Tuesday, 19 May 2015

May 20, 2015: Special Lecture by Carlo Ratti (MIT)

Please join us for a special lecture with Carlo Ratti from MIT.

March 20, 2015
T_ADS Studio, Room 415
Engineering Building #1, 4F
Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo

Carlo Ratti is an Italian architect, engineer, inventor, educator and activist who teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, where he directs the MIT Senseable City Lab, a research group that explores how new technologies are changing the way we understand, design and ultimately live in cities. He is also a founding partner of the international design office Carlo Ratti Associati, which he established in 2004 in Torino, Italy. Ratti was named one of the "50 most influential designers in America" by Fast Company and highlighted in Wired Magazine's "Smart List: 50 people who will change the world."

Ratti has been featured in Esquire Magazine’s ‘2008 Best & Brightest’ list and in Thames & Hudson’s selection of ‘60: Innovators Shaping our Creative Future. In 2010 Blueprint Magazine included him as one of the ‘25 People Who Will Change Architecture and Design’, Forbes listed him as one of the ‘Names You Need To Know’ in 2011.

(bio via Wikipedia)