Your magic wand?

The students, faculty, and alumni of MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design program had the opportunity to interview leading thinkers and do-ers in the world of sustainability that were invited to speak at SB18. Each interview revolved around six questions, which led to engaging and inspiring discussions.  Of these six, I felt that one of the most

Biophilia and Biophilic Design

You pause to smell the bouquet of flowers on the the table, even though you’re in a hurry.  You desperately want to pick up and hug the little puppy that is just learning to navigate the carpeting.  You feel joy as you dig your hands into the soil of your nascent garden. You can’t help

Science meets Storytelling

“The need for: ‘multi-disciplinary’, ‘communication’, ‘social science’ and ‘story-telling’” I was struck by the reoccurring mention of these terms while attending the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) annual conference  in Washington, D.C. NCSE is a conference of scientists (primarily earth & physical scientists) who do highly specialized research related to environment and