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International Green Design

 

Course Description:

 

This course focuses on topics of today that fall under being green. Recycling, reusing, and reducing are important concepts that are first presented. From there students can decide on a group project that they feel sends a message in relation to green design. Students also learn to work in a group setting and gains valuable field work experience as well as developing research skills.

 

 

Materials:

Varies by semester.

 

 

Projects:

 

- In the Fall Semester of 2009 SWOSU students worked in collaboration with other universities. The SWOSU students worked on a sticker project that helped to raise awareness about recycling by identifying which local business participated in recycling.

 

- In the Spring of 2010 SWOSU students worked on a recycling artwork project where students worked tegether to create artwork made from recycled artwork. The materials used primarily consisted of recycled office paper and donated artwork that was no longer wanted by the artists.