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Choosing a Primary Focus

Choosing a Primary Focus

In the last meeting, we recognized 4 topics that we wanted to combine as many as we can: community garden, urban green space, participatory design and road salt alternatives. In today’s meeting we chose the primary focus we want to move forward with. It is a year-round community garden that filters water. We also talked about actively involving the community members in the design process.

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Awe of Green Space

Awe of Green Space

In a world made of concrete and various impermeable surfaces, a patch of green can mean much more than a slice of grass. Green is natural and it’s vital for human health. It can be a beacon of community or a symbol of awe and its importance to cities is a tragically overlooked aspect of urban design.

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Getting Started

Getting Started

Today was the first meeting for the 2021 Biodesign Challenge. To get started, we watched the videos of the winning teams from last year. We discussed our thoughts on their projects and took notes on winning qualities they had in common. After learning about what the...

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Volunteering as an ally

Volunteering as an ally

The word "ally" has floated around social media for the last few weeks as non-Black people learn what they can do to fight racial injustice. I’m not the best person to explain the importance of anti-racist allies since I don’t personally experience racism, but I...

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