocon 2018 That Highlight New Directions in Commercial Design

We showcase more than fifteen different releases that show where commercial design is going—from nature-inspired patterns to new ergonomics.

We showcase more than fifteen different releases that show where commercial design is going—from nature-inspired patterns to new ergonomics.

How Form Us With Love Takes an Inclusive and Passion-Driven Approach to Design

"Form Us With Love" is both the name and mantra for this Stockholm-based multidisciplinary design studio founded in 2005 by Jonas Pettersson and John Löfgren.

“Form Us With Love” is both the name and mantra for this multidisciplinary design studio founded in 2005 by Jonas Pettersson and John Löfgren.

70 Years of Haworth (Note)

Company chairman Matthew Haworth reflects on 70 years of innovation.

Company chairman Matthew Haworth reflects on 70 years of innovation.

How Architects Can Help Make the Built Environment Healthier

Metropolis’s director of design innovation, Susan S. Szenasy, led a talk at CookFox’s New York office on architecture, data, advocacy, and health.

Metropolis’s director of design innovation, Susan S. Szenasy, led a talk at CookFox’s New York office on architecture, data, advocacy, and health.

15 Postmodern Buildings That Helped Define Los Angeles

Metropolis celebrates the diverse, innovative Postmodern architecture coming out of La La Land between 1975 and the early 1990s.

Metropolis celebrates the diverse, innovative Postmodern architecture coming out of La La Land between 1975 and the early 1990s.

Zaha Hadid Architects Designs Pop-Up for “Maximalist” Beauty Line Il Makiage

The dramatic, geometric store, located in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood, is a prototype for the makeup brand's future brick-and-mortar stores in the U.S.

The dramatic, geometric store, located in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, is a prototype for the makeup brand’s future brick-and-mortar stores in the U.S.

New Book Profiles 21 of the Modern Era’s Most Dynamic Women Designers

Women Design includes a balance of prominent figures (such as Aino Aalto and Denise Scott Brown) and lesser-known names (like Lora Lamm, a Swiss-born graphic designer).

Women Design includes a balance of prominent figures (Aino Aalto and Denise Scott Brown, for example) and lesser-known names (like Lora Lamm, a Swiss-born graphic designer).

Spanish Designers Are Embracing a Handcrafted, Rustic Sensibility

Reacting against the increasingly derided minimalism of Nordic design, Spanish designers and manufacturers continue to drive the Continent’s rustic aesthetic.

Reacting against the increasingly derided minimalism of Nordic design, Spanish designers and manufacturers continue to drive the Continent’s rustic aesthetic.

Designer Todd Bracher on How American Design is Different from the European Scene

Since 2011, Bracher has had a host of releases at NeoCon—across product categories like furniture, flooring, and lighting—and has also designed a number of showrooms at the Mart.

Since 2011, Bracher has had a host of releases at NeoCon—across product categories like furniture, flooring, and lighting—and has also designed a number of showrooms at the Mart.