Strategic Futures

The College’s research and creative work are transdisciplinary in nature. At the intersection of our creative disciplines and science, DAAP provides significant examples of transdisciplinary research and creative work to redefine how we want to live/interact/augment our capabilities with others and our built environment. We celebrate technologies as systems to mediate our environment for improved experiences for humanity.

DAAP is as an essential research value for a transformative impact to mitigate negative implications to our society and environment. We celebrate collaborations, especially with industry and communities, to design for impact. Following UC President Naville Pinto “Next Lives Here” strategic vision, and the “Research 2030 UC's 10-Yr Strategic Plan For Research”, our DAAP Futures is built around FIVE research capacities areas: