MIT students studying advanced product design explored sustainable chair manufacturing and showed their work in a community exhibition space in Venice, California.
Blue-sky thinking and the next 150-year chair
Miho Mazereeuw, an architect of built and natural environments, looks for new ways to get people ready for natural disasters.
Preparing to be prepared
A pandemic-fueled transformation of the MIT course MAS.S64 (How to Grow (Almost) Anything) leads to next steps in democratizing synthetic biology.
A global lab for teaching and practicing synthetic biology
Hasso Plattner Institute-MIT Research Program on Designing for Sustainability will focus on sustainable design, innovation, and digital technologies.
New research collaboration aims to tackle global societal challenges through design
An experiment in Amsterdam reveals how pilfered bicycles are put to use.
Where do stolen bikes go?
MIT Morningside Academy for Design’s inaugural fellows chart a new course.
Developing community around design
MIT urbanist Justin Steil studies how law and policy are used to replicate social divisions in the use of land.
Power, laws, and planning
The restored diploma of Robert Robinson Taylor, MIT’s first Black graduate — presented by his great-granddaughter Valerie Jarrett — highlights connections between the Institute and Tuskegee University.
A diploma, a discovery, and an historic legacy
Graduate student Justin Brazier lends his design skills to community projects in the Greater Boston neighborhoods where he grew up.
Your friendly neighborhood architect
The system measures biological and environmental changes, and detects contact between the mask and the wearer’s skin.
MIT engineers develop sensors for face masks that help gauge fit
Winning project supports collaboration between public housing residents in New York City and a local nonprofit offering training for work in the digital economy.
"Drawing Together" is awarded Norman B. Leventhal City Prize
Department of Architecture doctoral candidate Lavender Tessmer has advanced the process to produce textiles that can be individually customized.
Fabric + form = a mask that uniquely fits your face