MIT Energy Initiative
Research

Built Environment & Infrastructure

Research focused on sustainable design, energy efficiency, and material development for the built environment and large-scale infrastructure

"The Soft House" model from Building façades that move, textiles that illuminate, Energy Futures, Spring 2013 Credit: KVA MATx

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Publications

News

3 Questions: Gail Brager on optimizing energy use and performance of buildings
The energy/comfort nexus: Making buildings work for people and the planet
3 Questions: Lourdes Melgar on Mexico’s energy reform

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