Workshop: Integrated and Regenerative Design    

Course ID - CTD0440

Short Title: Regenerative Design    

 Audience    Faculty 
Length of Workshop:       6 hours ( 4 F2F and 2 post workshop hours)
Prerequisite   

* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.

Description
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Integrated design utilizes the experience, skills and knowledge base of a multidisciplinary team to create new systems and environments that have optical social, environmental and economic impact. This workshop will be led by Artist and Designer, Michael Singer, who will demonstrate the integrated design approach for several medium and large-scale architectural, landscape and infrastructural projects completed by his studio. Mr. Singer will examine how teams of engineers, designers, scientists, Integrated design utilizes the experience, skills and knowledge base of a multidisciplinary team to create new systems and environments that have optimal social, environmental and economic impact. This workshop will be led by Artist and Designer, Michael Singer, who will  demonstrate the int
egrated design approach for several medium and large-scale architectural, landscape and infrastructural projects completed by his studio. Historians, planners, sociologists, architects, systems specialists and other professionals work in tandem to create unified design solutions to meet the needs of projects with multiple challenges.
Through the process of integrated design, Mr. Singer will also demonstrate how systems can be designed not only be sustainable but can be planned as regenerative, helping to restore previously damaged environments and systems.
Evaluation will include completion of workshop and participant must write a reflection paper, minimum of one page, exploring steps to including integrative design in content area, or a discipline specific lesson plan that incorporates key concepts of integrative and regenerative design. Paper or lesson plan is due to the director of Earth Ethics Institute within three weeks of the workshop.
 

Objectives

As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the nature of the integrated design approach and how to incorporate this approach in their projects 
  • Identify whole systems approaches design-examining energy, ecology, water and public interaction
  • Describe the role of integrated design and planning for large scale infrastructure and urban projects
  • Explain how projects can function in ways beyond their "normal" expected use
  • Develop ways to incorporate regenerative design approaches within their projects course

 

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Registration information
Course ID: CTD0440 
Course Title: Regenerated Design
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.