The city is her lab | MIT News

Siqi Zheng studies the economics of China’s urban explosion.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
July 3, 2018 ~7 min

 cities  pollution  development  china  economics  profile  transportation  school-of-architecture-and-planning  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  urban-studies-and-planning  global  real-estate  faculty  center-for-real-estate

Dennis Frenchman named head of the MIT Center for Real Estate | MIT News

Architect and urban designer brings to the role decades of global expertise on the transformation of cities

School of Architecture and Planning • mit
July 2, 2018 ~3 min

 cities  design  school-of-architecture-and-planning  urban-studies-and-planning  real-estate  faculty  center-for-real-estate

China Venture Workshop announces first cohort | MIT News

Ten teams will collaborate with local partners, pilot solutions to urban challenges.

Louis Goldsmith | School of Architecture and Planning • mit
May 31, 2018 ~9 min

 cities  development  startups  china  asia  design  school-of-architecture-and-planning  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  urban-studies-and-planning  global  real-estate  classes-and-programs

Measuring the economy with location data | MIT News

Startup’s platform crunches anonymized smartphone GPS data to understand how people shop, work, and live.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
March 27, 2018 ~9 min

 machine-learning  retail  finance  startups  industry  economics  employment  data  behavioral-economics  behavior  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  real-estate  alumniae  software  mobile-devices

New connector helps faculty, student startups launch in China | MIT News

The new connector helps faculty, students, and alumni launch startups in China.

School of Architecture and Planning • mit
Feb. 14, 2018 ~3 min

 cities  development  china  asia  design  school-of-architecture-and-planning  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  urban-studies-and-planning  global  real-estate  classes-and-programs

Turning real estate data into decision-making tools | MIT News

New Real Estate Price Dynamics Research Platform from the MIT Center for Real Estate offers predictive power to investors.

Michael Hoban | School of Architecture and Planning • mit
Dec. 22, 2017 ~6 min

 economics  research  school-of-architecture-and-planning  urban-studies-and-planning  real-estate  faculty  center-for-real-estate

MIT launches China Future City Lab | MIT News

New urban studies program to spur research and innovation in China.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 20, 2017 ~7 min

 cities  international-development  startups  research  school-of-architecture-and-planning  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  urban-studies-and-planning  global  real-estate  center-for-real-estate

MIT and Tsinghua University sign urban innovation agreement | MIT News

Future City Innovation Connector to support projects addressing rapid growth of Chinese cities.

MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 19, 2017 ~4 min

 cities  international-development  startups  china  research  school-of-architecture-and-planning  urban-studies-and-planning  global  real-estate  center-for-real-estate

3 Questions: Brent Ryan on Hurricane Harvey’s implications for U.S. cities | MIT News

Stranded in Houston by hurricane floodwaters, an MIT associate professor sees firsthand how design and policy decisions affected the storm’s impact.

School of Architecture and Planning • mit
Sept. 1, 2017 ~9 min

 cities  climate-change  climate  development  economics  water  policy  natural-disasters  transportation  weather  design  school-of-architecture-and-planning  urban-studies-and-planning  real-estate  faculty  3-questions  business-and-management

Building to better weather the storm | MIT News

New dashboard developed by the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub helps builders calculate the breakeven cost of hazard mitigation in hurricane-prone areas.

Anne Wilson Yu | Concrete Sustainability Hub • mit
June 13, 2017 ~5 min

 data  natural-disasters  weather  government  school-of-engineering  real-estate  civil-and-environmental-engineering  materials-science-and-engineering  software  concrete

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