2.11.2021
Green Architecture Award

Architecture Masterprize recognizes Global Flora for reimagining how a greenhouse can advance sustainability.

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21.9.2021
Hayden Opens!

MIT News features the inclusive and welcoming spaces of the renovated Hayden Library and Building 14 Courtyard.

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17.9.2021
Global Flora

Design Nuance features Wellesley's new Conservatory for its innovative sustainable strategies.

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26.7.2021
MOVING TOGETHER

Now open to visitors at La Biennale di Venezia. Explore in person or virtually online!

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6.7.2021
GLOBAL FLORA RECEIVES TOP AWARD

Global Flora Conservatory has been selected as the 2021 Architizer A+ Awards Jury Winner.

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17.6.2021
ARCHITECTURE + NEW TECHNOLOGY

Wellesley's Global Flora is an Architizer Award Finalist – Vote today for the popular choice!

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9.6.2021
SUMMIT 21 AIR DATE 06.10

A conversation with Sheila and Alán Aspuru-Guzik on the future role of AI and advanced manufacturing

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9.6.2021
Curbside goes to the Music City

KVAmatx collaborates with BLANX on a pop-up storefront at the National Museum of African American Music

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4.6.2021
SUMMIT 21

Behind the scenes at KVAmatx for SUMMIT 21 06.08-10 sponsored by Ellen MacArthur Foundation

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22.5.2021
Living Together

MIT LCAU/AKAH/KVA's exhibit for the Biennale explores LIVING TOGETHER in a changing climate.

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22.5.2021
Moving Together

A case study in Tajikistan offers tools for when living together means MOVING TOGETHER

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21.4.2021
KVA Goes Virtual

A virtual studio visit and conversation hosted by the League and moderated by Rania Ghosn. more like this

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18.1.2021
Hidden Alphabet

Nick and Kevin have been fabricating a 3-letter design for Hayden Library's feature shelf. Guesses? more like this

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4.1.2021
MIT Library Takes Shape

Hayden Library near completion. View of the new stair and collaboration study rooms. more like this

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11.12.2020
KVA @ The Factory

Kevin has the 30,000 GSF factory floor to himself for our new fabrication project at MIT! more like this

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1.12.2020
Making Plants Comfortable

Transsolar - our frequent collaborators - highlights Global Flora's innovate design for plants. more like this

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16.11.2020
We Dream of Prefabs

Dwell features KVA's Acorn House Conversion in an article on the potential of mass-produced housing. more like this

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21.10.2020
Stratified Stone

Ancient layers of sand in this marble slab @adamostone, a KVA matx network partner! more like this

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16.10.2020
In The Making

Watch Frano chat with a violin-making student about the NBSS renovation project more like this

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14.10.2020
Humans in Section

Archdaily features the Tozzer section for its representation of human experience in drawing. more like this

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2.6.2020
Black Lives Matter

#BlackoutTuesday

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21.10.2019
KVA Celebrated in Bilbao

Frano's in Bilbao, Spain to receive the 2019 MasterPrize for the KVA Soft House.

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20.3.2019
Plant Light Prototypes

Karaghen and Pavlo have been testing the nanobionic plants. Seeing the light!

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6.12.2018
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11.5.2018
Frano @ Reviews

Frano attends final and thesis reviews at the GSD as this academic year comes to a

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7.5.2018
KVA on Gooood

KVA's Institute of Data Science is covered by Chinese design media Gooood in a bilingual featur

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27.3.2018
KVA on Grist 50 List

Senior Associate Shawna Meyer is selected to the Grist 50 List of Fix

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22.3.2018
Beam/Column Mock-Up

Sample structural junction for Wellesley College's Global Flora has arrived on site!

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12.3.2018
Aerial View: KVA Model Team

Dan, Hannah & KVA model team produce sets of beautiful concept models-craft. #remembercraft

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21.11.2017
Sheila Selected as Bose Fellow

Sheila won Bose Fellowship& project with Michael Strano will prototype living urban infrastru

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10.11.2017
2017 FERRIES CONFERENCE

Frano is speaking at the Ferries Marine Log Conference & Expo today on the smart waterfront city

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27.4.2017
SK @ CCA

Sheila joins the awesome review crew this weekend at CCA in San Francisco!

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5.4.2017
Global Flora Project!

Spring is here! KVA @ DD 2017 meeting 1 on the Global Flora project with Shawna and Alex.

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16.2.2017
Digital Fabrication

A Melbourne robot takes sheet metal folding into its own h

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25.1.2017
Collaboration Zone

Data Sciences interiors are completed:day light in the double height collaboration zone

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5.1.2017
KVA in Iranian Media

The Tozzer Anthropology Building is featured in Iranian design m

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7.11.2016
Aalto University at KVA

Students from Finlan's Aalto U visited KVA in the Profs. Hudert and Lintula's travel pro

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6.10.2016
Wegmans Hall Unveiled!

Frano and Alex attend the dedication of KVA's Data Science Building at the University of Rochester.

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10.8.2016
Cold Mold Areca

The SELCO team takes a look at cold mold areca leaf prototypes for 0-carbon home lighting.

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30.6.2016
KVA in MADEby-Germany

The Meister low carbon workplace design to be featured in MADEby the German Design Journ

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27.5.2016
All Solar Down Under

KVA Matx team designs for next gen suburban solar lifestyle in Victoria, Austr

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22.4.2016
Embodied Energy & Design

Sheila presents at GSAPP's seminal conference ondesign & embodied energy.

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17.4.2016
Sky Court

Window lights installed in the Chrysanthemum Building courtyard.<

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1.3.2016
Blue Smoke Mountains

A recent fly over of KVA's upcoming project site in the back-country near Bozeman, MT?

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7.12.2015
Big Scale

Erecting steel on Big Data,just one KVA's large project construction sites.

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8.9.2015
KVA Designs in Paris

Shawna Meyer and Ben Widger at KVA's CLIMALIN soft goods exhibit at NOW A Vivre in Paris.

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10.8.2015
Tree Story: Page 1

Paper birch surface exhibits rare near symmetry.

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4.8.2015
KVA Media

Frano Violich directs a recent design photo shoot at KVA. looking good!

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8.7.2015
AIA CA Design Awards

Sheila is in San Francisco serving on the AIA CA Design Honor Awards jury and enjoying fo

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5.2.2015
Arctic Station?

Nope. KVA Matx after blizzard #2.

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26.11.2014
Join KVA!

See our contact page for more details on this full-time po

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28.10.2014
Kossman Professor

Sheila gave the Kossman Lecture at Penn State University

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17.10.2014
Archtober Tour!

Frano leads a tour of 34th Street Terminal for Archtober

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12.6.2014
KVA Local Eats: M&M Ribs

We have Boston's Best slow cooked ribs at our local food truck just across the street.

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11.6.2014
FORSYTH PROJECT BEGINS

KVA awarded Northeastern University Forsyth Facade Pro

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6.6.2014
Venice Opening

Frano and Sheila join OfficeUS for the opening of the 2014 Venice Architecture Bien

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21.5.2013
NBSS Reclaimed Wood

KVA is using reclaimed wood from the original North Bennet St building for the new urban craft camp

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7.12.2012
Media Places

Sheila is presenting at the HUMlab Media Places Conference in Ume, Sw

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Lindsey's Honored!

KVA's Lindsey Petersen honored by Storefront for her 'dustification' design propo

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