Tag Archives: sustainability

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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General Services Administration Awards Research Grant to Renée Cheng

Congratulations to Renée Cheng (Architecture) for receiving a research grant from the General Services Administration (GSA). With this grant Cheng, along with University of Washington Professor Carrie Dossick (Construction Management) and Research Scientist Laura Osburn, will identify guidelines for using collaborative practices on high-performance buildings for the federal government. In this Q&A, Cheng discusses her research and what’s next for this […]

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