Author Archives: thehaleighshayanne

The end is here…

When recollecting to the beginning of the semester’s first blog my idea of sustainability was totally wrong. To me my definition of sustainability was just being green, or environmentally friendly. I also was incompetent on the idea that there are … Continue reading

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Different ideas and different views…

PROBES INTERVIEW The older adult that I got the chance of interviewing was Mrs. Susan. It was nice to see the differences of things she would adjust for living compared to what someone our age would do. She enjoys her … Continue reading

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Empathize

Empathic Design: Within my field of interior design designers should always consider the use of empathic design, because of its overall understanding of the clients wants and needs. The clients projected emotions and physical restraints will be more openly viewed … Continue reading

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Mid-sustainability…

So far I have learned a lot more into sustainability than I originally expected. Before I didn’t realize how in depth the amount of topics sustainability can go towards and how much there is to expand on. Sustainability has greatly … Continue reading

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In depth with design practices…

LOLA SHOW The LOLA show was very enlightening; each learning community picked one topic and then diversely picked subtopics. It was interesting to see how so many groups could have the same topic such as Bio mimicry, yet be able … Continue reading

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Sustainability in action

TED Talk: Watching this video was really intriguing. The speaker discussed on an innovative way that they are creating new homes and buildings out of a renewable resources. Instead of brick walls these buildings are created by using bamboo. The … Continue reading

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Nature inspired blogging…

Outdoor Activity:  The outdoor activity was really interesting and wasn’t sure what to expect when I was headed to the Botanical Gardens. My group ended up separating from everyone else and was sitting by the stream, which was really inviting … Continue reading

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Learning to grasp…

As my sustainability role continues to grow I am starting to realize more things that I could change about my life routine. For instance instead of driving to classes I could just walk since I do live in walking distance, … Continue reading

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My first reaction..

The past four weeks of class have been enlightening. I have been opened up to a new idea on what sustainability means, and how important it actually affects our planet. After diving into lecture we were separated into groups to … Continue reading

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