Equity by Design’s work—which includes architects like Lilian Asperin, Julia Mandell, and Annelise Pitts—is collaborative and cumulative, rooted in feminist activism and building on work by multiple groups.
Author: Katie Okamoto
The Value of Good Design, on view until June 15, explores a MoMA-catalyzed movement that ran from the 1930s-50s.
The book, released in November, advocates for porous forms that tackle the stifling effects of urban density, offering social, environmental, and economic value.
Metropolis speaks with Kimberly Dowdell, the Detroit-based president of NOMA, about her vision for expanding the influence of architects of color.
Metropolis interviews key figures from two groups—Voices of Women (VOW) and Rebelarchitette—pushing to have Doriana Fuksas included in an architecture award that only names her partner Massimiliano.
At the exhibition, open through March 30, Harvard GSD’s Just City Lab presents five projects that use design to counter injustice.
The Lobby’s Just Design initiative, hosted on Archinect, identifies 25 exceptional firms and plans a future certification.
The 415,000-square-foot, $200-million renovation was prompted by code violations, but the subsequent update also honored its architects' original designs.
Today, the American Institute of Architects issued the first of three sets of guidelines on workplace culture. But will it impact the profession for the better?
Created by Brooklyn design studio In Common With, the fixture plays up contrast, juxtaposing the slickness of a machined base with the hand-hewn rawness of the shade.
Metropolis profiles CannonDesign's behavioral-health studio—a multidisciplinary pool of in-house experts that helm projects in their highly specialized field.
A small but poignant show on Denise Scott Brown’s early photographs—before Learning From Las Vegas made it big— is now on view at New York's Carriage Trade gallery through December 22.
Metropolis spoke with architect Jonathan Kirschenfeld about strategies for designing affordable, high-quality homes for the elderly.
This selection of buildings—ranging from Atlanta to Kansas City to Basel, Switzerland—highlight stand-out materials and products.
On view at the Fondation Cartier, Géométries Sud, du Mexique à la Terre de Feu features the work of numerous Latin Americans, including Bolivian-Aymara architect Freddy Mamani.