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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.

February 2021SITU organizes expert panel around embracing the role of workplace in civic life

As part of WORKTECH’s SMARTBUILDINGS Conference, SITU has convened a panel of experts to focus on how the hybrid workplace model is affecting the commercial districts, civic spaces and the place-based ecosystems of cities. The discussion explores how companies, developers and even city agencies can find opportunities for innovation, collaboration and social impact as workplace patterns evolve.

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.

December 2020SITU discusses the values shaping the post-pandemic workplace at WORKTECH’20

Director of Design Katie Shima, AIA, joins WORKTECH’20 to discuss the values shaping the post-pandemic workplace, and how they can serve as a framework for building a more resilient team and real estate strategy.

July 2020Partner Aleksey Lukyanov-Cherny presents at ‘Returning to Daily Life,’ a discussion panel on wellness and architecture during a health crisis

In a discussion organized by global engineering firm Arup, SITU shares strategies for wellness in architecture and how prototyping and experimentation enable rapid design development to support broader recovery efforts.

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.

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 2019SITU joins Archtober panel on transforming Brooklyn’s libraries through design

SITU participates in a panel discussion about how architecture is amplifying the incredible work of Brooklyn Public Library, organized as part of the Center for Architecture’s Archtober event series.

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.

June 2019SITU discusses workplace design for the life sciences industry at NYC Builds Bio+ Real Estate Development Symposium

Director of Business Development Amy Parker joins a panel at NYC Builds Bio+ Real Estate Development to explore the shifting needs of workplace design for the life sciences industry.

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.

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.

January 2019Partner Brad Samuels presents SITU’s interdisciplinary work at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture

As part of the Spring 2019 Lecture Series at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture, Director of Research Brad Samuels presents the interdisciplinary work of SITU Research reflecting on the expanded agency of the architect and the implications of technology across different disciplines.

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 new placemaking strategies at WORKTECH18 San Francisco

Partner Brad Samuels discusses smarter placemaking within commercial real estate at WORKTECH18 San Francisco, a conference exploring the future of work and the workplace.

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.

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

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

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 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.

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. 

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.

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 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. 

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

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