PROD611

Design and Manufacture

15 points

Not offered 2020

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Description

Understanding a designer's role in and approach to classic and contemporary manufacturing processes, including the implications of this on Maori and other indigenous knowledges. Identify optimal materials and production processes necessary to create specific product designs, details and functionalities. Translate the knowledge and skills attained into alternative process thinking and consequent applications as products or systems. Provide a holistic approach to product design and manufacturing that considers values such as manaakitanga (inclusiveness) and kaitiakitanga (sustainability) in the evaluation of designed products and processing from aesthetics to environmental impact.

Pre-requisites

Approval of the Head of the School of Product Design