An obsession with size kills the dream of building a high-tech, twenty-first-century Machu Picchu.
Susan S. Szenasy
Great designs, designers, and institutions mark important milestones this year and next.
What are the most important buildings, products, or events of 2013 that have ramifications for the future?
Metropolis Staff and Researchers
The Janus House looks to both the past and the future.
As the gap between the rich and the middle class widens, the challenge to save midcentury modern buildings becomes even more vexing.
Fred A. Bernstein
Matt Orlando and Gubi bring fine dining to Copenhagen’s industrial waterfront.
Shuttling between computers and handcrafting, Xavier Mañosa and Mashallah develop the Scotch Club lamp collection for Marset.
Our columnist rides the rails in a city known more for sprawl than transit.
The range of beautiful and smart lighting solutions available today is mind-boggling.
Lumos’s frameless solar panels have a distinct aesthetic and functional edge.
The design work of Italian-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi is finally getting the attention it deserves.
The photographer Christoph Morlinghaus finds poetry in empty buildings.
A new organization of architects wants to change the way the profession is structured.
How late is too late? Julia Morgan, FAIA (1872-1957) posthumously awarded the AIA's Gold Medal—56 years after her death.
A video project visualizes 88 impossible, yet photo-realistic variations on a single hotel complex.
What’s the one thing missing from our urban holiday “spirit”? Humble honesty.
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