4.212 Design Fabrication

Spring 2003

Digital assembly.
A digitally created assembly. (Image by Larry Sass.)

Course Highlights

This graduate class contains extensive lecture notes and assignments to introduce students to the advanced world of fabrication and building with digital tools.

» Watch a video introduction featuring the course instructor.
(RM - 56k) (RM - 80k) (RM - 220k)

Course Description

Design Fabrication is an introductory course in the field of advanced computing, prototyping and building fabrication. The class is focused on the relationship between design, various forms of computer modeling both explicit and generative and the physical representation of information using rapid prototyping devices.

Special Features

Technical Requirements

RealOne™ Player software is required to run the .rm files found on this course site.

RealOne™ is a trademark or a registered trademark of RealNetworks, Inc. 

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Prof. Lawrence Sass

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
1.5 hours / session

One session / week
1.5 hours / session