4.476 Emergent Materials

Class Info

Workshop reinterprets the function and application of various emerging building materials used in contemporary architectural construct. Lectures address themes of resource efficiency and material selection within the context of emerging areas of research. Readings establish what is considered state-of-the-art and support the making of material prototypes. 4.477 offered for 9 or 12 units. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.476 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. Fernandez.

Lecture occurs 12:00 PM to 13:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 9-250.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 4.476 was rated 5.7 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Emergent Materials site or on the 4.476 Stellar site.

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