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    November 22, 2014

    SITU participates in Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities, opening at The Museum of Modern Art, New York

    SITU is pleased to announce its participation in the upcoming MoMA exhibition, Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities.

    The exhibition features design research and proposals that explore rapid urbanization, population growth, and inequality presented through case studies in six megacities- Hong Kong, Istanbul, Lagos, Mumbai, New York and Rio de Janeiro. Each of the six cities was studied by an interdisciplinary team comprised of two studios. SITU worked in collaboration with Cohabitation Strategies to investigate these themes in the context of New York. 

    Uneven Growth in on view from November 22, 2014 -May 10, 2015. More information about the exhibition can be found here

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    October 14, 2014

    Partner Bradley Samuels presents recent SITU Research work at Cooper Union's Interdisciplinary Seminar

    For more information about the free public presentation, click here. 

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    September 30, 2014

    Where the Drones Strike platform shortlisted for 2014 Amnesty Media Award in Digital Innovation

    Where the Drones Strike, a digital platform in collaboration with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, Forensic Architecture, and SITU Research, is shortlisted for a 2014 Amnesty Media Award in Digital Innovation. 

    Amnesty's Media Awards, now in its 23rd year, recognises excellence in human rights reporting and acknowledges journalism's significant contribution to the UK public awareness and understanding of human rights issues. 

    View the press release here.

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    September 23, 2014

    SITU Research's interactive platform Where The Drones Strike selected as Lovie Awards Finalist

    In collaboration with Forensic Architecture and on behalf of the Bureau of Investigate Journalism, SITU Research has been selected as a Finalist in the 4th Annual Lovie Awards. In the Website: News category, SITU was selected for the interactive platform www.wherethedronesstrike.com documenting US drone strikes in Pakistan from 2001-2014. 

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    July 8, 2014

    post at MoMA publishes SITU Research report on New York City's hidden living conditions as part of the upcoming Uneven Growth exhibition

    SITU Research released a report entitled Invisible New York on New York City's hidden living conditions as part of the upcoming Uneven Growth exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art. 

    Read the full report here. 

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    June 10, 2014

    SITU Research participates in "Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities" workshop at MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art

    SITU Research travels to Vienna to participate in the "Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities" workshop and conference held at MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art.

    For more information about the upcoming exhibition at MoMA, click here. 

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    May 23, 2014

    VICE News reports on drone platform by BIJ, Forensic Architecture, and SITU Research

    VICE News reports on the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, Forensic Architecture and SITU Research's interactive website that reveals that domestic buildings are the most frequent targets of drone attacks in Pakistan.

    Read the full article here.

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    May 23, 2014

    Bureau of Investigative Journalism report on drone strikes comes out of collective work between BIJ, Forensic Architecture, and SITU Research

    A report by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism reveals that the majority of US drone strikes in Pakistan target houses.  The findings are the result of collaboration between BIJ, Forensic Architecture, and SITU Research.

    View the interactive platform here.

    View the article here.

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    May 6, 2014

    "Visualizing a Hidden War" - The Architect's Newspaper profiles drone platform by Forensic Architecture and SITU Research

    The Architect's Newspaper profiles Forensic Architecture's and SITU Research's interactive drone platform.


    Read the full article here.

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    April 10, 2014

    SITU Research participates in "Landscapes of Secrecy: Data and Reporting in the Drone Debate"

    Bradley Samuel of SITU Research participates in a panel discussion on the gathering and reconstructing of data regarding US Drone strikes, hosted by GSAPP's Studio-X NYC and Bard’s Center for the Study of the Drone. This public conversation is part of Studio-X's global series on Security Regimes.

    For more information on the event, click here.

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    April 14, 2014

    Rhizome´╗┐ offers an in-depth review of the exhibition FORENSIS

    The exhibition is on view at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin until May 5th.

    Read the full article here.

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    March 15, 2014

    FORENSIS exhibition at Haus der Kulturen der Welt

    The exhibition FORENSIS and the accompanying conference will explore the procedures, tools, and spatial arrangements used in forensics, as well as the potential of a new aesthetic-political practice. With this exhibition, the Haus der Kulturen der Welt devotes itself to the rapidly expanding field of artistic research and knowledge production and, through diverse examples, examines the interleaving of science, media, and the political sphere.

    Learn more about the exhibition and conference here

     

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    March 13, 2014

    Architizer details "How Forensic Architecture is Uncovering Drone Strike Secrets"

    In their report on SITU Research's and Forensic Architecture's work with UN Special Rapporteur Ben Emmerson, Architizer describes how architectural technologies and processes can become a powerful tool in the investigation of drone strikes.

    Read the full article here.

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    March 12, 2014

    Domus spotlights Forensic Architecture's and SITU Research's interactive UN drone platform

    Domus portrays the interactive online platform that is a result of UN Special Rapporteur Ben Emmerson's inquiry into the impact of drone strikes on civilians and that was created by Forensic Architecture in collaboration with SITU Research.

    Read the full article here.

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    March 12, 2014

    Gizmodo reports "The UN's Map of Drone Strikes Was Built By Architects"

    Gizmodo describes the collaborative inquiry into the civilian impact of drone strikes by Forensic Architecture, SITU Research and UN Special Rapporteur Ben Emmerson and the resulting interactive web-platform.

    Read the full article here.

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    March 12, 2014

    Fast Co.Design features interactive online platform on UN drone inquiry by Forensic Architecture and SITU Research

    Fast Co.Design reports in depth about Forensic Architecture's and SITU Research's interactive web-platform that visualizes 30 drone strikes in 5 countries, which have been analyzed for UN Special Rapporteur Ben Emmerson's report on the civilian impact of drone strikes to the UN Human Rights Council.

    Read the full article here.

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    March 11, 2014

    Forensic Architecture and SITU Research launch online platform for UN Special Rapporteur drone inquiry

    Tuesday, 11 March 2014, marks the public launch of a web-based platform created by SITU Research in collaboration with Forensic Architecture and United Nations Special Rapporteur on Counter Terrorism and Human Rights, Ben Emmerson. The website provides an online presence for the Special Rapporteur’s inquiry into civilian casualties by drone strikes in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia and Gaza. His report to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva calls for increased government transparency and documentation of drone strikes when civilian casualties are known or suspected.

    To access the web-platform, click here.

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    March 8, 2014

    Bradley Samuels of SITU Research speaks at Yale Law School conference on migrant interdiction

    SITU Partner Bradley Samuels will speak to SITU Research's Forensic Oceanography project in a panel discussion on "Current Litigation and Advocacy Approaches" at the conference "The Globalization of High Seas Interdiction: Sale's Legacy and Beyond" (March 7-8, 2014) at the Yale Law School. 

    Fore more information on the conference, follow this link
    To find out more about the Forensic Oceanography project, click here

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    February 26, 2014

    Work by SITU Research featured in publication "Architecture after Revolution"

    Research on the spatial and architectural implications of the Israel-Palestine conflict by DAAR (Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency) in collaboration with SITU Research has been published in a Sternberg Press publication titled "Architecture after Revolution" by Alessandro Petti, Sandi Hilal, and Eyal Weizman. 

    For more information and to order the book, click here

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    February 6, 2014

    The Architectural League of New York Emerging Voices 2014

    Each year The Architectural League of New York selects eight emerging practitioners through a juried, invited portfolio competition. The Emerging Voices award spotlights individuals and firms based in the United States, Canada or Mexico with distinct design voices and the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape design and urbanism. 

    The Emerging Voices 2014 group includes The Living, Surfacedesign, Ants of the Prairie, Estudio Macias Peredo, Reael San Fratello, TALLERMauricioRocha+GabrielaCarrillo

    All eight winning teams will give lectures in New York in March. 

    For more information visit The Architectural League's website here