Tag Archives: sustainability

Youview: Supporting Locally to Sustain Globally

In my final project I will seek to show that via the infrastructure of available technology, it is possible to build human connections and support the growth of local communities. My work will strive to demonstrate that knowledge/skills are the … Continue reading

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To sale a building as a product

A dutch architect Frank Tjepkena represents his new idea of future house, a cabin look house, simple and consider the sustainability of energy used. A cabin in the woods? “ First of all, there are the tree-like spindles of photovoltaic … Continue reading

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Urban Design for Bicycles: a Plausible Sustainable Solution

Jennifer Jung-Eun Kim Date: February 13th, 2013 Abstract:  Using bicycle-friendly cities like Copenhagen as inspiration, a growing number of cities around the world are changing their urban design to become biking cities. Designing cities with bicycles in mind reduces emissions, commute … Continue reading

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Re-Think Your Belt! Huckstraps! (Kickstarter)

Date: 2/26/13 Source: Kickstarter.com Abstract: Huckstraps is a company claiming to make “sustainable” and contemporary belts out of 100% recycled thermoplastic materials. The company is using a one size fits all approach, where consumers can adjust their belt and clamp it … Continue reading

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zero-waste lifestyle

Date: June.4, 2010 Headline: Zero-waste living moves into mainstream Source: NBCnews      The lecture(by Timo Rissanen) was mainly about sustainability, zero waste in fashion field, but I felt that this article have a relationship to the lecture even though … Continue reading

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Keeping the tradition…and?

Celina Lee Date: February 27, 2013 Headline: “Made in Italy: The Intangible Quality” Source: Womens Wear Daily Abstract: The article from WWD talks about the intangible quality that is overlooked by growing demand in cheap, manufactured fashion. As the eocnomic … Continue reading

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A Seed for Change

Background: A graphic design student proposes a modern, zero-waste vegetable branding/packaging that you can also plant (the biodegradable tag is infused with small seeds).   http://inhabitat.com/zero-waste-vegetable-packaging-you-can-also-plant/   Analysis:  I found this to be an excellent example of what Timo Rissanen … Continue reading

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