Partnering with Kingston Land Trust

09/29/2021

RBW

As we look to our future in Kingston, we're eager to take part in the local community efforts. In seeking a partner that aligns with our purpose to positively transform environments, communities, and lives, we identified Kingston Land Trust.⁠

Based in Kingston, they work collaboratively to protect socially and environmentally significant land and address inequities by making land accessible to the community, including habitat sanctuaries, heritage sites, food gardens and rail trails and by supporting sustainable affordable homes initiatives.⁠⁠

After discussing the available opportunities for RBW to get involved, we were thrilled to have the chance to contribute to Kingston Land Trust's Land in Black Hands. When asked to share their thoughts on our shared vision for the impact on Kingston, here's what they had to say:⁠

The Kingston Land Trust's Land in Black Hands program responds to systemic land dispossession and possession by facilitating Black land access, ownership, and stewardship in the Kingston area, in the spirit of cooperation and ecological integrity. We are so appreciative of RBW's commitment to this fundamental work and the potential it will unlock for our community.

You can learn more about Kingston Land Trust and support their work here!⁠

More Stories

Shop Talk

11/17/2022

RBW

Shop Talk with Neil Logan Vol. 8

For this edition of Shop Talk, the interview series where RBW’s friends and collaborators exchange ideas, discoveries, and sources of inspiration, founding partner Charles Brill and New York architect Neil Logan discuss the transformation of a former IBM office in Kingston, New York, into the newly opened, 100,000-square-foot RBW Factory.

Events

11/01/2022

RBW

RBW Factory | Open House

In collaboration with Field + Supply, we hosted an Open House at the newly opened RBW Factory in Kingston, NY, celebrating the grand opening of our new headquarters for manufacturing and innovation. Founding Partner Charles Brill led tours of RBW Factory, where guests took an exclusive look at the space where our catalog of luminaires is designed, manufactured, and fulfilled. Thank you to all of those who celebrated this milestone with us!

Community

08/24/2022

RBW

RBW Factory | Progress Report

We are making great strides in the transformation of our new headquarters for manufacturing and innovation! With completion of Phase I construction and Phase II well underway, we are happy to share the progress being made on our future office space as we fulfill orders from our industry 4.0 factory floor.