School of Architecture and Planning
School of Architecture and Planning

A community collaboration for progress

Graduate student Nolen Scruggs works with a local tenant association to address housing inequality as part of the MIT Initiative on Combatting Systemic Racism.

2024 MAD Design Fellows announced

The 10 Design Fellows are MIT graduate students working at the intersection of design and multiple disciplines across the Institute.

The power of App Inventor: Democratizing possibilities for mobile applications

More than a decade since its launch, App Inventor recently hosted its 100 millionth project and registered its 20 millionth user. Now hosted by MIT, the app also supports experimenting with AI.

President Sally Kornbluth and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman discuss the future of AI

The conversation in Kresge Auditorium touched on the promise and perils of the rapidly evolving technology.

HPI-MIT design research collaboration creates powerful teams

Together, the Hasso Plattner Institute and MIT are working toward novel solutions to the world’s problems as part of the Designing for Sustainability research program.

A crossroads for computing at MIT

The MIT Schwarzman College of Computing building will form a new cluster of connectivity across a spectrum of disciplines in computing and artificial intelligence.

Second round of seed grants awarded to MIT scholars studying the impact and applications of generative AI

The 16 finalists — representing every school at MIT — will explore generative AI’s impact on privacy, art, drug discovery, aging, and more.

Putting AI into the hands of people with problems to solve

Alumni-founded Pienso has developed a user-friendly AI builder so domain experts can build solutions without writing any code.

Doctors have more difficulty diagnosing disease when looking at images of darker skin

Dermatologists and general practitioners are somewhat less accurate in diagnosing disease in darker skin, a new study finds. Used correctly, AI may be able to help.

Q&A: A blueprint for sustainable innovation

Atacama Biomaterials, co-founded by Paloma Gonzalez-Rojas SM ’15, PhD ’21, combines architecture, machine learning, and chemical engineering to create eco-friendly materials.