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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.

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.

June 2018Brick & Wonder — "From the Manufacturer: Rooftop Solar Shade"

Brick & Wonder published an interview with T.R. Ludwig, Brooklyn Solar Canopy Company founder and our collaborator, about the Solar Canopy.

May 2018Solar Canopy receives NYCxDESIGN award

Solar Canopy awarded best of NYCxDESIGN.

May 2018SITU speaks at TerraCRG’s Only Brooklyn.® Conference

Partner Brad Samuels presents SITU’s architecture practice at this Brooklyn-focused real estate conference.

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.

February 2018SITU’s Katie Shima presents at the New York Hall of Science

Senior Project Manager Katie Shima presents at STEM Night on engineering within the architectural profession.

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.

November 2017Partner Brad Samuels selected for Urban Omnibus’ advisory board

Dedicated to observing, understanding and shaping the city, Urban Omnibus is an online publication affiliated with The Architectural League of New York.

November 2017SITU Partner presents new architectural solutions for commercial real estate at WORKTECH 17 Toronto

SITU’s Director of Design, Aleksey Lukyanov-Cherny shares new approaches to updating and activating spaces within commercial buildings.

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

ID features our retail pop-up for TYME Food.

August 2017SITU featured in exhibition by SF's Museum of Craft and Design

Forbes discusses the Museum of Craft and Design's exhibition on architectural pavilions, featuring some of our most experimental projects at SITU. 

August 2017Forbes — "Architects Experiment With The Future Of Construction By Building Their Biggest Visions In Miniature"

A review of the Museum of Craft and Design's 2017 exhibition on architectural pavilions, which showcases our solar pavilion work.

July 2017KQED —"'Pavilions' Offers a Primer on Structures Built for Pure Pleasure"

San Francisco's KQED reviews our work at the Museum of Craft and Design.

June 2017Partner Wes Rozen discusses SITU's work during San Francisco Design Week

Wes joins curator Mariah Neilson, Carmody Groarke, Do/Su Studio Architecture, IwamotoScott, Jay Nelson, and Warren Techentin Architecture for a panel on the Museum of Craft and Design's exhibition Architectural Pavilions: Experiments and Artifacts.

June 2017SITU documentary TRACES shows at ADFF LA

SITU's short documentary about artist Duke Riley's project, Fly By Night, will be premiering at Los Angeles' Architecture and Design Film Festival.

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.  

June 2017Technical.ly Brooklyn — "SolarWorks CEO: Trump ‘outrageous’ on climate, but it won’t slow down adoption of solar"

Brooklyn-based tech publication features the Solar Canopy, our collaborative project with Brooklyn SolarWorks.

May 2017SITU joins Wanted Design panel at NYCxDESIGN

SITU Partner Aleksey Lukyanov-Cherny participates in Crafting Technology: Handmade and Machine-made in Design Today, a panel organized by WantedDesign as part of NYCxDESIGN. 

May 2017Interior Design — "13 Stunning Stores Around the World"

Our modular retail space for Turntable Lab joins the list.

May 2017Partner Wes Rozen presents at COMMON SENSE PechaKucha

This event invites leading architects, designers, engineers, scientists, teachers and more to speak about common sense—whether learning valuable lessons, investigating new technologies, or totally failing.

May 2017Partner Aleksey Lukyanov-Cherny presents at WORKTECH 17 Masterclass

SITU joins a panel with R/GA to discuss design's role in shaping and responding to the future of work.

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.

March 2017SITU presents L+ project at SXSW

Our L+ project to re-envision NYC libraries competes in SXSWedu's Learn by Design competition. 

February 2017The Architect's Newspaper — "Explore SITU Studio’s new gallery at the Brooklyn Navy Yard"

A piece on our Yard Work project, a new public space for Yard visitors and tenants.

November 2016SITU wins Interior Design's Best Green Innovation for Solar Canopy

Our Solar Canopy earned a Best of Year award from Interior Design.

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

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

July 2016The Real Deal — "New maps visualize disparity between assessed and market property values along Central Park"

This piece unpacks Section 581, our research project that visualizes how antiquated property tax codes contribute to inequity across Manhattan.

July 2016CityLab — "An Art Installation Visualizes the Boggling Tax Disparities Along Central Park"

CityLab covers our Section 581 project that renders visible the inequity of NYC property taxes.

June 2016Fast Company — "These Solar Canopies Help Panels Fit Onto Tiny Urban Roofs"

The Solar Canopy is a solution for New Yorkers seeking alternative energy sources, says Fast Company.

September 2015Invisible New York named a finalist in Fast Company Innovation by Design Awards

Recognized in the City Solutions category, our project captured the informal housing networks within New York City, and proposed alternative solutions to support ground-up development.

December 2014SITU wins Interior Design's Best of Year Award for Design Lab

Competing within the Youth Education category, our Design Lab project took first place.

December 2014Curbed — "Imagining the Design of the Library That Does Everything"

Partner Brad Samuels talks with Curbed about libraries and how their design could transform the city.

July 2014The Wall Street Journal —"‘NYC Makers’ Opens at Museum of Arts and Design"

In praise of the NYC Makers show at the Museum of Art and Design, The Wall Street Journal highlights our inventive work with concrete.

June 2014Domus — "Design Lab"

domus delves into our 'Design Lab' project, a permanent exhibition at the New York all of Science that taps into people's natural tendency to be inventive and resourceful.

February 2014SITU chosen for The Architectural League of New York's Emerging Voices

The Emerging Voices initiative spotlights firms with distinct design voices and the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape design and urbanism.

February 2013The Architect's Newspaper — "SITU Studio’s Valentine’s Day Installation Opens in the Heart of Times Square"

A feature on Heartwalk, our heart-shaped installation that gives new life to the destroyed boardwalks hit Hurricane Sandy.

February 2013The Wall Street Journal — "Boardwalk Reborn in Times Square"

The Journal reports on the making and meaning of Heartwalk.

December 2011SITU wins Interior Design's Best of Year Award for reOrder

A playful and imaginative project with the Brooklyn Museum, our reOrder won first place in the Large Exhibition/Installation category.

July 2006SITU wins the NYC Art Commission Award for Excellence in Design

Honoring the city's best public projects of year, we received the award for designing the Flight 587 Memorial in Far Rockaway, Queens.