03.007 Introduction To Design

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Introduces students to concepts of design at a variety of scales and through both engineering and architectural design disciplines. The student will be exposed to core technology and design themes including principles, modes of thinking and analysis, and social and cultural aspects of design. The subject also introduces students to essential skills of good design including teamwork and workflow organization, team building and leadership, written and oral communication, graphic and analytical representation and a variety of computational techniques. Student teams formulate and complete design projects, setting and achieving milestones under a team of instructors composed of both engineers and architects; projects will be defined in connection with applications in transportation, the built environment, energy, infrastructure and others.

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