Author Archives: Andy Samburg

About Andy Samburg

I just remembered I started using laser cats again!

It just makes sense

One epiphany I learned this week was about downcycling. I have always heard about upcycling and downcycling, however, every place always focuses so much on upcycling I have never given much thought about downcycling. When I did think of downcycling … Continue reading

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I worked at a local store! IT WORKS!

I’ve read a lot of people’s posts and it seems like a lot of you don’t believe locality can work. I want to explain my experience and how I believe it can. Over the summer I interned in a big … Continue reading

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A building should be an extension of our ecosystem

I had a minimal epiphany this week. I already knew a lot of the concepts mentioned, but I started thinking about them in different ways. If I were to talk about all the ideas I have from this article you … Continue reading

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Finding other sources

I am really liking the Lola Show. I feel it is a very effective learning tool to understand different thoughts about sustainability. The Lola Show really helps me because the speakers break down what the complicated articles mean and I … Continue reading

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Designing Positively

I do have to say these two readings were extremely difficult. However, Dr. Armstrong gave me some great tips and I was able to understand it a lot better! I particularly liked the second reading, “Design Activism” by Faud Luke. … Continue reading

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I love design probes

For me this week was all about Design Probes. When we first got the package I was so confused and had no idea how this could relate to anything. Even, during the first day of the probe I felt like … Continue reading

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Happy Medium

This week we had our first Lola Show, and I have to say I was extremely impressed. Not only by the people presenting, but by the concept behind it. The style was so unique and different than normal classroom reports … Continue reading

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