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M.Arch Thesis – 2015

A second life for ArchKiosk! In an effort to make student work, theses in particular, more accessible we’ve gathered abstracts and links to the full thesis on DSpace below and on the department’s website, architecture.mit.edu. MIT requires all students to upload a PDF of the thesis document to the Institute’s depository, DSpace. Though this has created […]

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 […]

n-TERN

nTERN: 4 weeks at nARCHITECTS MIT’s January Independent Activities Period (IAP) has come and gone but the memories from a month interning at nARCHITECTS will last forever. Me and a fellow MIT student joined the small and busy team at nA for four weeks of massing models, façade studies, render views, site models, and lots […]

BAMBOO with Simon Velez

Mark Jarzombek, Acting Dean and Professor, launched Lateral Studios this semester, a one-day “masterclass for the unencumbered” open to students from all departments of the School. On October 25, architect Simón Vélez worked with students in a hands-on design-build workshop exploring innovative structural forms with bamboo. ArchKiosk asked a couple of the participating architecture students to […]

MIT SA+P Welcomes Dean Hashim Sarkis!

After an extensive search, MIT SA+P has announced our new dean: Hashim Sarkis! See the letter from the provost below: To members of the MIT community:   I am very pleased to send the news that Hashim Sarkis, who is the Aga Khan Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism in Muslim Societies at Harvard University’s Graduate School […]