Metropolis interviews experts from Perkins+Will, ZGF, and HOK about navigating the plethora of industry- and product-specific sustainability certifications.
Metropolis spoke to leading sustainable design firms, both large and small, about pursuing an array of ever-evolving “green” certifications.
As part of the Metropolis Perspective: Sustainability special issue, we asked experts to provide refreshed definitions of key sustainability concepts.
Haworth's Los Angeles office hosts an expert panel on designing offices that support today’s workers.
No longer about opulence, today’s luxury signals personal wellness, harmony with nature, and rich, dynamic experiences.
A Q&A with Perkins+Will on wellness in architecture, and how designers are striving to make buildings healthier.
A Q&A with FXFOWLE Architects on new research on happiness in the workplace.
This year, a new set of sustainability codes and standards addressed an often-overlooked ecosystem: the human body.
In the 4th installment of a 4-part event series, Haworth hosts a Q&A with an expert panel on designing offices that support today’s workers.
A Q&A with ZGF Architects on how workplace wellness is bringing residential elements into the office.
Workplaces are beginning to understand that in order to retain top performers, they will need to do more than put a foosball table in the lobby. Today’s most progressive organizations are attracting talent by creating workplaces that build a culture…
A speculative installation from U.K. design firm Future Facility uses the idea of consumption via smart systems to make home life easier for the elderly.
Susan S. Szenasy visits the D.C. offices of IA Interior Architects to discuss designing healthy and productive workplaces.
“Design+Health” showed how data will (and should) inform design. But it also provoked questions about its potential downsides.
Data Visualization Helps Architects Make Better Hospitals.
How can the design of office space encourage creative thinking, facilitate problem solving, or enhance concentration and diligence?
Our "State of Design: Where We Work" panel discussion series, concludes with conversation about wellness.
Senior facilities are transforming into open centers that expand the concept of personal well-being
In some of the best workplaces, the most interesting parts are often not visible to the eye.
As part of the Metropolis Think Tank series, Susan S. Szenasy talks to HKS, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas about the shifts occurring in the health-care industry.