Campus buildings and architecture
Where the ‘beaver works’
December 6, 2013A collaborative space at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, called the Beaver Works Center, will create new opportunities in project-based learning.
MIT’s Lobby 10 to be renamed in honor of fallen veterans
November 8, 2013Already home to war memorials, central campus location to get official new name: ‘Memorial Lobby.’
Energy savings add up to success for Efficiency Forward
August 27, 2013
Kendall Square initiative moves toward design phase
August 20, 2013Urban-design firm to be selected; community meetings will be set for fall.
MIT and NSTAR celebrate energy efficiency success, extend ‘Efficiency Forward’ through 2015
July 2, 2013Since first agreement in 2010, MIT has reduced electricity use on campus by 15 percent.
Bexley to close at end of semester for up to three years due to structural problems
May 7, 2013Dean for Student Life Chris Colombo says helping affected students is his top priority; seniors permitted to stay through Commencement.
City of Cambridge approves MIT’s zoning petition
April 9, 2013Kendall Square to be invigorated; approval gained through collaborative approach
Kaiser, Grimson launch Graduate Student Housing Working Group
March 18, 2013Effort comes in response to faculty’s 2030/Kendall task force recommendation; Kendall Square zoning hearings continue.
Reducing wasted energy in commercial buildings
February 5, 2013Much energy is wasted heating and cooling indoor spaces when no one or almost no one is present. Now, MIT researchers have used their own campus to demonstrate a means of measuring that energy/occupancy mismatch.
Renovation plans offer MIT opportunities to save energy, improve design
February 4, 2013Work aims to make the Institute more energy-efficient and to influence design standards in the construction industry.
Cambridge Ordinance Committee reviews MIT's Kendall Square zoning petition
January 25, 2013City Councilors set the stage for further discussion