University of Technology Sydney

85202 Design Futuring

6cp; 1hpw (lecture), 2hpw (tutorial)
Requisite(s): 85502 Researching Design Histories AND 85503 Thinking Through Design
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.


In this subject students investigate the underlying political dimensions of designing, and explore possible futures by making alternative visions tangible. Students envision expansive spatial and temporal representations, or 'storyworlds', that encompass and communicate different ways of living and being; reimagining society beyond present day constraints, and in the process developing an understanding of the role of design practice can have in shaping future possibilities.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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