On Friday, October 27, Architectural Assistant Professor Imdat As was one of the three jurors for the Hackaton at MIT’s Media lab on “Design Tools of the Future: Immersive & Interactive.” The event took place over the course of the weekend. Imdat served on a jury accompanied by, Andrzej Zarzyck from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Cristophe Soulier, Supercomputer Cloud Research Lab, Forum8.
The Hackathon fosters an interdisciplinary environment for proposing strong innovative solutions to the future. Participants worked in groups to develop conceptual designs and working prototypes. Each group had to identify a particular problem related to a design field and determine an immersive or interactive technology to explore. Through a series of tutorials provided by industry partners, participants explored tools and procedures to develop solutions with the technology they preferred—for more info on the MIT Hackathon.
Some of the design tools used during the event are the following: