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Stata Center

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Address: Vasar St, MIT, Cambridge, MA
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The building which speaks for itself.

When you see this building, remember your in MIT. How they designed the architecture is amazing. By the way, it's the college of architecture. It's timing that to see the exhibit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Renato L
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San Diego, California

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you see this building, remember your in MIT. How they designed the architecture is amazing. By the way, it's the college of architecture. It's timing that to see the exhibit, MIT hacks is a way on how the students react and respond to express the meaning of comedy inside the campus. It makes you think and laugh on how... More 

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Salerno, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A paradigm of deconstructive Architecture, and an ambitious design by Architect Frank Gehry, this is a must for building photographers, and a new Boston icon. It is part of the MIT campus, and occupies the area (bldg 20) of the old (and venerable) MIT Ra- Lab and RLE (google them to learm more).

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Fortson, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I was the Chair for my 50th MIT reunion, & I personally made the arrangements for 5 classmate speakers in 2 Stata Center lecture halls on Friday evening 6/3. These were outstanding venues in arguably MIT's most unorthodox building. Great fun to see it, & even better to be able to use 2 of its excellent lecture halls. If you're... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Great architecture! Houses some of MIT's greatest hacks and provides a brief history of them over the years. Great stuff!

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

The Stata center is a Frank Ghery building so not surprisingly it looks a but strange from the outside. Inside are mit classroom and also a gym. There are also lots of interesting drawings along the corridors.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Always fun visiting MIT campus in the summer for idTech camp. The buildings are always a fun thing to explore. Great campus. Near everything!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Walking around the Stata Center feels a bit like you are in Oz with Dorothy and the Tin Man. The building cannot be described ..it is better just to go. The first floor corridor sports relics of the famous hacks( pranks considered clever, and difficult to execute) MIT students have created to fool the faculty, and hosts all sorts of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

For those that has been to Barcelona and seen Gaudi's designed buildings, one can't help but compare the similarities in terms of how bold and unique the Stata building is. Very beautiful for backdrop for photos.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

As a photographer, this place is serious eye candy. Make sure you shoot it on a clear day or on a day with puffy clouds, Best time of day is early morning or late afternoon. Bring a wide angle and a polarizer.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Walk around the MIT buildings and see the Stata Center. The buildings are very unusual and futuristic. Don't know if you can enter any buildings as a visitor.

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