super-interesting! red hook initiative

jan 2015   an extension to the red hook initiative center is under construction!

jun 2014   we are working on a senior center renovation in the east village. stay tuned!

jul 2012   red hook initiative wins a Building Brooklyn Award!

jul 2011   red hook initiative is featured in the Wall Street Journal!

apr 2011   red hook initiative is featured on Inhabitat

apr 2011   SUPER-INTERESTING!-designed red hook initiative is featured on BCAT tv program Sector-B: The Business of Brooklyn! See video for episode 47

apr 2011   kian presents on design and activism at Pratt Institute Diversity Symposium

apr 2011   kian and john present Icestone/Glass 2.0 project at a panel on urban manufacturing, part of Vertical Urban Factory public conversation series at Skyscraper Museum

mar 2011   Vertical Urban Factory exhibition, including SUPER-INTERESTING!'s Icestone/Glass 2.0 project, reviewed by Karrie Jacobs in Metropolis Magazine

jan 2011   Vertical Urban Factory, curated by historian and critic Nina Rappaport, and featuring SUPER-INTERESTING!-designed Icestone/Glass 2.0 project, opens at Skyscraper Museum

dec 2010   SUPER-INTERESTING! completes temporary office space for the Physical Education department at Barnard College

oct 2010   kian presents on "architecture of(in) justice" at Demystifying Design Professions event at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design

oct 2010   Architecture critic Murrye Bernard writes about SUPER-INTERESTING!-designed red hook initiative in "Greening the Grittier Side of Red Hook"

sep 2010   SUPER-INTERESTING!-designed new headquarters for the audre lorde project opens to the public

sep 2010   Time Out NY profiles four grassroots LGBT organizing groups' work and new home in the chelsea neighborhood of manhattan, including kian's work with the audre lorde project

jun 2010   SUPER-INTERESTING!'s Heat Rises, Haiti Rises proposal is recognized as a recommended flagship entry for the Haitian School Block competition organized by Architecture for Humanity

jun 2010   kian presents red hook initiative project and research on homeless LGBT youth shelters at Towards a Just Metropolis conference in Berkeley

jun 2010   SUPER-INTERESTING! is designing and overseeing 5 separate projects at barnard college, all under construction this summer!

jun 2010   kian is awarded a New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Independent Projects Grant for queer|space|home, an architectural and urban design research and design project for homeless LGBT youth shelters in NYC

mar 2010   SUPER-INTERESTING!-designed red hook initiative community center opens to the public!

feb 2010   SUPER-INTERESTING! wins fourth place prize in the newark visitor center international architectural design competition, sponsored by AIA newark & suburban. view the project here

jan 2010   SUPER-INTERESTING! is now a certified minority and woman-owned business (M/WBE) in New York City, New York State, and New Jersey, allowing us to better serve our nonprofit, city, and state clients

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