Sustainable Design Issues and Topics
Asked to reconsider their own design methodologies, students were challenged to create a high-end product from plastic bottles and other recycled materials. The intense 11-week course included the reading of Michael Braungart's Cradle to Cradle, an exploration of various theories on sustainable practices within design, including zero waste packaging, and were expected to have informed discussions each class. Each product designed had to be realized, branded and packaged for distribution.
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