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Final blog

I was not really unfamiliar with the notion of sustainability before I took this class, but I must admit that my knowledge  of it significantly increases. Sustainability to me was a philosophical concept that involves a change in the mindset … Continue reading

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Educational sustainability

From the first classes we had about we sustainability, most of us were clueless about what it was really about. Some thought is was a trend, others did not know more than recycling cans and water bottles. I am now happy … Continue reading

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Blog 10

The subject we discussed last week emphasized on how to design for seniors, which perfectly matches our current studio project. Indeed, designing involves preliminary research about the users of the space we are providing in order to best responds to … Continue reading

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Blog week 10

Last week, we had an in class activity on Tuesday that I particularly liked: proposing innovative ways to enhance social interactions within a space. This is a subject that research in the past using the class material provided by our … Continue reading

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Blog 8

Last week we had a couple of activities such as the LOLA show and another one about narrating about what we did during two days of a week. I personally enjoyed the second activity which was a lived experience of … Continue reading

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Emphatic design is needed in developing countries.

From a question that was asked during class lecture, I was able to make a strong connection between sustainability and emphatic design, which was only for me another theory among many others. Emphatic design focuses on the needs of the … Continue reading

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Blog for week 8

As we discussed many times the subject of biomimicry in class, the readings I made lately brought up new challenges that are facing this concept. Indeed, we as designers tend to limit ourselves to superficial considerations when it comes to … Continue reading

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