Monthly Archives: December 2012

Take Aways…

Having attempted this class online, I was amazed by how much more I learned by taking it in class this semester. I never thought I would honestly walk away from a class being able to explain biomimicry or being able … Continue reading

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Creativity and Sustainability.

Some of the biggest epiphanies I had were during the creativity forum. Although with each lecture and reading, I learned more information that was beneficial; those to outside of class events had a large impact on me. One of the … Continue reading

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Talk is Cheap

To sum up all of our topics and discussions, as well as my epiphanies, I truly believe sustainability is our future. With this being said, my peers and I are the future. A simple quote I strive to live by … Continue reading

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One Last Final Blog!

Through out this semester I have had many epiphanies and new understandings of our environment and what it means to be sustainable. A few of my most pronounced epiphanies came from the topic of industrial ecology. My field team also … Continue reading

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Is it really over?

It’s hard to believe that this semester has almost come to an end.  Over the course of the semester I feel as I have gained some new insight into the world of sustainability, from learning about material diversity to cradle … Continue reading

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“We’ve got the vision, now let’s have some fun!”

Going back and reading some of my past epiphany blogs, it seems I didn’t have many “epiphanies.” In retrospect though, nothing could be further from the truth. Knowledge isn’t always delivered in a “lightning bolt.” Sometimes, it’s the slow filling … Continue reading

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THE END FOLKS

Although I did not have any true epiphanies, I do feel like I learned and took away some great information from this course. I have become so much more open minded. The most important information I learned was about different … Continue reading

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The Grass Really is Greener on the Other Side

The most pronounced epiphany I had this semester is understanding that there are many different design principles when it comes to being sustainable. I never realized that there were specific sustainable design principles that designs researched and implemented into their … Continue reading

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FIN

So many epiphanies! The horrors of plastic, closed loop production, empathetic design concepts, biomimicry, and so many other design considerations, this course really left my head spinning. In a good way! Learning all the different sustainable design principles and putting … Continue reading

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It has finally come to an end, but not really…

During my experience in environmental sustainability I have learned and gained knowledge on a subject I never thought I would be interested in.  I honestly didn’t even know how or what this subject had anything to do with my major … Continue reading

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