SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of June 17

Alexis Sablone makes history with her first sneaker
Architecture alumna Alexis Sablone MArch ’16 launched her first pro model sneaker, a sleek, customized white suede low-top One Star Pro with an ochre star, with Converse on June 1. Read a profile in Vogue about Sablone’s skateboarding and design careers.

Film premiere, The Proposal
On June 27, join MITArchA (MIT Architecture Alumni) and Oscilliscope Labs at Landmark Theatres, Kendall Square Cinema in Cambridge for a premiere of The Proposal, by Jill Magid SMVisS '00 with remarks by Caroline Jones. Learn more and register

10,000 Years
“I ultimately think stories are the things that last the longest. And to be a story, it has to have an element of mystery to it.” Media Lab Visiting professor Danny Hillis '78, SM '81, PhD '88 discusses the Long Now, the 10,000 Year Clock, and how technology can empower creativity. E-flux.

Boston Properties names Gensler exec to board
The Boston-based real estate investment trust has tapped Architecture alumna Diane Hoskins ’79 to fill a vacant spot on their board. Hoskins is co-CEO of M. Arthur Gensler Jr. & Associates, an architecture, design and planning firm with a large Boston presence. Hoskins, who is based in Washington, D.C., founded the Gensler Research Institute in 2005 and is currently a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization. Boston Business Journal.