The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) announced the winners of the 2017 MASterworks Awards, an annual competition recognizing projects completed in the preceding year that made a significant contribution to New York’s built environment.
“It wasn’t obvious that companies would want to come here,” said David Belt, chief executive of New Lab.
But come they did. New Lab has fielded more than 400 applications to select its 80 companies.
AIA New York’s annual Design Awards program recognizes outstanding architectural design by AIA New York members, New York City-based architects in any location, and work in New York City by architects around the globe.
As the US yearns for its industrial heartland, the future of manufacturing takes shape.
“Partly funded by New York’s economic development corporation, New Lab is a sleek example of how the city is encouraging technological innovation.”
How an abandoned building in the Brooklyn Navy Yard became a hub for pioneering startups.
The collaborative workspace for emerging technology in robotics, artificial intelligence, and design, has just opened at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
David talks with Danielle Balbi of the Commercial Observer about the history and evolution of Macro Sea, from the dumpster pool project to New Lab and beyond.
Archipreneur met with Macro Sea Founder David Belt and Design Director Nicko Elliott at the site of the G.27 Global Campus in Berlin for a tour and to get their thoughts on Macro Sea’s history, development approach, current projects, and advice to others interested in developing their own projects.
A new video posted on Entrepreneur.com gives a us quick look around the New Lab Beta space as well as the opportunity to hear several New Lab Beta tenants talk about the exciting projects they are currently working on and New Lab co-founder Scott Cohen explain his vision for the project.
More exciting news!
New Lab Beta tenant, Terreform ONE, has been selected to exhibit at the upcoming 2014 International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, directed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhass.
The Global Art Affairs Foundation, under the guidance of the Biennale’s Director, has nominated Terreform ONE’s BioMap City, a forecast of the world population distribution in the next 100 years modeled by combining all the world cities together as one continuous growth system, as part of the official selection for the exhibitions of the Venice Biennale that will run from Saturday 7th June to Sunday 23rd November 2014 where they expect over 100,000 visitors.
Macro Sea is proud to announce that current New Lab Beta tenant The Living (David Benjamin) has recently been selected as the winner of MoMA 1014 Young Architects Program. The proposed project, entitled “Hy-Fi”, is an example of innovative bio-design, utilizing new building materials to create a 100% organic, compostable, and near-zero carbon emission structure that will temporarily transform MoMA PS1’s outdoor courtyard this summer.
Last year, the Museum of Modern Art launched an ongoing online curatorial experiment titled Design and Violence, pairing critical thinkers with examples of challenging and controversial design work. MoMA invited Macro Sea to include GLASSPHEMY!, our visceral recycling center, in the exhibition, and we are honored to be part of such a groundbreaking and thought-provoking virtual installation.
New Lab was recently featured in a fantastic progress report video on Governor Cuomo’s NYWorks initiative. New Lab, with its projected 300 new jobs, was celebrated along with our Navy Yard neighbors, Steiner Studios.
The Trust for Governors Island announced Macro Sea and partner, CIEE, as finalists for the RFP released earlier this year.
In his presentation on Viable Manufacturing at PechaKucha NYC’s October 3rd event, “Makers & Shakers: New Manufacturing for the Small Business and the Big Picture,” David talks about the history of manufacturing in the last 10 years, the future of new digital trends and the role of creative company structures like that of New Lab, which breed new ways of thinking about design, manufacturing, and innovation in the US.
The New York Times covers the activities of New Lab’s current and growing community in the Navy Yard.
Sarah Krasley of Fast Company writes about New Lab, asking: Will this be the way we revitalize the economy? Across the country, new multidisciplinary spaces for people to learn, experiment, and make are popping up, creating a new surge of jobs with them.
Georgia Krall writes about New Lab, and the changing culture of The Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Outside Magazine writer, James Nestor, celebrates Macro Sea’s vision for Manhattan’s high-rise landscape.
Recycling With a Vengeance: Melena Ryzik reports from “Glassphemy,” an interactive installation in Brooklyn that turns recycling into an experiment in therapy.
New York Times writer, Melena Ryzik, covers Macro Sea’s 2009 summer pool parties.