Design By Nature I

Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Design By Nature I

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Design, Environmental Sustainability, Graphic Design

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Mandatory Lab Fee Required

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The objective of Environmental Design is to conjugate technology to the human biology and psychology needs. This course introduces students the to the fundamentals of product design practice and gives the opportunity to increase their innovation knowledge with a perspective on how to meet human needs while considering sustainable principles. Students learn how to use natural inspiration to generate new ideas for product feature and optimize design and understand the strategic role of product design in the development of manufactured goods.

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Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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