4.110J | Spring 2013 | Undergraduate
Design Across Scales, Disciplines and Problem Contexts
Course Description
This course explores the reciprocal relationships among design, science, and technology by covering a wide range of topics including industrial design, architecture, visualization and perception, design computation, material ecology, and environmental design and sustainability. Students will examine how transformations …
This course explores the reciprocal relationships among design, science, and technology by covering a wide range of topics including industrial design, architecture, visualization and perception, design computation, material ecology, and environmental design and sustainability. Students will examine how transformations in science and technology have influenced design thinking and vice versa, as well as develop methodologies for design research and collaborate on design solutions to interdisciplinary problems.
Learning Resource Types
group_work Projects with Examples
assignment_turned_in Design Assignments with Examples
Student spinning yarn on a weaving wheel.
“maid/made” is a weaving machine designed by a student in response to an assignment on fabrication: make something that helps you make something. (Courtesy of Jifei Ou. Used with permission.)