SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of September 24

BSA Award of Honor
Architecture alumna Ann M. Beha MArch ’75 received the BSA Award of Honor for her uncommonly profound lifetime contributions to the profession and to the Boston Society of Architects. Learn more about Beha’s work.

1002 Inventions: Art and Design in Al Azraq Refugee Camp
MIT’s Future Heritage Lab, founded by HTC alumna Azra Aksamija PhD ’11, has been awarded a Graham Foundation grant for 1002 Inventions, a book project that documents a wide range of art and design projects, through a selection of photographs, paintings, and stories written by a group of 20 young authors from the Al Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan. Learn more about the project

Fixing Philly’s broken waterfront
As a planner at the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, DUSP alumna Lizzie Woods MCP ’12 is involved in a project to cap a portion of I-95 and transform a multi-acre site into a lush 12-acre park, restoring access to Philly's Delware River waterfront. Curbed.

At the flip of a switch
In an excerpt adapted from his new MIT Press book, Electric Light: An Architectural History, Architecture alum Sandy Isenstadt MArch ’85, PhD ’97 surveys the history of the light switch, from its transformational impact on the domestic sphere to its starring role in political theater. Places.
Social robots for long-term interaction
Media Lab Post-doc alumna Hae Won Park PD ’15 develops interactive social machines that deeply personalize to their users through long-term interaction, attending to the unique needs and goals of each individual. MIT ILP

Doom or Bloom: What Will Artificial Intelligence Mean for Architecture?
In an interview for Common Edge, AKPIA alum Imdat As SMArchS '02 discusses AI and its impact on architectural design and practice.  

Biennale of Western Balkans
Palimpsest of ’89, a single-channel video installation from HTC alumna Azra Aksamija PhD ’11 will be featured in the inaugural Biennale of Western Balkans from October 11-14, 2018. Learn more.

Public art tour
On September 27 at 5:30PM, Architecture alum Mark Jarzombek PhD ’86 and the MIT List Visual Arts Center will lead a public art tour showcasing art and architecture highlights across campus. More info