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Final Blog: The end of the beginning

My definition of sustainability has changed a lot since I first started my sustainability journey. On day one of my journey my definition of sustainability was creating things that are made out materials that are made to last from generation … Continue reading

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Blog 10

Week 13 we talked more about empathic design. Specifically empathic design for older individuals and how we can design for physical issues that they might have. We also did a GERT suit activity. I wasn’t able to stay and complete … Continue reading

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Blog 8

Week 10 was not a typical week. On Monday we met up with our learning communities for an outdoor project where we completed five different activities that made us think about how we can use the natural things around us … Continue reading

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Blog 7

Empathic Design is is when the designer connects with the client on a personal level to get a better understanding of what the client is wanting out of a product. This will result in a product that is specifically made … Continue reading

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Blog 6

Week seven we finished up biomimicry and talked about nature principles. Including the way nature runs on sunlight, uses only the energy it needs, fits form to function, recycles everything, rewards cooperation, banks on diversity, demands local expertise, curbs excesses … Continue reading

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Blog 4

This past week was focusing on using things to their fullest potential by using a waste=food concept and a cradle-to-cradle system. There are two types of metabolisms in a waste=food concept. These include a biological metabolism and a technological metabolism. … Continue reading

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Blog 3

The past two lectures have been focusing on biomimicry and industrial ecology. Learning about biomimicry was interesting because I had never heard of biomimicry before and I wanted to know more. I found it very interesting that there are so … Continue reading

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