Discover Architecture + Design Freshman Pre-Orientation Program (FPOP)

Dates: Thursday, August 23 through Sunday, August 26, 2018
Place: In and around Boston & the MIT campus
Available Spaces: 20
Cost: none (includes supplies, transportation and many meals)

MIT named No. 1 university worldwide for architecture/built environment, No. 4 for art and design

For the fourth year in a row, MIT has been named the top university in the world for “Architecture/Built Environment” in the subject rankings from QS World University Rankings for 2018. In “Art and Design,” the Institute ranked No. 4 globally. 

Digital archive showcases work from the Center for Advanced Visual Studies

The collection features groundbreaking projects from pioneers working at the intersection of art, science, and technology.

Thresholds 47: Repeat / Call for Papers

"Repetition is displacement; repetition is difference... repetition is pushing the limits of resemblance and limitation."
—Elaine Sturtevant

Future Heritage Lab Devises Creative Responses to Humanitarian Crises

Associate Professor Azra Akšamija, Art, Culture & Technology Program, MIT Department of Architecture, first visited the Al Azraq refugee camp in Jordan in 2016. “Once I saw [the camp], I couldn’t unsee it,” she says.

2017 Department Research Awards and Travel Fellowships

Recipients of the 2017 Research Awards and Travel Fellowships, including the Schlossman Research Award, the Louis C. Rosenberg Travel Fellowship, the Julian Beinart Research Award, and the Marvin E. Goody Award, present their work to the department in March 2018. More information on each award and applications is available here. 

Architecture faculty and alumni award recipients at Boston Society of Architects 2018 Design Awards

Architecture faculty and alumni received numerous awards at the Boston Society of Architects 2018 Design Awards, held on January 18, 2018. See the entire list of BSA honorees and more information about the awards on the BSA website.  

Awards for Design Excellence:

In Our Present Condition... ACT Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of CAVS

ACT’s year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the internationally renowned MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS) began in April 2017.

Spring 2018 | Collected News


Faculty and alumni received awards at the 2018 Boston Society of Architects Awards: faculty Brandon Clifford, Sheila Kennedy, Alexander D’Hooghe, Jeremy Jih, and alumni William Rawn, Anne Beha, and Carl Solander all received awards at the gala on January 18.

Prof. Azra Akšamija has received a number of awards recently including: a J-WEL Grant and MITx grant for course development, an ERSTE Foundation and CAMIT grant for publications, and an MIT Center for International Studies grant to establish a Future Heritage Lab facility in the Al Azraq refugee camp.