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The Buildings Behind the Brains: MIT’s CampusFamily friendly - adult with child image.

Have you ever wondered what goes into the making of an MIT building? What’s the story behind its design, location, or renovation? What are its sustainable design elements and other innovations? Here’s your chance to learn more.

These spaces are where the MIT community works, studies, and lives, where faculty train the next generation of innovators, and where researchers seek answers to the world’s greatest problems.

Learn more about the creation and preservation of MIT’s game-changing spaces, from the renewal of original 1916 buildings to the construction of MIT.nano—a new 200,000-square-foot nanotechnology center at the heart of campus.

Hosted by the Office of Campus Planning and the Department of Facilities – the folks who plan, design, construct, care for, and renew the MIT campus.


10:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Office of Campus Planning and the Department of Facilities


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