SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of July 9

150 Years of Course IV
This June, over 140 alumni from class years ranging from 1955 to 2018 gathered at the New Museum to celebrate the upcoming 150th anniversary of architecture education at MIT. Read a recap of the event, co-organized with MITArchA and MIT Club of New York.

Defending democracy online
MIT Media Lab alum J. Nathan Matias SM ’13, PhD ’17 and PhD student Joy Buolamwini SM ’17 are among Co.Design's four design heroes who are defending democracy online.

Zero reimagined: A new take on an old artistic vision
A new exhibition includes work by former CAVS director Otto Piene and the Zero group. The Guardian.

New head of research at SG’s Knight Frank
DUSP alum, Dr. Lee Nai Jia PHD '09 was appointed Senior Director and Head of Research at Knight Frank. Lee's research has focused on green Industry and housing Affordability. 

This summer, the Hudson River Museum presents riverthatflowsbothways, a four-channel video installation by artist and CAVS alumna Ellen Kozak SMVisS '79 and composer Scott D. Miller. On view through September 9, 2018. Learn more

15 amazing MIT student projects
Explore 15 amazing MIT student projects from the past 10 years, including several from the MIT Media Lab!

CRE’s Steve Weikal MCP '08, SM '08 talks tech
Technological innovation, from blockchain to shared-economy start-ups, threatens to unlock value that has always been hidden in real estate markets. Investments & Pensions Europe.
35 under 35
PhD student Joy Buolamwini SM ’17 has been named one of MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35 for her pioneering work fighting algorithmic bias in facial recognition and analysis technology.

ACT alum at Thailand Biennale
Toshihiro Komatsu SMVisS '99 will be exhibiting in the upcoming Thailand Biennale 2018. The Thailand Biennale is an international contemporary art exhibition initiated by the Office of Contemporary Art and Culture, Ministry of Culture, Thailand. Learn more.

BMW, MIT explore printable inflatable materials
Skylar Tibbits and the Self-Assembly Lab, MIT are working with BMW to develop printed inflatable materials that self-transform, adapt and morph from one state to another. Tibbits talks about the recent technologies that the team brought together to achieve the new adaptive material structure. ASSEMBLY Magazine.

"Robotics engineer Barbie"
Barbie's latest profession is robotics engineer, and head of the Personal Robots group Cynthia Breazeal was consulted to ensure the industry is represented accurately. Romper.  

Launching a tech and innovation summer camp for kids across Glasgow
Kelvinside Academy has appointed American designer and Architecture alum James Addison ’18 to encourage creative learning and innovation in education, proving school is not all about textbooks and classrooms. GlasgowLive.