As part of our 2018 Design Cities issue, Metropolis looked at projects, firms, and places that are driving global design culture today.
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.
Just as he’s wrapped his largest and greenest project to date, Thomas Kosbau’s brand of idealistic architecture is growing up.
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.
The second phase of the Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park, which opens today, was co-designed by SWA/BALSLEY and WEISS/MANFREDI.
Metropolis toured the soon-to-open six-acre park, which features a 1,200-foot-long esplanade and a series of industrial "artifacts" salvaged from the Domino Sugar factory.
Minnesota Design: OOIEE is Playfully Challenging What It Means to be a Designer, One Project at a Time
For its March 2018 issue, Metropolis Magazine explored the three great North American design regions: The…
The St. Louis Arch redesign was 70 years in the making; now Eero Saarinen and Dan Kiley's project will make a fresh debut this July.
Perkins+Will: Metropolis Article on Resiliency is "a Polemic and Counter to Collective Experience in Practice"
"Those of us working actively in this area are trying to avoid this type of unnecessary boundary-taking," says the firm's director of global resiliency.
Sometimes it’s better to adapt and retreat before the waters rise again.
A designer's dream studio, The Workspace at A/D/O pushes one member to make work at the intersection of nature, sculpture, and critique.
Kate Orff on Her New Project in Israel, What's in Store for the Venice Biennale, and Activism in Landscape Architecture
Orff's New York practice SCAPE develops broad-based coalitions that can advocate for the firm's projects.
The planning non-profit seeks to dramatically expand New York City's transportation network while tackling affordability, driverless cars, and climate change, among other challenges.
The firm's "Geostories" exhibition, which infuses architecture with geographic scales and ecological ideas, is on view at The Cooper Union.
Writer John Hill's "100 Years 100 Landscape Designs" is a "global retrospective" on the beauty and diversity of landscape architecture.
Garden designer Sophie Walker delves into the multifaceted nature of Japanese Gardens in her new book from Phaidon.
Seijun Nishihata helms the Sora Botanical Garden project, a company that offers horticultural consultation to architects, designers, governments, and private companies.
Metropolis talked to Harvard GSD Professor Jesse M. Keenan on "Blue Dunes: Climate Change By Design," a book he co-edited with Claire Weisz of WXY Architecture.
Studio Gang, SCAPE, Keller Easterling, Estudio Teddy Cruz + Forman, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Design Earth, and Amanda Williams & Andres L. Hernandez will create the U.S. Pavilion's primary exhibitions.
A master plan by Gensler and U.S.-based design firm Dror will reintegrate Istanbul's waterfront within the ancient city's urban fabric for the first time in centuries.