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Design and the Environment: Principles of Production & Consumption
0.25 Credit(s)
This course explores the designer's role in the development of environmentally sound products, systems and structures. Issues and strategies related to dealing with pollution, recycling and reduction of waste are studied. Regulatory issues, and community and industry initiatives are examined along with corporate policies and economic implications. This studio-seminar class includes lectures, presentations and field trips. Students do research and analysis and then conceptualize and apply their ideas through several exploratory projects.
Course was last updated June 26, 2008 - 2:37 PM