MIT has been named the top university in the world for “Architecture/Built Environment” in the subject rankings from QS World University Rankings for 2020. In “Art and Design,” the Institute ranked No. 5 globally. This year, MIT ranked No. 1 in 12 of 48 disciplines.
MIT named No. 1 university worldwide for architecture/built environment, No. 5 for art/design
Fusing art, science, and product design, senior Jierui Fang has followed—and sometimes created — her own path at MIT.
Design that makes a difference
Architecture's Rafi Segal creates projects meant to enhance a sense of community.
Designing for place and space
A project by Olivier Faber from Brandon Clifford’s Fall 2019 Architecture Design Core Studio I
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Walking Assembly, by Matter Design (led by Assistant Professor Brandon Clifford, Johanna Lobdell, and Wes McGee), re-introduces the potentials of that ancient knowledge to better inform the transportation and assembly of future architectures.
Walking Assembly by Matter Design
Installation view from “More or Less Exact,” a 2019 MArch thesis presentation by Dalma Foldesi and Jung In Seo
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A project by Chen Chu and Nynika Jhaveri from Mariana Ibanez’s Fall 2019 Architecture Design Option Studio, “EPISODE 5”
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Renovated spaces will be more flexible and welcoming, maximizing views and natural light.
Design for the Hayden Library renovation takes shape
A project by Nare Filiposyan, Emma Jurczynski, and Gil Sunshine from Sheila Kennedy’s Fall 2019 Architecture Design Core Studio III
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To mark its 150th anniversary, the MIT Department of Architecture, in collaboration with the MIT Museum, presented a dynamic exhibition exploring new ways of thinking about architecture, education, and design.
150 Years of Architecture Education at MIT
Building Technology PhD student Norhan Bayomi uses drones to investigate how building construction impacts communities’ resilience to rising temperatures.
Deploying drones to prepare for climate change
A project by Melika Konjicanin, Jitske Swagemaker, and David White, from Enrique Walker’s Fall 2019 Architecture Design Option Studio, "OPEN WORK"
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To mark its 150th anniversary, the MIT Department of Architecture, in collaboration with the MIT Museum, presented a dynamic exhibition exploring new ways of thinking about architecture, education, and design.
150 Years of Architecture Education at MIT
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