Archived Versions

4.510 Digital Design Fabrication

As taught in: Fall 2008

Photograph of a wooden chair designed by a student in this course.

In one of the assignments, students are asked to design and build a plywood chair using no screws or other attachments. (Image courtesy of an anonymous 4.510 student; please see assignment 3 in the projects section.)

Level:

Graduate

Instructors:

Prof. Lawrence Sass

Course Features

Course Description

This course will guide graduate students through the process of using rapid prototyping and CAD/CAM devices in a studio environment. The class has a theoretical focus on machine use within the process of design. Each student is expected to have completed one graduate level of design computing with a full understanding of solid modeling in CAD. Students are also expected to have completed at least one graduate design studio.