Building Responsive and Adaptive Buildings
We seek to transform commercial buildings into responsive and adaptive environments that use advanced technology and data analytics to enhance occupants’ experience, productivity, and well-being.
Nan Zhao Project Director
Nan's academic and professional career has been dedicated to the creation of built environments that understand and adapt to human needs. As a Ph.D. and research scientist at the MIT Media Lab, Nan worked across disciplines involving IoT sensors, wearable computing, space design, and psychology, and she co-founded a startup, Soofa, dedicated to creating smarter urban environments. With Project be, Nan is leveraging her unique skillset, deep passion, and compelling vision to create environments that help occupants be their best selves.