OPINION: When it Comes to Resiliency, Boston Can Think Bigger

Michael E. Liu, vice president and principal at Boston-based The Architectural Team, believes the city must move beyond project-by-project responses to rising sea levels.

Michael E. Liu, vice president and principal at Boston-based The Architectural Team, writes how the city must move beyond project-by-project responses to rising sea levels.

How Blu Dot Designed Two of Its Newest Chairs

Like any good design company, Blu Dot is a master of problem solving, and two new chairs were carefully developed through extensive sketching, modeling, and prototyping.

Like any good design company, Blu Dot is a master of problem solving, and two new chairs were carefully developed through extensive sketching, modeling, and prototyping.

Announcing the Winners of the ASID’s Outcome of Design Awards!

The winners of the first Outcome of Design Awards set a new bar for design research, practice, and evaluation.

The winners of the first Outcome of Design Awards set a new bar for design research, practice, and evaluation.

Dartmouth’s Hood Museum Gets Its $50 Million Expansion From Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

Unveiled in January, the design smooths out the original building's irregularities while increasing gallery space by 42 percent and creating three new classrooms.

Unveiled in January, the design smooths out the original building’s irregularities while increasing gallery space by 42 percent and creating three new classrooms.

New Exhibition Tracks the Centuries-Old Urban Debate Over Bicycles

Cycling in the City: A 200-Year History at the Museum of the City of New York casts a fresh light on an urban design battle that still rages today.

Cycling in the City: A 200-Year History at the Museum of the City of New York casts a fresh light on an urban design battle that still rages today.

1100 Architect Channels Midcentury Modern Design For an L.A. Office

The firm’s most daring design deviation was to expose the modern HVAC systems along the building’s roofline; those elements now acts as a striking industrial crown.

The firm’s most daring design deviation was to expose the modern HVAC systems along the building’s roofline; those elements now acts as a striking industrial crown.

Scaling Up Performance: Integrating Resilient Thinking Across Campuses, Districts, and Cities

At a Think Tank panel discussion held at SmithGroup’s L.A. office, experts describes the challenges and rewards of integrating resiliency into projects.

At a Think Tank panel discussion held at SmithGroup’s L.A. office, experts describes the challenges and rewards of integrating resiliency into projects.

Bestor Architecture Designs “Luxurious Informality” at Pizzeria Near Santa Barbara

Bettina, located the scenic resort town of Montecito, blends L.A.-based architect Barbara Bestor's brand of California cool with upscale coastal chic.

Bettina, located the scenic resort town of Montecito, blends L.A.-based architect Barbara Bestor’s brand of California cool with upscale coastal chic.

Architect Michael Hsu Keeps Design Weird and Wonderful in Austin, Texas

His firm, founded in 2005, puts a Texan spin on sophisticated designs that range from mixed-use condos to offices and hotels.

His firm, founded in 2005, puts a Texan spin on sophisticated designs that range from mixed-use condos to offices and hotels.

John Soane’s Sumptuous Architecture Is Restored at Pitzhanger Manor

Previous renovations had nearly wiped out Soane's interiors at this mansion, but a three-year project revived his designs and installed a new, modern art gallery.

Previous renovations had nearly wiped out Soane’s interiors at this mansion, but a three-year project revived his designs and installed a new, modern art gallery.

In Atlanta, Gensler Designs One Workplace for Three Different Companies

The firm recently completed an adaptive-reuse project in Stockyards Atlanta to colocate advertising giant IPG’s sister agencies Fitzco, Weber Shandwick, and Momentum.

The firm recently completed an adaptive-reuse project in Stockyards Atlanta to colocate advertising giant IPG’s sister agencies Fitzco, Weber Shandwick, and Momentum.

For the Atlanta-Based Firm BLDGS, No Building Is Beyond Rescuing

While Atlanta is a developer-driven architecture market, BLDGS has managed to carve out a niche, building close ties with the city’s nonprofits and organizations.

While Atlanta is a developer-driven architecture market, BLDGS has managed to carve out a niche, building close ties with the city’s nonprofits and organizations.

ODA Designs New Crystalline Facade for 10 Jay Street in Brooklyn’s DUMBO

The project, which also included extensive restoration work and a new lobby, prepared the 230,000-square-foot former warehouse for new office tenants.

The project, which also included extensive restoration work and a new lobby, prepared the 230,000-square-foot former warehouse for new office tenants.

Explore 16 Designs From Phaidon’s New Book Bubbletecture: Inflatable Architecture and Design

This excerpt from Bubbletecture teases the 200+ works of architecture, furniture, fashion, art, and industrial design that are included in the book.

This excerpt from Bubbletecture teases the 200+ works of architecture, furniture, fashion, art, and industrial design that are included in the book.

Snarkitecture Creates Its Own “Amusement Park” in Hudson Yards

Metropolis spoke to art and architecture studio Snarkitecture about its new dedicated installation venue, which opens today in 20 Hudson Yards, the mega development’s retail and dining hub.

Metropolis spoke to art and architecture studio Snarkitecture about its new dedicated installation venue, which opens today in 20 Hudson Yards, the mega development’s retail and dining hub.

New Documentary Explores the Definition of “Home,” From the Arctic Circle to Megacities

The Human Shelter, which today makes its U.S. premier at the Los Angeles Architecture and Design Film Festival, explores subjects like climate change, human conflict, and urban development.

The Human Shelter, which today makes its U.S. premier at the Los Angeles Architecture and Design Film Festival, explores subjects like climate change, human conflict, and urban development.

Dig We Must: What Hudson Yards Gets Wrong

Fred Bernstein writes that because the mega development—the first phase of which opens today—was built on a basement-less platform, its public spaces are cramped.

Fred Bernstein writes that because the mega development—the first phase of which opens today—was built on a basement-less platform, its public spaces are cramped.

Mexico City’s LIGA Features Exhibition by Pedro y Juana

The Mexico City–based duo Ana Paula Ruiz Galindo and Mecky Reuss (who work under the moniker Pedro y Juana) were recently selected for this year’s MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program.

The Mexico City–based duo Ana Paula Ruiz Galindo and Mecky Reuss (who work under the moniker Pedro y Juana) were recently selected for this year’s MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program.

Despite Its Oft-Copied Look, the Sea Ranch Still Provides Rich Architectural and Social Lessons for Today

An exhibition at SFMOMA doesn’t dwell on the development’s prehistory and afterlife, but rather tries to recover some of its original sensibility.

An exhibition at SFMOMA doesn’t dwell on the development’s prehistory and afterlife, but rather tries to recover some of its original sensibility.

In the U.K., a New Gallery Revives the Spirit of a ’60s Techno-Utopian Town

MK Gallery, which was a collaboration among architects, artists, and a graphic designer, features a gleaming aluminum facade and a striking interior color palette.

MK Gallery, which was a collaboration among architects, artists, and a graphic designer, features a gleaming aluminum facade and a striking interior color palette.