MIT Innovation Node

MIT Innovation Node

  • Client: MIT
  • Status: Completed in 2017
MIT Innovation Node is a co-working space for active learners and makers. It includes a set of mobile furniture offering flexibility and encourages creativity in the shared fabrication spaces. 3 panels of interactive display partitions near the entrance consist of numerous led light bulbs, served to display students’ work.
MIT Innovation Node
MIT Innovation Node
MIT Innovation Node
Light it up

Through combining, stacking of plywood and acrylic, a structure is created to contain the led light bulbs, where its color will change based on human movement captured.
MIT Innovation Node
MIT Innovation Node
MIT Innovation Node
Flexibility and Adaptability

Mobile furniture can be reconfigured in the middle space, transforming into spaces for activities such as group meetings, workshops and resting.
MIT Innovation Node
MIT Innovation Node
Open but Quiet

The use of double insulated glass opens up the view in office but also keeps it acoustically undisturbed.
MIT Innovation Node
Compression and Expansion

The partition wall between the office and the conference room is designed to slide, so that the space can be adjusted accordingly to different occasions.
MIT Innovation Node
Large Open Plan

The center space can even be turn into a lecture room in seconds for talks and presentations, accommodating large groups of people
MIT Innovation Node
MIT Innovation Node
MIT Innovation Node
MENS ET MANUS

“Mind and hand” MIT’s official motto to encourage students not only to acquire knowledge, but also to apply them in a way that benefits the world.

MIT Innovation Node
MIT Innovation Node
Multi-purpose space

A corridor of rooms next to the pantry and entrance offers various possibility for functions and experience for users
MIT Innovation Node
MIT Innovation Node
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