A busy week of lectures and events coming up… Anna-Sophie Springer: Curating the Anthropocene: A Palimpsest of Species and Spaces March 28 | 6 PM, E15-011 | ACT Lecture Series   Arguing that current matters in natural history are messier than some of the most compelling scientific and artistic representations seem to suggest, Springer will […]

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Five advanced studios have the great privilege to travel and visit studio sites during Spring Break. Students are currently in Bogotá, Santiago and the Atacama desert, São Paolo, Mexico City, and Barcelona! More photos + reflections to come. ‘The Radical De-substantiation of Architecture‘, considers the Atacama Desert in Chile, “both the ancient settlements in the San […]

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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 […]

First comprehensive map of Beirut, drawn in 1876 for Sultan Abdul Hamid II under the command of Julius Löytved, a dragoman at the German Embassy in Istanbul.

Hey! Thesis continues our SMarchs series with Chantal from the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture: Who are you? Chantal El Hayek What program are you in? SMarchs AKPIA Who is your advisor? Nasser Rabbat Hey! What’s your thesis? The Last Levantine City: Beirut, 1830-1930 How does thesis make you feel? Ever in a pensive mood… Draw […]

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As part of the guest post series, PhD student Christianna Bonin writes on the current exhibition at the MIT List Visual Arts center, “Katrín Sigurdardóttir: Drawing Apart”. See it before the exhibition closes on April 12! — AK I employ architecture to describe places; I copy architecture to redraw and re-experience a moment. Whereas the […]

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