Author Archives: Becoming Kendall

Epiphany

Well, the end of the semester is almost over.  I feel like it has flown by, and yet I am also a different person than when I first started this class. Walking into this class, I had no idea what … Continue reading

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Hope

I have had a break through. After everything that has happened this week, after our enlightening talk with Maria Thiry, after everything we have learned throughout this entire semester. I have finally had the opportunity to put my money where … Continue reading

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Biophilic Design in Healthcare

My favorite Lola Show from this week was learning community four: Biophilic Design. Their first point was that using natural materials in nature benefits the healthcare patient’s way of life. Sky Factory Sky Light helps to calm patients that have … Continue reading

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What Do You Value?

While learning about empathic design, we were able to share our oldest and most treasured items with the class. For me, it was my great-grandfather’s wooden nickel. When I was young, I had a very close relationship with my great … Continue reading

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Empathy Versus Sympathy

This past week we were able to create a business plan for a sustainable company of our own design. By using a model, we answered the questions about how our company would create relationships with our customers as well as … Continue reading

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Biophilic Design in Merchandising

This week we learned about biophilia and how we can use our aptitude for nature in sustainability-centered designs. Biophilia is the idea that we as humans have an inherent likeness that causes us to seek connections with nature and other … Continue reading

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Nature’s Solutions

Unfortunately due to my injury, I was unable to go to the botanical garden during class. Instead, I was able to look out my window, and sit outside, and observe nature in my own way. While many would think this … Continue reading

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