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Centre for Sustainable Fashion

  • London College of Fashion

Working with students from undergraduate, post graduate and PhD programmes, the Centre for Sustainable Fashion creates symbiotic relationships, where all are able to contribute to learning and evolve graduates equipped ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Art

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for art.

  • Posted June 12, 2020
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A Better Sustainable Future: Sustainable Fashion in Higher Education Pedagogy

  • The New School (NY)

This special bonus session will focus on a vision of the future where we, the fashion industry, adopts environmentally beneficial manufacturing methods and dedicates itself to act in a socially ...

  • Posted May 28, 2020
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Inside The New School's University Center: Students Foster Sustainable Behavior

  • The New School (NY)

A class of students from Parsons The New School for Design's School of Art, Media, and Technology spent a fall semester working on projects that build upon the sustainability ...

  • Posted May 28, 2020
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Incorporating Sustainability Principles Into Architectural Design Education: Results of an Experimental Design Studio

  • Middle East Technical University
  • Izmir Institute of Technology (IYTE) (İzmir)

Design is a structured process or a tactical guideline to accomplish a unique expectation of a product, while a design studio is the environment where students are taught the skills ...


Best practices for teaching green invention: Interviews on design, engineering, and business education

  • Dartmouth College (NH)
  • Alula Consulting (MT)

This study investigated best practices in teaching environmental responsibility to inventors and innovators. Because successful invention includes engineering, design, and business, best practices in all three disciplines were investigated, as ...


Circular Economy Competencies for Design

  • Technische Universiteit Delft

This study addresses what competencies (knowledge, skills, and attitudes) designers need in order to successfully design products and services for a circular economy. Existing literature, though sparse, has identified a ...


Teaching Sustainability in Fashion Design Courses Through a Zero-Waste Design Project

  • Illinois State University (IL)
  • University of North Texas (TX)

With the increased importance of learning about sustainability in fashion design curriculum, this article reports the teaching zero-waste design in existing fashion design courses that teach skills needed to create ...


Design Responsibility and Sustainability in Education

  • University of Sharjah

Preparing students for a real-world profession is an essential element of the design education process. These students often question their abilities and power to successfully join the industry, especially when ...

  • Posted April 17, 2020
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Sustainability coursework: student perspectives and reflections on design thinking

  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)

The purpose of this study was to assess particular student outcomes when design thinking was integrated into an environmental engineering course. The literature is increasingly promoting design thinking for addressing ...

  • Posted April 17, 2020
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Integrating sustainability into project-based undergraduate design courses

  • Istanbul Technical University

Although the methods and approaches of sustainable design have been developing for more than 20 years, their application in design education and the design process is still under-examined. This study ...

  • Posted March 6, 2020
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Environmental Design (BS)

  • Auburn University (AL)

Environmental Design is a multidisciplinary degree that emphasizes a blend of sustainable practices from a local and global context, within a framework of comprehensive design and systems thinking. It builds ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Environmental Design (BS)

  • University of Houston (TX)

The Bachelor of Science in environmental design follows many of the degree plans of architecture degrees with less of an emphasis on professional practice and more on an emphasis on ...

  • Posted Dec. 6, 2019
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The VCU Pocket Park: Creating a sustainability-oriented green space on a dynamic university campus

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is a growing, changing university in the heart of the city of Richmond, VA. Green space is limited on this dense urban campus. The VCU Office ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Autodesk Sustainability Workshop

  • Dartmouth College (NH)

Series of short videos on green product design and engineering. All videos are roughly 5 minutes or less, to be easy to drop into existing coursework. Suitable for engineering, design ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Design for Cradle to Cradle certification

  • Dartmouth College (NH)

Series of short videos on how to design products for Cradle to Cradle certification. useful for classes in design, mechanical engineering, chemistry, and/or business.

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Tools for Design and Sustainability

  • Dartmouth College (NH)

This is an online course on sustainable engineering and design. It includes curriculum, exercises / homeworks, and examples of student work on: - Life cycle assessment - Systems thinking (including Whole System Mapping ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Sustainability Capstone PISA

  • Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha)

Through the Innovation and Sustainability Office, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) in Ecuador has developed a capstone course called Social and Environmental Project (PISA is the acronym in Spanish ...


Honours Bachelor of Environmental Design & Planning

  • Fanshawe College (ON)

This program combines the theory, knowledge and techniques of landscape architecture, urban design and physical planning with training in geographic information systems, computer-aided design, visualization and presentation technologies. Students work ...

  • Posted July 10, 2019
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Addressing Sustainable Apparel Design Challenges With Problem-Based Learning

  • Illinois State University (IL)

This publication discusses the complexities of the modern fashion industry and provides an approach to incorporate sustainability education in the subject. The article provides research and case-studies assess the success ...


Sustainability in the higher education of interior designers

  • Royal Roads University (BC)

This thesis addresses the question: how comprehensive are principles of sustainability in the curricula of interior design degree programs in Canada? Key trends in literature regarding sustainability in higher education ...


UMCycle Bike Kiosk and Cycle Plaza

  • University of Manitoba (MB)

The UMCycle Bike Kiosk offers a four-season community bike shop where University students, faculty, staff and surrounding community can come together to get their bikes serviced; connect with other cycle ...


Applying the ESD approach in textile and apparel education

  • University of Central Missouri (MO)
  • Cornell University (NY)

Purpose The purpose of this study was to provide more information about the effectiveness of the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) approach in textiles and apparel by applying it to ...


Sustainable Design Specialization/Emphasis in Architecture (M Arch I)

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

The Architecture Programs of The University of Texas at Austin value intellectual ambition and cultural relevance in architectural production. Its teaching and research is founded on a shared interest in ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Urban Planning and Geodesign Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

This minor is administered by the Department of Geography and Geology. Consists of 24 credits.

  • Posted Feb. 13, 2019
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Sustainable Community Development (BS)

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

In the Sustainable Community Development major, students can explore a variety of perspectives on creating a more sustainable world through planning and design. The planning and design of a sustainable ...

  • Posted Dec. 21, 2018
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Sustainable Urbanism (DrSU)

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

The Doctor of Sustainable Urbanism (DrSU) is a post-professional applied research degree intended to prepare professionals and advanced urban design students for careers in multidisciplinary, evidence-based sustainable urban design and ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Student team integrating aspects of sustainability in practical design education

  • Chiba University

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to describe and analyze the first experiences (activities, attitudes and inclinations) of an undergraduate student team with eco-design activities.

Design/methodology/approach Undergraduate ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2018
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What Does a Tree Have to Do with Interior Design?

  • University of Kentucky (KY)

On the McConnell Springs site of Lexington, Kentucky, there exists an historically significant tree - one of only a few old Bur Oaks that remain since the early days of settlement ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Driving Creative Sustainable Solutions Using a Design Thinking Approach in the Engineering Classroom

  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)

Design for the Environment, an upper-level undergraduate engineering course, is designed for students to develop a working knowledge of sustainable engineering in a way that enables them to apply it ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Sustainability in the Visual Arts, Design and Creative Fields

  • University of San Francisco (CA)

Designers make the most beautiful trash. Educators in Design, Visual Arts, and other creative fields are challenged with educating our students on how to create high impact messages with low ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Re-Design Certificate: Regenerative Ecological Design

  • Ecosa Institute (AZ)

United Nations Environmental Program has claimed that our planet is amid its sixth major extinction of biological diversity. U.N. scientists estimate that 150-200 species become extinct every 24 hours ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Graphic Design Strategies for Sustainability

  • Western Michigan University (MI)

Graphic designers can create positive change by integrating sustainability into their work. Graphic design is often not a sustainable practice, even so, sustainable design guidelines can reduce its impact. Energy ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Design and Environmental Analysis (BA)

  • Cornell University (NY)

D+EA combines innovative design thinking with insightful design research to understand how our daily lives are impacted by the built environment. Through multidisciplinary training in human-centered design, environmental psychology ...

  • Posted Nov. 2, 2018
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Sustainable Landscapes Graduate Certificate

  • George Washington University (DC)

The field of landscape design is growing as people call for beauty that can both point to the future and call us back to our natural element. As the demand ...

  • Posted Oct. 15, 2018
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Ecological Planning Certificate

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

Interest in Ecological Planning has been increasing in recent years along with the growing awareness of the impacts of climate change on the world’s ecosystems, wildlife, and human settlements ...

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Sustainable Design Minor

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Sustainable design implies making decisions at various scales of the built environment (buildings, communities, land use patterns, urban support systems) in ways that support environmental quality, social equity, and economic ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Sustainable Environmental Design (BA)

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The sustainable environmental design major recognizes that the emergent, multidisciplinary field of sustainability science is growing rapidly. As the world population urbanizes, the planning and design of resilient, resource-efficient, healthy ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Nature, Culture, Sustainability Studies (MA)

  • Rhode Island School of Design (RI)

Students in RISD’s Nature–Culture–Sustainability Studies MA program develop scholarly expertise in the rapidly evolving field of interdisciplinary environmental studies. Working closely with faculty experts in the environmental ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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South Seattle College SBST Students Engage with Energy Dashboard

  • South Seattle College (WA)

Students in South Seattle College’s Sustainable Building Science Technology BAS program use an energy dashboard to help track utilities at SSC’s Georgetown campus.


Transforming the fashion and apparel curriculum to incorporate sustainability

  • St. Catherine University (MN)

The issue of sustainability is unprecedented in both magnitude and complexity. It presents one of the major challenges faced by modern society. Fashion and apparel educators have an opportunity to ...

  • Posted July 25, 2018
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Project Juarez

  • University of Texas at El Paso (TX)
  • Engineers for a Sustainable World (CO)

When our phones are no longer aesthetically pleasing, we tend to either disregard or throw away our phones. The question is why? Essentially, we are throwing away a small computer ...


Stanford R&DE's Student Living Laboratory

  • Stanford University (CA)

Stanford University’s Residential & Dining Enterprises in partnership with students and academic departments have transformed its facilities in to a living laboratory by performing cutting edge research on student ...


Mississippi State Community Garden

  • Mississippi State University (MS)

In the spring of 2017, the Student Association at Mississippi State University secured funding to further sustainability on campus. This funding was used in part to hold a proposal competition ...


Enable by House by Northwestern - a 2017 U.S. DOE Solar Decathlon Team

  • Northwestern University (IL)

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon showcases innovative solar powered houses that are designed, built, and operated by collegiate teams. It is a collegiate competition of 10 contests ...


Gardening for a Changing Climate

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

Thousands of students enjoyed the spring weather as they celebrated Earth Day and the UIC Climate Commitments at the Earth Day fair. This outdoor pop-up event, planned by UIC students ...


Concentration & Certificate in Sustainable Design

  • University of Florida (FL)

G|SoA is one of the first accredited architecture programs in the US to formalize this initiative in the form a Concentration and Certificate in Sustainable Architecture. This program runs ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Geodesign MPS

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

The World Campus Masters in Professional Studies in Geodesign program is offered in partnership with Penn State's College of Arts and Architecture and in cooperation with Penn State's ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Design (BS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BS program in environmental design offers an integrated curriculum in environmental design primarily in a nonstudio format. This undergraduate program is designed to create a deep awareness and knowledge ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Master's in Human Centered Design

  • Florida Institute of Technology (FL)

A multidisciplinary experience that includes other scientific disciplines, from human-computer interaction and artificial intelligence to architecture, ethnographical design and crisis management. In addition to specializing in HCD, the School of ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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