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When hearing the words “global climate crisis,” often the first things that come to mind are legislation and high-level or complex solution…
City Science and Andorra Research + Innovation teams are currently working on two research directions: Food Waste in Andorra, Insight …
How Media Lab and HafenCity University researchers are tackling the refugee crisis in Hamburg, using algorithms and LEGO bricks.By Ken…
What if the fear of violence, harassment, or discrimination changes the way we behave in public spaces? What if "WHAT IF" has evolved into …
The City Science Network is a collaboration of institutions + researchers sharing a the goal of enabling more livable, equitable communities
Looking beyond smart cities.
Media Lab students and alums are among the winners and honorees for the 2023 MIT Prize for Open Data.
PhD student Andrés Rico was named to MIT Technology Review’s "Innovators Under 35: Latin America" for 2023.
A recent experiment explored why people reject foods that are better for your health and the planet—and found answers rooted in psychology.
Kent Larson, head of the Media Lab’s City Science group, and PhD student Naroa Coretti Sánchez talk about the group's work and philosophy.
The MIT team traveled to Concepcion, Chile in May of 2023 for a workshop and presentations with the City Science Lab @ Biobío. The event wa…
This past year the City Science team welcomed esteemed researchers from throughout the City Science Network to present their current resear…
Lomas del Centinela is a growing community on a hilltop in Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico. It borders the Bosque del Centinela, an important …
There has been extensive press on the City Science Lab @Biobío. Below is a selection.  …
Representatives from the City Science Lab @ Shanghai (Tongji University) visited the MIT Media Lab to sign a continuation of their cooperat…
Alex Berke and Kent Larson of the Media Lab's City Science group co-authored a paper around these issues, recently published in Appetite.
On June 8, 2023, a delegation from the University of Guadalajara (UdeG) visited the MIT Media Lab to meet with faculty and researchers rega…
In this age of climate change, the NFI's programs are addressed to those who wish to improve the quality of life in cities worldwide.
We're so proud of everything you've accomplished here, and can't wait to see what you do next.
Final projects created in MAS.S64 City Sci-Fi: Speculative Movie Making Towards the Design of Future Cities.Students were prompted to …
Congratulations to Naroa Coretti Sánchez, a PhD student in the City Science research group, on receiving this honor!
To improve safe mobility, we developed a pocket-friendly mobile tool that allows users to map locations where they feel unsafe, and request…
Optimizing environmental, social, and economic performance of cities.
On March 1, 2023 the MIT City Science team hosted an event to formally announce the start of the City Science Lab@Gipuzkoa
The 2022 City Science Summit is a collaboration between MIT City Science, the City Science Network and the Norman Foster Foundation.
Media Lab spinoff Butlr, co-founded by Honghao Deng and Jiani Zeng, raises $20 million in a Series A funding round.
City Science researchers Naroa Coretti, Iñigo Martinez, Luis Alonso, and Kent Larson discuss their research on autonomous shared bicycles.
Chrisoula Kapelonis discusses the Media Lab's impact on her current work at the intersection of technology and built environment.
Hasier Larrea, an alum of the City Science research group, talks about the research that led him to co-found spinoff Ori.
How can we design a zero-commuting city? What are the important attributes of a walkable community? How can we invent the future of mobilit…
Namaph, a project by City Science PhD candidate Yasushi Sakai + collaborators, received a 2022 WIRED Japan Common Ground Challenge Award
A discussion of the future of public transportation, with a highlight of the Autonomous Bicycle project led by PhD student Naroa Coretti.
The two papers relate to project work from the City Science group around the impact of shared autonomous micro-mobility systems.
Two installations at the Venice Architecture Biennale and the Guggenheim Bilbao invite visitors to explore the future of urban mobility
Architect Norman Foster's Guggenheim Exhibition Is A Requiem For The Age Of Combustion by Nargess Banks for Forbes"An installation in the f…
A Smart Home System That Respects Privacy The new device from MIT's Media Lab relies on passive carbon dioxide and infrared sensors.
Article by cinematographer and visual artist Sean Webley
Prototyping and testing space of Two Mobility Futures 0∞.
How do new mobility patterns interfere relationships?
How new mobility patterns influence what carry and possess?
How will new mobility patterns shape the built environment?
For this project, the teams will explore the concept of a 15-minute city using various urban simulations.
Alum Hasier Larrea talks about how Ori, the Media Lab spinoff he co-founded, is approaching two of the real estate industry's challenges.
The 2022 Forbes 30 Under 30 list honors "bold risk-takers putting a new twist on the old tools of the trade" + includes a few Media Labbers.
The summit theme, Cities WITH(in), challenged the eight City Science Network labs to seek opportunities for their research to impact local s
The transaction-based communications system ensures robot teams achieve their goal even if some robots are hacked.
The competition, now in its tenth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
ARC, a unit of the HCMC Department of Planning and Architecture, is uniquely positioned for this collaboration.
City Science researcher Andres Rico reflects on his time participating in this past year's "How To Grow (Almost) Anything" (HTGAA) class.
Get to know more about Maggie Church, the program coordinator for the City Science research group, through this MIT SA+P profile.
For the paper titled: Dynamic Urban Planning: An Agent-based model Coupling Mobility Mode and Housing Choice. Use Case Kendall Square.
How data from Access MIT informs flexible, sustainable commutes as staff returns to campus.
Gihan, Eva, and MamaG's homes.
It’s said that once you eat someone’s food, you become part of them too. I am for sure a different person after the With(in) project.
With(in)captured a fragment of Eva, Gihan, MamaG and their communities’ stories. The nature of this work poses challenges for retelling the…
Only a few weeks before the trip to meet MamaG in Port Harcourt, we learned of her husband’s unexpected death. Our plans quickly shifted to…
Weekends are not exactly days to rest for MamaG, Eva and Gihan. Waking up early for church and making their way in crowded street mar…