week16. Wildcard#

  • Author :Jun Kawahara / Kai Naito / Asako Okazaki (FabLab Kamakura)
  • Date created : 05/23/2019
  • modified: 05/05/2020
  • modified: 05/11/2021 Jun Kawahara


refer to Assessment page - Wildcard Week

Individual Assignments#

  • Design and produce something with a digital fabrication process (incorporating computer-aided design and manufacturing) not covered in another assignment,
  • documenting the requirements that your assignment meets, and including everything necessary to reproduce it.
  • Possibilities include but are not limited to wildcard week examples.

Learning outcomes#

  • Demonstrate workflows used in the chosen process
  • Select and apply suitable materials and processes to do your assignment.

Have you answered these questions?#

  • Documented how you made your creation
  • Described problems and how you fixed them
  • Included your design files and ‘hero shot’ of the result


  • Can I make the assignment by hand?

    Answer: Although there can be manual processing steps, to count as digital fabrication the workflow should pass through design in a computer and some kind of automated output process.

  • Do I have to do the group assignment if I choose to do composites?

    Answer: Yes, you have to make test coupons.

Individual Assignments possibilities#


soft robotics#


Folding: vinyl cutter/laser cutter/stiff paper/stiff mylar(?)/resin + canvas#


metamaterials: flexture/compliant mechanisms/auxetic materials#

Announcements / notes#

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  • Recitation
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