Monthly Archives: February 2016

Blog Six – Unthinking Things

Monday, February 22, 2016 “Skinning future textiles through living material technologies and electronic multisensory experiences” was an interesting article. This article discussed research about using more materials in 3D printing. This is something that I never thought about. “The ultimate … Continue reading

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Smells and Thoughts

Last week I missed class because of a stomach bug.  I don’t have much to reflect on, but I had time to do some extra thinking.  My house has been sprayed by skunks almost continuously since last Monday evening as … Continue reading

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Blog 5: Minimize Waste

This week in class we discussed a variety of items. Something that interests me and that we talked about was how Indian temples use flowers but throw into the river. Instead of throwing these flowers out, they were turned into … Continue reading

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Blog 5: Bridging the Gap with Biophilia

Biophilia is a recently developed term used to describe humanity’s need to be connected or affiliated with nature and life or other living systems. We went over 14 design patterns used to incorporate nature in design, in order to feed … Continue reading

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Blog 5- Bamboo and designing for the environment

During class, we talked about buildings in India and how some were made out of bamboo and the vibe bamboo gave the design off of being built from earths resources. Many people are starting to design their homes to make … Continue reading

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11th Hour

When we watched the 11th hour in class, it took me a lot of effort to focus on the movie since this subject is not something I am completely interested in. Although, I do not have a lot of interest … Continue reading

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Pleased to meet you, Biophilia!

I am very excited about biophilia! I have seen different ways nature has been brought indoors, or the indoors providing a connection to the outdoors, but never had a name to put with the face. Biophilic design it is! Biophilia … Continue reading

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