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Fab Camp is an opportunity for teenagers to explore design innovation and hands-on making in 5 days! Students will work together in teams to find solutions to the waste problem in Hong Kong and create prototypes using digital fabrication, electronics & arduino.

Mon, April 6, 2020 – Fri, April 10, 2020  UTC+08:00

10:00 – 16:00

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HK$6000 per student

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FAB Camp

The FAB Camp is an immersive learning program designed for teenagers aged 13 to 15 years old. The camp consists of 5 days, in which the students will learn the process of Design Thinking. In teams, they will analyse the problem, find solutions, learn the prototyping tools and make their ideas physical! 

The camp will introduce the students to modern technologies which support innovation and foster creativity. Digital fabrication tools allow individual creators to produce physical models to share with the world. Electronics & arduino are important basic tools for any engineer or product designer. Students will learn many technical skills, which will better prepare them for higher education. They will also improve on interpersonal skills, including teamwork, communication and presentation skills.

The team projects will be uploaded and shared on the online AWRD platform.


Schedule

Monday, April 6
10:00-16:00
Design Thinking
Exploring the problem and generating ideas through a series of design thinking methods. Creating mock-up prototypes with cardboard.
Tuesday, April 7
10:00-16:00
Digital Fabrication
Introduction to laser cutting, 3D printing and other digital fabrication tools. Practice on how to use computer softwares for laser cutting physical products.
Wednesday, April 8
10:00-16:00
Electronics & Arduino
Guided tutorials in making electrical circuits using various components, including microcontrollers, sensors and actuators.
Thursday, April 9
10:00-16:00
Prototyping
Combining digital fabrication, electronics & arduino to create functional prototypes. 
Friday, April 10
10:00-16:00
Testing & Presentations
Testing prototypes for reliability and usability and final presentations of design.

Design Problem

Design is all about solving problems, and in this FAB Camp we will tackle one of the biggest issues facing Hong Kong: Waste management. The landfills are full, but the waste disposal rate continues to increase due to over-consumption and lack of recycling. Together, we will explore different solutions through design innovation.


About the Tutors

Loftwork Inc. is a creative agency which, through open collaboration among users, designers and engineers, takes part in the design of websites, contents, services, communication and spaces, and provides a wide variety of creative services by creating together with creator communities worldwide.

HARVEY CHUNG is an educator, architect and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of Loftwork Hong Kong, a company that builds communities to create innovative projects together. Harvey continues to teach as an adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong specialized in design, materials, technology and digital fabrication. He holds a master’s degree in architecture from Yale University. 

ANDERS LARSEN is a passionate changemaker in the fields of experiential learning and design thinking. He has collaborated with schools on multiple projects in Denmark and Hong Kong, for implementation and evaluation of educational frameworks and technologies. He holds a master in Interaction Design from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and bachelor in Techno-Anthropology from Aalborg University.


Key Learnings


Registration

Registrations for FAB Camp is closed due to the COVID-19 situation.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Information

Date & Time

Mon, April 6, 2020 – Fri, April 10, 2020 10:00 – 16:00 UTC+08:00

Venue

FabCafe Hong Kong
G/F, 10 New Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
+852 70713709

5 minutes walk from Sai Ying Pun MTR Station Exit A1
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Fee

HK$6000 per student

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