Supported by a $100 million founding gift, the academy will deepen the integration of design across the Institute and beyond.
MIT Morningside Academy for Design created as a new hub for cross-disciplinary education, research, and innovation
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Commencement
Student project “116 x 31” transforms an iconic MIT building with a large-scale interactive installation
MIT Simmons Hall as an interactive canvas
Senior Ibuki Iwasaki seeks creative ways to design technology that considers the human user.
Merging design, tech, and cognitive science
A study shows that yeast, an abundant waste product from breweries, can filter out even trace amounts of lead.
Could used beer yeast be the solution to heavy metal contamination in water?
A project with the Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism is changing the model for how cities address civic growth, community engagement, equitable climate resilience, and environmental justice.
Finding common ground in Malden
We seem to be wired to calculate not the shortest path but the “pointiest” one, facing us toward our destination as much as possible.
How the brain navigates cities
Transmedia Storytelling researcher seeks to draw people together
An ambitious vision for the virtual world