"Change is the only thing we can count on."
Last week Jesse Hernreich came to talk to us about permaculture and the way in which you can (and should!) embody permaculture principles in everything you do. Permaculture is an ecological design system that can be applied to all aspects of human efforts, such as building homes, growing food, creating communities, etc. Its principles include things like designing aspects to have multiple uses...
Just returned from our aboriginal living skills course with Cody Lundin, which was a three day hiking and backpacking trip in the Verde Valley canyon. Quickly uploaded a video to give you a sense of where we were (more to come later!). Before leaving, we were instructed to use the trip as a way to reconnect with nature and to observe. But further, I believe that the purpose of this trip was...
Welcome to Arizona!
I am spending this semester in Prescott, AZ at Ecosa Institute, learning about sustainable and ecological design in a non-traditional design education environment. After being frustrated about the talk of “sustainable design” in school as well as publicly in the field of industrial design, but lack of hands on or in depth teaching of it, I arrived here! On this site I will be documenting my...