The fate of the BQE's cantilevered stretch of highway—which must be fixed or repurposed—in Brooklyn Heights has stirred extensive controversy and multiple proposals. Now the Danish-American firm is throwing its hat into the ring.
Our contributors comment on an event or a moment from the last year that demanded more of how we should practice, frame, and respond to design.
Developments in Crystal City, Virginia and the Potomac waterfront were the focus of a Metropolis Think Tank discussion hosted at Perkin Eastman's D.C. office.
Several new projects in the English capital are seeing churches create new places of worship and community service—provided they find the right business partner.
At the San Francisco offices of Perkins Eastman, designers and policy wonks discussed their experiences with participatory design in a panel led by Metropolis's Susan Szenasy.
This past July, Ross Barney Architects hosted a Think Tank discussion on inequality that included representatives from the Metropolitan Planning Council and Related Midwest, as well as moderator Susan S. Szenasy.
The tunnel's transformation is part of a wider proposal to create a new greenbelt for the city's downtown that would connect its parks and waterfront.
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.
The nimble L.A. practice seeks to unlock the city’s potential by conceiving policy solutions and reimagining unglamorous spaces throughout the basin.
Numerous panels of a recent smart cities conference in New York–including a keynote from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel—highlighted how technology could exacerbate today's inequalities.
2100: A Dystopian Utopia, written by architect Vanessa Keith and her firm StudioTEKA Design, depicts a world where humanity has dramatically adapted to risen seas and extreme weather.
Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project opens at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. on May 3rd.
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.
Using a mix of social media, apps, and planning sessions, a coalition of urban designers and residents are planning their neighborhood from the ground-up.
The debut issue of Take Shape, which centers on the re-use of lofts, features a mix of long-form journalism and critical essays.
The city's southwestern waterfront was wiped bare nearly five decades ago under the banner of urban renewal, but now that's changing.
SOM is leading the redesign of the James A. Farley Post Office into the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Train Hall, a rail station that will anchor real estate development on Manhattan's Far West Side.© Empire State Development,…
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.
Metropolis was at CES in Las Vegas to get the latest on how new technologies are shaping tomorrow's cities.