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Final Blog

When I heard I had to take this class for my degree, I thought, “great, it’s going to be a tree hugging, hippie course.” After taking this class, obviously it is not that. I have learned a lot regarding how … Continue reading

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Blog 11

Designing for older adults is difficult but fun. It is difficult because you have to make sure to follow specific guidelines for ADA and safety in regards to them. It can be fun because you can make older age living … Continue reading

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Blog 9

Design Activism not only enhances public health but can also reinforce the goals of environmental sustainability and universal access. As a designer, I plan to use this every day. My CO2 value is 5.9 tonnes and the average CO2 value … Continue reading

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Blog 7

My Sustainability Journey thus far has been normal I guess. I have learned things about sustainability that I didn’t know before while touching on topics that interest me in sustainability. When we were asked to find out our carbon footprint … Continue reading

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Blog 6

I enjoyed the meditation part of the lecture the most. I enjoyed it because I enjoy meditating. Dr. Armstrong sounded just like the lady on the meditation app I have. I learned about her way of life and her opinion … Continue reading

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Blog 5

The TED talk regarding the bamboo buildings was so amazing. I really want to visit and stay in one of the houses they have, if that’s an option. It was probably my favorite TED talk. The edible spoons idea was … Continue reading

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Blog 4

The outdoor activity was a lot of fun. My group and I came up with a lot of shelter, protection and storage ideas that are shared between a building and a tree. We discussed natural dyes for materials and finishes … Continue reading

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