4.510 | Fall 2008 | Graduate
Digital Design Fabrication

Assignments

This section contains the six assignments and instructions for the final project and presentation.

ASSN # TOPICS FIlES
1

Pattern design

CNC manufacturing

(PDF 1) (PDF 2)
2

Volumes and layers

CNC manufacturing

(PDF)
3

A chair

CNC manufacturing

(PDF)

Marks, Alan. “On Making Chairs Comfortable: How to Fit the Seat to the Sitter.” Fine Woodworking, date unknown.

———. “On Designing Chairs: How to Develop Ideas Into Working Drawings.” Fine Woodworking, date unknown.

4

Designing program and form

Generative / fabrication

(PDF)
5

Construction grammars

Modeling and rapid prototyping

(PDF)
6

Error detection and correction

Water jet and laser cutting

(PDF)

Final Project

Term project (PDF)

Final presentation (PDF)

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