Zachary Edelson

8 Architectural Products to Inspire Your Next Design

This selection of buildings—ranging from Atlanta to Kansas City to Basel, Switzerland—highlight stand-out materials and products.

This selection of buildings—ranging from Atlanta to Kansas City to Basel, Switzerland—highlight stand-out materials and products.

How Architecture Can Represent Dance: Jorge Otero-Pailos Explores Choreography in New Exhibition

Otero-Pailos was among three artists invited by the New York City Center to create artworks that celebrate the cultural institution's 75th anniversary.

Courtesy Paula Lobo Show Caption Hide Caption Jorge Otero-PailosCourtesy Paula Lobo Show Caption Hide Caption Courtesy Paula Lobo Show Caption Hide Caption Courtesy Paula Lobo In many ways, architecture and dance couldn’t be more different. One is traditionally solid and still, the other dynamic and kinetic. One relies on drawings and images, the other on personal instruction and muscle-memory choreography. So…

Why Architects Need to Get Dirty to Save the World

The new book The Architecture of Closed Worlds: Or, What Is the Power of Shit? offers lessons for today by looking at Biosphere 2, 1970s ecohouses, and other microworlds.

The new book The Architecture of Closed Worlds: Or, What Is the Power of Shit? offers lessons for today by looking at Biosphere 2, Eden Project, and other microworlds.

Architecture & Design Film Festival Opens in New York City

Highlights include the world premiere of Leaning Out, a documentary about the Twin Towers engineer Leslie E. Robertson, and the U.S. premiere of Renzo Piano: Architect of Light.

Still from Enough White TeacupsCourtesy Michelle Bauer Carpenter Show Caption Hide Caption Still from Frank Gehry: Building JusticeCourtesy Ultan Guilfoye Show Caption Hide Caption Still from Frank Gehry: Building JusticeCourtesy Ultan Guilfoye Show Caption Hide Caption Still from Mies On Scene. Barcelona in two actsCourtesy Xavi Campreciós and Pep Martín Show Caption Hide Caption Still from Mies On Scene. Barcelona…

Géométries Sud Exhibit Is an Exuberant Celebration of Latin American Art and Architecture

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.

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.

This Dazzling Brick Facade in London Harks to the City’s 20th Century Architecture

Architects Stiff + Trevillion collaborated with artist Lee Simmons on the facade for 40 Beak Street, which includes famed British artist Damien Hirst among its tenants.

Architects Stiff + Trevillion collaborated with artist Lee Simmons on the facade for 40 Beak Street, which includes famed British artist Damien Hirst among its tenants.

A Minimalist School Addition Helps a British School Reconnect with Its Landscape

Years of ad hoc expansions has cut off St. Teresa’s boarding school from nature, but new buildings by London-based IF_DO aim to turn the tide.

Years of ad hoc expansions has cut off St Teresa’s boarding school from nature, but new buildings by London-based IF_DO aim to turn the tide.

Architects on How the Profession Can Design Inclusive Healthcare Facilities

Metropolis's latest Think Tank event, held at the Boston offices of HDR, addressed how architecture and design professionals can design for humanity.

Metropolis’s latest Think Tank event, held at the Boston offices of HDR, addressed how architecture and design professionals can design for humanity.

Architecture You Can Smell? A Brief History of Multisensory Design

With the Cooper Hewitt exhibiting The Senses: Design Beyond Vision, Metropolis takes a look at the past, present, and future of multisensory design.

With the Cooper Hewitt exhibiting The Senses: Design Beyond Vision, Metropolis takes a look at the past, present, and future of multisensory design.

BREAKING: Stirling Prize Awarded to Foster + Partners’ Bloomberg European HQ

The London office, where 4,000 Bloomberg employees work, was lauded for its sustainable architecture, workplace design, and new public spaces.

The London office, where 4,000 Bloomberg employees work, was lauded for its sustainable architecture, workplace design, and new public spaces.

An Original 1973 Sea Ranch Retreat Gets a Rejuvenating Refresh

Architect Malcolm Davis updated the 1,400-square-foot house to highlight its ocean vista while staying true to Sea Ranch's architecture.

Architect Malcolm Davis updated the 1,400-square-foot house to highlight its ocean vista while staying true to Sea Ranch’s architecture.

The Illuminating Illustrations of Civil Rights Activist W.E.B. Du Bois

The 118-year-old graphic representations, which detailed the progress of newly-freed African Americans, are being re-published for Du Bois’s 150th birthday.

Du Bois’s 1900 Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America illustrated the progress of newly-freed African Americans and is being published for Du Bois’s 150th birthday.

Researchers and Designers Are Totally Reinventing the Building Facade

From algae walls to circadian rhythm–savvy films and thermally-activated bimetal shades, a dramatic range of technologies could change the architectural envelope.

From algae walls to circadian rhythm–savvy films and thermally-activated bimetal shades, a dramatic range of technologies could change the architectural envelope.

6 Things We Learned When Designing for People with Disabilities

Lessons learned from The Open Style Lab's 10-week summer program, whose teams create wearables to address disabilities, at The New School's Parsons School of Design.

Lessons learned from The Open Style Lab’s 10-week summer program, whose teams create wearables to address disabilities, at The New School’s Parsons School of Design.

Yabu Pushelberg Designs Two Luxe Rug Collections for Warp & Weft and Tai Ping

The abstract collections both foreground soft natural fibers like wool and silk as well as craft techniques including knotting, flat weaving, and hand tufting to create a diversity of textures.

The soft fields contrast with Yabu Pushelberg’s GRID for Warp & Weft. The three-part collection has a graphic quality despite being handwoven, recalling the urban environment. (Seen here: Axis)Courtesy Yabu Pushelberg/Warp & Weft The soft fields contrast with Yabu Pushelberg’s GRID for Warp & Weft. The three-part collection has a graphic quality despite being handwoven, recalling the urban environment. (Seen…

At FXCollaborative, Architects and a Manufacturer Explore How to Make Sustainable Design a Reality

The discussion, part of Metropolis's Perspective event series, delved into the challenges of deeply ingraining sustainable products and strategies.

The discussion, part of Metropolis’s Perspective event series, delved into the challenges of deeply ingraining sustainable products and strategies.

GamFratesi Designs a Verdant, Greenhouse-Inspired Restaurant in Manila

The 60-seat Harlan+Holden Glasshouse Café includes custom seating by the designers for Wiener GTV Design, bespoke stone floors, and lighting by Louis Poulsen and Rubn.

The 60-seat Harlan+Holden Glasshouse Café includes custom seating by the designers for Wiener GTV Design, bespoke stone floors, and lighting by Louis Poulsen and Rubn.

Back to School: 7 New Schools and Academic Buildings We Love

It's fall, and as students are settling into another academic year, we're taking a look at some of the best and brightest education projects from the world-over.

It’s Fall, and as students are settling into another academic year, we’re taking a look at some of the best and brightest education projects from the world-over.

Just In: Storefront for Art and Architecture Names New Executive Director

José Esparza Chong Cuy, currently an associate curator at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, will take over the iconic New York City institution beginning November 1.

José Esparza Chong Cuy, currently an associate curator at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, will take over the iconic New York City institution beginning November 1.

Heath Ceramics Collaborates with Artist Stan Bitters to Craft a Unique Tile Collection

Bitters helped define an expressive, even carnal side of modern Californian clayware; this Heath collection echoes his raw and dramatic sculpted works.

Bitters helped define an expressive, even carnal side of modern Californian clayware; this Heath collection echoes his raw and dramatic sculpted works.