Author Archives: Bobae

The Great Wall of China

Christine Lee Abstract: Everyone knows about the Great Wall of China, but few know how it was built. The wall was actually first built as separate small walls by six different states. The walls were a defensive measure against warring … Continue reading

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Achieving Beauty in Products through Minimalism

Christine Lee Some people think beauty is about ornaments, such as makeup, clothes, or status, while others think beauty comes from the natural form itself. However could there be a balance between these two sides? In order to explore this … Continue reading

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Opportunities, Simplicity, and Joy in Design

I chose product design not because I had a burning passion for it, but because the major provided with lots of opportunities to go beyond product design into other fields. My real passion was for illustration. However both my artist … Continue reading

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The Revived Stream in Seoul

Christine Lee Abstract: The Cheongyecheon stream was a centerpiece of Seoul six hundred years ago when a king of the Joseon Dynasty chose Seoul as capital. However after the devastation, poverty, and the industrial era that came after the WWII … Continue reading

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The Drying of the Aral Sea

I Christine Lee Abstract: In the 1960s, the Soviet Union undertook a major water diversion project on the dry plains of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. The region’s two major rivers that flowed down from the mountains that formed the fourth … Continue reading

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Fashion and Superheroes

Christine Lee Reflection Seeing how most of the posts involve sustainability, I thought I might go with another route. During the presentation I was intrigued by the girl who wore her great grandmother’s hand-sewed wool jacket that has been passed … Continue reading

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Is Digital Technology Beneficial for Education?

Christine Lee Abstract: Majority of teachers believe that constant use of digital technology is hampering the attention span of students. Students now spend double the amount of time with media and technology than with school. Teachers feel like they need … Continue reading

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