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Final Blog

  When starting out in this course I didn’t fully know what sustainability was. I had a vague idea of being green. In taking this course I learned that it is much more than I thought. My view of sustainability … Continue reading

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Blog 10

This past week we finished up the LOLA shows. We also did the second design slam. I really enjoy doing these because it makes you really think about designing and implementing the designs. This week we had to design for … Continue reading

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Design for Human Needs

This week we talked about the needs of people and what makes us happy. We studied the happiness barometer. When we look at designing for human needs we need to look at different factors. The human needs are being, having, … Continue reading

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Looking At The Bigger Picture

This was an interesting week. We had a tour of the sustainability offices on campus and a tour of the recycling plant. I thought it was interesting to see how Oklahoma State is implementing sustainability practices. I had no idea … Continue reading

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Empathic Design and Design Slam

Before spring break we started talking about empathic design. I really enjoy learning more about this section of this class. It is interesting to take on someone else’s perspective and their needs when trying to design for a specific target. … Continue reading

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Lola Show

The main thing we did this past week was the LOLA show. I thought it was really interesting to see everyone’s different view points on the different concepts we have learned in sustainability. I enjoyed learning about how one company … Continue reading

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Biomimicry Wrap-Up and Empathic Design

We wrapped up biomimicry this past week, and started empathic design. The journal article to read this week was over trying to find a new way to craft materials using living organisms. There is also a section where you try … Continue reading

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