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10.21.17Behind the Scenes

Bob, Frano, Joy & John Horner converge in NY to photograph KVA's U of R project! More like this

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04.07.17Material Light ::Light Material

Sheila speaks at Yale School of Architecture symposium on physical light. More like this

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10.31.162016 Baillie Lecture

Sheila will give the Baillie lecture at McGill University in Montreal this evening. More like this

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10.21.16Visit from Portland

The Portland Society of Architects tours KVA work in Boston. More like this

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10.17.16Bridging Research and Practice

Sheila presents at the Experiential Learning in Architecture Conference in Lyon, France. More like this

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06.09.16KVA Top 100 Architecture

Tozzer selected as one of the Top 100 American Projects in ArchDaily's history. More like this

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05.31.16Welcome Neighbors!

Frano leads the Portland Society for Architecture on a tour of KVA's Boston projects on June 10 More like this

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05.10.16Arkansas Super Jury

Sheila serves on the Super Jury at the Fay Jones School of Architecture. More like this

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04.29.16Engineering Design

Sheila unfolds KVA's creative technical problem solving. Join the discussion at noon today! More like this

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04.04.16Lecture @ Georgia Tech

Sheila will be speaking at Georgia Tech School of Architecture this afternoon - 1:00 PM! More like this

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03.08.16Lindsey's Honored!

KVA's Lindsey Petersen honored by Storefront for her 'dustification' design proposal. More like this

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02.25.16KVA @ Big Sky

Sheila gives a lecture at the Montana State University School of Architecture this Friday here. More like this

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02.09.16KVA WINS HOBSON AWARD

KVA leaders celebrate as Tozzer Anthropology wins the 2016 Hobson design award. More like this

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11.04.15Frano @ Roger Williams

Frano lectures on THICK/THIN: Architecture and the Agency of Materials tonight! More like this

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10.23.15Touchdown!

KVA's new aerial mapping drone lands in the office. More like this

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09.24.15Frano Leads Workshop

Frano moderates Holcim Lafarge next generation workshop in NYC. More like this

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09.22.15KVA Soft Goods on French TV

KVA’s Climalin line of soft goods is on the news at BFM TV in Paris. min 6.0. More like this

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09.17.15New Associates @ KVA

Congratulations to Alex Shelly, AIA and Shawna Meyer, AIA for their leadership at KVA. More like this

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09.04.15MAISON ET OBJET

See KVA's latest Matx project at Maison et Objet ! More like this

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07.23.15Framing Design

Frano adds his voice to a Boston-New York design dialogue tonight at the BSA: #framesxreference. More like this

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04.10.15Intelligence of Materials

Frano discusses the "Intelligence of Materials" at the Parsons Design Studies Symposium More like this

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04.07.15Film Crew at KVA

Kyle and Phil show HERE THERE flat to form, low carbon furniture for MIT film on design. More like this

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01.31.15Housing Award!

KVA Celebrates a 2014 BSA Housing Award for the IBA Soft House! More like this

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01.21.15Soft Lab Tilburg

Frano vists the Experimental Textile Lab at the TextielMuseum, NL More like this

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01.05.15SOFTWOOD FREE FORM 2015

The softwood ‘Free Form’ kerfing course @ KVA kicks off this week with students from MIT, Harvard and Singapore. More like this

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10.25.14NBSS Wins Award

KVA wins Preservation Award and transforms city buildings for international craft programs. More like this

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10.02.14Breaking the Box

KVA presents the "Breakthrough Building" at the University of Rochester More like this

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10.02.14Innovation in Africa

Sheila is 2014 Vice Chancellor Prof at TuT in Pretoria. She is guiding student designs for Boom St. More like this

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09.13.14Chrysanthemum Breaks Ground!

Watch this vacant lot in Boston's North End transform with the new Chrysanthemum Building. More like this

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08.27.14KVA Terra Cotta Factory Tour

Alex and Frano visit the Boston Valley manufacturing plant in NY to discuss rain screens. More like this

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07.23.14Circus for Construction

Ben is working to build a space for collecting, constructing, and curating - on the back of a truck! More like this

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06.27.14Architizer Award Arrives

The Soft House's Architizer trophy is unpacked and ready for display! More like this

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06.20.14KVA Visits Fine Finish

Alex and Diana tour Fine Finish's new digital woodworking shop. More like this

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06.11.14FORSYTH PROJECT BEGINS

KVA awarded Northeastern University Forsyth Facade Project! More like this

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06.06.14Venice Opening

Frano and Sheila join OfficeUS for the opening of the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale! More like this

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06.04.14Venice goes SOFT?

Billowing curtains in a SOFT layer along Venice's brick palazzo facades. More like this

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06.04.14KVA Venice Bienalle

The 2014 FUNDAMENTALS vaporetto on the Grand Canal. KVA's soft house opens at OfficeUS. More like this

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05.30.14Building Collaboration

Sheila is in Brooklyn giving the keynote lecture at the 2014 Intersections Symposium! More like this

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05.15.14Architizer Gala

Frano and Hauke are in New York to pick up the Soft House's Architizer Trophy! More like this

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05.09.14Faculty Previews Tozzer

The anthropology faculty and KVA team mingle over beer and barbecue in the Tozzer Atrium. More like this

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05.01.14Review Season Begins

GSD and MIT spring studio reviews are upon us! SK @ 4th Semester GSD review and panel May 5. More like this

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05.01.14Kossman Thesis Design Jury

Sheila will be the 2014 Kossman Thesis Juror at Penn State Stuckeman School of Architecture, May 3/4. More like this

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04.28.14Soft Strategies

FV presents at Lynnette Widder's "Building Resiliency" seminar at Columbia University tonight 6-8pm More like this

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04.24.142014 WMA Conference

Frano is at the "Rebuilding Our Waterfront" conference aboard the Hornblower Infinity. @KVAMatx More like this

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04.23.14NY AIA Design Awards

KVA’s East 34th St Public Ferry Terminal receives the NY AIA Design Excellence Award today. More like this

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04.22.14Cities for Tomorrow

Sheila presents today at the NY Times Cities for Tomorrow conference @NYTconf #NYTcft More like this

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04.18.14THE INVISIBLE

Frano is an “invisible” speaker at tonight’s Thumbnail pecha kucha at Cornell’s AAP. Starts at 6pm. More like this

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04.17.14KVA in Venice

KVA is selected to be part of OfficeUS, the U.S. Presentation at the 2014 Biennale di Venezia. More like this

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04.16.14Stella D Arrives!

The Mayan Stella goes into Harvard’s Tozzer Hall, which integrates artifacts, images and architecture. More like this

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04.10.14New Blue Economy

Mr. Árni M. Mathiesen gives a presentation on Aquaculture at UN Headquarters More like this

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04.09.14SK @ Princeton SoA

“The Soft” with Sheila Kennedy will be live streamed tonight at http://www.princeton.edu/WebMedia/live/ More like this

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04.09.14UN Recognizes Portable Light

Portable Light Project will speak from the floor at the 2014 UN ECOSOC meeting in NYC this week. More like this

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04.07.14Design Excellence

KVA invited to the US Department of State event on Design Excellence in DC. More like this

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04.07.14Material Measures

Frano is giving a lecture tonight on Material Measures. 6pm at Northeastern School of Architecture. More like this

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03.31.14CHRYSANTHEMUM @ KVA

KVA Chrysanthemum Building design team gathers to enjoy a rare moment of Spring. Almost. More like this

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03.27.14RAREFIED SERIES

Sheila will discuss KVA work on 'the sof't w/ Alejandro Zaera-Polo on April 9, 2014. More like this

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03.25.14Material Witness

Frano is giving a lecture at Cornell University on Wednesday at 5pm. Tune in live for "Material Measures"! More like this

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03.17.14Do What You Love

Frano speaks on NBSS and design for hands-on higher education; workshops & maker spaces. More like this

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03.17.14McDERMOT Symposium

Sheila talks Portable Light Project w/ Olafur Eliasson at MIT's McDermott Award Symposium. More like this

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03.04.14SOFT HOUSE: LIVING W/ WOOD

Meet us at BE 14 as KVA’s SOFT HOUSE is presented on Thursday March 6 at 10:30 AM. More like this

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03.03.14AIA New York Design Award

AIA NY chooses the new East 34th Street Ferry Terminal for a Merit Award! More like this

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01.29.14FLAT 2 FORM @ BCN

KVA's Katie Heinrich leads an IAAC workshop to design paper based solar infrastructure. Olé More like this

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01.24.14Frano at Cornell

Frano has been appointed the 2014 Gensler Visiting Critic of Architecture at Cornell. More like this

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12.21.13KVA TLS in Charlotte

KVA and TLS are in Charlotte discussing the North Tryon Master Plan challenges and opportunities. More like this

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12.11.13KVA in St. Louis

Frano heads to St. Louis as an invited critic for Washington University School of Architecture reviews. More like this

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10.26.13AIA WLS Conference 2013

Sheila Kennedy is invited to the AIA WLS conference in Phoenix - an inspiring event. More like this

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10.10.13KVA Designs in France

KVA designs for Lemaitre new architecture elements with digitally woven natural fiber. More like this

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09.12.13Warm Evening in NYC

Great to see people out on the new Ferry Terminal enjoying the East River. More like this

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09.09.13Dept of State Invitation

KVA invited to consult on design for the United States Department of State. More like this

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09.08.13Wood Rough Cuts

Mobile wood mill with rough sawn fir cladding study for KVA's new project in Maine. More like this

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08.26.133D Prints with Paper

KVA’s Phil Seaton at Instructables shows Frano the new MCor 3D printer on Pier 9 in SF. More like this

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08.20.13Tidal Island in Maine

Frano walked an amazing 150 acre coastal landscape with friends to locate the site for a new project. More like this

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08.19.13ROUTER DELIVERY @ KVA

KVA’s new router hangs from a beam. Stay tuned as we expand softwood and biomaterial capabilities. More like this

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07.18.13EDP Exhibition Luz Portátil Brasil

Exhibition by renown photographer João Pina opens 5 August 2013 in São Paulo, Brazil. More like this

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07.17.13Newmarket T Station Opens!

KVA is now directly connected to the Red Line via Newmarket T Stop on the new Indigo Line. More like this

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07.17.13Hot Robotics

MIT grad students Bob White & Trygve Wastvedt developing Kuka tools in N51 in temps over 90*. More like this

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07.03.134th of July: Steel Topped off!

Steel was topped off today on the new Harvard University Tozzer Anthropology building! More like this

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06.17.13Building the City ANew

KVA to keynote a Symposium on Europe's two largest urban redevelopment projects: IBA and HafenCity. More like this

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06.13.13IBA Innovation: Architects Panel

Sheila is speaking at an IBA Innovation Conference with moderator Jan Friedrich of Bauwelt. More like this

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06.06.13Innovation Panel in Hamburg

Sheila travels to Hamburg for a Bauwelt conference on the IBA innovation experience. More like this

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05.13.13KVA Workshop Goes Soft

KVA's Workshop in springtime- the rolling door is wide open for fabrication of NBSS models. More like this

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04.24.13UN Webcast

Watch Sheila speak on Innovation and Technology live between 3:00 and 5:00 today! More like this

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04.24.13Sheila @ United Nations

Sheila will be speaking today at the United Nations event for Sustainable Development. More like this

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04.12.13Innovation

Sheila and Frano will be speaking at XIII Semana Arquitectura & Diseño on April 15th More like this

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03.20.13SOFT House Opening

It's the final countdown to the opening of Soft House as part of IBA Hamburg ! More like this

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03.14.13Bracket GOES SOFT Launch

Bracket Book launch, featuring IBA Soft House, is tomorrow evening at Pinkcomma gallery! More like this

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02.26.13KVA @ UNITED NATIONS

KVA invited to present at the UN special session on design & innovation in April. More like this

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02.25.13 AIA exam 2013

AIA exam study tools arriving at KVA. Time to get registered! More like this

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12.07.12Media Places

Sheila is presenting at the HUMlab Media Places Conference in Ume, Sweden. More like this

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11.08.12Architecture and Energy

Frano presented on Architecture and Energy to the Sustainability Conference for AIA CT. More like this

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10.19.12Presenting to the Mayors

Sheila is in Saint Paul presenting at the Mayors' Institute on City Design midwest conference. More like this

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10.03.12Innovation Conference

Sheila will speak at Architectural Record's Innovation Conference tomorrow in NYC. More like this

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07.09.12KVA BBQ

KVA Staff gathered at Veit's house this weekend to enjoy a BBQ. Yum! More like this

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06.27.12Bent Wood Vault Modeling

The KVA team working with our structural engineering consultants on the Bent Wood Vault More like this

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06.20.12Sean's Big Lunch

Sean cooked up an Asian cuisine for the office today, yum! More like this

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06.13.12Rethinking Infrastructure

Sheila and Frano will participate in a Rethinking Infrastructure discussion at the BSA Space More like this

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05.24.12Interim Bridges at BSA Space

Governor Patrick examines KVA’s Interim Bridges model at the INFORM Exhibit opening. More like this

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04.06.12UPenn Opening Procession

Waiting for the honorary Sonia Sotomayor, Associate of the US Supreme Court. More like this

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04.06.12UPenn Law School Opening

The UPenn Law School will celebrate the dedication of Golkin Hall on April 5th, 2012. More like this

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03.09.12Architecture as Catalyst

Sheila and Frano instruct at the University of Minnesota at a workshop entitled Third Nature. More like this

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02.12.12BSA 'Inform' Exhibit

The new BSA Space officially opens with the 'Inform' Exhibit, featuring KVA's Interim Bridges project More like this

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02.09.12BSA Space Inaugural Exhibition

In Form, curated by over,under investigates the ways designers affect our understanding of Boston More like this

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01.09.12IBA SOFT HOUSE Meeting in Germany

The SOFT HOUSE design team met in Hamburg to review the design development phase. More like this

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10.19.11RiverFIRST Presentation

Frano will be giving a presentation about the RiverFIRST project at the Boston Society of Architects More like this

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10.03.11RiverFIRST Initiative

KVA presented recommendations for the implementation of RiverFIRST in Minneapolis. More like this

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05.04.11Soft Rockers Arrive

The Soft Rockers have arrived and will be on Killian Court until May 9th! More like this

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