Nomadic Affordances

Led by Ronnie Lacham & Ido Bruno, partnered with Jayco Caravans, Testing Grounds and Interior Design at RMIT

Nomadic Affordances initiate a dialogue between temporary spaces and a life on the move. Student will design temporary and flexible spaces responding to the new demands on urban places, cities, buildings, residences, and small- scale spaces. This studio will design a new

IOT Skins: Scenarios for Micro-Nano computing for health through the body

Lecturers: Emma Luke and Michael Bentham

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm & Thursday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Research Partners, RMIT’s Micro/Nanomedical Research Facility and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

In 1999 Neil Gross, in an article for Business Week, brought an idea that had been sitting with technologists and futurists for many years into the wider

Towards Industrial Ecology: Design for Peri-Urban and Urban Agricultural Systems

Tutor: Emily Ballantyne-Brodie

Tuesday 5:30 – 8:30

Systems design allows designers to play a significant role in solving complex social, economic and ecological problems. Nourish Lab in semester 2 2018 will apply food systems design methodologies to the issues of peri-urban and urban agriculture.
Urban and peri-urban agriculture is expected to become increasingly important for social and environmental

David Flynn

The consistent theme across David’s career, whether at Ogle Design, Bayly Design, Niche Design, Fuse or Willow Ware Australia, is his ability to innovate in areas that seem impenetrable to new ideas. David’s passion for creating products takes the users’ needs as the platform to evolve truly innovative engaging designs.

True innovation can be defined as

Design Innovation for Safer Farms

Studio Leader: Robert Eales

Industry Partner: The Victorian Farmers Federation

In this studio, we will be working to improve farm safety and occupation health and safety (OHS) outcomes for Victorian farmers.  Working with the VFF, your task will be to engage with safety issues and identify opportunities that you can use to drive the design and development

Grow Shepp

With Juliette Anich and Emily Ballantyne- Brodie

This design studio will explore the potential of a design-led regional food hub model in the City of Greater Shepparton, Victoria. Based 190 km north of Melbourne, Shepparton is a unique town located in the heart of Victoria’s growing region, Goulburn Valley. Also home of SPC, the famous Australian company

The Re-Usefuls Project

 

When: Mondays 1.30-4.30 & Thursdays 1.30-4.30

Lecturers: Nick Johns, Bonnie So & Dr Liam Fennessy

Partner: Sustainability Victoria

As we watch our household recycling industry falter –  with the local market value of recycled materials collapsing, and off-shore processors refusing to accept our post-consumer packaging waste – we are facing major environmental and resource availability challenges.

These challenges are ultimately design problems,

The Technology Puzzle

Ceri Hann

Is life a puzzle? Is technology a puzzle? What questions need to remain unanswered?
While tomorrow remains in question, designers still have a future to be designing for…?
Designing puzzles maybe one solution to the problem of understanding problems both individually and collectively. This studio will investigate many of the philosophical puzzles that relate to design

Cancer Information & Navigation

With Juliette Anich & Juan Sanin

Monday 9:30 – 12:30 / Thursday 1:30 – 4:30

This is an immersive studio held in collaboration with the Peter Mac Cancer Centre and take on the challenge to imagine what a “Cancer Academy” might be. Using a multiple-stakeholder engagement approach, this studio will identify and develop key interventions to improve

Addi-Facture

Semester 1, 2013

With Dr Scott Mayson (Tuesday Afternoons) and Nigel Brockbank (Thursday Afternoons)

Keywords: additive manufacture | flexible design | bespoke production | crowdfunding

Technology evangelists imagine the future where you download and manufacture you own products straight from your own personal manufacturing machine, a future where the traditional industries no longer exist. This studio will allow