April 2019

Saturday, April 20 2019

Apr 1, 2019 - 3:44 PM

In celebration of the Bauhaus centennial, MIT Virtual Experience Design Lab presents the Virtual Bauhaus, a virtual reality exhibition created by the Goethe-Institute Boston in collaboration with TH Köln.

Apr 1, 2019 - 6:00 PM
ACT Cube (E15-001)

Beth Stryker is Co-founder of CLUSTER (Cairo Lab for Urban Studies, Training and Environmental Research) a platform for urban research, architecture, art, and design initiatives based in Downto

Apr 4, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Thank you to the many admitted students who joined us for the Open House on Thursday, April 4th.  It was wonderful to meet you all and we wish that everyone could have made it!

For the many of you who could not make it, or who want to relive the day, we have video of key sessions:

Apr 8, 2019 - 6:00 PM
Apr 13, 2019 - 9:00 AM
Media Lab/E14, 6th Floor

MIT President Rafael Reif described the "ubiquity of computing and the rise of AI" as a "turning point" that prompted the recent establishment of the new College of Computing at MIT.

Apr 18, 2019 - 6:00 PM
Lecture Hall 10-250

junya.ishigami+associates is an international architecture firm based in Tokyo, Japan. Established by Junya Ishigami in 2004, the firm gained international recognition following the completion of the Kanagawa Institute of Technology’s KAIT Workshop in 2007, which was awarded the Architectural Institute of Japan Prize in 2009.

Apr 19, 2019 - 5:00 PM
9-255/City Arena

What does it look like to use design to center people instead of design itself? The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) doesn’t have the answer! But for 15 years, CUP has committed to a practice of creating visual tools for civic engagement that center communities’ needs and perspectives in the shaping of those tools. 

Apr 23, 2019 - 6:00 PM
Room 7-429/Long Lounge

*Note: unfortunately this lectured is cancelled.

Amanda Levete explores how both intuition and technical rigour come together to advance the debate in the work of AL_A, including the V&A Exhibition Road Quarter in London and the Museum of Art, Architecture & Technology in Lisbon.   

Apr 25, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Postponed to Fall 2019

Apr 26, 2019 - 5:00 PM

As a hub for interdisciplinary collaboration in spatial research, the Center links the work of the humanities with the fields of digital mapping, spatial data analysis, data visualization and design.