Transdisciplinary Design


Setting the Stage for Possibility

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Considering the scale of the complex issues humanity and the planet are being faced with today, it is important for not only the so-called ‘experts’, to…

The Importance of Alternatives

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Having come from a country with so many social contrasts and political upheaval, I feel the imperative need for alternative realities firsthand. Speculative design introduced…

When Many Have a Will, There’s a Way

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Photo by author: Jardim Lapena, São Paulo, Brazil. The limitations of my field as an architect were clearly brought to light when I started volunteering…

What Can We Do About Climate Change

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We have already warmed the climate by about one degree Celsius, and this one degree has already caused shrinkage in land mass, the escalating number…

Design Provocations at the Heart of the Maker Movement, in the Silicon Valley

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   Fig.: 1. teachers program cars (probots) so they can draw on paper, creating opportunities for students to learn math and programming while creating visual textures….

Alumni’s Project wins prestigious Sappi Ideas that Matter’s grant 2016!

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We are thrilled to share the news that the Blank Plate project by TransDisciplinary’s alumni Amy Findeiss, Eulani Labay and Mai Kobori has won the…

Ready for Take-off: DEMO DAY Coming up!

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  Join us and find out about the start-ups journey, turning their ideas into thriving ventures. Mark your calendars for our 2016 Cohort’s final presentations…

NYCO – Core77 Service Design Award!

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Core77 has announced their winners for the Core77 Design Awards of 2016 and New York Creativity Odyssey (NYCO) has landed the recognition of ‘notable’ under the…

Who is Transdisciplinary Design?

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Transdisciplinary Designer Cameron Hanson loves TD so much, she decided to investigate what distinguished these students from others. After brainstorming questions for multiple months, she finally…