Holl’s practice has been quietly defying architecture’s drift toward programmatic and computational excess for 40 years.
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.
This year's exhibition, curated by Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell, promises to celebrate the more ephemeral qualities of architecture—and Venice.
Few spaces of the home are as coveted as the kitchen. But Anna Puigjaner is showing the way out of these wasteful private cooking boxes toward more efficient “shared” alternatives.
In updating the Cassina headquarters, Patricia Urquiola honors the company’s Modernist legacy while investing in unexpected and revelatory design flourishes.
The Music Pavilion at Taliesin West, Wright's desert home, was recently refurbished to its near-original state.
Metropolis sits down with Mostafavi and John Portman's son, Jack, to discuss the architect's legacy and a new book re-examining his legacy.
On view at the Chicago Architecture Biennial, the installation advocates for a return to a “collective urban form.”
A pivotal portion of the show explores the city in two different axes.
Architecture can be funny, eliciting a laugh or a smirk. It can have a backstory. It can be a character in an urban drama. But how far do you push it?
The recent popularity of architectural collage has led to a lot of cloning and some groaning. But collage is more than an aesthetic—it helps reconceive space in new, often scenographic ways.
The blob ostensibly obliterated the culture of tectonics within architecture, but it was a short-lived fad. Interest has shifted again toward a loosely “aformal” approach—the pile. What are the consequences of architects piling it up?
The editors of "Architecture Is All Over" discuss their polemical new book and the discipline's limits (and opportunities) in the digital era.
Waste in both food and design was the theme of chef Dan Barber's pop-up restaurant WastED, designed by Brooklyn architecture office formlessfinder.
As curators of this year's Chicago Architecture Biennial, Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee are prompting participants to look back at the discipline's history.
The subject of a new monograph, the English architect was far more than just Fun Palace. In this piece, we survey some of his most visionary projects.
We speak to the founder of the blog KoozA/rch, Federica Sofia Zambeletti , about the resurgence of architectural drawing.
Affordable real estate, a spirit of collaboration over competition, and a unique urban history are keeping young designers in the Scottish city.
All is not perfectly well in the world of architecture, and this advocacy group is looking to improve it.
We ask the landscape architect how she feels now the master plan for Los Angeles' River Revitalization, a "life's work," has been handed over to Gehry + Partners.
Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s newest Manhattan project for a medical school upends the typology’s ingrained gloominess.
The sixth edition of the Oslo Architecture Triennale addresses themes of belonging in a world where dislocation and alienation are the standard.
With this year's Istanbul Biennial, academics Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley aim to reboot the history of civilization and “redesign” the human subject altogether.
While it may be unlike anything you’ve ever seen, the Lowline still has a way to go.
Through an award-winning Los Angeles house and other projects, Austrian-born architect Andrea Lenardin Madden advocates for a more livable Modernism.
After languishing in a Scottish forest for three decades, a Modernist masterpiece enters a new stage of life.
For this Brooklyn-based design trio, experimentation precedes conversation.
A probing exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture mines an alternative definition of “architecture.”
A hard-hat tour on Wednesday provided a peek into the interiors of Manhattan's high-tech pyramid.
A new retrospective champions the architect-designer Josef Frank's philosophy of "Accidentism."
The editors of a new report on architecture and real estate discuss why affordability isn't the solution to the housing crisis.
The Melbourne School of Design upends the centuries-old conventions that still define most architecture schools.
In Vietnam's Dong Nai province, an experimental kindergarten designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects inculcates young pupils in the ways of food cultivation.