Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT

AKPIA@MIT is dedicated to the study of Islamic architecture, urbanism, visual culture, and conservation, responding to the cultural and educational needs of a global, diverse constituency.

CityScope Riyadh

A team from MIT led a workshop in Riyadh to test their CityScope platform, an augmented reality simulation system that projects information onto objects that participants can move.

Special Interest Group in Urban Settlement

SIGUS explores the issues related to the rapid urbanization in Third World countries with the expected doubling of urban population and tripling of the area within 20 years.