Urban studies and planning
3 Questions: JoAnn Carmin on helping cities plan for climate change
February 18, 2014MIT professor is studying, and reporting on, the challenges facing a cross-section of global cities as they brace for the future.
Adèle Naudé Santos, dean of the School of Architecture and Planning, to step down
January 28, 2014Ten-year tenure marked by an invigorated faculty, consolidated space, increased applications; Reif applauds ‘her remarkable eye for talent’
Telecommunications data show civic dividing lines in major countries
December 18, 2013New study uses network data to show communication patterns and divisions in many major nations.
Real estate forum features talk on value of design
September 30, 2013MIT places second in this year's CASE competition
Helping build cities through anchor institutions
September 27, 2013Leveraging nonprofit resources to improve local economies
An entrepreneur aims to work in Africa
August 21, 2013Graduate student Sarah Dimson is hatching plans for renewable energy and affordable housing in Tanzania.
Symposium takes on urban infrastructure challenges
June 18, 2013Inaugural symposium of the Center for Advanced Urbanism is part of a series devoted to design issues facing cities worldwide
MIT students, alumni awarded 2013 Fulbright grants
May 20, 2013Selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields
The new challenges for urban planners
May 8, 2013In MIT talk, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan emphasizes the need for creative urbanism in a time of economic strain.