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Online Biomimicry Course

Last week (!!!) to register for our 10-week, fully online summer course, Introduction to Biomimicry. It will be taught by new MASD faculty, Tim McGee, co-founder of LikoLab. Course description In this course students learn how to abstract functional strategies from nature to apply to the process of innovative design. This project-oriented studio course covers

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MASD Webinar: May 26 @7pmCT

Join Cindy Gilbert, director of MCAD’s Sustainable Design Program, for a 1-hr informational webinar about the fully online Master of Arts in Sustainable Design degree offered by MCAD. Next webinar (last one before June 1 application deadline) is scheduled for May 26 @7pm CT. Cindy promises to field all questions at that time. Just try

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Fall 2015 Application Deadline: June 1

Peeps! Are you planning on applying for admission to MCAD’s Master of Arts in Sustainable Design program for Fall 2015? If so, get those apps in! Deadline to apply for Fall is June 1, 2015. Learn more about the program Pre-register for the next monthly informational webinar about our fully online MASD program to be

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Introduction to Biomimicry

There is still time to register for our 10-week, fully online summer course, Introduction to Biomimicry. It will be taught by new MASD faculty, Tim McGee, co-founder of LikoLab. Course description In this course students learn how to abstract functional strategies from nature to apply to the process of innovative design. This project-oriented studio course

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Make Impact

IMPACT 2015 is Minnesota’s most cross-disciplinary sustainability and green building conference.  Education sessions feature leading industry experts on a variety of topics that will inspire ideas in smart and sustainable design, high performance construction, leadership, marketing and company culture.  The Expo will showcase what’s next in green building products and services. This conference is the place to

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Who Made My Clothes?

On Friday, April 24th, from 6:15-9:30pm, local small businesses, activists, and students will come together in the Twin Cities to participate in Fashion Revolution Day on the anniversary of Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza Collapse. This will be Minnesota’s first Fashion Revolution Day event, to be held at the Minnesota Textile Center in Minneapolis. Learn more: www.fashrevmpls.eventbrite.com

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Summer Biomimicry Course

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be offering a 10-week course, Introduction to Biomimicry, this summer. It will be taught by new MASD faculty, Tim McGee, co-founder of LikoLab. Course description In this course students learn how to abstract functional strategies from nature to apply to the process of innovative design. This project-oriented studio course

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Visit Us at LivingFuture 2015

How would nature design adaptive human communities? Lessons from the super organism. Denise DeLuca (MCAD SD faculty),  Ilaria Mazzoleni and Tamsin Woolley-Barker will share an aspirational session that explores how human communities can find inspiring new models of social planning and architectural organization from ultra-social creatures like ants, honeybees, and mycelial fungi, and the ecosystems

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FREE Online Biomimicry Course!

We are proud to announce that MCAD is partnering with Canvas.net to offer a FREE, open online course for the first time entitled, Biomimicry: A Sustainable Design Methodology. This course will be a fun introduction to biomimicry, a sustainability framework where we learn from nature’s best design ideas to help us solve human design challenges.

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MASD Webinar: February 17 @7pm CT

Hi y’all! Join Cindy Gilbert, director of MCAD’s Sustainable Design Program, for a 1-hr informational webinar about the fully online Master of Arts in Sustainable Design degree offered by MCAD. Webinar is scheduled for February 17 @7pm CT. Cindy promises to field all questions at that time. Just try to stump her! Sign up in