SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of October 22

Documenting the world's largest landfill-to-park project
Architecture alumna Mariel Villere SM '13 is part of the Freshkills Park team organizing “Capturing Change,” a photography series documenting the world’s largest landfill-to-park project. On view at the Architectural League of NY from October 24, 2018 through January 25, 2019. Learn more

City & State’s 2018 NYC 40 Under 40 Rising Stars
DUSP alumna Rebecca Karp MCP ’11 was selected as one of City & State’s 2018 NYC 40 Under 40 Rising Stars. Each year, City & State identifies 40 cross-sector trailblazers who are working at the heart of government, business, advocacy, academia, and more to propel our city forward. This year’s cohort is creating change throughout the boroughs, from advocating for social policy to running for office and starting companies to running campaigns. See the full list of rising stars.

Jennifer Conway talks AI and machine learning
CRE alumna Jennifer Conway MSRED ‘18 of MIT Investment Management Company discusses her research on AI in real estate technology with the Real Estate Tech Guys. YouTube

Digital Techniques in Urban Design
MIT REI Lab Lead Researcher, Architecture alum Daniel Fink SM '17 has published his Byera Hadley Report, "Complex Urbanities: Digital Techniques in Urban Design," that discusses the effect of computation on the design and production of urban development. Read the report.

Democratizing medical knowledge
Media Lab alum Michael Halle has developed the Open Anatomy Project, a free digital anatomy atlas created by the medical community and available everywhere in the world. Explore the database

The Five-Ton Life: Carbon, America, and the Culture That May Save Us
At nearly twenty tons per person, American carbon dioxide emissions are among the highest in the world. Not every American fits this statistic, however. Across the country there are urban neighborhoods, suburbs, rural areas, and commercial institutions that have drastically lower carbon footprints. These exceptional places, as it turns out, are neither “poor” nor technologically advanced. Their low emissions are due to culture. A new book from DUSP alumna Susan Subak MCP ’89 focuses on on CO2 emissions and urban form in America. Learn more.