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Title: Residential Studio Assignment: "Story of the Sofa" PDF
Url: http://www.pcc.edu/about/events/sustainability-training/summer-sustain...
Creator: Ravnik, Betty
Publisher: Alexandria Technical College
Description: This assignment from Betty Ravnik of Alexandria Technical College asks residential design students to "identify the materials in a sofa and research the environmental and social impact of the manufacturing of each part." They will also identify the sustainable feasibility of the different components of the sofa. This project incorporates the areas of manufacturing, sustainable product design and reducing manufacturing waste. The assignment is intended to be completed over a period of one week.
This document may be downloaded in PDF file format.
LC Classification: Fine arts -- Decorative arts -- Decorative arts. Applied arts. Decoration and ornament -- Furniture -- Special articles of furniture -- Sofas
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmentalism. Green movement
Technology -- Building construction -- Study and teaching
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Industrial and factory sanitation -- Industrial and factory wastes -- Waste control in special industries, plants, processes, etc., A-Z -- Manufactures
Technology -- Manufactures -- Wood technology. Lumber -- Wood products. Furniture -- Furniture
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Technical education. Technical schools
GEM Subject: Vocational Education -- Trade and industrial
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Tech prep
Key Concept: Ecology -- Sustainability
Manufacturing -- Product design
Date Issued: 2010
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
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