"We are a collaborative research studio aimed at exploring, fostering and developing ideas that will shape the future of design and information technology."
The Design Machine Group @ UW
The Design Machine Group (DMG) is a multi-disciplinary collaborative research group open to students from several degree streams, including the Department of Architecture's MS, MArch, and BA programs, as well as students from the iSchool, HCDE, and CSE. Our aim is to explore and develop ideas with the power to shape the software, technology and conceptual paradigms at the intersection of digital technologies, design, and built environments. The projects developed in the DMG, including explorations in human-computer interaction, fabrication, ubiquitous computing, touch, and lighting, focus on demonstrating new ways of engaging this evolving situation. The DMG is located in G52 Architecture Hall.
Featured Project: theArchivist
An application for archiving or "sucking" web sites, this tool starts with a single URL and works its way out from there. Be careful with your stoppping rules or it'll put the whole web on your hard disk! You limit the crawl, or archive, scope by limiting the number of hops, the servers crawled, etc. Read More