banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
sports and fitness
point of care
natural language processing
The Power of WITHOUT is a research theme in the City Science group. The theme proposes that heavy infrastructure solutions are not financ...
Building an open, shared, and collaborative future of lunar exploration.Explore the Lunar Open Architecture (LOA) at loa.mit.edu.&nb...
What are radically sustainable methods for knitting, making and building in the age of the Anthropocene? How can humankind and members of...
Programmable Water-Based Biocomposites for Digital Design and Fabrication across ScalesAguahoja is an exploration of nature’s design spac...
EBIFA (Everything Beautiful Is Far Away) is a crystalline robotic device that carried a tooth to outer space. EBIFA's form and ...
Resilience Across Scales is a research theme that encompasses the work of a few Media Lab Principal Investigators and their research grou...
As bikes navigate city streets after dark, they are often equipped with lights. The lights make the bikes visible to cars or other bikers...
Overview: How will we build the coming generations of Space Architecture—the modules, space ships, and space stations that will ensc...
The Digital Construction Platform (DCP) is an experimental enabling technology for large-scale digital manufacturing. In contrast to the ...
The Tidmarsh Living Observatory Portal is a research project that focuses on the design and fabrication of a pavilion that will gene...
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
The Mediated Atmosphere project envisions a smart office that is capable of dynamically transforming itself to enhance occupants' work ex...
Virtual CityScope Champs-Élysées is an interactive and immersive platform that explores the future of Paris’ most important street.
The Wanderers were unveiled as part of the exhibition: ‘The Sixth Element: Exploring the Natural Beauty of 3D Printing' on display ...
How can we design relationships between the most primitive and the most sophisticated life forms? Can we design wearables embedded with ...
Proxymix is a visualization tool to understand the influence of spatial configuration on human collaboration. This agent-based model at t...
How do you image a city that doesn't exist? DeepScope is a novel platform for interactive, real-time, and setup-less urban design vi...
Biodiversity on planet Earth is under momentous threat, with extinction rates estimated between 100 and 1,000 times their pre-human level...
Optically transparent and structurally sound, glass has played a significant role in the evolution of product and architectural design ac...
CityScope Volpe is demonstrating most of the urban planning, analysis, and prediction features developed for the CityScope project. The s...
In 2015, the director general of the European Space Agency (ESA), Jan Wörner, introduced the concept of the “Moon Village.” Inspired by t...
An environment of plants and mirrors that extends beyond the terrarium walls.
The Lut Desert of Iran is one of the most similar regions to Mars. Close to that area, there are vernacular adobe architectures that are ...
Andorra and the City Science research group at the MIT Media Lab are taking on the challenge of turning Andorra into an “Internationally ...
MoCho (short for "Mobility Choices") is a CityScope module focused on mobility choices and societal impacts. This tool helps pr...
Gemini—an acoustical “twin chaise"—spans multiple scales of the human existence extending from the warmth of the womb to the stretches ...
The Digital Construction Environment is the first architectural-scale structure fabricated with the Digital Construction Platform (DCP). ...
This research presents water-based robotic fabrication as a design approach and enabling technology for additive manufacturing (AM) of bi...
Maiden Flight is an autonomous biological laboratory environment designed for studying the impact of space flight on the sole reproductiv...
Aalto University, Finland, and the MIT Media Lab’s City Science group are co-developing a version of the MIT CityScope platform for urban...
This project asks, how can we transmit experiences across space and time? The launching point of the project is to create a drawing that ...
Structurally, zero gravity means that we do not have to contend with architecture's greatest arch-nemesis, gravity. This opens up a new w...
This project depicts the design, deployment and operation of a Tangible Regulation Platform, a physical-technological apparatus made for ...
The esc-Pod (or Escape Pod) is an exploratory platform for researchers investigating moments of refuge within our bustling work liv...
Gravity anchors all existence on Earth.It pulls a chaotic world to one single point in every moment of life. Even though gravity is every...
FIBERBOTS is a digital fabrication platform fusing cooperative robotic manufacturing with abilities to generate highly sophisticated mate...
What is FindingPlaces?In reaction to the sudden arrival of tens of thousands of refugees in the city of Hamburg (DE) in 2015, the Lord Ma...
The Silk Pavilion explores the relationship between digital and biological fabrication on product and architectural scales.The primary ...
As we generally experience on earth, there is no space without sound and there is no sound without space. Building on the understanding o...
View the main City Science Andorra project profile.
An Urban Decision-Support System Augmented by Artificial IntelligenceThe decision-making process in urban design and urban planning is ou...
An Alternative Autonomous Revolution System design for emerging urban contexts and societal aspirationsThe Persuasive Electric Vehic...
In architecture, the building skin is the primary interface for mediating the environment of the external with the internal. But today, t...
Developed by Ira Winder with the MIT Centre for Transportation and Logistics, the model seeks to use real population data and create a si...
Light enables our visual perception. It is the most common medium for displaying digital information. Light regulates our circadian rhyth...
Digital Materials are a way of designing and manufacturing. Rather than building large, monolithic, single-use components, we discretize ...
The Digital Construction Platform (DCP) is an in-progress research project consisting of a compound robotic arm system. The system compri...