Organised by METU Rectorship, Ankara Directorate of Industry and Technology committee visited METU Design Factory as a part of a cooperation program between public administration, universities and industry. Activities conducted by METU Design Factory are described. Cooperation opportunities and the importance of design thinking and interdisiplinary work in research and development made by local industry is discussed.
2018-2019 Spring Semester Interdisciplinary Design Studio started with Arçelik, METU Smart Campus project, Turkish Airlines and Utarit stakeholders and students from different disciplines!
Under the name of BA4148 – Interdisciplinary Problem Solving, application period for Interdisciplinary Design Studio course is extended due to the update in METU academic calendar. Deadline for application is changed as February 7, 2019 at 23.50.
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With support from the METU Technopolis and sponsored by industry and NGOs, METU Design Factory provides training, equipment and infrastructure to interdisciplinary student teams for collaborative design projects. DTS brings students from different disciplines together in interdisciplinary teams to develop innovative products.
Under the name of BA4148 – Interdisciplinary Problem Solving, Interdisciplinary Design Studio course will be held between 9.00-12.30 on Fridays as an open elective course for students from all departments at METU.
Deadline for application: February 3, 2019
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Design Factory organized a Design Thinking seminar for Demir Export. After focusing on the basic principles of Design Thinking, exercises were done emphasizing the importance of human-centered design and team work.
Design Factory will continue its education activities in the 2018-2019 Spring Semester. You can follow the announcements on our website and Facebook page…
The DORA group, which took the 2018-2018 Fall Semester Interdisciplinary Design Studio course, was at METU KKM on October 6, 2018 to present the product they developed within the scope of the course, and was awarded for the Ministry of Defense Industry Award! In the YFYİ event, where many projects are involved, DORA presented a smart marking system that speeds up the mapping process by streamlining the land which needs to be examined in detail.
The DORA group, which took the 2018-2018 Fall Semester Interdisciplinary Design Studio course, will be at METU KKM on October 6, 2018 to present the product they developed within the scope of the course. In the YFYİ event, where many projects are involved, DORA will present a smart marking system that speeds up the mapping process by streamlining the land which needs to be examined in detail. With YFYİ’s application (iOs, Android) you can support with your votes!
Event detail : http://www.yfyi.com/
Design Factory is preparing to host the “Cocoon” workshop under the scope of “Archisteam: Erasmus+ KA2 Project”. The workshop will be held on September 25-27 with the participation of students from the different universities’ departments of architecture.
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On July 13th, 2018 at the METU Design Factory, “Material for Designers” seminar will be given by Barış Yazıcı. The seminar will be open to everyone.