Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building 4 Lecture Halls

Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • FIRM

    Miller Dyer Spears

  • CLIENT

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • AREA

    3,500 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $1,300,000.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    1/1999

Massachusetts Institute of Technology wished to provide technologically up-to-date teaching space to encourage faculty to incorporate new approaches. To provide this improved context, the architect demolished an outdated office and lecture complex, and created two lecture halls.

The lecture halls—one with tablet-arm chairs, the other with swivel-mounted seats at ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$370.00FEATURED IN2000 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYClassrooms tables—provide audiovisual and computer presentation technology, custom-designed faculty computer consoles, network data connections at each seat, and contemporary finishes. The design provides general room lighting, dimmable notetaking lights, chalkboard lights that allow simultaneous screen projection, and controls for multizone lighting and audiovisuals.

Photographer: ©John Horner