Monthly Archives: September 2015

Blog Post #5- Bio Means Life

Throughout these last six weeks we have been learning what it means to live a more sustainable life, this week we learned a tangible way that can happen…Biophilic design. The first question I that came to mind when reading this … Continue reading

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blog number 5: Bio Design

The main topic for this week revolves around bio-inspired design. This was very interesting to me because a lot of this topic influenced design in interiors. A lot of today’s ideas are geared towards fashion and apparel. Even within the … Continue reading

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Biophilic -Blog #5

Being biophilic is the love of life or other living systems. To design with the essence of being biophilic is to emulate nature, which is something that we as humans always have. Being biophilic is beneficial to our health and … Continue reading

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Blog 5- Eco-design & Biophilic design

Eco-design is environmental design that keeps in mind people and nature. To me this is basically just saying that the design is almost completely sustainable. I find eco-design so interesting and I find that it relates to biophilic design as … Continue reading

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What can we learn from nature? – Blog 5

This past week I have gained insight over bio-inspired design, biomimicry, as well as unusually materials used in architecture today. I had a very basic knowledge regarding each topic but developed a more clarified understanding for them all. One of … Continue reading

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Blog #5 – Bio Inspired Design

This past week in class we were shown a TED Talk that spoke about creating structures out of bamboo. I had seen this talk before and each time I do I am still amazed that Elora Hardy and her team … Continue reading

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Biomimicry – Blog 5

This week we watched a very interesting TED talk. My favorite part was using bamboo in construction. I have heard of this before during my internship. For some of the specialty spaces we worked on, we used bamboo flooring because … Continue reading

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