Alumni
Hugh Magee

A native of Northern Ireland Hugh grew up in Lower Mournes, the inspiration for C.S. Lewis' Narnia landscape. After studying at the University of Ulster, Belfast and l’École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Saint-Étienne, France, Hugh gained a UK Fulbright Scholarship to complete his Masters of Architecture at MIT. At MIT, as a Fellow of the TATA Center for Technology and Design, in addition to completing his Masters, Hugh has been working as a researcher at the Urban Risk Lab focusing on public space infrastructure for disaster preparedness in Nepal after the 2015 earthquake. His work with the Urban Risk Lab has been granted several awards including the MIT Ideas Global Challenge and the 2017 Risk Awards.

Education

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Master of Architecture, MIT School of Architecture and Planning
2007 -
Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honors in Architecture, University of Ulster, Belfast

Academic Experience

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Research Assistant, MIT School of Architecture
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Teaching Position, MIT School of Architecture

Awards

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TATA Fellowship with Urban Risk Lab, MIT School of Architecture
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UK Fulbright Battersea Power Station Scholar, UK Fulbright Commission
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BUNAC Best Scholarship, British Universities North American Club
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Bachelor of Fine Arts , Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston