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What is sustainability to me? Sustainability means ultimately to take care of our world and make sure it keeps up for years and years to come. To be sustainable means not only to take care of our world but also … Continue reading

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Blog 9

This past week in sustainability we were to prepare a design probes package showing our everyday lives. In my probe package, over the course of two days, I showed what I wore, ate, and activities I did throughout that day. … Continue reading

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Blog 8

During this week our learning community had an outdoor activity to complete. I this activity we had to go out as a group to explore that outdoors and complete the worksheet we where given. The purpose of this activity is … Continue reading

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Blog 7

During this past week in sustainability we went over and discussed empathic design. Reading and learning more about empathic design it makes more than sense, I believe that every designer should incorporate empathic design in their work. The main reason … Continue reading

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Blog 6

This week in sustainability we wrapped up our discussion over Biomimicry. The nature principles are principles that we should look to more often to help our plant stay clean and sustainable. Some of these principles include how nature runs on … Continue reading

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Blog 5

This week in Sustainability we focused on bioinspired designs. At the beginning of the week we were to read three different readings over this topic. The first article I read was called Bio-Inspired Design: What Can We Learn From Nature? … Continue reading

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Blog 4

Blog 4             This past week in Sustainability we went over topics such as cradle to cradle (C2C), waste= food concept, Life’s principles, and more. C2C is a biomimetic concept that a product is designed to function efficiently while at … Continue reading

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Blog 3

This past week, Monday February 6th, we focused on Biomimicry. One of the articles that we read was Janine Benyus’ A Biomimicry Primer. In this article we keyed in on the three levels of Biomimicry. The first was level is … Continue reading

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Blog 2

During this past week in class we have discussed topics such as environmental/ social ills, responsibility mapping, and all of our readings. The first reading we went over was Easter Island; this article is a great example of how not … Continue reading

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Blog 1

What does sustainability mean to me and what do I consider sustainability? To be sustainable I feel as if you need to have a simple mindset. Sometimes I think people get caught up in all these complex ways to become … Continue reading

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