As part of the Metropolis Perspective: Sustainability special issue, we asked experts to provide refreshed definitions of key sustainability concepts.
Textiles are key to designing health and safety into our hospitals—and the industry is changing its thinking about how these fabrics should be made.
Metropolis’s director of design innovation, Susan S. Szenasy, led a talk at CookFox’s New York office on architecture, data, advocacy, and health.
This year, a new set of sustainability codes and standards addressed an often-overlooked ecosystem: the human body.
One carpet company is expanding its product line to include vinyl tiling—and still promising to have 100% of its materials recycled or bio-based by 2020.
With the launch of the Silica Prints collection, Momentum Textiles is now a fully PVC-free company.
Activist designers work to reveal the chemistry and environmental impact of furnishing products.
The UIA has adopted a measure to eliminate carbon emissions by the midcentury.
The Sherwin-Williams Vice President of Product Development discusses the company's latest advances in fighting airborne pollutants.
Healthy products advocates collaborate, see a growing market
A revolutionary biobased textile uses sugarcane as its raw material.
From designers to owners to occupants, everyone is interested in making our buildings healthy.
The design community gears up for an all-hands-on deck campaign for healthy products.
Concerned health care designer shares her hopes for Health Products
Wetstyle set out to combine the purity of environmentally-sound material with industrial durability
Look for a slow, steady, reasoned transformation of the marketplace
Healthy building materials—and a transparent system to evaluate them—are the keys to healthy buildings.
You think LEED Platinum is hard? The Living Building Challenge is sustainable design’s new cutting edge.