SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of May 14

Spring books on architecture and design from Metropolis
An anthology of essays centered around New York City, What Goes Up: The Right and Wrongs to the City from Architecture alum Michael Sorkin MArch ’84, tops the list of top picks. Metropolis.

DUSP alum receives 2018 Architecture Award
Cassim Shepard MCP ’07, received the 2018 Arts and Letters Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters for work exploring “the unseen lesser-known city that we all inhabit. Awards will be presented in New York City this May at the Academy’s annual Ceremonial. Work by the winners will be featured in the Ceremonial Exhibition: Work by New Members and Recipients of Awards, on view in the Academy’s galleries on Audubon Terrace. Learn more.

Self-forming structures made with 3D printing at Nervous System
The Nervous System studio was founded in 2007 by Architecture’s Jessica Rosenkrantz ’05 (Arch/Biology) and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg. Projects from the Somerville, Massachusetts studio include the 4D printing Kinematics system and working with New Balance to develop 3D printed mid-soles for sports shoes. Learn more about their practice in 3D Printing Industry.

DUSP alum and MIT Better World in Miami
At the recent gathering of alumni in Miami, architect and urban planner, Carlos A. Sainz Caccia MCP ’17 spoke about how MIT’s Infinite Corridor embodies one of his own core values: connectivity. MIT News.

ICYMI: May is urban planning month at Frank News
Frank News, an online publication dedicated to the continuous examination of the institutions shaping our everyday experiences, is devoting the current May 2018 issue to urban planning. Each day of May, a new multimedia piece of content will be published, delving into the range of planning professionals’ views on urban planning. Curated and co-edited by MCP candidates Kelly Leilani Main and Max Moinian, this month will feature a host of content from DUSP faculty, alumni, and students – including Tom Campanella PhD ‘99, Polina Bakhteiarov ’10, ’11, MCP ‘11, Lawrence Vale SM ’88, Brent Ryan PhD ’02, and visiting scholar Garnette Cadogan. Read the issue.