2018 was a watershed year for architecture in terms of equity, but there were other controversial moments that stood out too.
Best of 2018
From the women who built Socialist Yugolsavia to a 360-video tour of Zaha Hadid's first New York City project, each of these articles earned their top spot with a unique angle on architecture and design.
Though it's hard to choose, our favorite homes of the year truly push the envelope—literally and figuratively.
If this past year taught us anything, it's that social, technological, and historical context is essential to understanding drawing and representation today.
Over the last year, hospitality design has continued to expand its sphere of influence well beyond the traditional hotel and restaurant typologies.
If one thing unites our favorite buildings of 2018, it is their ability to address and embrace the communities they serve.
From a snake-sofa that unpacks the ethical implications of virtual reality to tapestries that speak to material innovation, these items reveal latent truths about the present moment.
"Deco Noir," "Nordic Redux," "Trompe L'oeil'—these were just some of the hottest trends Metropolis editors spotted across the year's design fair debuts.