Karen tours the B&B Italia factory in Como, Italy

DECEMBER 2017

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Arabian Oud US Flagship store  Wins TFF 2017 international award

NOVEMBER 2017

The Fragrance Foundation International Awards 2017- New York- Congratulations to Arabian Oud US Flagship store after receiving the first prize of the best presented high end perfume store 2017. 


rise projects 'print' art is now available to bid for fundraising event with rise in the city

OCTOBER 2017 

rise in the city is a fundraising event dedicated to inspirational local entrepreneurs in Africa. Dedicating themselves to solving their community’s poverty problems, they too often do not have access to the funding and skills they need to succeed. By linking them to these fundamental resources, rise in the city will let these local entrepreneurs fulfill their potential and furthermore help sustainable social enterprises become the norm. About the event rise in the city is a unique art event, featuring a competition, exhibit and auction. 500 influencers in design and construction will come together to discover how architecture, combined with social enterprise, can solve poverty problems in Africa. The event will take place October 25 at Angel Orensaz Foundation, NYC. To bid on our artwork, click here.

rise in the city is a fundraising event dedicated to inspirational local entrepreneurs in Africa. Dedicating themselves to solving their community’s poverty problems, they too often do not have access to the funding and skills they need to succeed. By linking them to these fundamental resources, rise in the city will let these local entrepreneurs fulfill their potential and furthermore help sustainable social enterprises become the norm.

About the event

rise in the city is a unique art event, featuring a competition, exhibit and auction.

500 influencers in design and construction will come together to discover how architecture, combined with social enterprise, can solve poverty problems in Africa.

The event will take place October 25 at Angel Orensaz Foundation, NYC.

To bid on our artwork, click here.


Karen visits Sao Paolo, Brasil with the Van Alen International Council

OCTOBER 2017

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Van Alen International Council

(Photo Credit: José Pelegrini)


RISE PROJECT BEGINS design STUDY OF GEORGE JACKSON ACADEMY

SEPTEMBER 2017

 

September 22, 2017, New York, NY- Rise Projects is excited to announce a new project with The George Jackson Academy, a private school that supports 131 young men from grades 4-8 with research-driven programs specifically tailored to boys’ learning interest and future success and located on Saint Mark’s place in New York City.  Rise Projects is currently preparing study of the aesthetics and infrastructure to improve existing Saint Mark’s Place facility as a place for learning. Construction is anticipated for summer 2018.  Check back to the website for updates and other various ongoing projects at www.riseprojects.com.


we are pleased to welcome andrea yang to our team 

SEPTEMBER 2017 

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Andrea Yang is a Junior Architect at Rise Projects where she is works on a variety of suburban residential projects and commercial interiors. Andrea received her bachelor of architecture degree from Fengchia University.  Andrea interned in C+A Tokyo the Summer of 2013 where she had extensive experience with detailed physical modeling, educational projects and collaborated with furniture design. Before joining Rise Projects, Andrea was a junior designer at an architectural/interior design firm in NYC where she was intensively involved in the high-end residential interior design, two showhouses and FF&E research. 

Andrea is originally from Taiwan. She moved to New York after receiving her bachelor degree in 2015. She enjoys travel, photography and loves live house, techno and disco music. 


Karen participates in Design Charrette with the Van Alen Institute and Urban leaders in Copenhagen

Converging Grounds: A Design Charrette on Density in Denmark

Building off of each others’ expertise, over 80 architects, designers, planners, city officials, and academics in Copenhagen broke into five teams examining five key areas and initiatives impacting Copenhagen’s urban fabric: parks, transportation, sustainability, housing, and cultural centers... continue reading


RISE PROJECTS GROWS IN 2017

WE ARE PLEASED TO WELCOME PATRAILLIA DAVIS AND NICOLAS SCHMIDT TO OUR TEAM 

JANUARY 2017 

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Nicolas Schmidt is a Junior Architect at Rise Projects where he will work on a variety of commercial interior and suburban residential projects. Nicolas is originally from St. Louis Missouri, and is a proud alumnus of Metro High School and the Princeton University School of Architecture. As a student Nicolas pursued a broad education majoring in architecture and minoring in both computer science and sculpture. He also has studied Mandarin Chinese both at Princeton and at the Beijing Normal University (北京范大学). Previously Nicolas has worked in high end custom metal fabrication, both as a fabricator and as a drafter, and strives to streamline the relationship between architects and contractors using shared building information models. 

Patraillia Davis serves as a Marketing & Office Manager where she oversees and manages all office operations of Rise Projects. Patraillia specializes in marketing and business development solutions, helping support various projects. She is interested in architecture, art history and enjoys fitness. Patraillia is originally from Miami, Florida. 


A LITTLE HOLIDAY CHEER

OUR VERY OWN DESIGN-ARCHITECTURE PARODY OF THIS CLASSIC HOLIDAY SONG

DECEMBER 2016

Rise Projects is excited to be working on 12 projects in Saltaire, NY. we will be updating our progress with photos as they unfold in 2017! 


IN THE WORKS

SEPTEMBER  2016

A NEWShared Work Space IS OPENING NEW LOCATIONS IN BOTH BROOKLYN AND MANHATTAN


SMOOTH SAILING

JULY  2016

THE SALTAIRE YACHT CLUB IN FIRE ISLAND RE-OPENS FOR THE SUMMER SEASON AFTER A FULL GUT RENOVATION. MAGDA BIERNAT PHOTOGRAPHY SHOT THE PROJECT.


AIA NY INTERIORS RECEPTION

JUNE 2016

RISE PROJECTS AND OTHER WINNING FIRMS WILL BE ON DISPLAY

AT GD CUCINE UNTIL JULY 2


AIA NY INTERIORS RECOGNIZES RISE PROJECTS

JUNE 2016

Opening Reception: 2016 Residential Review
Tuesday, June 14, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The second annual Residential Review, organized by AIANY Interiors Committee showcases the best work in residential interiors projects by New York City architects. Ten winners were selected and their work will be on display in the gallery space GD Cucine from June 14 - July 2.

The showcase, consisting of large-format posters, will be on display on a large street frontage in Chelsea, New York. GD Cucine at 227 West 17th Street is generously providing the street-front window display space.

Winning Firms:

CWB Architects

Desai Chia Architecture

Khanna Schultz

Matthew Baird Architects

MNA

O’Neill Rose Architects

Rise Projects

Robert Young Architects

Tsao & McKown Architects

Young Projects


CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE

APRIL 2016

RECENT WORK FROM RISE PROJECTS AT THE CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE'S NEW YORK -NEW- DESIGN SHOW WHICH RUNS THROUGH MID MAY.


NEW YORK, NY

APRIL 2016

SPRING SCENT: CONSTRUCTION HAS BEGUN ON ARABIAN OUD'S FIRST NORTH AMERICAN STORE, OUR LATEST RETAIL PROJECT.


SALTAIRE, FIRE ISLAND

APRIL 2016

GETTING DOWN TO THE NUTS AND BOLTS


SALTAIRE, FIRE ISLAND

MARCH 2016

SPRING IS HERE AND SUMMER IS NOT FAR BEHIND. SOON EVERYONE WILL BE HAVING A DRINK AT THE NEWLY RENOVATED SALTAIRE YACHT CLUB.


ANOTHER BARWORKS IN THE PIPELINE

FEBRUARY 2016

BARWORKS IS WORKING WITH RISE PROJECTS FOR THEIR 2ND AND THIRD NYC LOCATION. A FOURTH LOCATION IS NOT FAR BEHIND.


A BANNER DAY

FEBRUARY 2016

THE SALTAIRE YACHT CLUB RENOVATION IS MOVING ALONG DESPITE THE BLIZZARD AND THE COLD


LOOK FOR US AT THE NY AIA SHOW

JANUARY 2016


OPEN FOR BUSINESS: LALINE LANDS IN NYC

DECEMBER 2015

TIMES SQUARE, NYC


PRESENTATION OF SALTAIRE YACHT CLUB PROPOSAL

JULY 2015


Archinect's Top Ten

January 2015

Rise project's classroom 2 everywhere made the top ten on archinect's "furniture" pinterest board!!   read the article


Archinect meets Rise Projects

December 2014

Visit our archinect profile http://archinect.com/rise


Robert Silman Assoc. Open House Party

novemeber 2014

Some Snapshots from the Robert Silman assoc. office Open House Party!


Rise Projects Facebook page

november 2014

Like our Facebook Profile
 

Robert Silman Associates office

november 2014

Robert Silman & Assoc. Office
 
project Photos

Alex Katz at the Whitney

october 2014

Thanks to Rise Projects Alex Katz's piece is now on view outside the new Whitney Museum!



more Aether press

september 2014

The Architect Newspaper article
 

Aether in the ny times

november 2013

The New York Times article
 

 

Aether in GQ

october 2013

 
GQ.com article
 

PARK AVE PROJECT IN Architectural Digest

may 2011

 

Red Bull IN INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE

NOVEMBER 2003

 

Red Bull IN ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE

march 2004


Brooklyn Academy of Music

october 2003

Various Press