Together with the Bauhaus University Weimar Frederic gave a workshop series on the topic of computational design at the Tongji University Shanghai and Tsinghua University Beijing. The aim was to give an introduction on the possibilities that Arduino and Processing offer for designers to build their own tools and prototypes. The workshop introduced an exemplary process: each participant collected data from the physical world with a self build sensor box and afterwards translated these with an algorithm into a visual notation in the computer.

To underline the approach of using digital media as a tool within a process, even if the result is not necessarily digital itself, the resulting "notation sheets" were printed out and staged along the sensor box for the final presentation.Since the course level was intended for beginners, all parts were pre-build and easily configurable and the code snippets were also prepared in a modular structure.
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