Metropolis’s director of design innovation discusses her experiences at a carpet exhibition in Xinging, which demonstrated China’s efforts to connect with the livelihoods of a polyglot regional economy.
Metropolis’s director of design innovation discusses the influential women she has invited for a panel discussion this Thursday titled “Women of Influence in the Business of Design.”
Susan S. Szenasy, director of design innovation at Metropolis, weighs in on mega-developments, affordability, resiliency, and diversity in cities.
Susan S. Szenasy describes her evolving role within Metropolis, now a fully evolved media company with a robust events program, Think Tank.
Under our current president, it seems we don’t care, or don’t know how to care, about history. Can our historical buildings help us survive this collective malaise?
Susan Szenasy sits down with William McDonough—the developer of Cradle to Cradle design—to understand why we must employ a new language regarding carbon and sustainable design.
From alienation to human contact: an appreciation of knowledgeable service providers
In some of the best workplaces, the most interesting parts are often not visible to the eye.
As part of the Metropolis Think Tank series, Susan S. Szenasy talks to HKS, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas about the shifts occurring in the health-care industry.
Editor in chief Susan S. Szenasy reflects on the promise and potential of architecture in the midst of a divisive political season.
When everyone seemed to jump on the digital bandwagon, R. Roger Remington, RIT’s Vignelli distinguished professor of design, went the other way.
When you visit this month’s fair, think of the power of vision and what wonderful changes design can inspire, says Metropolis editor in chief Susan S. Szenasy.
Susan S. Szenasy talked with the principals of Houston-based Kirksey Architecture about design advocates and how material sustainability and building codes reflect regional conditions.
The rise of the robots should inspire hope not concern, says Metropolis editor in chief and publisher Susan S. Szenasy.
A culture of reinvention fuels the design-driven maker movement, says Metropolis editor in chief and publisher Susan S. Szenasy.
Metropolis Think Tank visits WHR Architects and healthcare experts to discuss the process of designing healthy environments for patients, their families, and clinicians alike.
“Can we afford to leave massive groups of people out of urban regeneration?” asks Metropolis editor in chief and publisher.
It may be more challenging than anyone has supposed for Greenbuild to penetrate popular consciousness.
Design has the potential to shape the memories of millions.
“In our mad dash into the digital world, what happens to our nondigital history?”
A memorial to the late editor in chief of Interiors magazine and lifelong design advocate.
The Lost Spaces 2015 Ideas Competition asked designers to produce projects that would restore Calgary’s forgotten or neglected urban spaces.
Today’s graduate students are taking on complex and timely issues that designers in every specialty need to be concerned with.
The Metropolis Think Tank series is a live research program—it connects the wisdom of local knowledge groups with design thinkers, clients, and others.
The co-founder of the Savannah College of Art and Design on how historic contexts and local cultures enrich modern design education
We should revive public works for the design opportunities they create, argues Metropolis’s editor in chief.
Access to nature is vital to our health-care system.
An ergonomics expert discusses how design needs to better understand the human body.
The principal of ECCO Design on the fusing of furniture design with technology
The Allsteel designer talks about workplace design and interaction, her work on autism, and office trends.
The celebrated designer talks about her interior design work at SHoP, new fabrication technologies, and opening her own firm.
The designer talks office trends and the Workplace of the Future 2.0 Competition.
Even in our digital age, the urge to physically connect is still alive and well.
The founding partner of Tietz-Baccon discusses how advances in materials and fabrication are changing design in more ways than just form.
When good intentions meet bad design