Zachary Edelson

Set Upon a San Francisco Hill, This Midcentury Renovation Feels Like a Cabin in the Woods

Feldman Architecture remodeled and refreshed a 1964 dwelling in the city’s Cole Valley, clarifying its floor plan and reconnecting it to the outdoors.

Feldman Architecture remodeled and refreshed a 1964 dwelling in the city’s Cole Valley, clarifying its floor plan and reconnecting it to the outdoors.

New Talent 2018: Karamuk Kuo Combines Levity and Rigor in Its Architectural Practice

In a relatively short time, the Swiss-American duo have built up an impressive portfolio, slyly navigating one of the more problematic yet compelling aspects of practice.

In a relatively short time, the Swiss-American duo have built up an impressive portfolio, slyly navigating one of the more problematic yet compelling aspects of practice.

Stonehill Taylor Refreshes a 1929 Nashville Hotel, Mixing Modern Design with Art Deco

The architects worked around the landmark’s many historical elements—some beautiful (plaster ceilings, looping corbels), some odd (the lobby’s red-and-yellow terrazzo floors).

The architects worked around the landmark’s many historical elements—some beautiful (plaster ceilings, looping corbels), some odd (the lobby’s red-and-yellow terrazzo floors).

What I Learned About Experience Design From Buckminster Fuller

Edwin Schlossberg, president and principal designer of ESI Design, shares how his directorship of Fuller’s World Game continues to shape his work.

Edwin Schlossberg, president and principal designer of ESI Design, shares how his directorship of Fuller’s World Game continues to shape his work.

Super-Sustainable Dwelling, Built to Push the Limits of Self-Sufficiency, Goes on View at U.N. Headquarters

A collaboration between Yale University, Gray Organschi Architecture, and the U.N., the CLT module was designed and built within a breakneck speed of five weeks.

A collaboration between Yale University, Gray Organschi Architecture, and the U.N., the CLT module was designed and built within a break-neck speed of five weeks.

It’s No Basket Case: This Exhibition Wants to Show You a New History of Weaving

Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft chronicles the history of baskets in the U.S., from their humble origins to contemporary art status.

Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft chronicles the history of baskets in the U.S., from their humble origins to contemporary art status.

Collaboration Among Architects, Developers, and Tech Experts Is the Key to Urban Placemaking

A panel with Susan S. Szenasy, Skylab Architecture, 2.ink Studio, and others, delved into how we can create a truly vibrant public realm.

A panel with Susan S. Szenasy, Skylab Architecture, 2.ink Studio, and others, delved into how we can create a truly vibrant public realm.

The New Development That Promises to Transform Boston’s Waterfront

The Boston Seaport development features planning by James Corner Field Operations, Sasaki, and NADAAA, as well as a new high-rise by OMA's New York office.

The Boston Seaport development features planning by James Corner Field Operations, Sasaki, and NADAAA, as well as a new high-rise by OMA’s New York office.

Donald Judd’s Minimalist Furniture Will Be on View at SFMOMA

From July 14 through November 4, over 30 of Judd's pieces will be featured in an exhibition titled Donald Judd: Specific Furniture.

From July 14 through November 4, over 30 of Judd’s pieces will be featured in an exhibition titled Donald Judd: Specific Furniture.

New Talent 2018: Nonprofit LA-Más Is Revitalizing Los Angeles’s Overlooked Corners

The nimble L.A. practice seeks to unlock the city’s potential by conceiving policy solutions and reimagining unglamorous spaces throughout the basin.

The nimble L.A. practice seeks to unlock the city’s potential by conceiving policy solutions and reimagining unglamorous spaces throughout the basin.

New Talent 2018: Architect Thomas Kosbau Is Helping Create the Next Generation of Green Urban Tech

Just as he’s wrapped his largest and greenest project to date, Thomas Kosbau’s brand of idealistic architecture is growing up.

Just as he’s wrapped his largest and greenest project to date, Thomas Kosbau’s brand of idealistic architecture is growing up.

What Hollywood Can Teach Architects About Design

Woods Bagot and SCI-Arc organized two events in Los Angeles: one on the role of architecture in film, and a second on the future of L.A. urbanism.

Woods Bagot and SCI-Arc organized two events in Los Angeles: one on the role of architecture in film, and a second on the future of L.A. urbanism.

NatureStructure Exhibition Shows How Infrastructure and Nature Can Work Together

On view at the BSA Space in Boston, NatureStructure features a bridge that doubles as bat habitat, plans for 3D-printed reefs, a floodwater-absorbing parking lot, and more.

On view at the BSA Space in Boston, NatureStructure features a bridge that doubles as bat habitat, plans for 3D-printed reefs, a floodwater-absorbing parking lot, and more.

2018 Architectural League Prize Exhibition Showcases 6 Rising Architects and Designers

The show, called Objective, is on view at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons The New School of Design through August 4.

The show, called Objective, is on view at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons The New School of Design through August 4.

Two New Developments Highlight the Major Changes Coming to Jersey City

99 Hudson, a luxury condominium development designed by Perkins Eastman, and Journal Squared, a trio of rental towers by HWKN, showcase the evolution of Jersey City.

99 Hudson, a luxury condominium development designed by Perkins Eastman, and Journal Squared, a trio of rental towers by HWKN, showcase the evolution of Jersey City.

Our Top 5 Moments from the AIA Conference on Architecture

Didn't make it to #A18Con this year? Metropolis has you covered with these highlights from the Javits Center and beyond.

Didn’t make it to #A18Con this year? Metropolis has you covered with these highlights from the Javits Center and beyond.

6 Ways IDEO Cambridge Designers Stay Creative

When Metropolis visited the global design company's new Cambridge outpost, we quizzed its designers on how they stay fresh, collaborative, and imaginative.

When Metropolis visited the global design company’s new Cambridge outpost, we quizzed its designers on how they stay fresh, collaborative, and imaginative.

IDEO’s Bold New Cambridge Office Uses Architecture to Join a Start-Up Community

Designed by Hacin + Associates, the new office enables collaboration between its teams while plugging into Boston’s burgeoning tech scene.

Designed by Hacin + Associates, the new office enables collaboration between its teams while plugging into Boston’s burgeoning start-up and tech scene.

New Queens Park Restores Wetlands That Double as Resiliency Infrastructure

The second phase of the Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park, which opens today, was co-designed by SWA/BALSLEY and WEISS/MANFREDI.

The second phase of the Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park, which opens today, was co-designed by SWA/BALSLEY and WEISS/MANFREDI.

Designer Hlynur V. Atlason on the Motorcycle That Inspires Him

"The 1000S represented a perfect balance of Italian design, mechanical refinement, masculinity, and performance."

  Courtesy James Tyler Reed The first time I saw the Moto Guzzi 1000S was in 2004, while working on a project at a photography studio in New York City. The motorcycle made a big impression on me, and would remain in the back of my mind for years to come. The 1000S represented a perfect balance of Italian design,…