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, […]


Join us for Happy Hour tonight! 7pm; Long Lounge. Following the Round Room/Round Table lecture at 6pm; description below. In the spirit of continuing the lively debate of the ‘Dinner with the In-Laws’ series, we’ve invited Axel Kilian (PhD Computation alum) to discuss models of design and embedded computation on occasion of the Round Room exhibition by […]


The ASC will be co-hosting a town hall with department head Meejin Yoon Tonight, 7 – 8:30PM in 7-429. We will provide a rough agenda, but please bring any questions or concerns you feel it is productive to discuss at the departmental scale. Dinner (Flour!) will be served. -ASC

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Last Sunday I spent a delightful day at the #Culturunners storytelling symposium, over in the ACT Cube (E14-001). I confess, it was a refreshing change from the conferences I’m used to attending as an architecture history/theory/criticism student, in which a plethora of Distinguished Speakers hold forth interminably on a plethora of Esoteric Topics.


Please Join us at 6pm tonight for the opening of UNBLOCKED, an installation by Shiyu Wei and Evelyn Ting at the Hayden Library, West Plaza. See poster for exact location! HH will follow in the AVT from 6:30-8pm.

Every Friday morning throughout this fall semester, the first year SMArchS students convene for the Architecture Studies Colloquium. This class is a forum: each week students from all six streams can engage in dialogue with a different visiting scholar, designer, or practitioner on matters of concern from across the vast architectural discipline. This year, the […]

In a recent conversation about LaVerde’s, one of my faithful followers, Gico Nuida, told me that one of his favorite parts about trips to LaVerde’s is the awesome 90’s music that’s always playing when he walks in there. In contrast to the monotonous polyline trimming in a dark, cold CRON room, this music always brings […]


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