Design Technology

Accelerating Science: a New Era of Discovery

Located at the center of Cambridge’s global biotech and technology hub, nestled next to notable Life Science institutions as MIT and Harvard University, stands a seemingly unadorned two-story brick building referred to simply as 21 Erie Street. Inside, however, the building boasts a much more vivid...

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Sustaining a Spirit of Inquiry

Brown University sought to take its existing lab spaces, many of which were first constructed in the 60s, and guarantee them resiliency through time and adaptability within the ever-changing scientific world. Through the advantage of having a Providence-based office, SMMA was able to use its...

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Future Focused Schools

Future-Focused Schools

SMMA K-12 Studio

Dr. Bill Daggett gave a speech about how our education systems should evolve as technology and the job market have. This involves prioritizing the teaching of “non-cognitive skills,” or values like responsibility, initiative, perseverance, and adaptability.

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From Chaos to Clarity

Foundation Medicine is a molecular information company dedicated to transforming cancer care. The company has a full suite of comprehensive genomic profiling assays to identify the molecular alterations in a patient's cancer and match them with relevant treatment approaches based on these insights...

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Better Data, Smarter Programming

Design Technology Group

With the advent of the Internet of Things, the catch-all phrase for the interconnection of our devices via the internet, has come a surge of new technologies. We can now control our home temperatures remotely, link our smartwatches and our cell phones, and benefit from cloud-based healthcare...

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It Begins With an Idea

Design Competition

It begins with an idea―a burst of inspiration. As that idea grows, it reacts, ignites, and collides with others, resulting in a web of constantly evolving permutations. From this increasingly complex layering of shapes, new and dynamic patterns emerge, resulting in a network of intertwining...

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