What a Great CORE!

Coming into CORE I was extremely excited, but I wasn’t prepared for how much I would get out of CORE.  The day I went to How To Build a city I came in with a very naive understanding of how politics run in cities and towns.  I didn’t realize how unlike city governments are compared…

Urban Innovation: What We See and What We don’t See

“We don’t design, for now, we design for the future.” -Atlanta City Studio Ponce city market and the Beltline is a very popular topic for Atlantans.  It is one of Atlanta’s great examples Urban Innovation. What is Urban Innovation? The example we talked about at Atlanta City Studio was about building a house.  When an…

Blurring the line of Art and Math

Everyone at least once in their life has been told that stereotypical line of “math is everywhere.”  Until I did this project I didn’t believe it.  The project was to find a culture and figure out what beauty is defined as in that culture.  Then we had to create a project that would be beautiful…

What a WONDERful WEEK #2

For six weeks my Diploma cohort has been working on an Assistive Technology intro module to understand how to use the tools in space.  Throughout the entirety of the projects, I loved how we were given a challenge instead of simply given just a tutorial of how to use the 3D printer, or the power…

What a WONDERful WEEK #1

During this week at iDiploma, we took the Gallup Strengthsfinder test.  Overall the test took forty minutes, and I had never felt more like an opened book and surprised in my life. It seemed as though this test knew me even though I only put in answers to the question.  One strength that surprised me…