December 11, 2012.
© 2012 Linda Vanasupa
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This video examines how we can learn to innovate for sustainability from the way that nature designs. This work was made possible in part by grants from the National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education, DUE#0717428, DUE#0717556 and DUE#1004410.
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What can we learn from nature's designs for sustainability? This video compares nature's methods with the industrial era methods of design. It recommends a design strategy based on the connection or relationship between things as a means to achieve transformative innovation for sustainability. This video is part of the Sustainability Learning Suites created by Jane Qiong Zhang and Linda Vanasupa in association with Julie Zimmerman and Jim Mihelcic.
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