Cities

Moshe Safdie Tells the Tale of Habitat 67—And Predicts Housing’s Future

On the occasion of Habitat 67’s 50th anniversary, Moshe Safdie addressed a crowd at the Centre de design de l'UQAM and reflected on how we must radically change our thinking if we are to build the dense, liveable cities of our future.

On the occasion of Habitat 67’s 50th anniversary, Moshe Safdie addressed a crowd at the Centre de design de l’UQAM and reflected on how we must radically change our thinking if we are to build the dense, liveable cities of our future.

Habitat 67 Re-Imagined as Animal Habitats

Illustrator Chanel Dehond takes inspiration from Moshe Safdie's seminal work, which turns 50 this week, and turns the building into colorful homes for our animal friends.

Illustrator Chanel Dehond takes inspiration from Moshe Safdie’s seminal work, which turns 50 this week, and turns the building into colorful homes for our animal friends.

Factory-Turned-Arts-Campus Forges Future from Industrial Past

Once the site of an abandoned steel mill, the SteelStacks Arts and Cultural Campus, a finalist for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, is now a remarkable mixed-use district in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Once the site of an abandoned steel mill, the SteelStacks Arts and Cultural Campus, a finalist for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, is now a remarkable mixed-use district in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

RCHS’s New Book Is Pages and Pages of Pure LA

Rios Clementi Hale Studios' colorful book, "Not Neutral: For Every Place, Its Story," catalogues the work of a firm that actually understands the color, diversity, and whimsy of LA.

Rios Clementi Hale Studios’ colorful book, “Not Neutral: For Every Place, Its Story,” catalogues the work of a firm that actually understands the color, diversity, and whimsy of LA.

NYC Design Talks: Times Square Transformation

Metropolis editor in chief Susan S. Szenasy moderates a discussion between Craig Dykers, principal of Snøhetta, and Tim Tompkins, president of the Time Square Alliance for the Design Pavilion. Learn more about Snøhetta’s redesign of Times Square here. Rain date Thursday, May 4th.  

Spotlight: Housing for Formerly Homeless in New Orleans’ Historic Neighborhoods

A finalist for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, the Iberville Offsite Rehabs are 46 historic homes rehabilitated for formerly homeless women and children in New Orleans' Seventh Ward and Treme neighborhoods.

A finalist for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, the Iberville Offsite Rehabs are 46 historic homes rehabilitated for formerly homeless women and children in New Orleans’ Seventh Ward and Treme neighborhoods.