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Blog 6

This week we wrapped up talking about Biomimicry and moved onto talking about Empathic Design.  In class Tuesday we wrapped up our biomimicry discussion by talking about localized relationships. Like how ants work together and react to the positions of … Continue reading

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Blog 5

This week we watched one of the coolest Ted Talks. Elora Hardy gave a talk about magical houses made of bamboo. I was amazed at all of the different ways the architects, designers, and builders would manipulate the bamboo and … Continue reading

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Blog 4

This week in class was very exciting and interactive!  We had that opportunity to go to the botanical garden for an outdoor class activity.  The activity had us split up into our learning communities and complete a worksheet of questions … Continue reading

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Blog 3

After week four of Sustainability I am finding myself being more and more conscious of the environment around me.  My roommates and I have started recycling things at our house and also we are all trying to save as much … Continue reading

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Blog 2

Each week in class we have discussed new topics relating to sustainability. This past week we read a few articles and listened to a couple of TED talks that touched on ways to rethink how to be sustainable and help … Continue reading

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Blog 1

Before this class I pushed the word ‘sustainability’ to the back of my mind. The issue was kind of out of sight out of mind for me.  As this class has begun it has brought the issue back to my … Continue reading

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