Study from CRE's Siqi Zheng shows commercial parks have boosted growth, created new urban centers.
Industrial “edge cities” have helped China grow
ACT received an Art Works grant for "Futurity Island," a large-scale, land-based installation on MIT’s campus.
Imagining new possibilities: Futurity Island
A national study by DUSP researchers provides one of the first in-depth looks at the characteristics of places that have adopted food recycling.
Study: For food-waste recycling, policy is key
Graduate student Alpha Yacob Arsano wants to bring natural ventilation to the forefront of modern architecture.
Lessons from pre-industrial climate control
Smart, soil-free microgarden lets users optimize growing conditions while cutting water and resource use.
SproutsIO aims to power a “Personal Produce” movement
MIT Media Lab summer event explores responsible dissent, embodied in its new Disobedience Award.
Defiance: Disobedience for the good of all
Study: Being near colleagues helps cross-disciplinary research on papers and patents.
Proximity boosts collaboration on MIT campus
New app lets patients work alone or with others to prevent, monitor, and reverse chronic disease.
Coaching platform improves health outcomes, lowers medical costs
Startup’s stress sensor tracks users’ unconscious responses to products and experiences.
Wearable device reveals consumer emotions
A novel thesis in the form of a podcast gives voice to issues of security and identity in New York and Paris.
Jessica Myers: Liberté, Égalité, Sécurité
Technique could lead to cameras that can handle light of any intensity, audio that doesn’t skip or pop.
Ultra-high-contrast digital sensing
Involving local farmers in tackling a problem can provide long-lasting benefits
Evaluating approaches to agricultural development
Expanding tissue samples before imaging offers detailed information about disease.
Microscopy technique could enable more informative biopsies
Module would serve as a commercially owned space station, featuring a luxury hotel as the primary anchor tenant and NASA as a temporary co-anchor tenant
MIT space hotel wins NASA graduate design competition
System with $150 worth of hardware offers alternative to 3-D scanners that cost 200 times as much
Media Lab researchers use Kinect to scan T. rex skull
CITE Director Bishwapriya Sanyal Discusses CITE’s Mission, Big Data, and the Future of the Program
Reflecting on an Experiment in Technology Evaluation at MIT
Density of highly educated residents, rather than income or ethnic composition, predicts revitalization
Why do some neighborhoods improve?
Senseable City Lab visualizes 20 years of data to show how students, faculty, and scholars join MIT from all over the world
Academics without borders
MIT professor wants public health advocates to think big about future trends
3Q: Mariana Arcaya on the drivers of health inequality
A new exhibition at the Dean's Office Gallery features ACT alumni
In Our Present Condition… recent work by visual arts alumni
A new exhibition at the Dean's Office Gallery features ACT alumni
In Our Present Condition… recent work by visual arts alumni
Venture accelerator DesignX unleashes entrepreneurs’ ideas to transform the built environment
Design innovations for improved life in cities
This year's winners of the Schnitzer Prize in the visual arts are all students from the School of Architecture and Planning
2017 Schnitzer prize-winners
Author of “Blue Skies over Beijing” links Chinese air quality and urban development
3Q: Siqi Zheng on air quality and urban development in China
Ventilating flaps lined with live cells open and close in response to an athlete’s sweat
Researchers design moisture-responsive workout suit
CRE’s Albert Saiz on worldwide trends affecting housing, commercial real estate, and investment in the built environment
3Q: How urbanization and revolutionary innovation are shaping global real estate
Scratch Day @ MIT was one of more than 800 global events during May to celebrate the kids’ programming language and online community on its 10th anniversary
Celebrating 10 years of Scratch
QS World University Rankings place MIT No. 1 in 12 of 46 subject areas
MIT named No. 1 university worldwide for architecture/built environment, No. 2 for art and design
MIT’s Kristel Smentek studies art, collectors, and commerce in new ways
The art of the dealers
Advisor to $1.4 billion state plan sees health care as foundation for “Vital Brooklyn”
3Q: J. Phillip Thompson on revitalizing Central Brooklyn
Scholars at MIT and in Mexico collaborate on projects spanning design, technology, and art
Engaged neighbors
Scholars at MIT and in Mexico collaborate on projects spanning design, technology, and art
Engaged neighbors
Initiative links MIT with São Paulo research centers to study affordability and accessibility
New collaboration explores the future of urban housing in Brazil
Learn more about the SA+P community’s commitment to building a better world.
The MIT Campaign for a Better World
School of Architecture and Planning will develop curriculum, courses for Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation
MIT to help Dubai launch a new undergraduate institution focused on design