Tag Archives: sustainability

Trust What You Know: An Interview with Genell Ebbini

An aerial view of Nizwa Oman.

Now in its sixth year, gb&d magazine’s Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards recognizes women who make a difference in the world through sustainability. This year, the College of Design’s Assistant Professor Genell Ebbini received the honor due in part to her work on sustainability issues in Jordan.

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Apparel Design Partnership Creates Zero-Waste Fabric System

Apparel Design students learn about Winsome Goods.

To become more sustainable, Winsome Goods founder Kathryn Sieve (B.S. ‘11, Apparel Design) knew she had to find a way to incorporate the leftover fabric scraps from her products into usable items. After discussing the problem with instructor Lindsey Strange it became clear that it was the perfect research project for students to tackle.

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Building More Sustainably with SITES

L.Arch students examine design plans for the Minneapolis Convention Center Plaza

Landscape architecture graduate students received hands-on experience with SITES when they participated in an interactive charrette to build sustainability goals for the planned renovation of the Minneapolis Convention Center Plaza.

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