MIT Architecture Alumni Event

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MIT Bay Area Housing Innovation Workshop - DesignX@MIT
Mar 01 - San Francisco

Meet leaders of innovation from the MIT School of Architecture and Planning, together with founders of new ventures from MITdesignX, the startup accelerator of SA+P.  Learn how the school is advancing innovation in design and the human environment, and participate in a workshop to jump start innovation to make the supply of housing more affordable and delivered faster.

Space is limited to 50 participants and registration is required.

A collaboration of MITdesignX, MIT Center for Real Estate, MITCNC, MITArchA and MITAA.

$30.00 ticket for MITArchA dues paid members & MITCNC members

$40.00 ticket for general admission

MITArchA dues paid members need to log in and MITCNC members require a special code for their discounted ticket. Please contact Olivia Huang MArch '18 for your code information.

Workshop Leaders

Gilad Rosenzweig
Executive Director, MITdesignX
Lecturer, Department of Architecture

James Scott
Lecturer, Research Scientist, Real Estate Technology Hub
MIT Center for Real Estate

Workshop agenda
Part 1:  Presentations

Introduction to MITdesignX and the venture design methodology

James Scott - "Technological advances helping address the challenge of affordability"

Presentations by founders of two MITdesignX alumni ventures in the housing sector.

  • Tamara Knox (MCP/MSRed ‘19) and Joshua Morrison (MCP ‘19), Frolic
  • Fiorella Belli Ferro (MCP ‘21), La Firme

Dinner

Part 2: Interactive Workshop

2.5 hour workshop led by MIT faculty to ideate new ideas to improve housing affordability and delivery.

In addition to inspiring participants and sharing the MITdesignX venture building methodology, the work produced in this session will be compiled together with research at MIT to create a series of proposals or solution prompts for industry, governments and the public.

Summary and Reception

Space is limited to 50 participants and registration is required.

Event Closed

Date and Time

Wednesday, March 01, 2023
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM PT

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Location

Gensler
45 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA, 94105

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Primary Contact

Olivia Huang

olhivia@gmail.com

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