Welcome to the Critical Making Lab

The critical making laboratory is a shared space for opening up the practice of experimentation with embedded and material digital technology to students and faculty in the Faculty of Information. The lab provides tools, materials, and training for building devices such as wearable computers, RFID systems, ubiquitous computing networks, and other physical computing technologies.

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The Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto currently offers a Masters-level course in Critical Making.

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The Critical Making lab is located in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto. The space currently contains tools and equipment for experimenting with physical computing.

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While the critical making lab organizes its efforts around the making of material objects, devices themselves are not the ultimate goal.

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