At the recent Smart Cities New York conference, experts and officials grappled with helping residents understand the benefits of—and put their trust in—new urban technologies.
The Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative (CMAI) and Keeping It Modern grant are dedicated to supporting new methods and technologies for the conservation of Modernist buildings.
The conference, a cross-industry event that was hosted in Seattle from April 30–May 3, is an outgrowth of the Living Building Challenge certification program.
The Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers—now in its 38th year—recognizes exemplary work from six rising practices in North America.
The Finnish designer Timo Sarpaneva was a master of glass. His first pieces in the 1950s introduced the wet-stick method, which creates steam bubbles within still-hot glass. Sarpaneva later refined the technique by adding color. Courtesy…
An exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago shows how Meindertsma is using flax to create sustainable furniture and objects.
The new Bauhaus Museum Weimar—which just opened earlier this month—reveals the school’s forgotten and never-seen-before early history.
Estudio vilablanch led the effort to preserve and revitalize the 1905 building, which was converted into luxury apartments.
Perched Over 2,000-Year-Old Roman Mosaics and Ruins, This Hotel Takes a Bold Approach to Historic Preservation
Designed by EAA–Emre Arolat Architecture, the 199-room hotel in Antakya, Turkey, features prefab modules slotted into a massive network of steel columns.
Metropolis speaks with Historic Resources Group, 213 Hospitality, Design, Bitches, and other key hospitality designers and developers working in the city.
A recent Metropolis Think Tank panel with planning experts, city officials, and architects from KPF delved into data how data is shaping today's urban planning.
Metropolis speaks with Andrew Zobler, CEO of hospitality-focused company Sydell Group, on the industry's growing regard for investing in history.
To Realize Her Art's Vibrant Hues, Janet Echelman Often Collaborates with Lighting Engineers at Arup
The partnership between the artist and the firm goes back more than a decade. Together, they aim to predict the behavior of light in relation to materials, weather, humidity, existing daylighting, and other factors.
Gander’s practice is twofold, straddling conceptual and industrial design: He develops restrained commercial editions under a moniker and imaginative sculptural work under his own name.
The tech giant’s installation, A Space for Being, studied visitors’ neurological responses to different interiors. The project was a collaboration with architect Suchi Reddy, furniture brand Muuto, and John Hopkins University International Arts + Mind Lab.
Fashion brand COS commissioned the 3.2-ton structure, which was designed by London-based architect Arthur Mamou-Mani.
Color Library: Research into Color Reproduction and Printing shows how new color printing advances are blurring the lines between color reality, representation, and reproduction.
At the Plant 7 design center, Beyond the Mask explores black and African diaspora design while Terra Incognita surveys contemporary experimentation in ceramics.
Eliasson's ethos is to make the world a better place, and to produce art that grapples with globalization and environmentalism, says Geremia.
In a new book, CityLab editor Amanda Kolson Hurley wants architects and planners to take a fresh look at the suburbs.