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Since adding a local instance of WordPress two years ago, Middlebury students, faculty and staff have created hundreds of blogs. Every semester classes use our learning management system, Segue, to conduct online discussions.

MiddLab won't replace or replicate this activity. We don't want to build a single application that everyone needs to sign into and discuss their research. Rather, MiddLab will provide an aggregate view of the conversations occurring online relating to Middlebury course and project work.

To kick us off, here's a blogroll of some popular and interesting Middlebury and MIIS authors.

architecture abroad (5)

From the First Day to the 5th Week.

Mon, 10/26/2009 - 6:42pm
So I know it’s been over a month since I’ve posted – but now that i’m feeling more settled I can give a much better report on life at the Architecture School in Ferrara. I’m taking classes in first and second year, but have friends in 3rd and 4th so I’m starting to get the […]

Bus 68

Sat, 10/10/2009 - 5:43pm
I listen to a lecture about I.M.Pei's glass pyramids from my professor, an engineer who worked on the project. After class, about halfway home, I found myself a pane of glass away from 673 very famous panes of glass.

architecture at unife.

Tue, 09/22/2009 - 1:09pm
So I arrived in Ferrara about two weeks ago and have been slowly exploring the city. I’m living with 3 italian students – one from Sicily, one from Puglia and ove from Venice – in a wonderful but small house right in the center of the city. (i’m attaching a picture of the narrow street […]

time management

Wed, 09/16/2009 - 5:17pm
At ESA you don't get to choose any of our courses until your 3rd or 4th year. Even then, the choice is mostly between studios (i.e. which professor you prefer) and maybe an either/or elective option. Since I'm not taking the full load of courses, however, apart from the studio I get to pick and choose what I take. I chose to take the art class, and two more engineering based courses: "Methodology of Structures" and "Construction".

classes have begun

Tue, 09/15/2009 - 12:32pm
the steps @ ESA so… i started writing this post a looong time ago, and while it’s been sitting on the to-do list for quite some time, the crunch of still getting used to it all and piling schoolwork on top of it has been a lot. so what i’m going to do is get […]