Culturally-Determined Architecture for Children’s Health

Course# Met117 This course is AIA/CES registered for 1LU/HSW. Meyer Pediatric in Florence, Italy is a unique example of what happens when multiple firms come together under challenging circumstances to create a successful replacement of a beloved building. The article…

Affordable Housing

Erik Van Mehlman, based in Durham, North Carolina, won a design competition to expand the Wake County chapter of Habitat for Humanity’s portfolio of homes. Later, he started Studio B Architecture, a firm specializing in affordable housing.


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Public Color for Public Schools

Michael Kors and his team arrange stencil lettering on their banner. "I need an O!" Kors said to a friend. "It's like having a personal Vanna White." Last night, a lively crowd of architects and designers descended on the Louis…

Forward Tilting

Seattle entrepreneurs attempt to crack the notoriously insular health-care market with a new chair designed for both patients and caregivers.

A Stitch in Time

MS&R Architects’ unusual adaptation of five historic industrial buildings made the move of Urban Outfitters’ headquarters from downtown Philadelphia to its decommissioned navy yard a seamless one.

Scene on the NeoCon Showfloor: Day 1

A closer look at NeoCon 2007’s products for the office, hospitality, healthcare, retail, and residential interiors. On the fair’s first day, Metropolis and Paoli Furniture hosted “Preserving Our Modern Heritage” with keynote speaker, Christy MacLear the Executive Director of the…