News

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 2020Architectural Record — “Firms Develop Strategies for Adapting K-12 Schools to the Pandemic”

Architectural Record spotlights our strategies for re-opening urban schools while mitigating the spread of COVID-19.

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.

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.

December 2019The Buffalo News—Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff estate sets sights on new $5M visitor center

The Buffalo News releases our initial designs of the new Visitor Center at Graycliff, the historic home in Buffalo created by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright and landscape architect Ellen Biddle Shipman.

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

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

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.

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

ID features our retail pop-up for TYME Food.

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

Our modular retail space for Turntable Lab joins the list.

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.

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.

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 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.