East Campus

The team

The multidisciplinary design team developing the East Campus Urban Design Study brings a broad and inclusive set of talents and capabilities to this work. Collectively, its members are experienced and knowledgeable in landscape architecture, urban design, sustainability, and environmental design, as well as budget management and economics.

Design team

Architect: Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects
Landscape architecture:  Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
Urban design: Ken Greenberg Consultants
Infrastructure/sustainability/traffic: VHB
Economic advisors: HR+A Advisors
Environmental/sustainable design: Atelier Ten

Read the Request for Proposal sent to five firms to assist in the selection of a team. [PDF document]

Governance

The work of the design team will be guided by the following committees.

East campus steering committee

Chris Kaiser, provost, co-chair (through 10/31/13)
Martin Schmidt, acting provost, and professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (co-chair effective 11/1/13)
Israel Ruiz, executive vice president and treasurer, co-chair
Eran Ben-Joseph, department head and professor, Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP)
Xavier de Souza Briggs, associate professor, DUSP
Peter Fisher, department head, Department of Physics
Patrick Hulin, undergraduate student, Mathematics
Steve Marsh, MIT Investment Management Company
Adèle Naudé Santos, dean, School of Architecture & Planning, and Professor of Architecture
Tony Sharon, deputy executive vice president
Caleb Waugh, graduate student, School of Engineering
James Wescoat, professor, Department of Architecture

East campus working team

Pamela Delphenich, Director of Campus Planning
Thayer Donham, Campus Planning
Dennis Frenchman, professor, DUSP
Sarah Gallop, Office of Government and Community Relations
Michael Owu, MIT Investment Management Company
Adèle Naudé Santos, dean, School of Architecture & Planning, and Professor of Architecture
Nader Tehrani, department head and professor, Department of Architecture
Meejin Yoon, associate professor, Department of Architecture

The SA+P faculty design group

The faculty design group worked during the late spring and summer of 2013 and drafted the “East Campus / MIT Gateway” document that will inform the design study work. [PDF document]

Alexander D’Hooghe, associate professor, Department of Architecture
Dennis Frenchman, professor, DUSP
Anton Garcia-Abril, professor, Department of Architecture
Adèle Naudé Santos, dean, School of Architecture & Planning, and Professor of Architecture
Carlo Ratti, associate professor of the practice, DUSP
Peter Roth, lecturer, Center for Real Estate
Nader Tehrani, department head and professor, Department of Architecture
Meejin Yoon, associate professor, Department of Architecture