April 20, 2010

New Work: MIT Media Lab

The MIT Media Lab designed by Pritzker Prize Laurette Fumihiko Maki and architect of record Leers Weinzapfel Associates is finished in layers of translucent material seemingly to floating nearly weightless above the Charles River and the Boston skyline. At 6 stories and over 150,000 ft2 the building was designed around the act of collaboration and beyond the specialized programme features double-height spaces for eating and gathering.

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