Monthly Archives: February 2015



TUVALU: January on a sinking island

In addition to spending three lovely weeks working with the UNDP in Fiji this IAP, I also traveled to Tuvalu for one week to conduct research on my thesis, tentatively titled “Post-Island Futures.” The project is still in its infancy, but my time in the Pacific was an amazing opportunity to get perspectives on the […]

Guest Post: Qalandiya International Art Biennial

Nisa Ari, a PhD student in the History, Theory and Criticism of Art and Architecture program, writes on her research trip to the Qalandiya International Art Biennial. – AK — Last October, I had the good fortune to be in attendance at the opening events of the Qalandiya International Art Biennial, which took place across Palestinian […]

Space Packing Architecture: The Life and Work of Alfred Neumann

Over the past few months, fellow Arch_Kiosker, Grisha, and I, have been working on a fun project. We’re part of a team working with Professor Rafi Segal on organizing an exhibition on the life and work of the architect, Alfred Neumann. Below, a preview of the architect and exhibition…. Born in 1900 in Vienna, Alfred […]

HAPPY HOUR + ALUMNI on Friday at 6pm

Tiny Desk Interview! [Jess P.]

We’re bringing you a new series this semester! Tiny Desk Interviews, à la NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts, will give you a brief glimpse into the studio spaces of MIT architecture students. These are the desks at which we eat, sleep, keep toothbrushes for all-nighters, glue ourselves to our models, cry, laugh, and have private dance parties, so it seems fitting […]

Francesca Hughes: The Architecture of Error

A summary of Francesca Hughes’ book talk at MIT Architecture, 12th February 2015.