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Internship Opportunity!

Residential Interior Architecture firm is seeking an intern for their Evanston office. Office is located near Old Orchard shopping center and the highway. The owner is looking for someone with a desire to learn by being in a small office environment and wearing a lot of hats. 86 more words


Myanmar handcrafted cooking tool

When I was living in Myanmar, in Yangon, I’ve been very lucky to work with different craftsmen. Well, if you’re reading this post you know it already, these are not big news… 247 more words



Architects love sharp lines and modern design. They like crisp edges and clean slates. However, their admiration for geometric –esque buildings doesn’t mean that they don’t appreciate the softer, more lively things. 600 more words

Cundall Diploma lessons from the learners

2016 saw the launch of Cundall’s flagship sustainable design training programme, the Cundall Diploma. Designed to educate, inspire and empower Cundall staff in sustainable design… 886 more words

Sustainable Cundall

How Minimalism is Helping Me Be More Sustainable

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that my husband and I have been working towards living a more minimalist lifestyle recently. A couple weekends ago, I found… 845 more words


3D Printing with Mycelium-Based Materials

Explored environmental impacts of materials inoculated with mycelium in contrast with petroleum-based thermoplastic filaments to drive sustainability of 3D printing. Petroleum-based thermoplastics designed for cradle-to-grave processes presented an opportunity for a local, bio-based, renewable, compostable feedstock alternative to be developed and provide a more sustainable solution to bypass petroleum-based feedstock problems in Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) process technology. 97 more words

Minneapolis College Of Art & Design

Redesign for Sustainability: Google "Molly" Set-Top-Box

Performed and presented, to Google, a Life Cycle Analysis of 6 eco-redesign ideas for Google’s 2014 Developer Set-Top-Box, codename Molly, with two other team members. A System Map was created to define Molly’s life cycle impacts, a product teardown was performed to collect the bill of materials information, and multiple life cycle assessments of various material/energy cases were ran to find the top 6 eco-redesign ideas.