Kent Larson is Director of the Changing Places research group at the MIT Media Lab. He also runs the MIT House_n Research Consortium at the MIT Department of Architecture.
Current research focuses on strategies for creating responsive places of living using new design/fabrication strategies, defining system level standards for an open source approach to building design, and developing ubiquitous sensing/computation technologies that do useful things for people related to proactive health, energy conservation, and learning.
Larson practiced architecture for nineteen years in New York City with work published in Architectural Record, Progressive Architecture, Global Architecture, A+U, and Architectural Digest. His book, Louis I. Kahn: Unbuilt Masterworks was selected as one of the Ten Best Books in Architecture 2000 by the New York Times Review of Books.