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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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Humans’ home is essentially nature

Biophylia and biomimicry are two concepts both interrelated because they seek to reconnect us as human beings to nature. Some would stipulate that these concepts are trying to bring nature in our lives, but in reality we are restoring this … Continue reading

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Blog 2

The readings from week 3 emphasized on the importance of implementing actions resulting from a thought process created by awareness of a particular situation, and also some possible solutions inspired by nature. As human beings, we might happen to face … Continue reading

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Remembering our true self is the catalyst to sustainable societies

Human beings are beautiful creatures capable of magnificent things. Their ability to perform any action depends on a powerful tool embedded in them, the brain, which is the birth place of all thought and their manifestations in real life events. … Continue reading

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