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Here is the organization of the course

01. Fri 17/02/2012:

Introduction to the overall course. Evaluation sheet from last year students. Presentation: “Design for a low-cost world” + “Wobbling Solutions (course 2011/12)”. “Wobbling solutions: the grid and its references”: Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3. How to organize your collection via Tumblr, how to make your Twitter page.

02. Fri 24/02/2012:

Check on student’s collections (Tumblr and Twitter). “Wobbling solutions: the ‘individual case (part 1 / part 2)”. Visit #1: Design Museum at Milan Triennale.

03. Fri 2/03/2012:

“Wobbling solutions: the ‘individual case (part 3 / part 4)”. Check on student’s collections (Tumblr and Twitter).  Extra #1:  “How to get from 0.2% (economic growth rate) to 282.739.130.435 euro (money stuck in non-performing loans): useful data on current Japan“. Extra #2: “12 notes on design“.

04. Fri 9/03/2012:

“Wobbling solutions: the small group case (part 1 / part 2)“.  Check on student’s collections (Tumblr and Twitter). Extra #3: “My life with the tuc-tuc“.

05. Fri 16/03/2012:

“Wobbling solutions: the small group case (part 3 / part 4)”. Check on student’s blogs and student’s tweets. Extra #4: “Japan: form follows fiction (the walkman and the zen garden)“.

06. Fri 23/03/2012:

“Wobbling solutions: the large group case (part 1 / part 2)”. Check on student’s blogs and student’s tweets. Visit # 2: we go to visit Abitare magazine head-quarters in Lambrate .

Extra: Fri 20/04/2012:

Salone del Mobile and Fuori Salone. We will go to see various interesting exhibition and events.

Meeting in our class-room at 14.30.

07. Fri 27/04/2012:

“Wobbling solutions: the large group case (part 3 / part 4)”. Check on student’s collections (Tumblr and Twitter). Extra #5, #6: “A ‘how-to’ guide (or: the cultural event in the age of technical reproducibility)” + “Geodesign, the people of a city“.

09. Fri 04/05/2012:

“Wobbling solutions: the ‘mass’ case (part 1 / part 2). Check on student’s blogs and student’s tweets. Extra: we have as guest Franco Caimi (Caimi Brevetti SpA).

10. Fri 11/05/2012:

“Wobbling solutions: the ‘mass’ case (part 3 / part 4). Extra #7: “Dabbawallas“. Check on student’s blogs and student’s tweets.

11. Fri 18/05/2012:

+  Visit #3: we go at Achille Castiglioni studio/museum + Ettore Sottsass‘ Ghella House + Design Museum at Milan Triennale.

12: Fri 25/05/2011:

“Wobbling solutions: final thoughts. Check on student’s blogs and student’s tweets.

(Image on top: Enzo Mari, “Calendario Formosa“, Danese, 1963)

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