The leaves are turning and publishers are preparing a whole slate of new releases—from North Korean architecture to cutting-edge material experimentation, here are our favorites.
Opinion: The writer and historian Mario Carpo makes a plea for architectural history, albeit one more sensitive to our times.
A small but poignant show on Denise Scott Brown’s early photographs—before Learning From Las Vegas made it big— is now on view at New York's Carriage Trade gallery through December 22.
Innovative projects, like architect Junya Ishigami’s assisted living community of salvaged houses, point the way forward.
Professors at Parsons, Princeton, Yale, and MIT are using a platform called Are.na to help students collaborate without judgment and create in the public eye.
A groundbreaking new study from McKinsey & Company shows that companies who invest in good design reap major fiscal rewards.
A new show at AIA New York’s Center for Architecture makes the case for a growing global design movement that is forging its own canon.
With Apartments, Gardens, Plazas, and Restaurants, Singapore Tests a Bold New Model for Intergenerational Housing
Designed by WOHA, the complex is a one-stop hub with 104 senior apartments and a host of connected facilities and amenities, including an embarrassment of outdoor riches.
Metropolis spoke with architect Jonathan Kirschenfeld about strategies for designing affordable, high-quality homes for the elderly.
The installation, drawing from technology used in the designer’s winning pavilion for MoMA PS1 last year, makes its first stop in New York this weekend.
In many ways, architecture and dance couldn't be more different. One is traditionally solid and still, the other dynamic and kinetic. One relies on drawings and images, the other on personal instruction and…
The new book The Architecture of Closed Worlds: Or, What Is the Power of Shit? offers lessons for today by looking at Biosphere 2, Eden Project, and other microworlds.
The documentary Enough White Teacups, which will be screened at the Architecture & Design Film Festival, explores designs that address challenges in sustainability, such as the Mine Kafon ball, a mine-clearing device by Afghan brothers Massoud…
The Gates Foundation, the World Bank, and other global development influencers launch a Commission to address ecological disasters already at hand.
Can Preservation Be 'Progressive?' Exhibit Columbus Symposium Looks Forward in the Shadow of Masters
Academics, architects, and journalists convened for weekend-long symposium in Columbus, Indiana, to discuss radical approaches to preservation in a global, digital age.
On view at the Fondation Cartier, Géométries Sud, du Mexique à la Terre de Feu features the work of numerous Latin Americans, including Bolivian-Aymara architect Freddy Mamani.
A new show, on view at London’s healthcare-focused gallery, the Wellcome Collection, chronicles the history of the built environment and our wellbeing.
Du Bois’s 1900 Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America illustrated the progress of newly-freed African Americans and is being published for Du Bois’s 150th birthday.
The discussion, part of Metropolis's Perspective event series, delved into the challenges of deeply ingraining sustainable products and strategies.
Part of a broader, year-and-a-half-long probe into the definition of sustainable design, the magazine hosted a series of panels as part of its "Perspective" event series.