April 2024SITU's Michael Brotherton Named Partner
March 2024Dezeen: WXY and SITU lead design of New York outdoor dining prototypes
March 2024SITU Fabrication Partner Michael Brotherton serves as a juror for New York State Council for the Arts, Capital Projects panel
August 2023SITU honored by FastCompany as a part of its 2023 Innovation by Design Awards for two of our recent projects

Google's Humboldt Campus and Turnout NYC honored by FastCompany as part of its 2023 Innovation by Design Awards

July 2023Little Island Receives 2023 ULI Americas Award for Excellence in Urban Space

Little Island is selected as a winner for ULI Americas Award for Excellence 2023

May 2023SITU Fabrication participates in Beyer Blinder Belle Design Technology Week 2023

SITU Fabrication participates in Beyer Blinder Belle Tech Week 2023

February 2023Van Leesten Memorial Bridge recognized in 2023 AIA Awards

The Van Leesten Memorial Bridge receives recognition by AIA National for Regional & Urban Design.

October 2022SITU Fabrication Featured in Open House New York’s 2022 Factory Friday Series

SITU Fabrication will offer tours of our shop facility to members of the public as part of Factory Friday, Open House New York’s weekend launch event.

October 2022SITU Fabrication joins Archtober “Building of the Day” walking tour at the Battery Playscape

SITU Fabrication will join Starr Whitehouse and BKSK Architects to lead a walking tour of the Battery Playscape as Archotober’s featured “Building of the Day” on October 19.

April 2022ICFF names Ford Bostwick, Production Engineer of SITU Fabrication, winner of the 2022 Studio competition

The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) has awarded SITU Fabrication’s Production Engineer, Ford Bostwick, as winner of the 2022 Studio competition. Ford’s work will be on display at the 2022 ICFF from May 15–17 alongside an international community of designers.

December 2021The Architect’s Newspaper names Providence River Pedestrian Bridge 2021 Best Design Honorable Mention

The Architect’s Newspaper names the Providence Pedestrian Bridge as an Honorable Mention for the 2021 “Best of Design Awards”. SITU Fabrication design-engineered and fabricated the wood cladding system for INFORM Studio’s bridge design.

December 202155M Lobby named Interior Design’s 2021 Honoree for Best Commercial Lobby

Interior Design names 55M lobby in Washington D.C. an honoree for the 2021 “Best of Year Awards”. SITU Fabrication fabricated and installed the interior louvered canopy system for The Switzer Group.

October 2021SITU Fabrication joins ASLA NY’s “Materials Matter” Panel

SITU Fabrication’s Senior Project Manager, Dillon Johnson, presents alongside Celine Armstrong to review materials and fabrication means for ASLA NY’s “4 CEUs & a Beer”.

September 2021COVID-19 Screening Booth initiative receives Honorable Mention from Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Awards

SITU’s design initiative for COVID-19 screening booths and testing centers receives an Honorable Mention in Pandemic Response Category of the 2021 Innovation by Design Awards

September 2021Université libre de Bruxelles features SITU in a new architectural publication

Our firm’s multidisciplinary workflow is the subject of a case study featured in a Belgian publication titled ‘Thinking-Making. When Architects Engage in Construction’. The book explores methods of practice that challenge the division between design and construction.

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 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.

April 2021Sharing ‘Multidisciplinary Spatial Workflows’ with Rutgers’s landscape architecture students

SITU presents to students in Rutgers University’s Department of Landscape Architecture, sharing current work and processes in each of our divisions, and speaking to how our multidisciplinary approach reinforces the creative and social impact of our work.

March 2021SITU shares multidisciplinary practice with landscape architecture students at UPenn

Andrew Emmet and Bora Erden introduce landscape architecture students at the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design to our Studio, Research and Fabrication divisions.

March 2021SITU shares approaches to material and craft with Sheridan College’s Interior Design Collective

SITU’s Director of Design Katie Shima speaks with students from Sheridan College’s Interior Design Collective program, focusing on our craft and material processes, and the synergies between our Studio and Fabrication work.

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

SITU Fabrication’s Molly Chen joins AIA Detroit’s 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.

January 2021Office Snapshots features Manhattan Financial Office

The office space, designed by SheltonMindel and Reed A. Morrison Architect, with custom architectural features built by SITU Fabrication, is featured on the database of global office design.

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.

October 2020Little Island—home to an ongoing fabrication project—will host a virtual tour led by Heatherwick Studio

As part of Archtober’s “Building of the Day,” designers at Heatherwick Studio will lead a virtual tour of Little Island, the anticipated Hudson River park where we are actively working on various seating areas and amenities.

September 2020The New York Times — “Building Public Places for a Covid World”

The New York Times features the “front porch” we developed with WXY for Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools as part of their roundup on architects’ response to COVID-19.

August 2020Getting Smart — “The Front Porch: A New Approach to Support the Health, Safety, and Well-Being of Our School Communities”

Getting Smart features the “front porch” concept we developed with WXY for Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools, delving into its function as an outdoor lobby for coordinating safer queuing and health checks before entry, as well as its design considerations for comfort and well-being for the broader community.

August 2020Thomas B. Fordham Institute — “Seven steps to design safe and healthy school drop-off and entry routines”

Thomas B. Fordham Institute shares an article written by leaders at Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools and Urban Projects Collaborative, exploring the “front porch” concept we designed with WXY to ensure safe entry and exit at urban schools.

August 2020ABC News — “Why stopping COVID at schools may not be as easy as taking temperatures”

ABC News includes our “front porch” design in their round-up of school arrival strategies. Developed in collaboration with WXY, the front porch serves as an outdoor lobby for Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools, making space for socially distant queuing and health checks before people enter the building.

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.

August 2020PR Newswire — “Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools, Leading Architecture Firms SITU & WXY, Unveil New ‘Front Porch’ Urban Design Concept to Support Safe Entry and School Arrival Amidst COVID-19”

PR Newswire shares our “front porch” concept, designed with WXY for Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools. The design makes use of the school’s surrounding sidewalk to create an outdoor lobby where safer queuing and health checks can be held before people enter 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 2020Teaching pandemic-resiliency through design at Brooklyn STEAM Center

SITU leads a high school summer project for design-engineering students focused on COVID-19 relief.

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.

May 2020SITU presents at NYC Builds BIO+ event on NYC’s response to COVID-19

NYC Builds BIO+ hosts a virtual roundtable on how professionals across the life science, construction and real estate industries have shifted their businesses to crisis relief. As part of the discussion, SITU presents strategies for improving COVID testing centers and distributing them more broadly across the five boroughs.

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.

April 2020Fast Company — ”Architects develop a COVID-19 screening booth for no-touch testing”

Fast Company features our Patient Screening Booth strategy for increasing COVID-19 testing and evaluation capacity in urban areas.

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 2019SITU takes home the People’s Pumpkin second year in a row at Pumpkitecture!

Our team won the People’s Pumpkin for our crank-powered zoetrope pumpkin at the Center for Architecture’s annual Pumpkitecture! competition.

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.

May 2019Brooklyn Designs features SITU’s Brooklyn Museum benches

This weekend, our custom benches designed for our Brooklyn Museum Visitor Experience are featured in BROOKLYN DESIGNS—a design fair spotlighting Brooklyn’s creative economy.

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.

March 2019SITU hosts Cooper Union Spring Trustees and Alumni Reception

SITU cohosts the Cooper Union's Spring Trustees and Alumni Reception alongside fellow Cooper alumni and Brooklyn Navy Yard neighbor Crye Precision.

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.

May 2018SITU Fabrication project for LTL Architects receives NYCxDESIGN award

LTL Architects’ Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall awarded best in education from NYCxDESIGN in a ceremony hosted by Interior Design and ICFF.

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.

March 2018Interior Design features LTL Architects’ “futuristic ceiling” fabricated by SITU Fabrication

Interior Design features the coffered ceiling system of one of Columbia University’s most prominent lecture halls, designed by LTL Architects and fabricated by SITU Fabrication.

January 2018Partner Wes Rozen discusses the role of making in architecture at Columbia GSAPP

On January 26, 2018, SITU’s Wes Rozen joins a panel at Columbia University to discuss SITU’s fabrication practice and its productive role in forward-thinking design projects. The panel—organized by GSAPP’s Fabrication Lab Director Josh Jordan—brings together New York-based architects, designers and entrepreneurs who are developing unique approaches to making and fabricating objects and architecture.

November 2017Lecture on SITU's interdisciplinary practice at Harvard GSD

SITU’s Brad Samuels will give a lecture on SITU’s interdisciplinary approach to architecture at Harvard on Monday, November 27th. Sharing SITU’s story as an alternative firm model, Brad will explore how this nontraditional perspective has informed the firm’s output, staff and vision.

October 2017Interior Design — "TYME Kiosk by SITU Pops Up in Times Square"

ID features our retail pop-up for TYME Food.

September 2017SITU's Michael Brotherton joins the AIANY’s Technology Committee as co-chair

Brotherton, VP of Operations at SITU Fabrication, was appointed Co-Chair of the AIANY Technology Committee, alongside Alexandra Pollock, the Director of Design Technology at FXCollaborative.

June 2017The Architect's Newspaper — "SITU unveils their modular and reconfigurable space for Turntable Lab"

Architect's Newspaper delves into SITU's work with Turntable Lab, a retail outlet for a worldwide community of music-lovers.  

April 2017SITU creates trophy for Urban Land Institute's Awards for Excellence

We were selected by the New York chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to design and fabricate their Awards for Excellence in Development.

October 2016SITU wins the Center for Architecture's First Annual Pumpkitecture Contest

Our "concrete pumpkin void" earned a "Pritzker Pumpkin" from the AIANY.