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May 2021SITU featured in debut episode of “The Built World” TV series

In a new TV series from DisruptCRE, partner Aleksey Lukyanov-Cherny discusses SITU’s approach to flexible design in the show’s debut episode, “Smart City”.

May 2021SITU is hiring!

SITU is seeking candidates for three roles: a Business Development Associate, a Marketing & Graphics Associate, Lead Fabricator and an Estimator.

May 2021BPL expands Making Space to three local branches

When we first developed Making Space, it was conceived as a system-wide, urban scale, light-touch transformation of Brooklyn Public Library’s community rooms. Now, three years after our first intervention at the Flatbush Branch, we’ve been able to carry out the vision to three additional branches.

January 2021SITU Fabrication joins panel on computation in technical design and digital fabrication

SITU Fabrication’s Molly Chen joins AIA Detroit’s co.de.D group to discuss opportunities for computational design applications beyond early design phases of a project’s life cycle.

January 2021SITU hosts virtual First Friday with the Architectural League

As part of the Architectural League of New York’s First Friday series, we are hosting a virtual tour of our practice and latest projects in studio, research and fabrication.

November 2020The Architect’s Newspaper — ”The Providence River Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge continues a shipbuilding tradition”

The Architect’s Newspaper features the Providence River Pedestrian Bridge, noting the ship-like quality of the curving wood surfaces, which SITU Fabrication design-engineered for architecture firm inFORM Studio.

August 20206sqft — “This sidewalk ‘front porch’ was designed to help students return to school in COVID times”

6sqft features our “Front Porch” concept with WXY, which re-imagines the front entrance at Brooklyn Lab Charter School to make space for safe queuing and screening before entering the building.

July 2020NBC New York — “NYC Announces School Reopening Plan”

NBC New York covers the launch of our “Front Porch” concept with WXY, which re-imagines the front entrance at Brooklyn Lab Charter Schools to make space for safe queuing and screening before entering the building.

June 2020TimeOut New York — "See these new neighborhood testing centers proposed by a Brooklyn design studio”

TimeOut New York features our strategies for increasing access to COVID-19 testing around the city.

June 2020SITU to design New York City coronavirus testing centers

NYC DDC awards SITU and Jaklitsch / Gardner team a contract to design COVID-19 testing centers for NYC DoHMH.

May 2020SITU joins AIA Brooklyn panel to discuss how Brooklyn’s design community is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

Alongside the Van Alen Institute and Bjarke Ingels Group, SITU explores how architecture and urban design can help NYC strengthen public health in the post-COVID era, and in the process, deepen the city’s resiliency for decades to come.

April 2020The Cooper Union — “Alumni retool studios to produce personal protective equipment”

The Cooper Union includes our Patient Screening Booths in their roundup of alumnae designing tools for COVID-19 relief.

February 2020SITU Fabrication President Michael Brotherton presents at AIA National’s Project Delivery Symposium

Joining a panel discussion at the AIA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., Michael Brotherton shares insights into technology-integrated and collaborative workflows that enable more efficient and higher-performing design.

January 2020SITU discusses prefabrication and design with Rafael Viñoly Architects at Center for Architecture

Presenting at Center for Architecture alongside Rafael Viñoly Architects, SITU discusses how a prefabricated design approach facilitates flexible and innovative projects.

October 2019Tours of SITU Fabrication’s workshop available as part of OHNY’s Factory Friday

As part of Open House New York’s Factory Friday event series on October 17, we’re hosting tours of our fabrication workshop.

August 2019The Alaska Design Forum features SITU in their multi-city lecture series, titled Polar Shift

Founding Partner Brad Samuels spends a week in Alaska, giving lectures about SITU’s interdisciplinary business model at cities across the state.

August 2019SITU Fabrication project for SheltonMindel wins a 2019 American Architecture Award

Our Manhattan Financial Office project for SheltonMindel is awarded the 2019 American Architecture Award which recognizes new and cutting-edge design in the United States. The annual award is presented jointly by The Chicago Athenaeum, The European Centre and Metropolitan Arts Press.

August 2019The Providence River Pedestrian Bridge opens in Rhode Island—SITU Fabrication’s first public infrastructure project

The Providence River Pedestrian Bridge opens to the public, reconnecting neighborhoods divided by the outdated I-195 interstate highway. The project includes sinuous hardwood cladding that SITU Fabrication design-engineered for architecture firm inFORM studio.

July 2019SITU Fabrication President Michael Brotherton discusses design assist at the Center for Architecture

Michael Brotherton, President of SITU Fabrication, joins a panel exploring the design assist process at AIANY’s Center for Architecture.

July 2019officeinsight — "Three-pronged Accomplishments at SITU"

officeinsight spotlights SITU and our cross-divisional work in their July issue.

June 2019SITU Fabrication hosts annual summer Open House

Our annual open house brought together hundreds of New York City’s design leaders, construction professionals, artists and creative practitioners for an evening of drinks and conversation at our Brooklyn Navy Yard fabrication shop. Our partners and staff shared insights into our latest techniques and ongoing projects.

April 2019Partner Brad Samuels joins Libraries as Places symposium at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge

This April, partner Brad Samuels joins the Libraries as Places symposium at New York University’s Institute for Public Knowledge to share our work with the Brooklyn Public Library to transform community spaces across the borough.

April 2019Senior Project Manager Daniel Nissimov discusses sustainable fabrication at Facades+ conference

SITU Fabrication presents Sustainable Building with Modified Wood at the Facades+ conference in New York, alongside architects Studio V and material innovators reSAWN and ACCYS Group.

March 2019SITU Fabrication leads thermoforming workshop at Porcelanosa showroom

Together with solid surface manufacturer Krion, SITU Fabrication co-hosts a workshop and demonstration on architectural thermoforming techniques.

December 2018SITU shares its interdisciplinary practice as part of Harvard GSD lecture series

Partner Brad Samuels joins Harvard Graduate School of Design for a second year to unpack SITU's interdisciplinary approach to architecture.

October 2018SITU presents at Georgia Tech's Digital Building Lab Symposium

As technology is increasingly shaping our experience of the built environment, Partner Brad Samuels presents how SITU's interdisciplinary practice leverages digital and physical design methods to shape the built environment.

October 2018SITU speaks at The University of Utah’s School of Architecture, presenting new metrics for success within the field

As part of their School of Architecture Lecture Series on ETHOS, SITU discusses the role of user empowerment in architecture projects.

October 2018SITU hosts Workplace Wednesday event with Center for Architecture

We host a Workplace Wednesday tour of our fabrication shop and design studio as part of Center for Architecture's Archtober event series.

September 2018MIT Design Club: A Conversation with SITU

SITU joins the MIT Design Club for an overview of SITU’s interdisciplinary practice and a broader discussion on design-thinking as an opportunity for entrepreneurship and problem-solving across a wide range of industries.

September 2018AIANY Technology Committee tours SITU Fabrication and Brooklyn Navy Yard

SITU Fabrication hosts the AIA New York's Technology Committee for a tour of our fabrication shop, as part of a Brooklyn Navy Yard tour to explore current digital technology used in the AEC industry.

July 2018Architizer A+Awards announces Solar Canopy as best of 2018

Solar Canopy was awarded best of 2018 as a Popular Choice Winner in Building Products - Roofs.

July 2018Architizer A+Awards announces Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall as best of 2018

Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall was awarded best of 2018 as a Jury Winner.

June 2018SITU Fabrication hosts A’18 Conference open house

We invited friends, colleagues and conference attendees into our space to learn how digital fabrication produces inventive solutions as part of the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018.

April 2018SITU Fabrication project for Slade Architecture receives two design awards from AIA|LA

The awards are presented as part of the 15th annual AIA|LA Restaurant Design Awards program in recognition of spaces that “tantalize” while also meeting demanding functional needs.

April 2018SITU receives the President’s Citation Award for outstanding achievement in architecture from The Cooper Union

Presented at Cooper’s 2018 commencement, the award is given to alumni who have made important contributions to art, architecture, engineering or interdisciplinary studies.