4.110 Design Across Scales and Disciplines

Class Info

Inspired by Charles and Ray Eames' canonical Powers of Ten, explores the relationship between science and engineering through the lens of design. Examines how transformations in science and technology have influenced design thinking and vice versa. Provides interdisciplinary skills and methods to represent, model, design and fabricate objects, machines, and systems using new computational and fabrication tools. Aims to develop methodologies for design research of interdisciplinary problems. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version of the subject. Enrollment limited; preference to Course 4-B majors and Course 4 minors.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.110 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by N. Oxman and J. M. Yoon.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays in E14-633.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

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