super-interesting! red hook initiative

7/12/12 red hook initiative wins a Building Brooklyn Award!

7/18/11 red hook initiative is featured in the Wall Street Journal!

4/29/11 red hook initiative is featured on Inhabitat

4/27/11 SUPER-INTERESTING!-designed red hook initiative is featured on BCAT tv program Sector-B: The Business of Brooklyn! See video for episode 47

4/16/11 kian presents on design and activism at Pratt Institute Diversity Symposium

4/6/11 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

3/26/11 kian presents "Recurring Re-queering" at Qpenn Pecha Kucha

3/15/11 Vertical Urban Factory exhibition, including SUPER-INTERESTING!'s Icestone/Glass 2.0 project, reviewed by Karrie Jacobs in Metropolis Magazine

1/27/11 kian is teaching a graduate architecture design studio at PennDesign on the topic of architecture and water

1/11/11 Vertical Urban Factory, curated by historian and critic Nina Rappaport, and featuring SUPER-INTERESTING!-designed Icestone/Glass 2.0 project, opens at Skyscraper Museum

12/28/10 SUPER-INTERESTING! completes temporary office space for the Physical Education department at Barnard College

10/30/10 kian participates on PennGala: What is Gay Art? panel at the University of Pennsylvania

10/17/10 kian presents on "architecture of(in) justice" at Demystifying Design Professions event at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design

10/12/10 Architecture critic Murrye Bernard writes about SUPER-INTERESTING!-designed red hook initiative in "Greening the Grittier Side of Red Hook"

9/16/10 SUPER-INTERESTING!-designed new headquarters for the audre lorde project opens to the public

9/15/10 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

6/28/10 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

6/18/10 kian presents red hook initiative project and research on homeless LGBT youth shelters at Towards a Just Metropolis conference in Berkeley

6/1/10 SUPER-INTERESTING! is designing and overseeing 5 separate projects at barnard college, all under construction this summer!

6/1/10 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

3/8/10 SUPER-INTERESTING!-designed red hook initiative community center opens to the public!

2/15/10 SUPER-INTERESTING! wins fourth place prize in the newark visitor center international architectural design competition, sponsored by AIA newark & suburban. view the project here

2/10/10 SUPER-INTERESTING! announces luvmud the heart-shaped gift that grows. free giveaway at Spring in Dumbo friday, feb 12. see more at

1/04/10 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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