Author Archives: Veronique

Final Blog

After the semester long course on how to be sustainable and lead a sustainable lifestyle, I now define sustainability as a way to not be harmful to the environment or your surroundings by being mindful and conscious of one’s actions … Continue reading

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Blog 9

This week when reading Tim Brown’s article the very first thing that stood out to me was when it was said that design thinkers fix challenges. I related well to this because it made me think of Human Science’s motto, … Continue reading

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Blog 8

Tuesday of this past week began with LOLA shows from learning communities 4, 5, & 6. I really enjoyed the Lola shows about biophilic design. The Sky Factory was interesting to me because going into hospital rooms can be intimidating … Continue reading

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Blog 7

Week 9 was such a fun week because we have started to learn about empathic design! I loved biomimicry, but empathic design fits better with what my interests are and what I would like to be more knowledgeable about. This … Continue reading

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Blog 6

Week 8 started class with us wrapping up biomimicry. Once we finished this discussion we were tasked with an in class activity. We were to create a business canvas model within our learning communities by finding a problem that we … Continue reading

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Blog 5

This past week I took a study abroad trip to New York City. For my blog this week I needed to find something sustainable in NYC to write about. The second we stepped out of the doors at the airport … Continue reading

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Blog 4

I was so excited this week to be able to go see the botanical gardens! We rarely have “field trips” in college so being able to have a class outside of the classroom made for a great class period. I … Continue reading

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Blog 3

Seeing week four now come to its end, I can confidently say I now am more conscious of my habits and the carbon footprint that I put on this earth. We have learned about biomimcry, industrial ecology, C2C, and reflected … Continue reading

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Blog 2

My favorite portion of the lectures this week was how everything seemed to have a futuristic vibe. The Cartoonist, Thinking Ahead, Titanistad, and even our Ted Talks all had the same theme of thinking outside of the box. I love … Continue reading

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Blog 1

Veronique Pittman   DHM 4573 Blog 1   The past two weeks in Sustainable Design we have been starting to see ways that people around the world have been finding sustainable practices for every day living. Growing up in rural … Continue reading

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