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EDUCATIONAL PROGRAmS short term OTF - 6 months, 25 ects OPEN THESIS FABRICATION

GSS GLOBAL SUMMER SCHOOL

The aim of the program, in line with the opportunity of making a difference, is to develop research to be applied through patents or products for marketing. This will be obtained through the common goal of researching of different fabrication techniques, materials and form, towards the implementation of a large scale prototype, understanding the potentials of digital fabrication together with new needs of current society and the market. All the IAAC BUILDs researchers will be working together in 1 group towards a collective goal and project, in turn subdivided into different specialized research teams each focusing on a specific aspect of the project’s development. Hence the implementation of a 1:1 scale prototype allowing to test techniques and materials on real scale. IAAC BUILDs follows in the footsteps of OTF developing the applied research in partnership companies, whose involvement will vary according to project focus. The program also counts on the collaboration of experts in various fields such as engineering and structures, materials, technical components, and much more, allowing the development of a full scale and fully functioning prototype.

The Global Summer School (GSS) is a platform defined by ambitious, multiscalar investigation into the implications of emergent techniques on our planned environments. The program develops a global agenda in various institutions around the world, each focussing on developing localised solutions.International teams located in key cities around the globe explore a common agenda with projects that are deeply embedded in diverse local conditions. This intensive two week course connects each participant to ongoing research agendas in robotics, simulation, physical computing, parametric design, digital fabrication, and other relevant emerging design methodologies. The program focuses on a global agenda developing local solutions.

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Academic Programs - IAAC // 2017-2018  
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