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    The Venice Architecture Biennale highlights several works from MIT faculty, students, and alumni. The 2023 biennale, now on view through November 26, displays projects that respond to the theme of “The Laboratory of Change.”

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    “What’s really cool about being in the government right now in Massachusetts is getting to see a model as they’re trying to take climate from being an environmental priority to a number one, whole-of-government challenge,” says Jaye.

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    Boston Mayor Michelle Wu addresses the audience at the 2023 MIT School of Architecture and Planning’s Advanced Degree Ceremony. More on commencement 2023.

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    During sleep onset, a window of opportunity for interfacing with sleep arises in the form of hypnagogia, a semi-lucid sleep state where we all begin dreaming before we fall fully unconscious. 

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    DUSP's Carlo Ratti has co-written a new book, “Atlas of the Senseable City,” about dynamic urban mapping, which uses digital technologies to show the city in motion, charting pollution, traffic, pedestrian flow, crowds, commuting patterns, and other elements of our daily urban experience. Image: Christine Daniloff/MIT

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    Ganit Goldstein's 3D multicolor printed kimono, inspired by traditional IKAT weaving, is printed directly onto fabric with a combination of embroidery within the printing process.

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    MIT students studying advanced product design explored sustainable chair manufacturing and showed their work in a community exhibition space in Venice, California. Read more.

Welcome to the MIT School of Architecture and Planning. At SA+P, a potent mix of disciplines and departments fuels innovation and energizes our drive for meaningful progress. Whether our community is designing systems or cities, objects or structures, policies or technologies, we are committed to working every day, at MIT and around the globe, in service to a better world.


September 18
The MIT Club of Boston presents: "The Big Dig, the T, and the Future of Public Transit in Boston". Join us at The Engine for a reception and fireside chat with members of the MIT Mobility Initiative.

Upcoming Events

October 2-6  |  MIT Medical Flu Clinic
Get your vaccination quickly and conveniently
More information here.
Walker Memorial (Bldg 50)

October 3 | New Works
Mark Jarzombek
7-429, Long Lounge
12:00 pm (ET)

October 5  | Department of Architecture Fall 2023 Lectures
Marilyne Anderson
More information here.
MIT Long Lounge (7-429)
6:00 pm (ET)

October 6  | MIT Mobility Forum Fall 2023
Alexandre Jacquillat  on "Demand-responsive micro-transit: design and  operations."
Register here.
12:00-1:00 pm (ET)

Through October 29 | List Projects 27: field harrington and Nancy Valladares SMACT '20
A two-person exhibition that inaugurates a year-long series of three experimental List Projects exhibitions that foreground and support artistic collaborations.
More information here.
MIT List Visual Arts Center

Through October | "Come back and tell me why things last"
Work by Lauren Gideonse MArch ‘24 and Adriana Giorgis MArch ‘24
More information here.
MIT Student Art Gallery (Bldg W20)

November 15  | MIT Morningside Academy for Design
Forum: The Power of Design: On Sustainability 
More information here.

Through November 26 | Venice Biennale of Architecture
Featuring projects from SA+P faculty, students, and alumni.
More information here.
Venice, Italy

Through January 7, 2024 | Nomadic Mosque
ACT Director Azra Akšamija's solo exhibition.
More information here.
Black Box of Bauhaus Museum Dessau

Through March 31, 2024 | 20 Years Mapping the [In]visible
An exhibit marking the twentieth anniversary of the MIT Senseable City Lab’s work to better understand the evolving relationship between the physical and digital worlds to reflect on ​​the social, ethical, and scientific aspects of our cities.
More information here.
MIT Museum

SA+P Wellness Program for Fall Semester 2023
Yoga and Mindfulness

Tuesday 5:30-6:45 pm. Hybrid (9-255) and online | Connect via Zoom here
Thursday 12:00-1:00 pm (virtual only) | Connect via Zoom here 

Virtual exhibitions and activities
ACT lecture archive | Connect here
Department of Architecture lecture channel | Connect here