The Michigan Lake House has been selected for a 2017 American Architecture Award! The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies will present a special exhibition of all awarded buildings at Contemporary Space in Athens Greece in July 2017.
Katherine Chia & Arjun Desai presented their lecture at the BAC, discussing the forces that shape their work: craft, construction, collaboration & community.
The Van Alen Institute named Kathy Chia a co-chair of the Van Alen Leadership Council. The Van Alen institute believes that design can transform cities, landscapes, and regions to improve people’s lives. The Institute collaborates with communities, scholars, policymakers, and professionals on local and global initiatives.
The Watermill House was featured on ArchDaily.
The AIA New York State Design Awards jury has selected the Photographer's Loft for an Honor Award. The project will be recognized & exhibited at the AIA New York State 2016 Design Conference in Saratoga Springs in September.
The annual Residential Review showcases the best work in residential interiors projects by New York City architects. Ten winners including Desai Chia Architecture were selected, and their work will be on display in the gallery space GD Cucine from June 14 - July 2.
Zach Seward, executive editor at Quartz Media, is documenting our design process for their new 25,000 SF office via The Office on Medium. He writes, "In this diary, the question is: How do you capture a company’s culture in a physical space? Help us figure it out." Lessons learned are being shared to help other startups.