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Where Is and What Is Architecture and Design?

Preference Given to: 
1st-year students

Facilitates the exploration of architecture, art and design majors and minors at MIT. Also points to the presence of design in a variety of careers. A selection of MIT faculty and alumni from various disciplines lecture and lead discussions on the role of design in their respective area of expertise. To help students understand the breadth of design thinking, there will be visits to local architecture and design firms, as well as companies in various disciplines with design departments. Students interview an MIT alumni currently working as an architect or designer at their office, then present what they discovered to the class.