fabrication-informed design

Alternative definitions (1), class: vernacular (1.0)
Term: fabrication-informed design

a design approach where the final outcome is primarily shaped by the actual physical process that will be used when constructing the designed object.


the volume enclosed by a structure is chosen such that each member can be comfortably reached by the fabricating agents.

Created 2023.04.10
Last Modified 2023.04.10
Contributed by Radiance Panther

I would also nuance that "fabrication-informed" does not necessarily mean that fabrication is the main driver in the design of an object, but rather that fabrication is part of the design considerations. - Peaceful Panda 2023.04.18

good definition but I would nuance that fabrication is not exactly the same as construction, which includes assembly - Faith Eagle 2023.04.14