Sustainable Systems – “I Wish” Mindmap

In this class, we made a list of all the things that bothered us. They could be as little as possible. Next, we came up with solutions to solve these problems on our own. We also included queries that arised from those solutions.

Sustainable Systems – Case Study on Infosys CSR Activities

Corporate Social Responsibility of Infosys Technology Ltd.: Corporate Social Responsibility is a concept wherein large organizations, based upon the impact of their activities on customers, employees, shareholders, communities and the environment, consider the interests of society for all aspects of their daily operations. India is one of the first countries in the world to make…

Sustainable Systems – Up-cycle

Note: The Desk Lamp and the Miniature Chandelier were made by my classmate Alefiyah Lakdawala and me. I made the final Lamp by myself. Four Legged Duck Lamp: The body of the lamp was made using an old bowl found in my mother’s kitchen. I ‘ve stuck the heads of old spoons, onto the duck,…

Sustainable Systems – Sustainable Systems in our Surroundings

Sustainable Processes in my Surroundings: Composting of Organic Waste in my Complex: A decade ago, the waste from all the flats of our complex was collected in one big pile which was in turn picked up by the local municipality for further disposal. However, at one General Body Meeting of the complex, it was decided…

Sustainable Systems – Sustainable processes in Nature

Simple Sustainable Process in Nature: Oxygenic Photosynthesis: Photosynthesis is the process used by plants, algae and bacteria to harness ghe energy of the sun and convert it into chemical energy.   Photosynthetic processes can be of two types ; oxygenic photosynthesis and anoxygenic photosynthesis.During oxygenic photosynthesis, light energy reduces Carbon Dioxide and oxidizes water to…

Integrative Seminar – Indian Truck Art Research Paper Revised II

INDIAN TRUCK ART Atika Amonker ISDI Section G February 6, 2017   A prominent feature of Indian highways are brightly decorated trucks that travel the length and breadth of the country’s roads.[1] This paper considers a few examples of the elements of iconography seen on Indian trucks. What do these colourful icons mean? We see…

Integrative Seminar – Poem Reviews

LAZY JANE – SHEL SILVERSTEIN “Lazy Jane” is a simple poem written by Shel Silverstein. And its very simplicity is what makes it so appealing. The reason  I chose to review this poem is because it was one of the few poems that I came across where the illustration plays a very important part. Although…