Author Archives: tannernthompson

The Journey of Sustainability

It was quite nice to finally have my sustainably class! I have heard since I was a freshman about how important and under utilized it is and was great to see why we need it and how it can improved … Continue reading

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LEED Pros & Cons

I have always been torn on the way i feel about LEED and what being LEED certified actually does for the environment and mainly the mindset. To me LEED certification has always been more of a number game. Your competing … Continue reading

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Locally Built, Locally Sold

The Local industry is something that i have just recently gotten into. I have a passion for building things, mostly wood products such as cutting boards, outside lawn chairs and occasionally a 3 dimensional cut out of an animal such … Continue reading

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Biomimicry + Industrial Ecology

A little story to start off. In my Material Culture class i am in group 6. And the forgetful side of me thought i was group 6 in Sustainability. And that being said i was pretty excited because it is … Continue reading

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Housing for “homeless”

Im finding much difficulty writing for this entry in a way that intrigues me and is relevant to Design and sustainability. And it hit me. Just today during the lola show we had 2 people mention the same man with … Continue reading

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Probing the Designing Probe Method

I have to start off by saying that i just feel like a “design Probe” kit as described in the reading is a very mediocre approach to figuring out the needs and wants of someone. The information you receive from … Continue reading

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Emphatic Design

We are going over emphatic design at a very good time for the Senior Interior Design students. Currently, we are designing a senior living space specifically for dementia patients. We have not designed specifically for this group so it is … Continue reading

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