News + Events

Please visit us on our social media outlets.

If you have news or events you wish us to know about,
please send the information to:

Nov 30, 2016. Posted by Darren Bennett

Monday, December 12

10:00 am to 6:00 pm, 4.154 Architecture Option Studio (G), Future Heritage, Maria Segantini and Carlo Cappai, Long Lounge/7-429

12:00 to 6:00 pm, 4.154 Architecture Option Studio (G), Architecture as Landscape, Fabrizio Barozzi and Jongwan Kwan, South Dome + South Corner

1:00 to 6:00 pm, 4.154 Architecture Option Studio (G), Fast, Cheap & Out of the Box, Skylar Tibbits, Aran Chadwick and Neil Thomas, location to be announced

Tuesday, December 13

Nov 15, 2016. Posted by Angeline C. Jacques

Skylar Tibbits, assistant professor and co-director of the Self-Assembly Lab, was featured in the New York Times' Magazine "Look Again" as one of six designers taking on some of the world's toughest redesign challenges. Working with Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator at the Museum of Modern Art, the NYT Magazine approached six designers to reimagine objects that are both deeply embedded in everyday life but also suffer from fundamental design flaws.

Nov 15, 2016. Posted by Darren Bennett

Seattle-based mwworks, an architecture studio best known residences and strong contextual work that knits into landscape, has received the 2016 Northwest and Pacific Region Emerging Firm Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The award recognizes emerging firms less than ten years old that are challenging traditional perceptions and methods of architecture. The AIA Northwest and Pacific Region (NWPR) includes the states of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Hawaii, and the territory of Guam.

Sep 30, 2016 - 6:30 PM
Keller Gallery / 7-408  
Sep 27, 2016. Posted by Irina Chernyakova

Exhibition Opening & Reception: September 30, 2016, 6:30 PM
On View September 23 - November 1, 2016

Aug 29, 2016. Posted by Darren Bennett

The firms of faculty Alexander D’Hooghe, J. Meejin Yoon, and Alex Anmahian have been selected as winners of the 2016 Honor Awards for Design Excellence awarded by the Boston Society of Architects.

Sheila Kennedy’s project (Kennedy & Violich Architecture) for the Tozzer Anthropology Building is a finalist for the 2016 Harleston Parker Medal, which is presented to “the most beautiful piece of architecture, building, monument or structure within the limits of the City of Boston.”

Aug 04, 2016. Posted by Darren Bennett

Please join us in congratulating Jongwan Kwon, M.Arch '16, on receipt of the 2016 SOM Prize in Architecture, an annual $50,000 research and travel prize. Jongwan's research proposal, "After Efficiency: Logistics Infrastructure from a Regional Perspective," focuses on the impact of major international gateways (ports, airports, canals and tunnels) on their regional environments.

Apr 11, 2016. Posted by Darren Bennett

The Department of Architecture will launch a new Minor in Design (D-Minor) in Fall 2016. "Undergraduates across MIT are excited about design. They’re participating in increasing numbers in classes and research projects that engage challenging, multi-disciplinary design problems. We are delighted to now offer our very creative and talented undergrads a more structured opportunity to pursue their particular design interests," says Terry Knight, Professor of Design and Computation and Design Minor Advisor.