The Practice of Sustainable Design

Course project

The project aimed to find a solution to reuse toothbrushes. The project explored the benefits and environmental impacts of using toothbrushes and assessed the environmental impacts for a selection of toothbrushes.

Dental Related Issues.PNG

About the course

"How do we actively design to create truly sustainable results? In this course students examine this question and apply leading-edge practice methods for innovative sustainable and regenerative design solutions. Recommended for novice and veteran designers and innovators alike, this course explores the theoretical frameworks, green standards, and practice techniques used by leading sustainable designers, thinkers, and architects. The design methods applied in this studio course fit any discipline at any scale, from the smallest object to the most complex system. Through studio projects and exercises, students learn to integrate the theory of sustainable design frameworks into their practices (i.e., systems thinking, life-cycle analysis, material health, green standards, eco-labels, supply chain topics, etc.)."