STL Lab's Case Study Initiative Approves Six Projects

Last May, the STL Lab’s Case Study Initiative released its inaugural Request for Proposals to solicit our first round of MIT Case Studies. We received 11 applications, and are proud to announce that the following six applications were approved. The research teams will work with the STL Lab’s creative production team over the course of the next year to collaboratively develop unique multimedia, immersive, and thought-provoking learning experiences. Stay tuned for updates regarding the further development of the Case Study Initiative.

Principal Investigator(s): Miho Mazareeuw, Department of Architecture; and Fadi Masoud, Department of Urban Studies & Planning
Case Title: Seeking Resiliency in South Florida
Case Location: Southeast Florida, USA
 
Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Susskind, Department of Urban Studies & Planning
Case Title: The Forest City Mega-Project: Multiple Perspectives on a Case of Chinese Coastal Real Estate Development in Malaysia
Case Location: Johor, Malaysia
 
Principal Investigator(s): Yasheng Huang and John Grant, Sloan School of Management
Case Title: MIT Sloan Action Learning Case: Vantone Holdings
Case Location: Beijing, China
 
Principal Investigator(s): P. Christopher Zegras, Department of Urban Studies & Planning
Case Title: Ciudad Azteca (Transit-Oriented Development & Grupo Prodi)
Case Location: Mexico City, Mexico
 
Principal Investigator(s): Albert Saiz and Kairos Shen, Center for Real Estate
Case Title: The South Boston Waterfront Innovation District: The Power of Public Benefits in Shaping the Identity of an Urban District
Case Subject: Negotiating public benefits in the South Boston Waterfront Innovation District’s development
Case Location: Boston, MA 
 
Principal Investigator(s): Brent Ryan, Department of Urban Studies & Planning
Case Title: Revising the Urban Redevelopment Model in China: Heritage Planning and Development Rights Transfer in the Nanhuaxi Area
Case Location: Guangzhou, China