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Nov 13, 2014 - 9:00 AM
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Sep 16, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

Prospective applicants to the Master of Architecture (MArch),  Master of Science in Architecture Studies (SMArchS), Master of Science in Building Technology (SMBT) programs are invited to the open house on Thursday, November 13, 2014, beginning at 9:00 AM in Room 7-429 (Long Lounge).

The day-long event will feature presentations by faculty, a Q&A session with current students, a tour of the design studios, facilities and research, and an opportunity to see student research and design work.

Sep 17, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

Professor of the Practice of Architecture Sheila Kennedy won two awards recently, the Design Innovator Award by Architectural Record magazine, and the $100K Berkeley-Rupp Prize by the University of California at Berkeley College of Environmental Design. 

Sep 12, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

Howeler + Yoon Architecture, the firm of J. Meejin Yoon, was feature this week in the Washington Post and the Boston Globe for their work in Boston and Washington, D.C. 

11th Street Bridge Project in the Washington Post

Swing Time Project in the Boston Globe

Sep 12, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett
NADAAA won #1 in design and is ranked #25 overall in Architect Top 50 (Architect Magazine). The firm also won #1 in design last year. 
 
Sep 11, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

Caleb is up against some strong competition, including Bjarke Ingels Group, with his project, CityFarm.

Read more, here: http://www.fastcodesign.com/3035323/innovation-by-design-2014/the-finali...

Sep 12, 2014 - 5:00 PM
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Sep 10, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett
Join us this Friday for the opening reception of Round Room by Matter Design (Brandon Clifford and Wes McGee) and Quarra Stone at Keller Gallery (7-408). 
 
Opening reception: 9/12, 5:00 PM
On view: 9/12 - 10/15 
Refreshments and light fare will be served.
 
Sep 10, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

Please join us in congratulating Erioseto Hendranata, (MArch '14), who was awarded the SOM Foundation 2014 SOM Prize in Architecture, Design and Urban Design for his research proposal, "Risk and Crises in the field of architecture and landscape as a natural or man-made event or process which impacts both the society and the territory it inhabits."

Read more: http://www.somfoundation.som.com/fellows-2014

Jun 29, 2014. Posted by J. Meejin Yoon

We are all still mourning the tragic loss of Kaitlin Goldstein, who was one of our PhD candidates in the Building Technology Program in the Department of Architecture. Greatly saddened by the news of her death in India, we give our deepest condolences to her family and friends. For those that knew Kate, she was unfailingly generous in helping others both in the classroom and beyond the walls of MIT.

Jun 03, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

An international design team consisting of the MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism (US) and Dutch Delta Collective (NL) was charged by Shaun Donovan, United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, with a study and design for the reconstruction and redevelopment of the northeast coastline of the United States, after the passage of hurricane Sandy in 2012. The team combines the cutting edge research and local knowledge of MIT and the best in water design and management from the Netherlands, such as De Urbanisten, Deltares, Volker Infra Design, ZUS and 75B.

May 27, 2014. Posted by Tonya Miller

Widely Honored for Her Work in Architecture, Design and Education J. Meejin Yoon, architect and educator, has been appointed Head of the Department of Architecture beginning July 1. The first woman ever appointed to that post, she succeeds Nader Tehrani who served as department head from 2010 to 2014.

May 13, 2014 - 7:00 PM
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Apr 29, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

Amplifying Sonic Atmospheres, featuring student work from MIT courses 4.373 and 21M.351, visiting artists Stephen Vitiello and Scanner, and the Either/Or ensemble

May 13 – 17, 2014
Free and open to the public.

act@mit.edu
+1-617-253-5229
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Apr 07, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology seeks a dynamic and visionary academic leader to be the next Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning. The School comprises five main divisions: Department of Architecture; Department of Urban Studies and Planning; Media Lab; Center for Real Estate; Program in Art, Culture and Technology.

Apr 09, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

Architect Magazine recently conducted a series of interviews with architects and their firms. Three of those focused on MIT faculty.

The three videos can be viewed on the Architect Magazine website:

ARCHITECT Visits: MIT

Apr 08, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

An interview with graduate student Philip Ewing who talks about how he decided to become an architect, his interest in the field of Computation and what winning the Robert R. Taylor Fellowship has meant to his life.

Mar 20, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

Along with four other MIT professors, John Ochsendorf is awardeded MIT’s top undergraduate teaching honor.

Read more:
http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2014/five-professors-named-2014-macvicar-f...

Apr 11, 2014 - 6:00 PM
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Mar 04, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

On April 11-12, 2014, the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT is hosting an evening lecture and one-day conference on “The Orangi Pilot Project and Legacy of Architect Perween Rehman." Perween Rehman was director of Orangi Pilot Project (OPP) until she was tragically murdered on March 13, 2013. Through this symposium we aim to draw parallels and lessons from the success story of the OPP, both in Pakistan and elsewhere.

Feb 28, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

The Takenaka Corporation, one of Japan's leading full-service architecture & construction companies, offers a 3-month internship from June 2 through August 29, 2014 in the Architectural Design Section of its Osaka office. As of 2014, MIT has participated in this program for over 20 years, and past interns have found the experience to be professionally and personally rewarding.

MIT Students enrolled in the MArch and SMArchS programs are eligible and welcome to apply.

The application consists of:

Feb 12, 2014. Posted by Darren Bennett

Shan He and teammate Jonas Helfer won First Place in the Main Division for their website, http://urbanexplorer.meteor.com.

Learn more and see the other winners: http://6.470.scripts.mit.edu/2014/contest/winners

Jan 15, 2014. Posted by Anne Deveau

The grant will help create a Global Architecture History Teaching Collaborative

by Scott R Campbell

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded MIT's School of Architecture + Planning (SA+P) a $1 million grant to help create a Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative.