Sunscreen: Clearing up common misconceptions

Hina Valida Mathias
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Oct 04, 2021
You do not need to apply sunscreen in winters: False! While you might see very little of the sun’s rays in winters, the radiations from the sun are still around you and can damage your skin. Moreover, snow reflects as much as 80 percentage of the sun’s rays which is way more than water or sand according to World Health Organization. Hence it is important to apply sunscreen year-round.
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Producing Adaptive, Sustainable, and Visually Suitable Designs through Study of Patterns in Nature

Janhavi Malvadkar
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Sep 27, 2021
Nature is a product of various elements which are well organized and act in harmony with each other. Biomimicry is the study of various organisms, patterns in nature to find design solutions. This article focuses on different ways in which biomimicry has been incorporated in architecture and design. It explores various products, structures, building materials, urban design projects wherein biomimicry has been used.
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Adapting Ergonomic Design Principles - Starting with Left-Handers

Janhavi Malvadkar
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Sep 20, 2021
Most products, tools, office equipment, and spaces are often designed considering right-handed individuals. On the contrary, the functional needs of left-handed individuals are relatively overlooked and they come across a specific amount of inconvenience and stress in carrying out their activities on a daily basis in such an environment.
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2021 - Fall - Issue 3
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How to design educational spaces for autistic children?

Janhavi Malvadkar
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Sep 13, 2021
When designing a structure with respect to autistic architecture, buildings may be designed with a new outlook. Spatial zoning should follow the 7 Autism ASPECTSS Index – acoustics, spatial sequencing, escape space, compartmentalization, transitions, sensory zoning, and safety.
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Is plant based meat future substitute of meat ?

hemanth mani raghav kota
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Sep 13, 2021
Right now, the earth’s environment is facing observable risks like climate change, carbon footprint, declining water supplies, reduced agricultural yields and biodiversity loss due to species extinction. plant-based meat is eliminating barriers to behaviour change and making a big contribution to mitigating climate change.

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2021- Fall - Issue 2
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