With major architecture firms getting involved, these formerly neglected institutions are having a design renaissance—and showing us how design could transform the American education system.
A new start-up believes that wastewater analysis could empower cities to proactively tackle the opioid epidemic.
William Lim, an architect and Cornell grad, and furniture designers Lim+Lu create multifunctional pieces for a new Cornell studio space in Manhattan.
We speak with the 2017 winner of the Wheelwright Prize to learn how he became interested in vernacular architecture, what he thinks about Alejandro Aravena’s work, and what he hopes to accomplish with this grant.
The trio, who worked together on the 2012 Serpentine Pavilion and 2008’s Bird’s Nest, have collaborated again—this time for an eerie installation exploring the menacing role surveillance plays in our urban lives.
Photographer Gili Merin takes a tour of this year’s Serpentine Pavilion, designed by African-born architect Francis Kéré.
This year’s award goes to the SteelStacks campus, an abandoned steel mill in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania turned mixed-use cultural and entertainment district.
Urbanist, Marketeer, Horticulturalist: Frank Lloyd Wright Is All These and More at New MoMA Exhibition
Curator Barry Bergdoll breaks down “Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive” and explains why he hopes the show will signal a Wrightian renaissance.
Within a couple of years, virtual reality and related technologies have gone from speculative to ubiquitous. Now, in the hands of a few architects and designers, it has the potential to revolutionize the design process.
The city of Los Angeles has been working with the architects Perkins+Will to transform its fleet of bunker-like police stations into light-filled spaces that embrace their communities.
For the first time since it was conceived in 1968, Doug Wheeler’s Synthetic Desert can now be experienced at the Guggenheim.
Metropolis’ Vanessa Quirk and ArchDaily’s James Taylor-Foster recommend eleven architecture and design podcasts you should subscribe to—today.
In the wake of recent waves of intolerance and anti-semitism around the world, MASS Design Group’s Michael Murphy meditates on the ways memorials of the past have failed us—and how we can move forward.
An exhibit opening tomorrow at the Saint-Étienne design biennial highlights Detroit-based partnerships that have produced truly innovative projects.
This year’s prize winners highlight the importance of collaboration—as well as the integration of landscape—within the architectural profession.
In this open letter, the influential gallery owner relays his ordeal and makes a plea to Americans across the country.
We speak with Katrina Spade, founder of the Urban Death Project, about Recomposition Centers, urban community centers where the deceased can decompose into soil.
Working at the intersections of design and material science, Sabin beat out an impressive group to win this year’s Young Architects Program.
In modernizing the student residences at Fallingwater, the key was architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jacson’s sensitive touch.
In this audio piece, we take you inside New York’s only all micro-housing building. Along the way we speak to a tenant, an architect, and a developer, who explain why this remarkable project could never be replicated again.
For decades, students at Columbia University’s GSAPP have, under the watchful eye of Kenneth Frampton, made models of some of the most significant buildings of the 20th century. This Thursday, they’ll be on display.
A/D/O in Greenpoint is a workspace, startup accelerator, lecture hall, and public space rolled into one—and it kicks off its Design Academy today.
La Ciudad Está Allá Afuera, an ongoing show at the Tlatelolco University Cultural Center, uses art and architecture as a lens through which to explore the Mexican capital’s many realities.
With the democratization of virtual reality, architects and designers are discovering new potentials for the technology—and already looking to the next step.
Geography was a crucial determining factor for how people voted in the 2016 election. The results reveal a sharp divide between urban cores and rural communities.
AIA CEO Robert Ivy calls on architects to work with President-Elect Trump, particularly on improving the U.S.’s aging infrastructure.
For America’s legacy cities, refugees would not only boost economies but enrich the lives of residents.
A short film explores the work of Cas Holman, a designer whose non-gender specific toys inspire children to use their imaginations and work together.
We catch up with the renowned architect and discuss Zaha Hadid, his Maggie’s Centre St. Bart’s, and why postmodernism was so terrible.
Storefront for Art & Architecture’s latest competition calls for a new kind of political ad.
A short film takes us behind the scenes of the New York-based industrial design studio.
The school puts into practice lessons learned from a transitional space that students occupied in the months the building was under construction.
A new short film takes us inside the experimental studio of Chen Chen & Kai Williams.
When Betsky wrote Building Sex over 20 years ago, he thought architecture and interior design’s gender issues would be more or less resolved by now. He was wrong.
This short film takes us inside the art and design studio CW&T, which produces everything from apps to buildings to jump ropes.
We speak with Ryan Gravel to understand why the urban planner is leaving the project that has been his life’s work for almost two decades.
Professor David Wachsmuth explains why sustainability rankings are inherently biased—and what we should do about it.
Storefront for Art & Architecture has placed 30 fantastic drawings—from Tatiana Bilbao, SO-IL, TEN Arquitectos and more—up for online auction.
The graphic master has written in these “designlogs” every day since 1973.
A collection of excellent articles and exhibits that made us ponder on the pros and cons of Airbnb.
David Adjaye tells us why The National Museum of African American History and Culture, opening in September, challenged him like never before.
We speak with Brenda Rosen, the President and CEO of Breaking Ground, about the power and potential of supportive housing.
At this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale, multiple pavilions grappled with one vital question: What is the future of the home?