A growing concern leads to a search for new ideas in the ways we live.
If Ani DiFranco left Buffalo, N.Y., she’d be following a trend: The population of the blue-collar town has been shrinking for years. But singer/songwriter has never followed the crowd. With longtime manager Scot Fisher, DiFranco started an independent music label,…
This keynote address was delivered by Susan S. Szenasy, editor in chief of Metropolis, at the International Interior Designers Association’s (IIDA’s) 3rd annual conference, held Oct. 9-11, 2003, in Mexico City. On June 18, 2001—in those more innocent days before…
Susan S. Szenasy, editor in chief of Metropolis, delivered this keynote address on Oct. 9, 2003, to launch the 25th anniversary celebrations at the College of Design, Iowa State University, in Ames, Iowa. Her assignment: to comment on what she…
A founding member of the architecture collective Private Ideology, Valdas Ozarinskas is part of a new generation of Lithuanian builders.
Our resident curmudgeon offers up his second annual valentine to things he loves.
We asked designers, urbanists, and city-dwellers to outline their personal best- and worst-case scenarios for the future: one idea they would like to see happen, or one they fear might be on the way.
A new ambulatory-care clinic for a remarkable institution seeks to become the nation’s first LEED-certified healthcare facility.
Combining teaching and practice, history and material innovation, Toshiko Mori emerges as an architect and educator.
As demolition threatens midcentury houses, fans of Modernism seek stronger protections for our recent architectural history.
Ignoring its Modernist lineage, Ikea seeks to dismantle a classic Marcel Breuer building.