Did You Miss Our Facilities Management In The Post-Pandemic Era Webinar?
In this free video webinar, Michael A. Beauregard of IBM, Steve Weikal of the MIT Real Estate Technology Initiative, and Suri Suriyakumar of ARC Facilities explore the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on facilities management.
MIT Tech Tracker Predicts Top 10 Tech Trends In Built Environment
From 4D printing to 5G, new Tech Tracker roadmaps the latest technology using globally-recognized, research-backed data and analysis.
CEOs Want Employees Back In Office—But Can We Prove Buildings Are Safe?
Survey shows that 75% of executives anticipate at least half their employees will be back in the office this month, and ensuring corporate buildings are safe for return is key.
Watch Our “Next-Level Technology For Facility Management” Webinar Video
View this free video webinar and learn how next-level technology is fundamentally changing how humans interact with buildings and inside spaces.
Friday Funny: This Exhibit’s Good Enough To Eat
In the ultimate effort to make an exhibition sustainable, CRA used more than 30,000 pralines to build an Artificial Intelligence-run pavilion for high-end chocolate maker Venchi.
Energy Dashboard At MIT Illustrates Campus Impact
Energize_MIT was developed in response to MIT's 2015 Plan for Action on Climate Change, which called for the creation of an open data platform for campus energy use.
Britain’s Houses Of Parliament Rebuild Spurred Clean Air Laws
MIT research finds the reconstruction of this building during the late 19th century was so hindered by pollution that the British government convened scientific inquiries into the effects of the atmosphere on the new building.
Bones And Shells Inspire Stronger Concrete
Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.
Workplace Flexibility Increases Job Satisfaction, Reduces Stress
First ever use of control group to measure effectiveness of workplace flexibility program shows increased job satisfaction, reduced burnout and stress, say U Minnesota and MIT Sloan co-authors.
FRIDAY FUNNY: Watch Out For The Wild Chair
Approach this chair too quickly, and you won't have a very comfortable seat.
FRIDAY FUNNY: Following Up On Viral Geekiness
Last week's retro inspired MIT Tetris retrofit met its 21st century counterpart when one UC Berkeley freshman, Derek Low, transformed his dorm room into something as well.
FRIDAY FUNNY: Viral Geekiness
So much for the low tech, but creative Post-it note war FacilityBlog covered in 2011. This high tech stunt elevates playful building art to a new level.
MIT Research Focused On Concrete, Sustainability
MIT has announced the creation of the Concrete Sustainability Hub, a research center established in collaboration with the Portland Cement Association and Ready Mixed Concrete Research & Education Foundation.