Lecture Notes

Day One
6-9 PM Opening Event

An opportunity to meet sponsors and greet participants, faculty, and students from the MIT Center for Real Estate, Architecture and Sloan Schools.
Day Two
8-8:30 AM Group Coffee and Administration
8:30-10:30 AM Strategy and Design: Why Space Matters (PDF) - Presentation courtesy of Dr. Francis Duffy, DEGW. Used with permission.

Prof. Burton and Prof. Duffy present course foundations.
10:30-11:30 AM Architecture and Communication (PDF - 2.2 MB)

Research and findings by Prof. Tom Allen.
11:30-1 PM Lunch

Opportunity to Visit Office Spaces at MIT and Kendall Square.
1-2:30 PM Collective Intelligence and Information Distribution

Federico Casalegno
2:30-4 PM Marketing, Distributed Work and Reinvention

Prof. Diane Burton presents the case of Chiat/Day.
Day Three
8-8:30 AM Coffee
8:30-10 AM

Architecture of Knowledge

Gunter Henn demonstrates how space is changed by networks.

10-11:30 PM

From Consolidation to Innovation
Charles Slife and Cameron Roberts  present Gillette R&D labs:

Slife slides (PDF) - Presentation courtesy of Dr. Charles Slife, Gillette Corporation. Used with permission.

Roberts slides (PDF) - Presentation courtesy of Cameron Roberts, Ganteaume & McMullen. Used with permission.

11:30-1 PM Lunch Break
1-2:30 PM Discussion of Case Studies and Emerging Topics (PDF - 2.6 MB) - Presentation courtesy of Dr. Francis Duffy, DEGW. Used with permission.

Beyond work stations: Themes in strategic focused design.
2:30-4 PM Workplace Design: An Evolving Practice (PDF - 2.2 MB) - Presentation courtesy of Dr. Francis Duffy, DEGW. Used with permission.

Professor and designer Frank Duffy on a series of designs that have changed spaces and attitudes.