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

Machine Landscapes

Semester 1, 2013

With Saskia Schut and Dr. Scott Mitchell

Machine Landscapes: a meander through the future now of terra(or) forming, straddling the intersecting overlaps of land art (‘Spiral Jetty’ Robert Smithson, ‘Solar Sintering’ Markus Kayser), mining (open cut, tunnelling, leaching) planetary exploration (Mars Rover, DARPA-DIY Hack Space), robotic architecture (“Olzweg” R&Sie, “Walking City” Archigram, ‘geotextile’ Beesley)

Critical Information

 

Key Dates:

19 – 29 March:  KISD students in Melbourne

04 – 15 June: RMIT students @ KISD in Cologne Germany

 

Theme: Design Factory; enterprise formation, furniture & object focus; from conception to market.

Extra trave time: At the end of the studio – 15th June – you will have about 4 weeks of free travel time

Expenses: There will

Social Repair Tool Kit – Designing for Community Wellbeing

Lecturers: Matthew Butler and Dr, Kevin Murray

Australia ranks as one of the worlds wealthiest countries but is placed at only #76 on the happy planet index in between Iran and Romania. Costa Rica is #1 and Vietnam is #2. The reasons for Australia’s relative social unhappiness is complex. This includes fear driven by political leaders

Tim Collins

Tim Collins completed his studies in Industrial Design at RMIT, including a semester at London’s prestigious Ravensbourne College. His work in varying areas of design from furniture to product, industrial, installations and interior design has allowed him to consider new possibilities in experimental design. He is guided by the notion of morphing familiar objects into

Playscape Furniture

 

Studio Tutor:  Ronnie Lacham

Studio Timetable:

Monday       | 11:30 AM  – 2:30 PM | 045.01.005C
Wednesday | 11:30 AM  – 2:30 PM | 045.01.005B

This studio is on a rigorous industrial manufacturing process in collaboration with Maynard. The focus of this studio to develop and design of a product for a selected outdoor and indoor space creating a

Flexible Fabrication

Studio Tutor:  Emma Luke and Cathy Parry

Studio Timetable: Monday 1.30 and Wednesday 9.30

Studio Partners: Industrial Sowing and RMIT Textiles Program Brunswick

This Flex Fab studio is a joint studio with the Textiles students from Brunswick Campus in the School of Fashion and Textiles, and Cathy Parry from Industrial Sowing Studio. Led by Industrial Design lecturer Emma

Soumitri Varadarajan

Soumitri Varadarajan is an Associate Professor in Industrial Design, at RMIT University (Melbourne, Australia).

“My design approach focuses upon proposing a future that contains preferred/ visionary products and services. I am excited by design projects that focus on the small and big challenges facing humanity. I see design projects as campaigns and so have developed, and therefore

Objects That Speak

Sleek spoon designed by Achille Castiglioni

Schlicht Fabrik

Lecturers: Dr Malte Wagenfeld (RMIT) & Prof Wolfgang Laubersheimer (KISD).

Partner: KISD (TU Koln)

This is a ‘Global Intensive’ exchange studio between RMIT and KISD, Cologne Germany. The studio will include two intensive mode sessions, in mid March KISD students will spend 2 weeks at RMIT, and then in early June RMIT students (you) will be in