Recommended readings and resources relevant to each of the lectures are presented below. Graduate students taking this course are highly encouraged to complete the readings.
|SES #||TOPICS||READINGS AND RESOURCES|
|L1||Design Across Scales: Intersections between Design, Science, and Technology|| |
Colomina, Beatriz. "Enclosed by Images: The Eameses' Multimedia Architecture." Grey Room 02 (2001): 6-29.
Aldersey-Williams, Hugh, Peter Hall, et al. Design and the Elastic Mind. Edited by Paola Antonelli. Museum of Modern Art, 2008. ISBN: 9780870707322. [Preview with Google Books]
Museum of Modern Art. "Design and the Elastic Mind." Museum of Modern Art.
Eames, Charles, and Ray Eames. "Powers of Ten." Eames Office LLC, 1977.
Ruparell, Rajeev. "Powers of Ten—A Rough Sketch (1968)." March 6, 2012. Originally released 1968 by Charles and Ray Eames. Youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmHa-meEOkE
|L2||Design of Futures: Past Futures, Utopian Visions, and Tomorrows of Today|| |
Jameson, Fredric. Archaeologies of the Future: The Desire Called Utopia and Other Science Fictions. Verso, 2005. ISBN: 9781844670338. [Preview with Google Books]
Cook, Peter. Archigram. Princeton Architectural Press, 1999. ISBN: 9781568981949. [Preview with Google Books]
Wigley, Mark. Constant's New Babylon: The Hyper-Architecture of Desire. Witte de With, 1999. ISBN: 9789064503436. [Preview with Google Books]
|L3||Design of Representation: Notation, Information, and Communication|
|L4||Design of Data: Computation, Visualization, and Big Data|| |
Reas, Casey, and Ben Fry. Processing: A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists. MIT Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780262182621. [Preview with Google Books]
Fry, Ben. Visualizing Data: Exploring and Explaining Data with the Processing Environment. O'Reilly Media, 2008. ISBN: 9780596514556. [Preview with Google Books]
|L5||Design of Fabrication: Tools, Techniques, and Technologies|| |
Aranda, Benjamin, and Chris Lasch. Pamphlet Architecture 27: Tooling. Princeton Architectural Press, 2005. ISBN: 9781568985473. [Preview with Google Books]
|L6||Design of Mimicry: Models, Systems, and Processes|| |
Pearce, Peter. Structure in Nature Is a Strategy for Design. MIT Press, 1980. ISBN: 9780262660457. [Preview with Google Books]
Ball, Philip. Branches: Nature's Patterns: A Tapestry in Three Parts. Oxford University Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780199237982. [Preview with Google Books]
|L7||Design of Intelligence: From Mind to Machine|| |
Shannon, Claude E. "A Mathematical Theory of Communication." (PDF) The Bell System Technical Journal 27 (1948): 379–423, and 623–56.
|L8||Design of Play: Games and Constructs|| |
Walker, Rob. "An Interview with Kevin Slavin." Design Observer, October 10, 2011.
|L9||Design of Alternative Futures: Utopias and Dystopias in Science Fiction|| |
Baudrillard, Jean. Simulacra and Simulation. University of Michigan Press, 1995. ISBN: 9780472065219. [Preview with Google Books]
|L10||Design of Innovation: Concept to Commerce|| |
Brown, Tim. Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Harper Business, 2009. ISBN: 9780061766084. [Preview with Google Books]
|L11||Design of Organizational Systems: From Cells to Cities|