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Sustainability through my eye

  At the beginning of the semester, I had a slight idea what sustainability was as I worked on a volunteer research project called “Recut, Reclaim, Repurpose: T’s to Textiles.” I believed that sustainability was more of using less energy, … Continue reading

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Blog 11

Last week on Monday we had our last LOLA show. I presented about tempur pedic mattress. It’s a well know mattress company from 20 years best known for the revolutionary NASA-proven Tempur material inside its mattress. They collaborated with IDEO … Continue reading

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Blog 10

On Monday we went through the article Clothing choices Fact sheet and Designing for older Adults. In that we talked about empathic design concept for older individual. Focused on factors affecting when we design a product or service for them … Continue reading

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Blog 9

We were still learning about the empathic design but more concerned about two point’s human needs and design activism. The video of Max Neef Matrix about helping people on getting things fixed using his sewing machine focused on main areas … Continue reading

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Blog 8

On Monday we had a visit to OSU sustainable office unfortunately I didn’t make it because I was in India for personal reason. But after reading the journals of my friends I missed a great opportunity to getting know how … Continue reading

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Change to survive

Last week on Monday we watched the 11th Hour documentary movie. This movie gathers a group of esteemed experts like scientists, designers, historians, thinkers and leaders on how we are damaging our earth and what will happen if we continue … Continue reading

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Blog 3

Blog 3   This week discussions were about industrial ecology and our own carbon footprint. Industrial ecology lecture we learnt how to increase natural habitat by using nature principles/lessons as model. We talked about how we can use waste to … Continue reading

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