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Design Thinking Is Fundamentally Conservative and Preserves the Status Quo

When it comes to design thinking, the bloom is off the rose. Billed as a set of tools for innovation, design thinking has been enthusiastically and, to some extent, uncritically adopted by firms and universities alike as an approach for the development of innovative solutions to complex problems. …

Design Thinking

Dorsiflexion: the running technique you need to master

By putting your foot in an ideal position to absorb the shock of landing and help spring forward into the next stride, it can shave serious time off …

Muscle

7 Traits Of Mentally Tough Runners

How many of the seven key traits of mentally tough runners do you have?The post 7 Traits Of Mentally Tough Runners appeared first on Competitor.com.

Self-help

Shipwreck Lodge's wooden cabins evoke ships washed up on Namibia's Skeleton Coast

Namibian studio Nina Maritz Architects was inspired by the hundreds of shipwrecks strewn along the country's Skeleton Coast when designing this group …

A Forest Retreat in Washington Takes Cues From Scandinavian Design

Modeled after the Danish sommerhus, this getaway for a Seattle family boasts lofty interiors that spill outdoors.<p>Located in Quilcene, Washington, on a peninsula that juts south into Hood Canal, this nature retreat for a Seattle family has a clean, economic form, and a material palette that’s …

Countertops

Essential Design Thinking Videos and Methods

<i>The following resources are recommended in order to assist you to better understand Design Thinking. These resources, videos, and tools should be</i> …

Suspected Danforth mass shooting gunman was known to police for mental health reasons

The suspected gunman in the Danforth mass shooting Sunday night in Toronto was known to police for having a history of mental health concerns dating …

Černá Voda Mountain Lodge / ADR s.r.o.

Černá Voda, a small mountain lodge, is situated next to the “old” ski run near the Pomezní Boudy border checkpoint in the Krkonoše mountains.<p>The …

A Second Designer Experiments with Using Plastic Bottles as Heat-Shrink Joinery

First Charlène Guillaume, now Micaella Pedros<p>A couple of years ago we looked at the work of Charlène Guillaume. While studying at France's ENSCI-Les …

Asher deGroot builds Swallowfield Barn with help of local community

It took a village to build this barn for livestock in British Columbia, which Canadian architect Asher deGroot of Motiv Architects designed for his …

British Columbia

This Swedish Retreat Fuses Scandinavian Vibes With Traditional Barn-Like Style

A local architect intertwines an unexpected twist to the design of this summer home in Sweden.<p>Set amidst pine trees in a forest near the sandy white beaches of the Southeastern Swedish province of Scania, "Summerhouse Sandby" is a minimalist wood-paneled summer retreat designed for a family of four …

kouichi okamoto debuts outdoor brand 'field record' with adaptable shelter-tent

<b>kouichi okamoto — a designer behind shizuoka-based kyouei design — has established a new outdoor brand, called ‘field record’</b>. thematically, the …

Architects Create Affordable "Exoskeleton" Pavilion With Modular Woods, Tie Straps and Sliding Joints

"Exoskeleton" is a pavilion that shows how Computer Aided Manufacturing can create rapid prototypes. This manufacturing process allows for real-scale …

Tip: Fix Your Hips, Fix Your Back Pain

Take this test to check your mobility, then learn how to fix it if there's a problem.<p>The 90/90 Test<p>This test can be used to check for imbalances, …

How Quickly Do You Lose Fitness When You Stop Running?

New research provides guidance on how much down time is too much.<p>Work and life overload. Injury or illness. Seemingly endless winter weather. Physical and mental fatigue after reaching a big goal. There are all sorts of reasons for runners to go cold turkey. In those situations, it’s natural to …

Urban gardening system Grow​more helps ​city dwellers ​build mini local farms​

Our next Dezeen x MINI Living video explores a modular urban farming system called Growmore, which allows people living in cities to build mini …

Your smartphone📱is making you👈 stupid, antisocial 🙅 and unhealthy 😷. So why can't you put it down❔⁉️

A decade ago, smart devices promised to change the way we think and interact, and they have – but not by making us smarter. Eric Andrew-Gee explores the growing body of scientific evidence that digital distraction is damaging our minds<p>In the winter of 1906, the year San Francisco was destroyed by …

MakerBot Design Series: The Bike Saddle

A 3D printer isn't just a prototyping tool; it's a sketchbook, a second set of hands, and all told—a paradigm shift.<p><i>This story is part one of</i> …

3D Printing

Do Masters Athletes Need Specific Nutrition?

Evan Stevens<p>Nutrition.<p>It’s a topic that stirs debate at every mention. One day you can look in the newspaper and see an article discussing the …

Nutrition

We need designers, not scientists, to show us how to change the world, says Babette Porcelijn

Designers have the power to solve the world's problems, but it may mean creating more systems and less stuff, says Dutch designer and …

More Lower Back Savers

In Part I of this series, we outlined several crucial prerequisites to understanding the nature of lower back pain.<p>In this installment, I've got a …

Tip: Stop Stretching Your Lower Back

Stretches for the low back can backfire, leading to more tightness and pain. Do this instead.<p>This Stretch Can Make Things Worse<p>Check out the warm-up …

Multifunction Slab Work Table

A highly portable homemade bench top designed for clamping<p>Carpenters and woodworkers who want a work table that can be used for clamping would do …

HIITing the Gym: The Science of High Intensity Interval Training

Author:<p>Lily Dong, SIRC<p><b>Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 09:54</b><p><b>Key Points:</b><p>For sedentary populations, HIIT is the most time efficient – not necessarily the best …

Runners, don’t sweat taking a break - rest can improve performance

After last year's hot, sunny Boston Marathon, a team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital asked 22 finishers to undertake an even more daunting challenge: Rest.<p>The goal was to track the cardiovascular changes that occur when trained runners undergo "exercise abstinence" for a period of …

Making land-based training a friend to water-based athletes

Mastering a sport – the formation of athletic flow – requires practice. The brain needs to adapt to specific motions, environments and skills inherent to the activity.<p>Water sports, unlike land-based sports, such as running or basketball, are relatively inaccessible. Practising is a challenge; most …

Why 3D Printing Is Overhyped (I Should Know, I Do It For a Living)

Everyone's now aware of 3D printing — they’ve read about it in the papers, on blogs or seen it on TV. The mentality now seems to be that, in the …

3D Printing

The Many Benefits of Hugelkultur

Hugelkultur, pronounced Hoo-gul-culture, means hill culture or hill mound.<p>Instead of putting branches, leaves and grass clippings in bags by the …

The God of Curriculum: Which Learning Matters?

<i>Who is the God of Curriculum and what does he or she have against student agency?</i> <b><br>“At best, schools teach one-billionth of one percent of what</b> …

Could subjects soon be a thing of the past in Finland?

<b>Finland has long been renowned for the quality of its education and always scores highly in international league tables.</b><b>Now it is rethinking how it teaches in the digital age - seeking to place skills, as much as subjects, at the heart of what it does. But not everyone is happy, and there are fears</b> …