NEWS

OCT 2016

SYMPOSIUM
Under Pressure. Urban Housing Symposium. PennDesign. October 28.

PANEL
Design Matters: At Home in a Rowhouse. DesignPhiladelphia. October 13.  

PANEL
Expanding Capacity: An Outcomes-Based Approach at Greenbuild. October 4.         

SEPTEMBER 2016

OPENING
'By the People: Designing a Better America". Cooper Hewitt Design Museum. GRAY AREA featured project. September 30.   

PRESS
Changing Skyline: Blighted Front Street Steps Out from the El's Shadow. Philadelphia Inquirer. September 3.

AUGUST 2016

PRESS
ISA work featured in Energy Accounts: Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future. Routledge 2016.

PRESS
From Super-Fund Site to 'Awesometown'. Philadelphia Inquirer. August 8.

JULY 2016

PANEL
Q&A with Institute for Public Architecture. NYC. July 13, 6:30PM.

PRESS
AIA Voices : Brian Phillips / Community Centric. ARCHITECT Magazine.

JUNE 2016

GRANT
Rowhouse Workshop receives Project Grant from Pew Center for Arts and Heritage.

PANEL
FitCity 2016: Promoting Health Living Through Design. June 8, 2PM.

MAY 2016

EVENT
Un/Convention Afterparty at ISA studio, 1400 N American St. May 19, 7:30pm.

PANEL
Brian Phillips to participate in two upcoming AIA Convention Panels:
WE115: Housing, Community Development and Design: Case Studies from Phila. Wed May 18, 8am-noon.
SA108: Social Impact: A Philadelphia Tradition. Sat May 21, 7-8am.

APRIL 2016

EXHIBITION
Gray Area included in By the People at Cooper Hewitt in NYC. Opening Sept 30.

MAR 2016

LECTURE
Recent Work. LawrenceTech, Detroit. March 31.

PRESS
High Performance Building Magazine Case Study: Roxbury E+.

JAN 2016

PRESS
Next City: Missing Middle features Roxbury E+ and Wollcott Flats.

TEACHING
Brian Phillips co-teaching Spring PennDesign MEBD Studio with Bill Braham.

DEC 2015

PRESS
ULX: Smart Green Buildings, Roxbury E+, Urban Land Magazine Nov/Dec.

NOV 2015

PANEL
Crossing Over the Line: Energy Positive Green Buildings Now! ABX 2015 Boston MA.

EXHIBITION
Material Performances - PennDesign. November 18.

OCT 2015

LECTURE/AWARDS JURY
AIA San Antonio. Oct 30.

PANEL
"Infill" Reinvention Conference. Detroit. October 13.

EXHIBITION
"Designing Affordability". AIA NY. Opens Oct 1.

SEP 2015

LECTURE
"Made in Philadelphia" Temple University on Sept 24.

AUG 2015

LECTURE
"Made in Philadelphia" AIA Indy on Aug 13.

TEACHING
Brian Phillips leading PennDesign Fall graduate studio.

JUL 2015

PRESS
Flexhouse 2 featured in Builder Magazine.

JUN 2015

PRESS
E+ Roxbury project featured in Boston Sunday Globe.

MAY 2015

EXHIBITION
RE: Rowhouse exhibition opening as part of a group show at the Philadelphia Art Alliance on  May 28.

PRESS
E+ Roxbury project featured on ArchDaily.

PRESS
E+ Roxbury project featured on Dezeen.

APR 2015

AWARD
E+ Roxbury project named an AIA COTE Top 10 project.

PRESS
E+ Roxbury featured in Architect's Newspaper Facades blog.

MAR 2015

LECTURE
Brian Phillips speaking at Virginia Tech IDEAS Lecture Series on March 27.

REVIEW
Brian Phillips' Parsons Architecture Studio mid-review tackles innovative housing at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

LECTURE
ALNY Emerging Voices ISA Lecture Thursday, March 12 at 7PM in NYC. Click for Tickets.

LECTURE
Kara Medow speaking at Record on the Road on March 12 at CFA in Philadelphia.

FEB 2015

AWARD
ISA selected as one of this year's Emerging Voices by the Architectural League of NY.

JAN 2015

JOBS
We are hiring! Seeking a project architect / designer with 2 - 5 years experience.

AWARD
Boston Society of Architects recognizes our net zero energy housing project in Boston.

TEACHING
Spring housing studio at Parsons The New School for Design kicks off.

LECTURE
R&D at University of Oklahoma.

GROUNDBREAKING
Transatlantic Building, 67 units in Northern Liberties begins construction.

OCT 2014

PRESS
Flex Zone article in The Architect's Newspaper Midwest covers Flexhouse 2 in Logan Square Chicago.

SEP 2014

LECTURE
Existing Conditions at University of Memphis / AIA Memphis.

JUN 2014

ANNOUNCEMENT
ISA in Boston! Deb Katz returns to ISA from Cambridge, MA.

MAR 2014

PRESS
The Modules in ULI magazine March/April Issue.

OCT 2014

GROUNDBREAKING
Our Folsom Powerhouse project with Postgreen Homes and Equinox MC starts construction, with press coverage on Inhabitat.

OCT 2013

RESEARCH
Our Knight Foundation-sponsored urban infill prototype for Miami is public. Hi Res tumblr here.

NOV 2013

PRESS
ISA featured in the September issue of ARCHITECT Magazine, Bare Bones / Next Progressives.

JUL 2013

RESEARCH
The third installment of the Gray Area 3 research project kicks off.

REVIEW
Final review for Maximum Power, Master of Environmental Building Design at PennDesign.

PRESS
Brian Phillips comments on "Value of the Architect" on AIA.org.

JUN 2013

PRESS
Brian Phillips interviewed and ISA work mentioned in GOOD magazine article, Have Plug, Will Travel.

WORKSHOP
ISA and Postgreen Homes present at Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, CA on EED Platinum on a Budget.

MAY 2013

REVIEW
ISA and HealthxDesign lead Transdisciplinary Design studio Final Review, SUPERMarket, in NYC.

BOOK
100K House featured in new Passive House book from Princeton Press.

APR 2013

AWARD
ISA wins two Residential Architect Design Awards 2013, including the Grand Award for Single-Family Houses.

LECTURE
Brian Phillips kicks us 25th Anniversary Architalx Lecture Series in Portland, ME with Existing Conditions talk.

JAN 2013

STUDIO
SUPERMarket studio at the MFA TransDisciplinary Department at Parsons The New School for Design in NYC kicks off.

NOV 2012

PRESS
Brian Phillips named a Philly Innovator by Philadelphia Magazine.

OCT 2012

PRESS
The Boston Globe covers our E+ Roxbury Project.

PANEL
Reinvention Conference in Washington, D.C.

LECTURE
ISA Recent Work at Tecnologico de Monterrey, Qeretaro, Mexico.

SEP 2012

BOOK
Great ISA diagrams collection in new book Architectural and Program Diagrams: Construction and Design Manual from DOM Press.

JUL 2012

PRESS
Our Modules project in Architectural Record article, Out of the Box.

JUN 2012

PRESS
ISA featured as a "Firm to Watch" by Residential Architect Magazine.

ANNOUNCEMENT
ISA / PGH collaborate in Chicago on Flexhouse.

MAY 2012

PRESS
Brian Phillips interviewed by Jetson Green.

APR 2012

PRESS
Architecture for Humanity's Design Like You Give a Damn 2 features 100K House.

MAR 2012

LECTURE
ISA Recent Work at U. of Miami, FL.

CONFERENCE
World of Modular, Orlando, FL.

STUDIO
ISA-led architecture studio Idea Factories at U. of Miami, FL.

CONFERENCE
Design Access, Public Architecture, San Francisco, CA

FEB 2012

PANEL
100K House at Philly U., Philadelphia, PA.

PRESS
Treehugger blogs about our Hong Kong parking garage competition entry.

JAN 2012

PRESS
Naked Philly blog post about our Sheridan Street Housing project.

DEC 2011

PRESS
The Boston Globe mentions our E+ Housing project in Roxbury.

AUG 2011

PRESS
A few of our favorite things in Residential Architect Magazine.

PRESS
Really good piece on 100K House in Builder News.

JUN 2011

PRESS
The Modules, our pre-fab student housing project in the New York Times.

MAY 2011

PRESS
AZURE includes 100K House in its Greenest Prefabs issue.

APR 2011

PRESS
RISD INT | Ar Journal publishes The Granary by Brian Phillips and Deborah Grossberg Katz.

MAR 2011

PRESS
DWELL covers 100K House.

BOOK
We have a nice spread in Programs Diagram book from DAMDI.

OCT 2011

PRESS
Silo Save: Our Granary project featured in The Architect's Newspaper.

APR 2010

PRESS
100K House featured on the cover of Grid Magazine.

HONORS

2016 AIA Pennsylvania Merit Award / El Chalet

2016 AIA Pennsylvania Merit Award / Powerhouse

2016 AIA Pennsylvania Merit Award / Renewbold

2016 AIA Philadelphia Merit Award / Ambler Yards

2016 AIA Philadelphia Merit Award / XS House

2016 DV USGBC Green Groundbreakers Award / Awesometown

2016 BRA E+ Green Building Award / Roxbury E+

2015 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award / Microphila

2015 AIA Philadelphia Merit Award / Flexhouse 2

2015 AIA Philadelphia Merit Award / Mixed Medium

2015 Architectural League of NY Emerging Voices / ISA

2015 AIA COTE Top Ten  /  E+ Roxbury Houses

2014 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award  /  Mass Logic

2014 Boston Society of Architects Honor Award  /  E+ Roxbury Houses

2014 Boston Society of Architects Housing Award  /  E+ Roxbury Houses

2013 AIA New Jersey Merit Award  /  Camden Affordable Housing

2013 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award  /  Flexhouse

2013 Residential Architect Magazine Merit Award  /  The Modules

2013 Residential Architect Magazine Grand Award  /  100K Houses

2011 Pew Fellowship in the Arts  /  Brian Phillips

2011 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award  /  The Granary

2011 AIA Pennsylvania Merit Award  /  The Modules

2011 AIA National Housing Award  /  100K House

2010 USBGC LEED FH Project of the Year  /  100K House

2010 AIA Philadelphia Merit Award  /  100K House

2010 AIA Pennsylvania Merit Award  /  The Granary

2010 AIA Pennsylvania Merit Award  /  100K House

2010 Treehugger.com Design Awards  /  Residential Architecture Firm of the Year

2009 ARCHITECT Magazine Design Annual  /  Urban Infill 01 + 02

2008 Philadelphia Emerging Architecture Prize   /   ISA

2008 AIA Philadelphia Young Architect Award  /  Daryn Edwards

2008 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award  /  Gallery 220

2008 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award  /  100K House

2008 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award  /  Urban Supermarket

2007 AIA Pennsylvania Honor Award  /  Sheridan Street Housing

2007 Residential Architect Merit Award  /  Sheridan Street Housing

2006 AIA Philadelphia Silver Medal  /  Sheridan Street Housing