Metropolis interviews the renowned Japanese architect, whose retrospective exhibition Futures of the Future is currently on view at Japan House Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles-based fabricator Ceilings Plus and SCI-Arc graduates push the limits on building products.
The poetic form of the Bahá’i Temple of South America is a triumph of engineering and material innovation.
After two decades of experience in robotics-based fabrication, Andreas Froech, founder of Machineous Consultants, wants more control over his work and is reclaiming his role in the design process.
Based out of a Los Angeles landmark, Gallery ALL is a vital node in the city's design network.
Please Do Not Enter isn’t a secret, but it isn’t exactly well-known either. To founders Nicolas Libert and Emmanuel Renoird, both originally from Paris, this means they are doing something right.
The fashion designer Tomas Maier has launched a campaign to save the best of the Japanese capital's twentieth-century architecture.
The London-based designer mixes computer programming and grade-school charm in his whimsical sound installations.
With bases in Los Angeles and Brittany, France, the landscape designers craft exquisite outdoor spaces around the world.
Designers Airi Isoda and Ryan Upton see architecture everywhere—in everyday objects, interior spaces, and ready-to-wear apparel.
The landscape architect has spent nearly two decades helping transform a mammoth drainage canal into a true urban amenity.
What everyone is saying about Rem's Venice curatorial effort.
Students from the USC School of Architecture were given a strange task: create a Mao jacket out of unconventional materials.
The Gulf state has announced that it will reduce the number of stadia it had planned to build for the 2022 World Cup.
The architect and former Taliesin fellow discusses why landscape matters.
In both its form and function, the Southwest Fisheries Science Center is intimately tied to the water.
For a stunning cultural center in Japan, Chiaki Arai achieves the sublime material clarity of his legendary mentor, Louis Kahn.
The architect has big plans for this year's biennial. Will it be radically removed from previous programs, as Koolhaas suggests?
Beyond Qatar, fantastic architecture is dependent on migrant labor.
How Hamburg's first International Building Exhibition is changing the face of the city.
Kickstart the Spacemaker VR, a new virtual reality system that gives architects the chance to fully experience their designs.
Is the Department of Energy’s well-intended program limited to the buzz it produces?
Ten years later has Gehry’s homage to Uncle Walt’s memory made a difference for LA?
Integrating advanced manufacturing, architectural design, and digital media create an alternative mode of production for architecture
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Curtis B. Wayne talks about his podcast Burning Down the House
Dubai Federal National Council building. Courtesy Ehrlich Architects Steven Ehrlich was recently named this year’s recipient of the Maybeck Award for achievement in architecture. The award is given by the American Institute of Architects California Council for an outstanding body…
© Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz / David Chipperfield Architects, Photo: Jörg von Bruchhausen On June 20, British architect Sir David Chipperfield took center stage at a ceremony in Barcelona to officially receive the much-coveted European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture –…
The 2011 TED Prize-winner is the artist who goes by the tag, JR. His enormous photographic installations obscure the facades of buildings, overlay streets, and sometimes collage to cover clusters of buildings in one massive broken image. While some shy…