Among the last of the Moderns (he is going on 92), Doshi reflects the best of Modernism’s social mission, presiding over a rich body of work (notably addressing low-cost housing and town planning).
Author: Samuel Medina
Ruby City, the new 14,000-square-foot art center, derives its name from the iris-burning hue of its crimson cladding, which includes recycled red glass, pigment, mica, volcanic rock, and other admixtures.
Unveiled in January, the design smooths out the original building's irregularities while increasing gallery space by 42 percent and creating three new classrooms.
The Suave collection, for Spanish outdoor furniture company Vondom, represents the first time his studio has worked with polyurethane (PU) injection molding technology
From Housing to Activism, the Next Chicago Architecture Biennial Will Bring Global Issues to Chicago
Yesomi Umolu, the artistic director of the upcoming Chicago Architecture Biennial, discusses the themes and narratives to be explored at this year’s event.
"I wanted to do a light, cloudlike building that made Crown Hall look heavy by comparison," says architect John Ronan, referring to the campus's iconic Mies van der Rohe building.
Concealed curtain wall supports accentuate the monumental appearance of the museum's massive 30-foot-tall insulated glass units.
The building's icy, transparent envelope deploys an unconventional type of glass in a crenellated profile that, according to SHoP's Gregg Pasquarelli, suggests “almost a contemporary version of pier architecture.”
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.
Can Preservation Be 'Progressive?' Exhibit Columbus Symposium Looks Forward in the Shadow of Masters
Academics, architects, and journalists convened for weekend-long symposium in Columbus, Indiana, to discuss radical approaches to preservation in a global, digital age.
An office tower in Chicago is integrated with its surrounding landscape through an increasingly popular use of geofoam, a classic building product.
Nearly 60,000 design aficionados flooded Helsinki for the design expo to view everything from elevated readymades to a gigantic caterpillar.
The rich legacy of “radical” Italian design risks overexposure, but the Canadian Centre for Architecture’s exhibit on the movement's protagonists avoids the genre’s clichés.
New Talent 2018: Maria Jeglińska Examines the Social and the Political Though Her Products and Installations
The Warsaw-based designer and Konstantin Grcic alum interweaves social narratives and familiar household objects.
The editors of OfficeUS Manual discuss why they delved into architecture office handbooks going back to 1890.
The show, curated by Sebastian Hackenschmidt, head of the MAK’s furniture and woodwork collection, makes the Jugendstil master the focal point of an alternative modernity.
In this series of articles, Metropolis celebrates the diverse, innovative Postmodern architecture coming out of La La Land between 1975 and the early 1990s.