Developments in Crystal City, Virginia and the Potomac waterfront were the focus of a Metropolis Think Tank discussion hosted at Perkin Eastman's D.C. office.
Manuel Clavel Rojo
The term “big data” often sounds scarier than it is, but the reality is that data can inform design thinking, as a recent Think Tank panel discussion at EYP’s Washington, D.C. office affirmed.
A Metropolis Think Tank panel, held at Payette in Boston, highlighted how building bigger prototypes and mockups can make all the difference.
At a Think Tank discussion held at SmithGroup in Boston, Metropolis's Susan S. Szenasy led a discussion on new town/gown dynamics.
At the San Francisco offices of Perkins Eastman, designers and policy wonks discussed their experiences with participatory design in a panel led by Metropolis's Susan Szenasy.
In January, a panel discussion hosted at the San Francisco office of Perkins+Will addressed the Bay Area's region-wide cautionary tale.
Panelists at this Metropolis Think Tank event at Perkins+Will's D.C. office stressed the importance of remembering that there’s no one-size-fits-all fix.
New types of classrooms—especially ones designed to be dynamic and fluid—are supporting new forms of pedagogy.
Thanks to cloud computing and Skype, there’s less need for a physical office, but the urge to transmit corporate culture and values persist.
The two projects, which are helmed by HOK and SOM, respectively, aim to become enduring civic spaces.
While tech-driven workplaces present new opportunities, if architects fail to show how design shapes workers' performance, then architecture could easily loose its relevance.
Metropolis's latest Think Tank event, held at the Boston offices of HDR, addressed how architecture and design professionals can design for humanity.
This past July, Ross Barney Architects hosted a Think Tank discussion on inequality that included representatives from the Metropolitan Planning Council and Related Midwest, as well as moderator Susan S. Szenasy.
Metropolis’s director of design innovation, Susan Szenasy, led a panel at the Gensler-designed 500 West 2nd Street tower examining how certain experiences (both physical and digital) now drive urban design.
In the Portland offices of TVA Architects, Metropolis’s director of design innovation Susan S. Szenasy led a lively discussion on healthy solutions to affordable housing.
Existing streets could host new high-tech transportation services, though ensuring those new transit systems bring equitable growth is a challenge.
Lake|Flato hosted a Metropolis Magazine Think Tank discussion on the risks and benefits the expanding city faces.
A panel with Susan S. Szenasy, Skylab Architecture, 2.ink Studio, and others, delved into how we can create a truly vibrant public realm.
On April 4, Susan S. Szenasy, Metropolis’s director of design innovation, moderated a panel at the downtown offices of Page architects on this complex topic.
As part of Metropolis's Think Tank series, San Francisco design firm Rapt Studio hosted a discussion on technology's role in the office.