This year's Game Changers prove that architects and designers can set ambitious goals, envision a better world, and then make it real through spaces, objects, and ideas.
Few spaces of the home are as coveted as the kitchen. But Anna Puigjaner is showing the way out of these wasteful private cooking boxes toward more efficient “shared” alternatives.
The renowned writer, historian, and teacher has expanded the architectural discipline’s critical and geographic outlook.
Through Beirut Design Week and other initiatives, Toutikian has restored Beirut to its rightful spot as a leader in design and architecture.
Within one year, Chong masterminded the development of ten contemporary furniture collections, all crafted by established and emerging designers.
Over the past decade, Chicago architect Carol Ross Barney has moved beyond the design of buildings toward stewardship and restoration of urban ecology.
Metropolis recognizes today's game changing leaders in architecture and design.
This developer is bringing new life to Mexico City’s historic neighborhoods—but keeping focus on equitable, sustainable growth.
The president and creative director of Bernhardt Design has created multiple platforms to invest in young American and international talent, helping to kick-start the careers of dozens of designers.
All is not perfectly well in the world of architecture, and this advocacy group is looking to improve it.
Daylight isn’t the first urban-planning consideration, but it is among the most important. This pioneer in solar design has worked for half a century to spread the message.
With ties to building and academia, the New York firm is forging a new kind of architectural practice.
The museum announced that it has obtained the complete cinematographic work of filmmakers Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine.
Metropolis's sixth annual survey recognizes today's leaders in architecture and design.
Administrators and curators often speak different languages. The director of the Graham Foundation is fluent in both, as she has proven by spearheading Chicago’s inaugural architectural biennial.
Social housing is threatened with demolition nearly everywhere it exists. Two architects have pioneered a strategy for saving these important public assets and the communities that live in them.
The Philadelphia-based architects have turned their own office into a laboratory to test strategies like natural ventilation and to develop technologies for sensor-driven products.
For 25 years, the Hakakians have zealously championed singular tastes, making space for distinctive objects both in their luxurious showrooms and in the wider landscape of American interiors.
Many have pegged Detroit’s comeback to a rebirth of manufacturing. A collaborative working space shows the way forward by linking entrepreneurial making with urban growth.
A former ASID national board member on the organization's commitment to game-changing design