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Here’s what the world’s design mavericks created in the last year

In her 2009 book, Design Revolution ( http://www.amazon.com/Design-Revolution-Products-Empower-People/dp/1933045957 ) , Project H founder Emily Pilloton ( http://www.projecthdesign.org/people/emily-pilloton/ )  lucidly states: “Humans have an instinct to seek out better ways, and designers possess the toolbox (and responsibility) to deliver solutions that make those ways accessible and improve life.” Each year, the annual exhibition and design competition “Designs of the Year ( … 673 more words

Here's what the world's design mavericks created in the last year

In her 2009 book, Design Revolution, Project H founder Emily Pilloton lucidly states: “Humans have an instinct to seek out better ways, and designers possess the toolbox (and responsibility) to deliver solutions that make those ways accessible and improve life.” Each year, the annual exhibition and design competition “ 633 more words

Prescribed Burn at RU's Schaumburg Campus Scheduled for this Week

As part of Roosevelt University’s commitment to restoring a healthy prairie ecosystem at our Schaumburg Campus, we will be conducting a prescribed burn of the Campus native prairie this week. 81 more words

Activities

eco-friendly g-house

Building a new home with limited parameters can be both a challenge and an exciting mystery as to what the architect might design. When the scope specifies only that it be a single-family home made from 100% recycled materials, who knows what you might get. 229 more words

Mecc Interiors

Going Green with the Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition

by Robert Green for SUST 240

The Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition (GCRC) is an organization that aims to reduce the environmental footprint of the foodservice industry in Chicago. 450 more words

Sustainability

12 HORMONE ALTERING CHEMICALS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

As an interior designer, who once suffered from the agonizing effects of Fibromyalgia, I spent a lot of time researching and speaking with medical professionals in hopes of understanding my illness.  3,454 more words

Eco-friendly

7 ways architecture can tackle global warming

In a recent article for Fast Company, Shaunacy Ferro wrote about the tie between climate change and architecture. There are a dearth of super tall glass structures being built around the world, all vying for recognition among the tallest buildings in the world, even if only for days before the next group of new structures are announced. 681 more words

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