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
Prof. Burton and Prof. Duffy present course foundations.
Vischer, Jacqueline. Will This Open Space Work? Harvard Business Review, May-June 1999, pp. 4-7.
10:30-11:30 AM Architecture and Communication
Research and findings by Prof. Tom Allen.
Allen, Thomas. Architecture and Communication Among Product Development Engineers. MIT Sloan School of Management Working Paper. Cambridge, MA, 1997, pp. 1-35.
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.
Berger, Warren. Lost in Space. Wired, February 1999.

Dix, David. Virtual Chiat. Wired, July 1994.

Gladwell, Malcolm. Designs for Working. The New Yorker, December 11, 2000, 60-72.
Day Three
8-8:30 AM Coffee
8:30-10 AM Architecture of Knowledge
Gunter Henn demonstrates how space is changed by networks.
Henn, Gunter, and Dirk Meyhofer. Architecture of Knowledge. Munich: Junius, 2003.
10-11:30 PM From Consolidation to Innovation
Charles Slife and Cameron Roberts present Gillette R&D labs.
Chusid, Michael. Public Musings on Acoustical Privacy. Architectural Record. September 2001, pp. 163-172.
11:30-1 PM Lunch Break
1-2:30 PM Discussion of Case Studies and Emerging Topics
Beyond work stations: Themes in strategic focused design.

Slide Deck from workingSPACES.

2:30-4 PM Workplace Design: An Evolving Practice
Professor and designer Frank Duffy on a series of designs that have changed spaces and attitudes.
Duffy, Francis. The New Office. London: Conran Octopus Limited, 1997.