Author Archives: gabyfrasco

Final Blog – The End Is Here

Question 1 My definition of sustainability would be something along the lines of using methods and processes that do not destroy natural, nonrenewable resources. In addition to that, sustainability should be about cleaning up the earth and improving our environment, … Continue reading

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Blog 10 – Nearing the end

LOLA Show The last of the LOLA Shows were presented this week and everyone discussed very interesting stories about empathic design. My show in particular was about adaptive clothing for people with arthritis. Arthritis is a major issue that many … Continue reading

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Blog 9 – Preparing for Final Project

TED Talk I found the TED Talk from Tony Wyss-Coray about young blood interesting and slightly disturbing. I personally get a bit freaked out when it comes to blood, but it is a concept that does make some sense. The … Continue reading

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Blog 8 – OSU and Sustainability

Facility Field Trip I found the trip we took around the Physical Plant and the Recycling Plant very interesting and eye opening. I had no idea OSU was this involved in sustainability! It made me very proud of my school … Continue reading

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Blog 7 – Empathic Design

Oldest/Most Valuable Item This week we were all told to bring our oldest and/or most valuable item to class. The most interesting part about this activity was the fact that all of our items were valuable to us in similar … Continue reading

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Blog 6 – Wrap up of Biomimicry

This week was a short one for me, unfortunately. I was able to attend on Monday but due to a strange allergic reaction to something, I was not able to attend on Wednesday. The doctors aren’t quite sure what I … Continue reading

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Blog 5 – Need to reconnect with nature

People need to reconnect with nature. We have become so disconnected from everything around us that we cannot see the damage we cause on a daily basis. The people that have been able to innovate and create such impressive and … Continue reading

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