The latest issue of Thresholds, the Journal of the MIT Department of Architecture, is now out. Asking questions such as "What actions are prompted by revolution in the space of the city? Which publics take part in this struggle, and who are the agents that mobilize it?
In order to complete an extensive server upgrade, this main DUSP website will be off-line on Friday 6/14 from approximately 3:00-8:00 PM.
At the Departmental Commencement Breakfast at the MIT Media Lab on June 6, 2013, DUSP was pleased to welcome back Adele Fleet Bacow (MCP 1977) as our Commencement Speaker. Adele is the President of Commuity Partners Consultants, a firm she founded in 1996 to work with cities and towns, public agencies, foundations, and community-based organizations around the country. In her work she has brought the public and private sectors together in unlikely collaborations to revitalize communities, and her speech to DUSP's newest graduates provided a wonderful opportuntity for her to share
Commencement week and Tech Reunions week unofficially kicked off when a mysterious hack was unveiled in the Lobby 7 stairwell leading to DUSP and Architecture Headquarters.
The hackers—perhaps soon-to-be alums intent on leaving a final mark on the Institute—placed fake noses and moustaches on a large portrait collage in the area between the first and second floor.