4.501 Creative Design Prototyping

Class Info

Introduction to digital fabrication and online presentation as a single design process. Project-based class that integrates iterative design on paper with physical prototyping across many scales. Hands on learning of fabrication lab equipment integrated with design studio. It starts with machine learning through exercises quickly moving to a stepped design to production process: 3D printings, CNC machining and robotic finishing. The final product is an individually designed and fabricated functional piece of furniture. Preference to Course 4 majors and minors.

This class has 4.500 as a prerequisite.

4.501 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by L. Sass.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in N52-399.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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