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Blog 11

I was actually able to visit and tour Dr. Pulay’s tiny house a couple weeks ago and was able to see some of the details of the home up close. During the tour, I was able to see the storage … Continue reading

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Blog 10

The probes package for older adults was useful in that we were able to get a first person perspective on how their generation lives and what would be beneficial for them in their every day lives. We learned what is … Continue reading

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Blog 8

On Tuesday, I was actually one of the presenters for the LOLA Show, so I will reflect a little about what I learned from my research, as well as a couple others that I found interesting. Upon selecting a direction … Continue reading

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Blog 5

The reading about designing with biophilic inspired ideas was especially eye opening as it described how the brain/mind actually works when thinking to come up with ideas. Essentially, the brain is always in survival mode and the ideas that are … Continue reading

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Blog 4

For the outdoor activity, we had actually had a lot of fun as a group reflecting on experiencing and reflecting on the nature as it relates to biomimicry and industrial ecology. We found a quiet place where we could think … Continue reading

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BLOG 3

In Tuesday’s lecture, we dove deeper into the subject of biomimicry with a little help from a TED Talk by Michael Pawlyn. He started off with an example of a spider’s silk and how it is “tougher than any fiber … Continue reading

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