Inside the Mind of Sou Fujimoto

Metropolis interviews the renowned Japanese architect, whose retrospective exhibition Futures of the Future is currently on view at Japan House Los Angeles.

Metropolis interviews the renowned Japanese architect, whose retrospective exhibition Futures of the Future is currently on view at Japan House Los Angeles.

In Landmarked Empire State Building, Patcraft Helps M Moser Solve Flooring Design Challenges

A renovation directly above the double height lobby meant significant flooring decisions for a new communal space at LinkedIn

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The 2018 Equity in Architecture Survey Encourages Industry Soul-Searching

Responses from 14,360 architecture graduates signaled modest equity gains, though major gender- and race-based professional gaps remain.

Responses from 14,360 architecture graduates signaled modest equity gains, though major gender- and race-based professional gaps remain.

Cirio: Simple, Elegant Fixture Illustrates the Design Ethos of its Spanish Makers, Santa & Cole

Traditional Craftsmanship and Innovation Mark the Warm Glow of the Cirio Lighting System and its Barcelona-based Design Editors

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How Architects Are Helping Communities in Puerto Rico Rebuild

Panelists at this Metropolis Think Tank event at Perkins+Will's D.C. office stressed the importance of remembering that there’s no one-size-fits-all fix.

Panelists at this Metropolis Think Tank event at Perkins+Will’s D.C. office stressed the importance of remembering that there’s no one-size-fits-all fix.

Paul Kasmin’s New Chelsea Outpost Is a Refined Respite Among Its Glitzy Neighbors

Designed by Studio MDA, the new flagship art gallery makes a bold statement while maintaining a historical and aesthetic dialogue with its environs.

Designed by Studio MDA, the new flagship art gallery makes a bold statement while maintaining a historical and aesthetic dialogue with its environs.

Frank Gehry–Designed Restaurant Opens at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Gehry Partners is helming a major multi-year renovation of the museum, which includes a new restaurant and cafe in the Neo-Classical building’s lower levels.

Gehry Partners is helming a major multi-year renovation of the museum, which includes a new restaurant and cafe in the Neo-Classical building’s lower levels.

Fall Books Preview: 27 Top Picks from Metropolis Magazine

The leaves are turning and publishers are preparing a whole slate of new releases—from North Korean architecture to cutting-edge material experimentation, here are our favorites.

The leaves are turning and publishers are preparing a whole slate of new releases—from North Korean architecture to cutting-edge material experimentation, here are our favorites.

Cornell’s Incoming Architecture Dean on the Fanciful Dot Drawings of Bruno Munari

J. Meejin Yoon tells Metropolis how the Italian designer's whimsical book taught her about context, constraints, and imagination.

J. Meejin Yoon tells Metropolis how the Italian designer’s whimsical book taught her about context, constraints, and imagination.

Zesty Chicken Purveyor Nando’s Swaps Cheek for Chic in the U.S.

The international Portuguese-style chicken restaurant is continuing its U.S. expansion by merging bold flavors with bold design.

The international Portuguese-style chicken restaurant is continuing its U.S. expansion by merging bold flavors with bold design.

In Austin, A New University Medical Center Stays True to its Motto: Rethink Everything

The design of the Dell Medical School University of Texas at Austin encourages academic excellence with spaces for collaboration.

The design of this new Austin, Texas, medical training facility encourages academic excellence with spaces for collaboration.

Life After the Death of the Office: Avoiding Ubiquitous Workplace Design in a Tired Market

Thanks to cloud computing and Skype, there’s less need for a physical office, but the urge to transmit corporate culture and values persist.

Thanks to cloud computing and Skype, there’s less need for a physical office, but the urge to transmit corporate culture and values persist.

How Architecture Can Help Address America’s Mental-Health-Care Crisis

Metropolis profiles CannonDesign's behavioral-health studio—a multidisciplinary pool of in-house experts that helm projects in their highly specialized field.

Metropolis profiles CannonDesign’s behavioral-health studio—a multidisciplinary pool of in-house experts that helm projects in their highly specialized field.

Our Top 12 Installations and Displays from Dutch Design Week

This year's show revealed how Dutch designers—both new and established—are trying to tackle today's wide-ranging social and environmental challenges.

This year’s show revealed how Dutch designers—both new and established—are trying to tackle today’s wide-ranging social and environmental challenges.

In Houston, Johnston Marklee’s New Drawing Institute Expands the Dream of the Menil

The new gallery, devoted to works on paper, is a sensitive addition to the Houston art campus's diverse architectural heritage.

The new gallery, devoted to works on paper, is a sensitive addition to the Houston art campus’s diverse architectural heritage.

New Documentary Provides a Portrait of Design Superstar Dieter Rams

In Rams, Gary Hustwit—of Helvetica and Objectified acclaim—looks into the enduring legacy of the 86-year-old German industrial designer.

In Rams, Gary Hustwit—of Helvetica and Objectified acclaim—looks into the enduring legacy of the 86-year-old German industrial designer.

A Peek Inside How Architects Are Designing the New LaGuardia Aiport and Moynihan Station

The two projects, which are helmed by HOK and SOM, respectively, aim to become enduring civic spaces.

The two projects, which are helmed by HOK and SOM, respectively, aim to become enduring civic spaces.

Architect Peter Barber Is Reinventing London’s Housing

Barber, the subject of a recent exhibition at the London Design Museum, is creating practical and fantastical solutions for the city's housing crisis.

Barber, the subject of a recent exhibition at the London Design Museum, is creating practical and fantastical solutions for the city’s housing crisis.

Learning From Denise Scott Brown, in an Instagramable Age

A small but poignant show on Denise Scott Brown’s early photographs—before Learning From Las Vegas made it big— is now on view at New York's Carriage Trade gallery through December 22.

A small but poignant show on Denise Scott Brown’s early photographs—before Learning From Las Vegas made it big— is now on view at New York’s Carriage Trade gallery through December 22.

Alexander Fehre Designs a Surreal, Postmodern-Inflected Office in Germany

The Stuttgart, Germany–based interior architect combined vibrantly painted furniture, ample applications of zinc and wood, and bold black-and-white zigzags.

The Stuttgart, Germany–based interior architect combined vibrantly painted furniture, ample applications of zinc and wood, and bold black-and-white zigzags.