"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.
Author: Samuel Medina
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.