Architecture and Urbanism

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Experiments in Architecture

Sep 27, 2019 - 10:00am
Room 7-429/Long Lounge

Our society can seem like one of constant publicity and self-promotion. We Tweet; we post on Instagram and Facebook; we consume the feeds of ArchDaily and Archinect; we share projects that are fictional; and we share projects live as they develop. It can feel like everything is out there to see. Everything is public.

Oct 18, 2019 - 10:00am
7-429/Long Lounge

“Why should I hire an amateur when I can hire a professional?”

“Why does this RFP say that I need to have done five libraries already?”

“I care about big ideas, but I care more that an architect can deliver on them.”

Architects are hired for the unique and innovative thinking they bring to a project. We are also hired to design that project on time and on budget. How does the balance between “fresh ideas” and the authority that comes from experience play out in the realm of architectural practice?

Oct 25, 2019 - 5:30pm
Keller Gallery, Room 7-408

October 25, 5:30 PM
Keller Gallery, Room 7-408
Opening Reception

Oct 28, 2019 - 2:00pm
Room 7-429/Long Lounge

Carl D'Apolito-Dworkin and Yushiro Okamoto

Carl D'Apolito-Dworkin and Yushiro Okamoto

MIT Department of Architecture | Fall 2019 Lecture Series

Practice in Rationalization : Discretization in Practice 
Case Studies from DS+R and Preston Scott Cohen Architects

Nov 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
7-429/Long Lounge

MIT Architecture | Fall 2019 Lecture Series
November 7, 2019, 6 PM, Room 7-429

Heneghan Peng, Visiting Faculty

CALLIBRATION v10

Nov 14, 2019 - 6:00pm
Long Lounge, Room 7-429

MIT Architecture | Fall 2019 Lecture Series
6:00 PM
Room 7-429/Long Lounge

Nov 21, 2019 - 6:00pm
7-429/Long Lounge

Since the beginning of the century, the field of architecture has fervently turned its attention to documenting the contemporary urban condition. Every city has been examined as a repository of architectural concepts, scrutinized as an urban manifesto, recorded as a series of found objects. The Ordinary: Recordings articulates a potential genealogy for this practice, and for the genre of books that derived from it.