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1 Sloan 2012 ~ New Sloan Campus Design Ideas Infrastructure for Leadership & Innovation

2 New Sloan Possibilities Integrative Campus Plan Aligned with & Supporting Overall MIT Sloan Strategic Vision Bettering MIT and the greater Kendall area

3 Sloan is a Gateway to the Rest of Cambridge, a Bridgeway to Boston

4 Invaluable Sloan Location Unbeatable Physical Location Blossoming Kendall Neighborhood Memorial Park

5 New Sloan / Economics Complex Joan & Bill Porter Kenan Sahin Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners of Santa Monica, CA in association with Sasaki Associates of Watertown, MA Generous Donors

6 The New Sloan (so far)


8 Broader MIT Development Context…

9 MIT Commercial Context

10 The New Sloan : Quality Campus, Proper Facilities Quality space for MIT Triad of Research, Education, & Extracurriculars An proper environment inspiring Transformative Experiences An Emerging Technology Testbed and Predictive Microcosm

11 Current Situation… Windswept, Barren, Car Choked, Ugly, Cramped

12 Why? Academic Capacity Constraints! The current MIT Sloan Campus is severely capacity constrained –Classes are overbooked –Study & group meeting space is in high demand –No lecture hall is large enough for the frequent “large events” or holding all Sloan students

13 Why? Peer Competition! MIT Sloan must compete with peer schools like Stanford and Harvard –Sumptuous facilities –Research, Education, & Extracurriculars space –On-Campus Residential HBS Spangler 120Kftsq Stanford GSB

14 Why? Housing Needs! Severe residential housing constraints limit our recruitment and educational abilities –Young Faculty housing –Graduate students on-campus –Visiting executives Current State of Affairs

15 Need a Kendall Square Equivalent to the Sidney & Pacific Grad Dorm ~700 Residents ~350,000 ft-sq 6-9 Stories Gym Daycare Showers Workspace Retail

16 Why? Support Student Extracurricular Action MIT $50K Entrepreneurship Competition, VC Club, Media/Health/TinyTech Club Offerings Science & Engineering Business Club –IAP Technology & Entrepreneurship Forum MIT TechLink’s IAP JazzLink –Campus-Wide Graduate & Alum Connections MBA EE MatSciChemE

17 Why? Good Neighborliness! Support the greater Kendall neighborhood in Cambridge –Parkland and greenways –Pedestrian connection to Charles River –Residential community-building –Boost Ground Floor Retail

18 Why? Sloan as Premier Technology Testbed! Project Mercury – Latest wireless technologies; Showcase for MIT Labs Evocative Architectural Innovations – Digital Glass, Organic HVAC, Ultra- Reconfigurability, Working Elevators Premier Digital Infospace – Next generation libraries & visualization environment

19 Testbed for MIT LCS/AI’s Project Oxygen

20 Why? We Craft Our Surroundings! Greater Boston Progress over Time

21 Sloan can Extend Olmsted’s Emerald Embrace We must play our role in the City Beautiful movement inspired by Olmstead –Stanford design –Extending the Emerald Embrace

22 Why? Enabling & Integrating our Intellectual Investments! New Research Centers Faculty Support Educational Offerings & Experiences MIT-wide Engagement Global Connections

23 Why? Maximum Global Influence through Appealing Conference & Exec Education Facilities! Proper conference, professional, and executive education facilities allow MIT Sloan to best influence the world. –Draw best practitioners to campus –Periodic professional updates –Attract strategic technology conferences Integrated Weave of Formal and Informal Financial Benefit: MIT Sloan can better capture some of this value created…

24 Design Hopes : for a Greater Sloan Showers, changing room, lockers

25 Design Ideas : for a Greater Sloan Quality Space Parking Glass Everywhere Roofgarden Plenty of Workspace Encouraging informal connections Aesthetically delightful and differentiating

26 Design Ideas: The Obvious…Offices, Classrooms Offices with Rivervistas Spacious Classrooms Well-Equipped Studyspaces Sociability Space Cafeteria / Foodcourt

27 Design Ideas: Park Our Cars Under Parks Post Office Square, Boston

28 Design Ideas: Greenways At & Around New Sloan Extending Gray Way thru Amherst Street towards Sloan Wadsworth towards Charles River? Extend Gray Greenway through Amherst Alley

29 Design Ideas: New Sloan Roofgarden Embrace our aesthetic bounty: Beautiful Boston skyline, Memorial Park, Charles River Greening the rooftop A 24 x 7 Skybar

30 Kaiser Center In Oakland Design Ideas: Space for Consumption Functions 3.5 acres 5 th floor of Parking Garage 1 acre grass 10K plants 66Kgal h20 9Kftsq h20 6kyrdssq fill

31 Design Ideas: Inspiring Roof Ambience

32 Singapore Design Ideas: Pleasant Greenviews for Neighbors Tokyo SF

33 Chicago City Hall Design Ideas: Learning from Chicago! Before After HVAC Cost Savings

34 Design Ideas: Tasty Roofgarden View …

35 …plus, Ultimate 4 th of July Venue!

36 and MIT Commercial Context Design Ideas: Envisioning a New Sloan Club

37 Design Ideas: Student Skybar Pages/roofgarden.html

38 Design Ideas: Kresge Auditorium-Sized Indoor Hall Big enough to hold all Sloan students Alternative to over- booked Kresge Key resource for Conferences Draw from JFK Library & Greek Aesthetics

39 Possible Sloan E51 Expansion 100Kftsq addition


41 Geographic & Local Context : for a Greater Sloan

42 Kendall Square

43 Future of Kendall Square

44 Technology Venture Zone Technology Business Parks Ground floor retail Startups & bigco’s MIT Labs & outreach

45 Technology Square @ MIT

46 Tech Square Yesterday Cambridge asked MIT to help replace Abandoned Lever Soap Factory Tech Square was Envisioned as new Tax generator and Source of local employment

47 Tech Square Tomorrow MIT recent purchase Might this Become Academic Plant?

48 University Park @ MIT

49 University Park over Time Start 1982 w/ Forest City Old Simplex site 27-acre Campus Only mixed use Development in City

50 Connecting with & Inspiring more MIT-Related Companies ~ US$250 Billion in Market Valuation

51 Kendall Companies – e.g. Biogen

52 Greenburg’s Vision for Lyme Properties

53 Bolstering Ground Floor Retail

54 MIT’s Current Local Business Connections MIT Enterprise Forum –Monthly gatherings, Bi-Yearly Workshops, Satellite Broadcasts Cambridge Business Development Center –Breakfast w/ the Stars for CXOs in Faculty Club Greater Boston Executive Program –20-25% Kendall Square & Cambridge companies

55 Mass X-Tech Councils Technology – Stata, d’Arbeloff Biotech – McGuire Software – Plotkin Mass Technology Collaborative MassMEDIC Mass Nanotechnology Initiative – Hanover, Swieki …


57 Building 20: Magical Incubator 20 1996

58 Stata Center ~450,000 ft-sq

59 Part of MIT’s Larger Commitment to Community Kendall Square Initiative Win-win way to enhance Research, Education, and Extracurriculars Enhancing our environment by design, not default

60 K-Lab: Local Leadership Lab ~ Edwin Land’s Vision

61 Sloan as the Kendall Conference Center

62 BioBash 2.0? NanoBash?

63 Kendall Residential

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