Industrial Designers Society of America, St. Louis MO, April 2011.
Introducing sustainable design practices to young industrial & product designers, this talk was part of a multi-year outreach effort to bring sustainability into design and engineering education, and to bridge the disciplines.
The resulting Sustainability Workshop was a free and open source learning resource for teaching high performance architecture, design and engineering practices. The platform reached over 4.5 million students, educators and professionals worldwide. Though Autodesk retired the site, all the educational videos were archived on YouTube.
In short 2-5 minute videos, Dawn introduced key concepts. A few highlights from the series: