Mediated Matter Group
Mediated Matter Group
An evolving list of IAP activities hosted by members of the Media Lab community in collaboration with other MIT departments this year.
Neri Oxman talks about the Nature x Humanity exhibit at SFMOMA, which features current and past research from the Mediated Matter group
Spinoff Culture Biosciences, co-founded by Mediated Matter alum Will Patrick, recently raised $80 million in Series B funding.
The past years of climate crises and health epidemics have led to the proliferation of nomadic communities and a near reliance on e-commerce
Meet the Labbers, which ran from 2016–2018, was an ongoing audio series that took listeners inside the Media Lab.
Her prize-winning work has now earned her recognition from the 2020 Innovation by Design Awards.
Canadian architect and installation artist Andrea Ling has received the 2020 STARTS Grand Prize in the category of Artistic Exploration.
Andrea Ling, an alum of the Mediated Matter group, has won the Grand Prize in Artistic Exploration at this year's festival.
The competition, now in its ninth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
The exhibition has now become a part of the MoMA's ‘Virtual Views’ program due to the pandemic.
Aguahoja—a winner of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards—rethinks the paradigm of recycling.
"We, as architects of the built environment, are entering an era where we’re designing for survival.”
Silk Pavilion II / Silkworm rearing
Silk Pavilion II / Fabrication
A five-story mixed-use structure in Roxbury represents a new kind of net-zero-energy building, made from wood.
The venturesome Oxman talks experimental materials and lunar habitation with the renowned architect.
To build a new pavilion in midtown Manhattan, the architect Neri Oxman employed 17,000 silkworms.
“My team and I stand in the crossroads, challenging some of the processes that designers face at the intersection of biology and technology"
A 3D printing system that controls the behavior of live bacteria could someday enable medical devices with therapeutic agents built in.
Paola Antonelli talks about the forthcoming exhibition on the work of architect and designer Neri Oxman.
Neri Oxman, Abrima Erwiah, Tracy Reese, Gabriela Hearst, Eileen Fisher, Karina Givargisoff addressed the issue at UN Women USA event.
Aguahoja I shows how nature can help us to design new materials, highlighting the relationship between nature and technology.
Noah Wilson-Rich suggests that urban beekeeping might play a role in revitalizing both a city and a species.
Bees are dying off in record numbers, but ecologist Noah Wilson-Rich is interested in something else: Where are bees healthy and thriving?
An exhibition at the Barbican in London features work from OpenAg, the Mediated Matter group, Joy Buolamwini, and more.
Mediated Matter head Neri Oxman talks to ELLE about her work.
SFMOMA has announced that Neri Oxman will receive a prestigious award this fall
Steven Keating inspired millions with his research-driven approach to battling cancer and his advocacy for open patient health data
The Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist includes two projects from the Mediated Matter group.
Summer’s great indoor-temperature debate rages on.
A group at MIT created polymers derived from organic matter, printed by a robot, and shaped by water.
How the Mediated Matter group’s Aguahoja project transforms some of the most abundant materials on the planet into structural art.
A star of MIT’s Media Lab working in “material ecology,” she has intrigued Björk, Brad Pitt, and the Cooper Hewitt.
Fiberbots have the potential to construct a variety of structures, from art installations to buildings.
Neri Oxman has been chosen as an International Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
Until now, we couldn’t print certain types of data models in 3D.
The Media Lab panel at San Diego Comic-Con covered inclusion, exploration, and the reciprocity between fiction and research at the Lab
A method of 3D printing that lets scientists produce stunning, high-definition 3D copies of their data.
Images from Neri Oxman and the Mediated Matter group, representing a large body of work from their research and collaborations.
Interaction Design category
Oh this? It's just my brain.
Design at the Intersection of Technology and Biology
Neri Oxman and a group of researchers from the MIT Mediated Matter group have developed a water-based digital fabrication platform.
“Design is about life. It tells us who we are, where we have been, and where we are going. "
Exploring the concept of rebirth
Neri Oxman interviewed as one of CNN's "five top women in world architecture"
Labbers honored in Fast Company's Innovation By Design Awards 2017.
Five join the SA+P faculty, while 10 are recognized for work in art, architecture, urbanism, and design.
Glass II: 3D printing glass at the architectural scale.
The Digital Construction Platform (DCP) by the Mediated Matter group has been featured as the cover story in the April issue of …
3D-print a building on demand: IEEE Spectrum on the Mediated Matter group's Digital Construction Platform.
Neri Oxman, architect, designer and professor at MIT Media Lab (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) with her team, The Mediated Matter G…
"I feel like I go to the real-life museum of science, where the machines and the projects all come to life."
"The intimate relationship between design and biology proposes a shift from consuming Nature as a geological resource to editing it as a bi…
Bees are essential to our economy. A 2012 Cornell University study estimated the contribution of honey bees (Apis mellifera) to U.S. crop p…
FOR THOUSANDS OF years, the living have used death masks to memorialize their dead. Some, like those cast from the faces of Napolean Bonapa…