Regenerative Design: Beyond Sustainability

Start Date
06/18/2017
End Date
06/16/2019
Description
Regenerative design is a philosophy that reaches beyond being merely sustainable. It empowers creative potentials in pursuit of unique, system-wide benefit. This course explains the theory of regenerative design and its underlying concepts and paradigms. A case study, regenerative bark wall coverings, is presented to illustrate how regenerative design theory can be applied to the design and production of a building product.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Describe the theory and key concepts of regenerative design

Describe a circular regenerative design model for building products

Recognize how bark wall covering products were developed by application of the regenerative design model

Explain how circular systems thinking is congruent with human nature while linear thinking is not.

Discuss the role of sustainability certification systems within regenerative design and recognize their limitations.
Instructors
Chris McCurry, The Bark House at Highland Craftsmen Inc
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Course Codes
AEC1008
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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