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How We Design Inequality

For 1 LU|HSW, you will read a Q&A and answer questions regarding architecture’s role in abetting inequality, the urgent need to revive the issue of public housing, and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s housing plan for New York City.

Koolhaas Talks Art, Prada, & Preservation

For 1 LU|HSW, read an article about OMA’s long-term collaboration with The Fondazione Prada in Milan and answer questions about Koolhaas' use of colors and textures, his approach to historic preservation, and his philosophy about the merging of old and new in historic cities.

A to Z: How We Work Is Changing

For 1 LU|HSW, read an article about the new, diverse workplace and answer questions about key trends in workspace design as well as different approaches to designing office space.

The Future Was Latin America

For 1 LU|HSW, read an interview with ​MoMA curator Barry Bergdoll and answer questions on the architectural history and legacy of Latin America as well as MoMA's exhibition on the region.

Konstantin Grcic’s Industrial Complex

For 1 LU|HSW, read an article about Konstantin Grcic's partnership with Maharam and answer questions about the benefits and challenges of different upholstery materials and how material qualities influence the design and manufacturing of textiles.

Hong Kong's Newest Design Incubator

For 1 LU|HSW, read an article about a cultural hub/incubator and answer questions about Hong Kong's key emerging designers as well as the importance of design incubators for urban centers.

Mexico City's Design Landscape

For 1 LU|HSW, read an article about Mexico City’s emerging designers and architects and answer questions about the city's culture, history, and current challenges.

Breaking New Ground

Course#: MET122 Expires:  This course is AIA/CES registered for 1 LU|HSW Read the article with the following learning objectives in mind. Then download and complete the participant exercise form here. Breaking New Ground ​Researchers in labs across the country are getting their hands dirty…

All Local Lumber

Course#: MET123 Expires:  This course is AIA/CES registered for 1 LU|HSW Read the article with the following learning objectives in mind. Then download and complete the participant exercise form here. All Local Lumber Behnisch Architekten inserts a sustainable wooden conference hall into Geneva’s maze…

Redefining the Island Aesthetic

Course#: MET124 Expires:  This course is AIA/CES registered for 1 LU|HSW Read the article with the following learning objectives in mind. Then download and complete the participant exercise form here. Redefining the Island Aesthetic With architect Todd Saunders and designers Ineke Hans and Ilse…

Could Baby Boomers Be a Catalyst for Healthier Cities?

For 1 LU|HSW, read an article by Cannon Design principal Peter Ellis and answer questions about the needs and desires of the Baby Boomers, how the generation can be a catalyst for creating healthier cities for everyone, and the impact that aging has on urban design and policy.

Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine

Course#: MET126 Expires:  This course is AIA/CES registered for 1 LU|HSW Read the article with the following learning objectives in mind. Then download and complete the participant exercise form here. Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine Architectural criticism has long been the domain of a…

Don’t Call It a Commune

Course#: MET118 Expires:  This course is AIA/CES registered for 1 LU|HSW Read the article with the following learning objectives in mind. Then download and complete the participant exercise form here. Don’t Call It a Commune ​In recent years, there has been much discussion about the…

Three Forms of Invisible Architecture

Course#: MET137 Expires:  This course is AIA/CES registered for 1 LU|HSW Read the article with the following learning objectives in mind. Then download and complete the participant exercise form here. Three Forms of Invisible Architecture Architects tackling the unseen will shape the future of…

Expert Opinion: James Benya on Rethinking our Electricity System

Course#: MET119 Expires:  This course is AIA/CES registered for 1 LU|HSW Read the article with the following learning objectives in mind. Then download and complete the participant exercise form here. Expert Opinion ​The award-winning lighting designer argues that to truly leverage sustainable technologies, we…