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The Unmet Promise of “Never Forget”: Michael Murphy on Memorials in the 21st Century

In the wake of recent waves of intolerance and anti-semitism around the world, MASS Design Group's Michael Murphy meditates on the ways memorials of the past have failed us—and how we can move forward.

In the wake of recent waves of intolerance and anti-semitism around the world, MASS Design Group’s Michael Murphy meditates on the ways memorials of the past have failed us—and how we can move forward.

Social Design: A Discipline In Its Own Right

Cheryl Heller, the founding chair of the MFA in Design for Social Innovation at SVA, explains why "social design" needs its own graduate-level program, now more than ever.

Cheryl Heller, the founding chair of the MFA in Design for Social Innovation at SVA, explains why “social design” needs its own graduate-level program, now more than ever.

Why Architects Must Rethink Carbon (It’s Not the Enemy We Face)

Metropolis editor in chief Susan Szenasy sits down with William McDonough—the designer, author, and developer of Cradle to Cradle design—to understand why we must employ a new language regarding carbon and sustainable design.

Susan Szenasy sits down with William McDonough—the developer of Cradle to Cradle design—to understand why we must employ a new language regarding carbon and sustainable design.