How Online Education Strengthens the Learning Experience at Boston Architectural College Landscape Design

September 24, 2013 by  
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Image: The rooftop of the  California Academy of Sciences Building Rooftop  designed by Renzo Piano Teaching studio-based design courses online has numerous advantages to the student not available in the traditional classroom. As an instructor with over fifteen years of landscape design teaching experience, I have found that translating classroom learning to an online class actually enriches the experience of a landscape design class . An online forum provides a custom experience for each student at that student’s pace as his or her project develops, step by step and week by week. At the Boston Architectural College , online classes have a high student to faculty ratio, keeping the classrooms small and tailored to the individual like a seminar. Read the rest of How Online Education Strengthens the Learning Experience at Boston Architectural College Landscape Design Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BAC , Boston Architectural College , Design Education , landscape design , landscape design class , landscape design online class , Landscape Institute , online classroom , Patricia Bales Van Buskirk        

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Image: The rooftop of the  California Academy of Sciences Building Rooftop  designed by Renzo Piano Teaching studio-based design courses online has numerous advantages to the student not available in the traditional classroom. As an instructor with over fifteen years of landscape design teaching experience, I have found that translating classroom learning to an online class actually enriches the experience of a landscape design class . An online forum provides a custom experience for each student at that student’s pace as his or her project develops, step by step and week by week. At the Boston Architectural College , online classes have a high student to faculty ratio, keeping the classrooms small and tailored to the individual like a seminar. Read the rest of How Online Education Strengthens the Learning Experience at Boston Architectural College Landscape Design Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BAC , Boston Architectural College , Design Education , landscape design , landscape design class , landscape design online class , Landscape Institute , online classroom , Patricia Bales Van Buskirk        

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Bid on a Romantic Weekend for Two at the Cassilhaus Artist Residence – Proceeds go to Charity

September 24, 2013 by  
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North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH) and MODTriangle Realtors are holding an auction on eBay for a romantic weekend getaway for two at the Cassilhaus, an extraordinary modernist home in Durham, NC, designed by architect Ellen Cassily, AIA, and her husband, Frank Konhaus. The auction, which ends in just over a week on October 2, invites the highest bidder to spend October 25-27 in the couple’s gorgeous home/art gallery perched above a babbling brook among the trees of Duke Forest. All proceeds from the auction will go to benefit North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH) and Project BauHow, an educational initiative for 9th and 10th graders across North Carolina. You can bid to win on eBay  here ! The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aia , BauHow , Cassilhaus Artist Residence , Ellen Cassily , Frank Konhaus , modern architecture , MODTriangle Realtors , North Carolina Modernist Houses        

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‘Adios, Green Village’ Photographs Reveal the Hidden Lives of a Dying Shanghai Village

September 24, 2013 by  
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Eco Innovators’ Design Play Cards are a Fun Way to Learn About Sustainable Design

March 14, 2013 by  
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Melbourne-based creative agency Eco Innovators is up to green mischief again with their new Design Play Cards – a deck of 50 quirky playing cards designed to challenge, inspire and explore sustainable design. Gamification is recognized as a valid educational tool, and the Design Play Cards assist educators in conveying complex approaches to design problem solving using fun and engaging exercises. The cards are divided into three groups: The ‘Design Problem’ set challenges players to solve social and environmental design issues, the ‘Design Inspiration’ set encourages players to find inspiration through real world solutions in action, and the ‘Design Strategy’ cards help players discover opportunities through sustainable design thinking. The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of Eco Innovators’ Design Play Cards are a Fun Way to Learn About Sustainable Design Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Design Education , design games , design play cards , eco innovators , eco playing cards , environment games , environmental education , green design , green design game , playing cards , sustainable design

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Vote and Help Studio H Win a $10k Grant to Promote Design/Build Rural Education!

January 14, 2011 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. Help support design in public education by voting for Project H ‘s high school program, Studio H ! The humanitarian design firm has taken on an ambitious project in the poorest county in North Carolina: a design/build curriculum in the public high school

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Historic Goods Shed Revamped into a Vibrant Warehouse Workplace

January 14, 2011 by  
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First Commerical US Plant to Turn Wood Waste into Auto Fuel

January 14, 2011 by  
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Last week, the banned alcoholic drink Four Loko was being recycled into car fuel , and today, it’s non-food waste from crops and wood scraps.

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Emily Pilloton Gives TED Talk on Designing for Social Change!

November 11, 2010 by  
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We’re excited to announce that former Inhabitat editor Emily Pilloton , and superstar founder of humanitarian design organization Project H Design , has just made her TED video debut speaking about her latest project: using design education as a means for social change in a rural Bertie County, NC . In February 2009, Emily and her Project H partner Matthew Miller moved to Bertie County, North Carolina – the poorest and most rural country in the state – with the aim of transforming the Bertie through their experimental “Design. Build

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