Sheila Kennedy creates a Soft House –– tough enough to withstand the harshest elements and to last a century.
Larry Sass’s vision is for new buildings to rise faster, use fewer resources, and cost less, thanks to digital fabrication.
Nanotechnology — which emerged as a field about 25 years ago — now has an impact that will one day rival that of electricity, transistors, antibiotics, and the Internet — thanks in part to MIT research.
Prof. Christine Ortiz’s work may help engineers create the body armor of the future.
Prof. Darrell Irvine is using new materials to power up the immune system against disease.
Freshman David Young, who developed “green” cement, is now building low-income houses in Guatemala.