Monthly Archives: October 2012

Nature Works…So Why Not Copy It?!

This week I did not have an epiphany, but I did feel that I learned a deeper understanding of biomimicry and how it is applied to both apparel and interior design. I understood the concept of biomimicry deeper and examined … Continue reading

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Going out eco-consciously.

This week there was a lot of great articles on the EcoView. One of the articles that stood out the most for me and what was most important that I learned about was eco-friendly coffins. I have never thought about … Continue reading

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Present Wants vs. Future Needs

This week I did not have an epiphany, however, I did grasp more of both a concept of Biomimicry and Industrial Ecology. I really enjoyed the articles that were shared during the ecoview, especially the recycled caskets. The class was … Continue reading

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Splatter

This week I did not have an epiphany, but I did find my learning communities sustainable concept very creative and practical. Our group came up with an idea called Splatter, which would be an old building or warehouse in the … Continue reading

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Diversity Brought Though Local Design

This week I learned how this producing locally idea effects the economy and how it would really work. The articles we have read previously about local production and shopping have always sounded great but never really explain the workings in … Continue reading

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Spider Silk Body Armor

This week the most interesting topic I heard about was from our readings. It was interesting to learn that things like a spider’s web are being used instead of Kevlar because it is about 10 times stronger than Kevlar. Not … Continue reading

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Eco-friendly Caskets

This week I did not have an epiphany, but the articles that were presented during the EcoView I found were very interesting and were the most entertaining so far this semester.  One that stood out to me was the Eco … Continue reading

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