MDes students envision smart cities of the future

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Smart cities of the future are often portrayed as beautiful, clean spaces where technology has solved all of humanity’s problems. But that approach doesn’t take into account, well, humanity.

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Inside the classrooms at Columbus College of Art & Design, students in the new Master of Design program are working with experts in healthcare, transportation, and other industries to reimagine the future of smart cities. They’re creating thought-provoking “design fictions” that feel like they could be at home in the pages of a sci-fi novel.

Columbus CEO recently wrote about the project, including one student's memory ATM concept, for their June 2018 issue. Read more here.

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Learn more about CCAD's Master of Design program.