Kyoto Design Lab
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Student background: Architecture, Computer Science, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Engineering, Management, Robotics
Member since: 2009
Established in the ancient capital of Japan, Kyoto Institute of Technology retains its ties with traditional culture and industries in Kyoto. By promoting the collaboration between art and science, design and engineering, academia and industry, and Japan and the world, KIT strives to pursue human-friendly practical science and innovation to serve people and society in the 21st century. The KYOTO Design Lab has been created by KIT and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) to deliver a new vision of educational innovation and excellence in higher education in the fields of architecture and design. By engaging with and responding to the global problems faced by our world, the KYOTO D-Lab will be a site for social innovation through design and for the exploration of practical design methodologies.