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6. Lower Level 2

Sunken Courtyard

A below-grade courtyard offers an open-air meeting area or lunch spot, and additional natural light, for those occupying the lower floors of the building.

MDE Studio 

The studio (LL2.220), both as a physical space and course, is central to the Master in Design Engineering (MDE) program. Located on Lower Level 2, this room is designed for instruction, collaboration, and prototyping. It is the hub of activity for first-years students and program events, including workshops, socials, and reviews, and is often used from early morning through late night.

MS/MBA Studio 

The studio (LL2.201) offers MS/MBA students a physical space to extend their learning from required courses such as Design Theory and Practice, Technology Venture Immersion, Designing Technology Ventures, and Launch Lab. In addition to a lecture/discussion space, the room includes a hardware prototyping zone with benches and a work zone with table seating.  Students gather in the Studio to work on prototyping for their startups, collaborating on team projects, brainstorming new venture ideas, and more.

Shared Facilities

Faculty and students can take advantage of specialized facilities, such as a two-story motion-capture lab, flight lab, molecular and cellular biology core, and optical imaging suite that occupy the basement levels of the building.

Lower Level 2_2

The atrium at the bottom of Lower Level 2 features several distinct spaces for areas for individual study and group interaction.

Lower Level 2_3

 The Master of Design Engineering (MDE) studio is designed for instruction, collaboration, and prototyping.