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Blog 10

On Tuesday we had another LOLA presentation to listen to. For my blog today I would like to mention three that I really liked listening to. One of the LOLA presentation’s mentioned the concept of Granny Pods which I thought … Continue reading

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Blog 9

From the Tim Brown’s reading I learned that it is very important to cultivate the young minds of tomorrow’s generation. I think design activism goes an extra step besides just answering the problem at hand. I really liked the example … Continue reading

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Blog 8

Unfortunately, I was not in class Tuesday when the LOLA show presentation occurred; however, I did enjoy our in-class activity on Thursday. I really liked my group’s idea about having a relaxation space. I thought it would be a much-needed … Continue reading

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Blog 7

For this week I chose to read the “Beautiful Dress” article. I found it clever how they were able to combine empathic design with sustainable design. Using both design methods, the designer does not neglect neither the environment nor the … Continue reading

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Blog 5

This week we watched a couple of videos including a TedTalk by Elora Hardy. Hardy is an architect who grew up and lived in Bali all her life. This country is in a tropical region filled to the abundance with … Continue reading

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Blog 4

This past week on Tuesday I took away quite a number of things from our class outdoor activity. Considering the fact that I only had one other person in my group present that day we both had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Blog 3

Blog 3 I thought that Michael Pawlyn’s TedTalk was interesting. When he said that he and his group found a substitute for glass called ETFE it really caught my interest. Apparently, they welded the material together and found it was … Continue reading

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