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Fabricating Society, 13th International Conference of Digital Fabrication
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Thursday, August 3 • 11:45 - 12:45
Distributed Design

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Design is a strategic tool to create socio-cultural value, organizing matter and communicating their effects through a specific function that transform our build environment. To design is always a political act. Nowadays, the design has potentially more chances to be close to generated positives transformation within our society by several novel digital fabrication technologies and Internet holistic capabilities to generate more possibilities of social cohesion, expanding the inherent objects capacities to instances that construct systems from themselves. The main idea of this discussion is to provide several points of view in order to interpret how to design is moving from objects to systems

Moderators
avatar for Andres Briceño

Andres Briceño

Co- Director, Fab Lab Santiago
Co- Director Fab Lab Santiago | Director Distributed Design Foundation

Panelists
avatar for Katie Rast

Katie Rast

Executive Director, Sponsor
Katie began providing program direction for the Fab Lab in San Diego in 2007, when she worked to co-develop the San Diego installation of the global Fab Lab network. From this origin, she has built local partnerships to create a community-embedded learning laboratory and to develop related curricula, programs and initiatives focused on education and civic... Read More →
avatar for Lauren Slowik

Lauren Slowik

Design Evangelist, Shapeways
Lauren is the Director of Education + Design Evangelism at Shapeways. She also a founding member of the Lady Tech Guild, a group started to connect and inspire women working in the 3D industries. She is occasionally a part-time professor at Parsons School of Design where she also... Read More →
avatar for James Tooze

James Tooze

Senior Tutor, Royal College of Art
James Tooze is a Senior Tutor on the Design Products programme at the Royal College of Art (RCA), London and a visiting tutor at other Universities. At the RCA he leads the Exploring Emergent Futures Platform in Design Products. He is leading research into sustainable distributed... Read More →


Thursday August 3, 2017 11:45 - 12:45
Centro de Extension Universidad Catolica O'Higgins, Av Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 390, Santiago, Región Metropolitana

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