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The AIA 2030 Commitment: Why Can’t We Be Friends?

“Sometimes I don’t speak right, but yet I know what I’m talkin’ about.”*

Architects and engineers. If one is from Venus, the others must be from… 753 more words

AIA 2030 Commitment

Settling In, Branching Out

Alright, I KNEW I would be horrible at keeping up on posts!! Sorry for the month-long gap, guys…

I have been in Scotland for a month and a half now, loving the crap out of most of this adventure and yelling expletives at the rest of it.   707 more words

Thinking outside the Box

I have been considering different ethical, biological or environmental processes I could incorporate into my practice or possibly develop in the future. For example:

  • Could we possibly develop skin like materials which could self-heal or reform so that we obliterate fast fashion and the fact that many people send ripped clothing /textiles to landfill.
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Sustainable Design

Design for cyclability: critical reflection

Designing for cyclability incorporates among many things three key ideas. These are:

1.Monomaterilaity: The use of one material within a design in order for the recycling of it to be simpler and more effective. 200 more words

Textiles Design

Designing to minimise waste reflection and consideration

Design to minimise waste.

As designers we need to be looking at ways that we can create less of an impact on the environment and our surroundings from the offset. 219 more words

Textiles Design

Weaving sustainbility into my practice

As a weave student I constantly think about the impact I have on the environment and how I can make my design practice, both now and In the future, more sustainable. 163 more words

Textiles Design