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Margaret Hickey

Meg Hickey
Professor Emeritus
Tower 718
1963 - BS, Mechanical Engineering Co-op, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1969 - BA, Arch., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Professional Experience: 
  • 1978- present  - Principal, Architecture Practice, new construction and renovation, housing, commercial, laboratory
  • 15 years Staff Architect for City of Cambridge Housing Programs and Redevelopment Authority
  • 1963-65 - General Electric, Small Aircraft Engine Department, maintenance engineer


  • 2013  - "Teaching Sustainability: What Comes First?" with custom software built by H Hohn, Building Technology Educators Society, 2013 Conference Proceedings, Bristol, RI 
  • 2011 - "Teaching Structures and Sustainability with Low-Tech Gadgets and Custom Interactive Software" with H Hohn, Building Technology Educators Society, 2011 Conference Proceedings, Toronto, Canada 
  • 1996 -  "Explorations in College Algebra" Kime et al, J. Wiley, NSF funded experimental course text, major contributor of applied problems editions 1-5 
  • 1991 - "Art=Folk Architecture" MIT Architecture Department Lecture/show; 
  • 1991 - "Mental Image Soup" Brandeis Creative Arts Festival, lecture/show 


  • NorthEast Sustainable Energy Association
  • Building Technology Educators Society 
  • Cambridge Housing Authority Local Screening Committee 
  • Surf Point Artists Foundation Board 
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