DEA 5210

DEA 5210

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

The built environment made interactive and adaptive by embedded computation has great promise to support and augment us at work, school, and home, as we roam, interconnect, and age. Students will design and prototype artful, meticulous, cyber-physical artifacts and environments responsive to specific challenges of an increasingly digital society.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: DEA students must have completed two DEA studio courses at the 2000 and 3000 level. All others by permission of instructor.

  • To identify under-constrained, "wicked" problems and opportunities of an increasingly digital society
  • To investigate design opportunities that may prove responsive to these problems and opportunities
  • To understand how digital technologies and human-centric design methods, combined, can be employed in the design of such physical environments (from furniture to the metropolis in scale)
  • To demonstrate an ability to realize, in working prototypes, interactive and adaptive physical environments

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 13783 DEA 5210   STU 501

  • Permission of instructor required. Preference is given to MAE students, and DEA students who have completed two DEA studio courses at 2000 or 3000 level.