As part of our 2018 Design Cities issue, Metropolis looked at projects, firms, and places that are driving global design culture today.
As fires rage across the Los Angeles area this week, museum officials confirm the Richard Meier–designed complex is unharmed.
“We’re beyond the times when some ministry for infrastructure and public works can just come and do what they want to do, or what business interests make them do. The whole city needs to wake up.”
Garrison Architects and the NY Office of Emergency Management have developed a prefab, modular housing solution for those misplaced by disaster.
The Japanese architect and cardboard innovator is the prize's 37th laureate.
A current exhibition at the New School explores the diagrammatic drawings of the celebrated Japanese architect-designer.
Mentored by Kazuyo Sejima, Yang Zhao creates a Japanese community center.
As we move forward, research will drive design and innovation.
Restoring, reopening, and reconnecting 16 beach sites across Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the Rockaways damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
Living in Australia provides a glimpse into our climate-challenged future.
PS1’s VW Dome 2 gives the Rockaway community a place to gather in and be inspired by
Should coastal cities threatened by climate change build storm surge barriers?
A new e-book by futurist Alex Steffen argues that cities are the key to environmental salvation.
Hurricane Sandy hits Red Hook, Brooklyn, prompting our columnist to wonder if we’ll learn its hard lessons.
New York City’s densely populated waterfronts may need a rethink in the future.
Red Hook flooded photo courtesy The Brownstoner Whether you call her Hurricane, Superstorm, or Frankenstorm, Sandy has brought devastation, destruction, and lasting change to our waters’ edge. Across New York City and the tri-state region, neighborhoods glimpsed the climate change…
A refugee from Hurricane Sandy discusses climate-related issues that will plague costal cities in the future.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, it's important to make changes in our infrastructure to reduce damage in future disasters.
The blackout after Hurricane Sandy showed New Yorkers the way their perception of their surroundings was affected by lights.
Hurricane Sandy has invoked a lot of change. Whether it’s coast lines or politics, we have experienced first-hand what scientists, planners, and architects have been warning about for years, that a storm like Sandy was going to happen. “Sometime between…