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Examining FSC Certification

For my final research paper I have decided to take a closer look at Forest Stewardship Council certification and analyzing the actual benefits of the certification system. The initial question that I proposed in my prospectus was whether or not

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Examining FSC Certification

For my final research paper I have decided to take a closer look at Forest Stewardship Council certification and analyzing the actual benefits of the certification system. The initial question that I proposed in my prospectus was whether or not

Illuminating the Kimbell

We were presented with many fascinating examples of light being used as a building material during Mary Guzowski’s lecture on Tuesday. Churches comprised of many of the examples that were shown in the slides which was understandable for good reason.

Illuminating the Kimbell

We were presented with many fascinating examples of light being used as a building material during Mary Guzowski’s lecture on Tuesday. Churches comprised of many of the examples that were shown in the slides which was understandable for good reason.

Medical Biomimicry

I found Marc Swackhamer’s lecture on biomimicry very interesting and contained many great examples of design solutions that were solved with the use of mimicking nature. This prompted me to look into a material that I had heard about but

Medical Biomimicry

I found Marc Swackhamer’s lecture on biomimicry very interesting and contained many great examples of design solutions that were solved with the use of mimicking nature. This prompted me to look into a material that I had heard about but

Reimagining Concrete

Our survey of materials was compiled by having each group member research two materials and contributing it to the board; for a total of eight materials. We ended up with a wide breadth of materials ranging from classic ones such

Reimagining Concrete

Our survey of materials was compiled by having each group member research two materials and contributing it to the board; for a total of eight materials. We ended up with a wide breadth of materials ranging from classic ones such

Issues of Housing in Haiti

Disasters are devastating events that can affect the lives of victims long after they have occurred. In the documentary we viewed in class, titled “Shigeru Ban: an Architect for Emergencies,” we were able to get a glimpse at how disaster

Issues of Housing in Haiti

Disasters are devastating events that can affect the lives of victims long after they have occurred. In the documentary we viewed in class, titled “Shigeru Ban: an Architect for Emergencies,” we were able to get a glimpse at how disaster

Utilizing Natural Processes

I attended Rahul Mehrotra’s lecture a few weeks ago wherein which he presented a few of the works that he and his firm have completed. One of the projects he showed us was the headquarters for the KMC Corporation which had

Utilizing Natural Processes

I attended Rahul Mehrotra’s lecture a few weeks ago wherein which he presented a few of the works that he and his firm have completed. One of the projects he showed us was the headquarters for the KMC Corporation which had

The Ethics of E-Waste Recycling

New technologies and gadgets come and go quickly. Do you remember what you did with that old clunky TV that you replaced with a flat-screen TV? Is it still lying around the house somewhere?  Was it given away? Or maybe

The Ethics of E-Waste Recycling

New technologies and gadgets come and go quickly. Do you remember what you did with that old clunky TV that you replaced with a flat-screen TV? Is it still lying around the house somewhere?  Was it given away? Or maybe