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

Brooklyn: The Once and Future City
A new book from DUSP alum Thomas J. Campanella PhD ’99 focuses not on Brooklyn’s greatest hits, but rather the “unknown, overlooked, and unheralded.” Curbed.

Being Material release October 2019
CAST’s latest publication, focused on explorations of the many ways of being material in the digital age will be released next month by the MIT Press. Editors include Architecture alumni Skylar Tibbits SMArchS ’10 and Rebecca Uchill PD '15, PhD '15 (HTC). At once an artist's book, digitally activated object, and collection of scholarship, this book both demonstrates and chronicles the many ways of being material. Learn more.

This Argentinian city planner is revolutionizing local economies for 1.3 billion people
DUSP alumna Mercedes Bidart MCP ’19, co-founder and CEO of QUIPU and 2019 MITdesignX cohort member, is profiled in Forbes for the work she and her team are doing to envision local economic development in Latin America. Forbes.

What supply chain transparency really means
Architecture and Media Lab alum Leonardo Bonanni MArch '03, SM '05 (MAS), PD '10, PhD '10 (MAS) founder of Sourcemap and MIT Supply Chain director Alexis Bateman consider what supply chain transparency means, why it’s important, and how to achieve it. Harvard Business Review.

Grad Students: Need an affordable place to live?  New site connects generations
Nesterly, from DUSP alumni and MITdesignX 2017 cohort members Rachel Goor MCP ’17, Dennis Harvey MCP ’17, and Noelle Marcus MCP ’17 matches students who need affordable housing with Boston-area empty nesters who have a room to spare. BU Today.