Jeremy Faludi: Teaching Green

Faculty Focus

Jeremy Faludi, Ph.D., LEED AP BD+C, has devoted his career to driving the leading edge of sustainable design and sustainable design education.  In addition to being an adjunct faculty with MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design program, he is an assistant professor at Dartmouth College and has taught green product design at Stanford and elsewhere.  He has contributed to six books on sustainable design, including Worldchanging: A User’s Guide for the 21st Century, and co-authored the Autodesk Sustainability Workshop.  He prototyped the first version of for the Biomimicry Institute, created the Whole System Mapping sustainable design method, and a bicycle he helped design appeared in the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum’s 2007 exhibit “Design for the Other 90%”.

Jeremy was recently featured on the blog of Venture Well, an organization devoted to supporting innovators solving the world’s most difficult problems.  Venture Well provided support to  Jeremy Faludi to create the Tools for Design and Sustainability, an online guide to help student inventors understand and apply sustainable design methods into their work. The resource includes a section outlining how the content can easily be incorporated into curriculum

You can learn more from Jeremy by signing up for his upcoming webinarTeaching Green: Integrating Sustainability into Your Curriculum, on Thursday, October 25 from 1:00 PM EST to 2:00 PM EST.

If you want to learn more about the MA in Sustainable Design program, you can sign up for one of our upcoming information webinars!

Denise DeLuca / Former Director

Denise DeLuca is the Director of MCAD’s Sustainable Design program. She was co-founder of BCI: Biomimicry Creative for Innovation, a network of creative professional change agents driving ecological thinking for radical transformation. Denise is author of the book Re-Aligning with Nature: Ecological Thinking for Radical Transformation, which was illustrated by MASD alum Stephanie Koehler. She also teaches with the Amani Institute.

Denise’s previous roles include Education Director for the International Living Future Institute, Project Manager for Swedish Biomimetics 3000, and Outreach Director for The Biomimicry Institute. Denise is a licensed civil engineer (PE) and holds a master’s degree in civil and environmental engineering with a focus on modeling landscape-scale surface and groundwater interactions.  In addition, Denise is a Biomimicry Fellow and a member of the Advisory Council of The Biomimicry InstituteBoard Member of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP), on the editorial board of the Journal of Bionic Engineering, and an Expert with Katerva. Denise is based in Oregon.

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