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A Once-Maligned Concrete Megastructure in Seoul is Revitalized—Sans Gentrification

As part of our 2018 Design Cities issue, Metropolis looked at projects, firms, and places that are driving global design culture today.

As part of our 2018 Design Cities issue, Metropolis looked at projects, firms, and places that are driving global design culture today.

Chicago Architecture Biennial Preview: Housing

At the biennial, artists and activists shine a light on a tragic chapter of the 20th century—the rise and fall of public housing.

At the biennial, artists and activists shine a light on a tragic chapter of the 20th century—the rise and fall of public housing.

Design Cities 2019: Fukuoka, Japan

After a three-year renovation, the Fukuoka Art Museum reflects the coastal city’s international links, both past and present.

After a three-year renovation, the Fukuoka Art Museum reflects the coastal city’s international links, both past and present.

Metropolis Magazine’s Top Design Cities of 2019

From Algiers to Tulsa, Buenos Aires, and beyond, these locales are where global trends and local influences mingle and synthesize.

From Algiers to Tulsa, Buenos Aires, and beyond, these locales are where global trends and local influences mingle and synthesize.

The Refreshingly Simple and Deceptively Complex Architecture of SO-IL

SO-IL’s buildings skew modern and clean-lined, but they revel in playful material conceits that leave no two projects looking quite of a type.

SO-IL’s buildings skew modern and clean-lined, but they revel in playful material conceits that leave no two projects looking quite of a type.

Höweler + Yoon Casts Off Traditional Disciplinary Blinders and Looks at the Big Picture

The Boston-based firm, founded by Eric Höweler and J. Meejin Yoon, relies on research, experimentation, and collaboration with people outside the architecture world.

The Boston-based firm, founded by Eric Höweler and J. Meejin Yoon, relies on research, experimentation, and collaboration with people outside the architecture world.

GAME CHANGERS: Neri&Hu Is Defining Chinese Design Today

Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu’s Shanghai-based atelier has generated a prolific output of design ranging from hospitality and retail interiors to cultural architecture and product.

Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu’s Shanghai-based atelier has generated a prolific output of design ranging from hospitality and retail interiors to cultural architecture and product.

Rafael de Cárdenas Picks 7 Designs That Inspire Him

“Our inspirations pull from film and music, which could be attributed to my childhood dream of directing music videos.”

“Our inspirations pull from film and music, which could be attributed to my childhood dream of directing music videos.”

Metropolis Magazine’s 10 ‘Buzzing’ Design Cities of 2018

From Detroit to Seoul, these cities manage to have global design influence while maintaining a their unique regional identities.

From Detroit to Seoul, these cities manage to have global design influence while maintaining a their unique regional identities.

Snarkitecture Turns 10, and Celebrates With a House Party (at the National Building Museum)

The firm's new exhibition at the museum reflects on a decade of inventive installations and designs.

The firm’s new exhibition at the museum reflects on a decade of inventive installations and designs.

Asif Khan Designs World’s Darkest Building for the Winter Olympics

“I could, and did, stare at the facade for hours,” says the British architect of the temporary pavilion, painted in Vantablack.

“I could, and did, stare at the facade for hours,” says the British architect of the temporary pavilion, painted in Vantablack.