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China’s New Cities Workshop

Examining China’s New Cities from Four Angles: Economics, Financing, Design, and Technology   THE workshop on May 17th, sponsored by the MIT China Future City Lab’s (CFC), examined the new cities

Daniel Fink Thesis Work in BSA Space Exhibit

Daniel Fink, SMArchs ’17 and Wide Data Experiment Lead for MITs Real Estate Innovation Lab, has his thesis work on display at the Boston Society of Architects exhibition space. The exhibit

China Future City Lab held two Mini Urban Economics and Policy Workshops

Prof. Siqi Zheng’s China Future City Lab held two Mini Urban Economics and Policy Workshops on 30th April and 7th May. The two workshops were attended by more than 30 scholars and

Office Space Tech – Dr. Andrea Chegut mentioned in The New York Times

“To stay competitive, developers and landlords are being driven to add telecommunications infrastructure, video screens and, yes, glass that tints itself automatically. Some expect smart technology to expand beyond windows.

Idea Report Published from Real Estate Innovation Lab’s Housing Innovation Workshop

  The Real Estate Innovation Lab has published the Idea Report chronicling the last two years of the Housing Innovation Workshop, produced in conjunction with the City of Boston’s Housing Innovation

Success at ASSA

Allied Social Sciences Associations (ASSA) Annual Meeting 2019 Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Chair: Tien Foo Sing, National University of Singapore In early January, a group of researchers from the

Prof. Siqi Zheng’s Paper Published in Nature Human Behaviour

“Social media gives a real-time measure of people’s happiness levels and also provides a huge amount of data, across a lot of different cities,” – Siqi Zheng   MIT Center

NERI Article: Emerging Technologies from MIT’s REI Lab

  Read the National Real Estate Investor article about the MIT Real Estate Innovation Lab research on the future of the built environment and how design and technology will affect the

New Publication from MIT REI Lab’s Daniel Fink

      MIT REI Lab Lead Researcher, Daniel Fink, has published his Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship, “Complex Urbanities: Digital Techniques in Urban Design”, courtesy Australia’s NSW Architects Registration Board.

Dr. Andrea Chegut Hosts Fannie Mae

Change is constant in real estate, but it is not commonly explored through the lens of technological progress and innovation. The Real Estate Innovation Lab hosted Fannie Mae in an Interactive

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