Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine October 2012
Designing hospitals in the global marketplace requires the ability to blend state-of-the-art solutions with a sensitivity to local customs, rituals, and religions.
Hail to the Chiefs: The Presidents With the Best Branding
On the eve of the election, we take a critical look at six decades of presidential graphic design.
On the eve of the election, we take a critical look at six decades of presidential branding.
With a $200-million investment and an entirely new business model, BMW makes its first serious foray into the future of urban mobility.
A solution for the home office of the future that recreates the look and feel of live encounters.
A freewheeling talk with the proud 120-year-old matriarch of a multigenerational household, circa 2120.
If a neighborhood is to become truly inclusive, then its community center is best decentralized.
Under the right conditions, an outdoor public market can transform the busy heart of the city.
An urban navigation system based on a profoundly simple idea.
Simple technologies integrated into city streets can make a world of difference.
The transit hub of the future must support a seamless transportation network.
Seven visionary teams reimagine the urban experience
Introduction by Susan S. Szenasy
The older brother of the famous team talks about fetishizing objects, learning English, and walking to work.
The next generation of designers searches for truly inclusive solutions.
Blik and Bruce Mau Design help you create your own eco-friendly wall coverings.
Enlisted Design is producing a wall-mounted garden system for city dwellers.
Architizer Killed the Architecture Star?
Architecture has undergone something of a cleansing in recent years, reducing the relative impact of stars on the profession. With a few notable exceptions.
Architecture has undergone something of a cleansing in recent years. With a few notable exceptions.
We spend more than $20 billion a year on the design and construction of new health-care facilities in the United States. And yet, from a design perspective, the vast majority of these projects are banal, at best. Why is the bar set so low for hospital design?
How do you mandate superior “design” or even “beauty” in a planning document?
The up-and-coming designer duo Lanzavecchia+Wai sets out to make aging stylish.