Building 54

The Cecil and Ida Green Building, also known as the Green Building, has been the home for geoscience at MIT since its dedication on October 2, 1964. The Green Building was designed by noted architect I. M. Pei, at 21 stories or 90 m tall, the Green Building remains the tallest building in Cambridge. Building 54 houses the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, the Earth Resources Laboratory, the Center for Global Change Science, the Lorenz Center and the MIT-WHOI Joint Program.

Photo Credit: Helen Hill

21 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

Place Type

MIT Campus


Upcoming Events

COG3 Seminar - River Shen (National Taiwan University)

About this series: The Chemical Oceanography, Geology, Geochemistry, and Geobiology Seminar [COG3] is a student-run seminar series. Topics include chemical...

Monday, November 28, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:00am
Doctoral Dissertation Defense of Thesis - Kasturi Shah (EAPS)

“Layer-layer interactions” A public presentation of the thesis will be given by the candidate. by Kasturi Shah Monday, November 28, 2022 2:30 PM Room 54-915...

Monday, November 28, 2022 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Planetary Lunch Seminar (PLS) - Fiona Nichols-Fleming (Brown)

The thermal evolution of Psyche Abstract: TKTKTK About this Series: The MIT Planetary Lunch Seminar [PLS] is a weekly seminar series organized within...

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
EAPS DLS - Xinting Yu (UC Santa Cruz)

About this Series: The Department Lecture Series at EAPS at MIT is a series of weekly talks given by leading thinkers in the areas of geology, geophysics,...

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
EAPS Ornament Decorating Contest and Ice Cream Social

Back by popular demand, it’s the create-your-own ornament competition to decorate the EAPS Festivus Tree in the Ida Green Lounge. Bring your A-game and...

Thursday, December 01, 2022 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Recent Events

ERL FISH - Andrew Delorey (LANL)

Friday, November 18, 2022

COG3 Seminar Heather Kirkpatrick (Harvard)

Friday, November 18, 2022

EAPS DLS - Malena Rice (Yale)

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Doctoral Dissertation Defense of Thesis -...

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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Building 54

Building 54 posted a photo Friday, July 14, 2017