Architecture

2018 AIA Gold Medal Goes to James Stewart Polshek

Polshek was named the recipient of the U.S.'s highest architecture honor, while Minneapolis-based firm Snow Kreilich Architects received the AIA's Firm Award.

Polshek will receive the AIA Gold Medal 2018, while Minneapolis-based firm Snow Kreilich Architects received the AIA’s Firm Award.

How to be Florence Knoll in 10 Easy Steps

Looking back on a decades-old relationship with the designer on the centennial of her birth, Metropolis vice president of design Paul Makovsky reflects on the lessons to be learned from her contributions to architecture and design.

Courtesy Florence Knoll Bassett papers, 1932-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Florence Knoll Bassett is truly a visionary. As a pioneer of interior and furniture design and a successful entrepreneur, she is one of the most influential architects and designers of postwar America, yet her mark on Modern design transcends any one of these fields. Her studies at Kingswood…