hopper

hack redux

2,600 sq.ft

2014

Cambridge, MA

This project involved the renovation of the historic

Kendall Boiler and Tank Company Building for use by

2 intertwined organizations. Hack/Reduce is a nonprofit

established in partnership with the State of

MA, a number of local and global firms committed

to innovation, and in collaboration with MIT, Harvard

and other local universities. Working closely with

partners and the community, they bring developers,

data scientists and domain experts across disciplines

together to create the next generation of Big Data

technologies and applications. Hopper is a Big

Data travel company. They have spent several years

experimenting with different tools, technology and

algorithms to collect, organize and manage massive

amounts of travel data. The result is a new kind of

trip planning engine, powered by the world’s largest

structured database of travel information.