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Ariel Noyman, City Science group, MIT Media Lab
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 t...
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 ...
Weekends are not exactly days to rest for MamaG, Eva and Gihan. Waking up early for church and making their way in crowded street m...
Heavy machinery noise and fresh bread smell mix in the air. Wood boards, pita, shoes, water sachets, tortillas and concrete blocks are pr...
It’s easy to spot Eva as she makes her way through the dusty streets of Lomas. Her big blond hair, military boots and bold clothes, often...
Gihan moved to Ezbet Khairallah not long ago. Escaping from an abusive marriage, she bravely left home in upper Egypt with her three kids...
MamaG stands for Mother General, she is the mother of all at the Flyover Market. MamaG is Ibibio, born in the rural Etinan and moved to P...
A new masterclass video series from the Norman Foster Foundation features leading experts in the fields of architecture, urbanism, and more.
Kent Larson considers the societal stressors caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and those that the world will face post-pandemic.
The 17th International Architecture Exhibition, “How will we live together?" includes work from the City Science research group.
The past years of climate crises and health epidemics have led to the proliferation of nomadic communities and a near reliance on e-commerce
For the paper titled "JettSen: A Mobile Sensor Fusion Platform for City Knowledge Abstraction."
Synchronizing light across riders, [bike]swarm technology enhances the safety and joy of sustainable mobility by illuminating the rider c...
Meet the Labbers, which ran from 2016–2018, was an ongoing audio series that took listeners inside the Media Lab.
The “HIDW Young Talent” exhibition addressed three topics: Manufacturing of Tomorrow, Future Craft, and City Catalyst.
The competition, now in its ninth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
Congratulations to City Science researchers Alex Berke, Jason Nawyn, Thomas Sanchez Lengeling, and group head Kent Larson!
The MIT Autonomous Bicycle Project proposes that autonomous bicycles could serve as an alternative to current bike sharing models.
Markus ElKatsha speaks during the Zaojiu Festival of Thinkers on May 20, 2018 at Tongji University, Jiading Campus in Shanghai.
The Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic
The following Media Lab students joined the MIT India Initiative in Mumbai for this workshop.
"Out of those approximately 17,000 articles, I profoundly enjoyed and learned from this one, written by Alex Berke, MIT Media Lab."
This is a two-part project. This part is about reality. The other part is science fiction.
These stories consider two potential futures for US democracy, branching from our present. One is dystopian, the other utopian.
Below is a selection of press coverage of the collaboration between the MIT Media Lab City Science group at the University of Guada...
Ten multi-disciplinary teams join MIT’s design entrepreneurship accelerator.
We talk a lot about the appliances that go into the future kitchen—but what about the design of the space itself?
The third City Science Summit, kicked off October 1, 2019 in the HafenCity district of Hamburg.
Here are proven thought starters for creating a business culture that nurtures disruptive change
Viewing and Discussion Series
Ryan McCarthy and Phil Tinn spent a week at the headquarters of Daimler and Lab1886 in Stuttgart.
Hamama is a Media Lab spinoff company founded by City Science alum Daniel Goodman and Camille Richman.
Hae Won Park, PhD, is a research scientist at the MIT Media Lab and a principal investigator of the Social Robot Companions Program....
Gestión and Universidad del Pacífico (UP) organized a round table on the concept of smart cities.
M. Victoria S. Nadal
"There is a set of population for which smart cities can make a fundamental difference: people with disabilities."
How the home will be disrupted and transformed by radical technological change.
We quickly designed and fabricated initial prototypes to test on our local city streets. They strap on and off our local city bike ...
CityScience was consulted as an expert in urban planning in the research work conducted by architect Philippe Chiambaretta.
TerMITes have been installed in a women's restroom in India to better understand and help future development as the project expands.
This online professional short course offers people around the globe an opportunity to learn from Kent Larson and the City Science team a...
Team members from Aalto University visited the Media Lab’s City Science group to discuss ongoing collaborations and new projects.
The Finding Places project was presented in February 2019 at the Edge of Government conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
In January 2019, members of the City Science team traveled to Andorra to further explore Andorra’s innovation opportunity to improve urba...
Highlights from the Andorra workshop