Readings & Viewing

Week 1 Exploring environments.
October 27 Tuesday – what are environments?
October 29 Thursday – environments: thresholds, enter, engage, exit.
Week 2 Describe, model, and sketch environments.
november 3 Tuesday – experience and notice environments.
November 5 Thursday – Sketch, model, and prototype.
Week 3 Experience digital, physical, and hybrid environments.
November 10 Tuesday – environments’ materials
november 12 Thursday – Time in environments
Week 4 Design Studio Learning Environments
November 17 Tuesday –  Graduate Studio visit & Intelligent Workplace Tour
November 19 Thursday – IDEATE Studio visit & Cyert Center of Early Development– demo second design iteration
Week 5 Prototype and Iterate
November 24 Tuesday –   – a3 final presentation
November 26 Thursday – Thanksgiving Holiday
Week 6 Test, Refine, and Iterate
December 1 Tuesday – A4 PROJECT DELIVERABLE PROPOSAL
December 3 Thursday – DESIGN CHARRETTE
Week 7 Present
8 December Tuesday – Design Critique
10 December Thursday – Dry run presentation feedback
Week 8 Present
15 December Tuesday – Final Presentations A4

Readings

•  Christopher Alexander (1977), pattern language
•  Jennifer Tidwell (2005),  Designing Interfaces: Patterns for Effective Interaction Design  “Design patterns for interfaces”
•  Douglas K. van Dunne, Jason Hong, James Landay (2006), The Design of Sites: Patterns for Creating Winning Web Sites
•  Bill Scott, Theresa Neil (2009), Designing Web Interfaces: Principles and Patterns for Rich Interactions
•  Roger Barker (1968), Ecological Psychology: Concepts and Methods for Studying the Environment of Human Behavior – Environmental Psychology chapter on Milieu (Physical, social, behavior)
•  Walter Isaacson (2011), Steve Jobs (book) – chapter on the design of Mac Store
•  Dan Brown (2007), Communicating Design: developing web site documentation for design and planning
•  Bill Buxton (2007), Sketching User Experiences: Getting the Design Right and the Right Design
•  Scott McCloud (1994), Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art 
•  Mark Weiser (1999),  The Computer for the 21st Century. – Palo Alto Research Center, Xerox, CA
•  John Dewey (1934), Art as Experience
•  Italo Calvino (1972), Invisible Cities
•  Michel de Certeau (1984), The Practice of Everyday Life
•  Gaston Bachelard (1969), The Poetics of Space
•  Rob Kitchin, Martin Dodge (2001), Atlas of Cyberspace

References & Videos

Using Lights 
•  James Turrell, Anthony McCall, Gianni Colombo, Seth Riskin
•  László Moholy-Nagy (1895 – 1946), Light space modulator

Using Materials, Objects
•  Carl Andre, Richard Serra

Optical illusion, Visual Studies in Space
•  Felice Varini

Experiential
•  Roger Ebert (1983), KOYAANISQUATSI
•  Dériv Situationist International
• John Maeda (1993), Human Powered Computer Experiment
•  Lev Manovich (2014), On Broadway

Hybrid
•  John Underkoffler, Steven Spielberg  (2002), Minority Report
•  Microsoft’s Concept Future Vision 2020,  Vision Video
•  Hiroshi Ishii, Brygg Ullmer (1997), ambientRoom
•  Dave Rose, enchantedObjects
•  Pranav Mistry (2009), Sixth Sense

Immersive/ Tangible + Digital + Environmental
•  Bruce Branit (2007), World Builder
• Art+Com (1989), Berlin-Cyber City
• John Underkoffler, Hiroshi Ishii (1999), URP: a luminous-tangible workbench for urban planning and design 
•  Microsoft (2015), HoloLens

Purely Digital
•  Alex Dragulescu, Spam Architecture
• Oculus Rift, story studio

Actuated Environments in City
•  Changing Places, MIT Media Lab, Changing Home

SpatioTemporal
•  Alan Lightman  (1992), Einstein’s Dreams
•  Art+Com (1996), timescope
•  Alvaro Cassinelli (2005), Khronos projector

Prototyping Resources

•  IFTTT  |  IFTTT
•  Philips Hue |  website
•  Amazon Echo |  Dev Kit
•  SAM labs  |  samlabs
• Prototyping Tools | http://www.cooper.com/prototyping-tools

Open Source DIY

•  Phil Van Allen NET Lab Toolkit
•  James Tichner, Josh Walton Spacebrew
•  Additional Resources: Tom Igoe (2007), Making Things Talk
•  Arduino, Processing, MakeyMakey, openFrameworks, Cinder

Video Sketching

•  Jinha Lee, Sean Follmer, Radical Kitchen 
•  Chris Woebken,  Sensual Interfaces
•  AfterEffects, Cinema 4D  |  Lynda.com

• Doors foldable

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