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Get your architectural sweatshirts!

The winners of the Course 4 shirt design competition are in! Click on the images to order your own! Sale open through Monday, March 23rd. Unrolled 4 Yes We Cantilever Share with your friends who love architecture, structures, puns, MIT course numbers, and laser cutting!

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SMArchS Colloquium – Deepak Aatresh on Computation in Architecture

Three weeks ago, engineer Deepak Aatresh lectured in our SMArchS colloquium class about mobilizing massive computation in the AEC industries.[1] His company, Aditazz, has developed digital software tools realize design objectives by processing quantized inputs. I’ve been meaning to post about this lecture for some time now but haven’t had the chance…because, well, of school. […]

Studio Marfa goes to Texas

Last weekend, my option studio (taught by Hrvoje Njiric) traveled to our site in Marfa, TX via El Paso. This was only my second visit to Texas, and I was impressed by the vastness of the West Texas Chihuahuan desert. Marfa, famous for its installations by Minimalist artist Donald Judd, was also interesting for its […]

Unblocked

Last Friday architecture students ventured deep into MIT’s campus: down the infinite corridor to Hayden Library! It was a big change of scene from the typical one-minute walk between studio and La Verde’s, but food, fresh air, and an installation by two of our classmates beckoned. The installation, Unblocked, is a project by Evelyn Ting and Shiyu Wei, […]

Venice Biennale Part 1: In Pictures

This summer, I visited Venice to see the Architecture Biennale and was completely overwhelmed by the number of pavilions, the scope of projects, and the amazing city of Venice itself. Last year, along with many others at MIT, I worked on research for the US Pavilion so it was particularly amazing to see the work in its […]

Architecture of the Marathon

In honor of Marathon Monday, I thought I would finally post some images from a few weeks ago. I’ve been training for my second Boston Marathon this winter (only somewhat successfully with the demands of Core II) and one weekend in March, I decided to document some of the buildings along the course as I ran […]