It was a fascinating year in design. At the beginning of the year, we nailed "resilience" as the issue to watch, and sure enough it was in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. 3D printing went mainstream as a story, if not yet a reality. I have pulled together a few of what I think are the important stories, the buildings I really liked, the issues that mattered.
My Favorite Stories in Design: January to June, 2012
The year saw the start of some very interesting trends that will play out over the next few years in a big way.