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May 20, 2019. Posted by Irina Chernyakova

Buildings of the future may be lit by collections of glowing plants and designed around an infrastructure of sunlight harvesting, water transport, and soil collecting and composting systems. That’s the vision behind an interdisciplinary collaboration between an MIT architecture professor and a professor of chemical engineering.

May 18, 2019. Posted by Irina Chernyakova

Celebrated architect I.M. Pei ’40 died on May 16 in New York City. He was 102. Over the course of a long international career, he designed notable buildings that included museums, cultural and research centers, civic buildings, and office towers. A dedicated modernist, he received the architecture world’s highest honors for his large body of work.

Among his best-known projects are the glass pyramid entrance pavilion he designed for the Louvre Museum in Paris, and the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. 

May 01, 2019. Posted by Irina Chernyakova

Tuesday, May 14
4.154 Architecture Option Studios

1–6 PM
WorkLive Queens
Dan Wood, Sam Ghantous
North Dome & Corner

1–6 PM
Off-Campus: Transforming the Monastery of Toumliline
Linna Choi, Tarik Oualalou, Maya Shopova
7-429/Long Lounge

Mar 21, 2019. Posted by Irina Chernyakova

Thresholds 48: Kin
Editors: Stratton Coffman, Dalma Földesi, Sarah Wagner
Spring 2020

Feb 28, 2019. Posted by Irina Chernyakova

Fall 2018 marked the 150th anniversary of MIT's first architecture class, making what is now the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) home to the oldest architectural course of study in the United States. To mark the occasion, the department is celebrating with a diverse array of educational and social programming on campus throughout the academic year. The events will culminate in a symposium and alumni open house on campus April 12–13.