After its first design proposal for the now-landmarked Postmodern icon incited outcry from preservationists, the firm has revealed a pared-down revision, one that invites history and the public back in.
The leaves are turning and publishers are preparing a whole slate of new releases—from North Korean architecture to cutting-edge material experimentation, here are our favorites.
Pet-tecture: Design for Pets, a new book released this fall by Phaidon, features a collection of specially-designed shelters for pets of all stripes.
A groundbreaking new study from McKinsey & Company shows that companies who invest in good design reap major fiscal rewards.
The installation, drawing from technology used in the designer’s winning pavilion for MoMA PS1 last year, makes its first stop in New York this weekend.
As shown in a new video, the Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture–designed Central Park Tower will dwarf all other residential buildings when it's completed.
The paint company forecasts that its subdued gray shade "Metropolitan AF-690" will be a prominent interior trend to watch next year.
Once the center of controversy, El Equipo Mazzanti’s innovative Bicentenario Park restitches two divided districts in the Colombian city's historic core.
Part of a broader, year-and-a-half-long probe into the definition of sustainable design, the magazine hosted a series of panels as part of its "Perspective" event series.
Designed by LA-based firm Paul Murdoch Architects, the new memorial features 40 wind chimes that commemorate the passengers and crew members of Flight 93 who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
Adeyemi and his team from NLÉ draw from the verdant local landscape and age-old building traditions for the design of the Black Rhino Academy.
Unveiled as part of the 2018 London Design Biennale, these futuristic lights turn on when "treasured and handled with care."
Working closely with the 1969 building's original architect, the firm aimed to respect the existing architecture while restitching the tower into Hong Kong’s urban fabric.
The gallery at the AIA New York Chapter takes an unflinching look at the civil rights leader’s call to action, 50 years later.
The interiors of the Elsie Rooftop, perched atop an office tower near Times Square, draws inspiration from legendary 20th century socialite and interior designer, Elsie de Wolfe.
The museum's genre-defying show—its first fashion-themed exhibition in 21 years— is as much about politics as it is about clothing.
As part of our 2018 Design Cities issue, Metropolis looked at projects, firms, and places that are driving global design culture today.
Frank Gehry’s Minimalist Set For a 1983 Dance Performance Is Restaged for the Final Time in New York
Available Light, created in collaboration with choreographer Lucinda Childs and composer John Adams, is performed in New York City for the first time in 35 years at Lincoln Center.
For 130 William Street, located in New York's Financial District, Adjaye drew from the neighborhood's historic fabric, while looking to the future of high rise living.
Hide & Seek, the Minneapolis firm’s competition-winning proposal for MoMA's Young Architects Program, will host the museum's Warm Up series and more this summer.
This year’s annual AIA summit had a notably more diverse and inclusive program, but still alluded to the significant challenges ahead.
Last week #MPRaccoon climbed a 25-story building in St. Paul, Minnesota and captivated the Internet—thanks to some '70s-style architecture.
The AIA Conference covers an impossibly diverse array of topics, from preservation to public health, but certain key themes standout this year.
Designed by Mexican architects Ezequiel Farca and Cristina Grappin, the Magnolia House accommodates—and anticipates—changing family lifestyles.
The dramatic, geometric store, located in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood, is a prototype for the makeup brand's future brick-and-mortar stores in the U.S.
Odile Decq does not shy away from a challenge. The French architect, educator, and feminist is as recognizable for her signature, punk-rock coif as much as she is for her convention-defying…
For the Design of the Met’s Costume Institute Show, Diller Scofidio + Renfro Channel the Sublime—and Mies
'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,' opening today, examines the deep connections between contemporary fashion and faith.
The Nigerian architect designed a steel-topped structure that can accommodate a diverse array of programming, from lectures to rap concerts.
A small yet ambitious exhibition at Archivo presents a proposal to relocate the murals of a Mexico City building to the state’s contested airport project.
Es Devlin, the multi-disciplinary artist renowned for her stage designs for Kanye West, U2, and Beyoncé, has teamed up with Bjarke Ingels for a special installation in advance of his new mixed-use project in Manhattan.
The bombastic new temple for film history, set to open next year, will be a cinematic experience in itself, says Piano.
The new building, located in the Bed-Stuy neighborhood of Brooklyn, will create 197 affordable residences for the New York City Housing Authority.
In response to a new set of harassment allegations today, the firm maintains that its internal policies, first implemented in 2009, have produced a healthy work environment.
Designed for the Wilshire Boulevard Temple, the trapezoidal Audrey Irmas Pavilion references and respects its historic neighbors.
The traveling, site-specific installation, called Waterlicht, made a rare appearance on the United Nation's North Lawn last week to raise awareness for World Water Day.
Following a string of harassment allegations, AIANY says, it “cannot in good conscience confer these awards under these circumstances.”
A new residential-focused Knoll store, designed by Johnston Marklee, looks forward while taking cues from the furniture manufacturer’s vibrant past.
On view at Pratt Manhattan Gallery in New York, a new show celebrates the work of Anni Albers, Elaine Lustig Cohen, and Rosmarie Tissi.
In a New York Times report published today, five women allege they were sexually harassed by architect Richard Meier, accusations that will doubtlessly have far reaching implications across the profession.
Minnesota Design: OOIEE is Playfully Challenging What It Means to be a Designer, One Project at a Time
For its March 2018 issue, Metropolis Magazine explored the three great North American design regions: The…
From an inflatable desert oasis to furniture designed for touch (not sight), this year's Collective Design didn't disappoint.
Jonathan Muecke, who often experiments with composite materials, is one of three experimental design practices that are putting the Twin Cities on the map.
The celebrated Indian architect Balkrishna V. Doshi discusses key influences over his 70-year career, especially the figure of Le Corbusier.
The interior expert of the new Netflix reboot opens up about his journey as a designer, his experiences on the show, and the possibility of a second season.
The Minneapolis-based architects will install Hide & Seek, an immersive mirrored environment, in the museum’s courtyard this summer.
The studio is one of three experimental design studios that are putting the Twin Cities on the map.
The project, designed in conjunction with Auckland firm Jasmax, will be Broughton’s third on the frigid continent.