Situ Fabrication

March 7, 2024

NYC opens applications for new outdoor dining program, unveils modular sheds

Say hello to the future of outdoor dining in New York City. Mayor Eric Adams on Tuesday launched the application process for restaurants to take part in Dining Out NYC, the city’s permanent outdoor dining program, and unveiled prototypes of the allowable roadway dining sheds. Designed by WXY architecture + urban design and fabricated by SITU, the customizable prototypes are made of materials from a standard kit, which makes it easier for restaurants to abide by the program’s new guidelines.
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December 20, 2016

6sqft Designer Gift Guide: 85 ideas curated by NYC creatives

Your holiday shopping companion has arrived! For the second year in a row, 6sqft has asked a handful of New York City designers, architects and artists to share five things they plan of gifting this season (and maybe one they hope to receive). Ahead find 85 truly unique and unexpected items curated by the city's most talented creatives. We promise that there is something for every budget and taste—and plenty of ideas to choose from if you happen to find yourself scrambling for a present at the last minute.
See all their gift picks here
January 26, 2016

There’s a James Turrell Light Installation Hidden in This Midtown Office

You may have thought your company's new espresso machine was fancy, but it's got nothing on this trippy new sculpture hidden in a Midtown office. Designed by famed light installation artist James Turrell (you may remember his wildly popular "Aten Reign" that filled the Guggenheim's rotunda with shifting artificial and natural light a couple years ago), "Three Saros" is a 24-foot, two-story volume that "transports spectators into an ethereal, prismatic sea of light"—likely also reducing smoking breaks and water cooler kvetching.
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