Come meet the leaders and ventures of MITdesignX, the startup accelerator of the School of Architecture and Planning. Learn how SA+P is speeding up innovation in design and the built environment, and be part of a workshop process that will lead to new ideas and development in the realm of housing.
Professor Dennis Frenchman
Faculty Director MITdesignX and Director of the MIT Center for Real Estate
Executive Director, MITdesignX
Part 1: Presentations
Presentations by founders of 2-3 designX ventures working in the fields of housing, infrastructure, and design adaptation.
Part 2: Interactive Workshop
Two-hour workshop led by MITdesignX faculty to brainstorm and develop new ideas and defined problem statements in the realm of housing that can be used to spark new startup ventures. The work in this session will generate a compilation of material to be used in a challenge for students at MIT next Fall. In addition, we also encourage participants to develop new ventures themselves.
Summary and Reception
Space is limited to 40 participants and registration is required.