Metal Fabrication

Parsons School of Design: Product Design

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Metal Fabrication

Fall 2021

Taught By: Michelle Greene

Section: A

CRN: 12269

Credits: 3

Students in this class will use the intelligence of the materials to inform the design process by asking the following questions: What does the material want to do? What is it capable of? What are its limits? What are its secrets? What is the material in your hands telling you about your work? Students will learn to design and fabricate using modern metalworking techniques. Study methods for cutting, forming, machining and joining and finishing metals. Students will gain direct experience with a basic set of methods for joining, forming and finishing a variety of industrial metals. Particular areas of focus will include effective communication with vendors and understanding of the historical and cultural significance of these evolving technologies. Integrate technical and design issues through a series of design/build projects.

Open to: Bachelors degree in Product Design and Fashion Design majors, juniors and seniors only; others by permission of the Product Design program. Pre-requisite(s): PUPD 2011 Design Studio 2

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Product Design (PROD)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: September 13, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 21, 2021 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:37am 9/25/2021 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Friday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Parsons East 25 E13th

Room: 405

Date Range: 9/3/2021 - 12/17/2021