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Why I use the term 'Majority world' instead of 'developing countries' or 'Third world'

As you may have noticed in my blog posts, I avoid using the terms ‘developing world’ or ‘Third world’. Instead, I use the term ‘Majority world’. 340 more words

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Spanish Colonial Period Architecture in the Philippine Context

Arch 16 taught me that, generally speaking, there are two main concepts affecting architecture – context and culture. The pre-colonial architecture clearly showed the manifestation of these factors in the layout, structure, design, settlements, and fortifications of the early barangay. 573 more words

Task 1. Theory Submission.



To obtain a wide range of starting points for this project we each individually researched local and global real world problem that could be addressed using design thinking. 977 more words

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Design for the Real World. Entry 4.

Post- Modernism and Appropriation

Key Points from Lecture

  • Appropriation looks at copying the past and generating a new way for this to develop. For example it can develop to have a new meaning or become a new thing.
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Task 1. Entry 5.


  • Health, wellbeing, peace etc… wrong vibe. Avoid these words due to preconceptions surrounding the language.
  • Colour? That symbolises balance, positivity, wholeness, relaxation?
  • Green- Harmony, balance, refreshment, universal love, rest, restoration, reassurance, environmental awareness, equilibrium, peace.
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Task 1. Entry 4.

Reflection from Critique

  • Design to help people maintain good, healthy mental state.
  • Theres many ways to keep your physical self healthy- such as exercise. However, there are limited ways and methods presented to the public to help them keep their mental state healthy.
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Task 1. Entry 3.

At this stage we are required to present our response so far to the brief/task1. This presentation will enable other colleagues to give constructive feedback and potential raise ideas we have not yet considered.  214 more words

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