The A to Z of Issey Miyake
A lexicon and guide to the designer's groundbreaking portfolio, collaborators, and innovative thinking
The Beauty of Numbers
Inspired by his work with influential architects, Cecil Balmond searches for that exquisite blend of structural form and structural logic.
The Best Cities to Live In
Metropolis reveals its 2016 rankings.
The Best New American Makers
From Brooklyn to Bloomington, these ten creatives are changing the face of maker culture in the United States.
The Best of the 21st Century: Interiors
We asked leading practitioners to share their picks of the best interiors of the past 16 years. The following is a curated list of ten sleek interiors with clean lines and eclectic sensibilities.
The Better Brick: 2010 Next Generation Winner
This year’s winner—a bioengineered brick, conceived by a young American architect—may be modest in physical scale, but it has the potential for global impact.
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The Birth of a Tradition
Despite its rich history, the nation of Turkey lacks a contemporary-design movement—something Barbar aims to change.
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The Building Detective
Gwendolyn Wright takes PBS viewers on a search for America’s secret architectural history.
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The Challenge of Keeping Austin, Austin
An interview with mayor Steve Adler on the challenges facing this fast-growing, "it" city.
The Charms of Suburbia
A comprehensive history rescues the garden suburb from the periphery of urban design, and repositions it at the heart of the debate on cities.
The Chinese Century
Thomas J. Campanella’s new book explores the implications—and contradictions—of China’s rapid urbanization.
The City and the Stream
Antwerp looks to revitalize its once bustling waterfront with a redevelopment plan that anticipates both growth and rising sea levels.
The Cold Rush
As the Arctic melts, pioneering architects and planners design for the ultimate extreme climate.
The Concrete Cacophony: How New Media May Save Modern Architecture
'Icon or Eyesore' returns to ponder the existing legacy of concrete modern buildings.
The Copyright Law That Should Have Architects Up in Arms
Sweden's Supreme Court has ruled against Wikimedia in a landmark case over “Freedom of Panorama." Here's why we all should be concerned.
The Cost of Convenience
In a heroic effort to source and fabricate each part of an everyday appliance himself, Thomas Thwaites produces the world’s most expensive toaster.