Author Archives: chrbrack

About chrbrack

I am an Architectural Engineering student at Oklahoma State University.

Government: Friend or Foe

Government intervention to encourage sustainable design efforts may be necessary and beneficial for forwarding our environmental conscientiousness. Although the free market is helpful for some of our societal issues, the government—whose responsibility is to protect the people— has the unique … Continue reading

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Energy to Change the World

               Wicked problems like the unsettling correlation between poverty and environmental degradation can mitigate and, income cases, resolved when the problem itself is reassessed. By looking at the statistical and logical implications of a problem those implications can be targeted … Continue reading

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The Reality of Materiality

            Prior to the Wicked Problems of Industrial Practice course, I had developed a limited interest in building materials that began to grow after conducting a related research investigation last semester. Because of the past few weeks, that interest is … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, Redefine the paradigm

Sustainability has always been about “reduce, reuse, and recycle” for me. Up until recently I had not realized the full scope of sustainability. I now understand that sustainability is a conscious choice and goal for everyone. As a prospective engineer … Continue reading

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