Choosing a Primary Focus

Choosing a Primary Focus

  In the last meeting, we identified four areas to consider in our planning: community gardens, urban green space, participatory design, and road salt alternatives. In today’s meeting, we chose the primary focus: a year-round community garden that filters water...
BDC Update: Narrowing It Down

BDC Update: Narrowing It Down

For the past several weeks, we have explored many subjects within the realm of biodesign. Now, it’s time to narrow down our areas of interest into a central project. At today’s meeting, each of us brought one or more project proposals or ideas to discuss. Each idea...
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...
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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