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File:Final_Skin_pic.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Flock House Skin for the Win|Aluminum Awareness]]'''</center></big> Aluminum can shingles and 2-liter bottle windows.
 
File:Final_Skin_pic.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Flock House Skin for the Win|Aluminum Awareness]]'''</center></big> Aluminum can shingles and 2-liter bottle windows.
  
File:Awning 2.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Flock House Poly Pod|Poly Pod]]'''</center></big> Plastic bags ironed together, some with bubble wrap, to make rigid door panels, windows, and planters. Repurposed umbrellas as awnings.
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File:Awning 2.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Flock House Poly Pod|Poly Pod]]'''</center></big> Ironed plastic bags and bubble-wrap doors, windows, and planters. Umbrellas awnings.
  
File:Geared-up Final Design Labeled.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Flock House Geared-Up From the Feet-Up|Geared-Up From the Feet-Up]]'''</center></big> Bicycle powered generator capable of generating 100+ watts.
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File:Geared-up Final Design Labeled.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Flock House Geared-Up From the Feet-Up|Geared-Up From the Feet-Up]]'''</center></big> Bicycle powered generator capable of generating 100+ Watts.
  
File:Final picture photo (37).JPG|<big><center>'''[[Flock House Biopod|Window Shopper and Back Me Up]]'''</center></big> Two solar dehydrators; a small educational unit and a larger main unit.
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File:ExcergyACAD.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Flock House Handcar Generator|Pump'n Power]]'''</center></big> A handcar styled, two person, human powered, energy generator.
  
File:Testing interior connections.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Flock House Hyper Visible Power Meter|Hyper Visible Power Meter]]'''</center></big> A power meter which displays two types of data: the status of the battery and the power generated by volunteers.
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File:Testing interior connections.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Flock House Hyper Visible Power Meter|Hyper Visible Power Meter]]'''</center></big> A post-apocalyptic, bomb-like, display for the state of the Flock House batteries.  
  
File:ExcergyACAD.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Flock House Handcar Generator|Pump'n Power]]'''</center></big> Alternative power generation device using a lever arm and the lower portion of a bicycle.
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File:Final picture photo (37).JPG|<big><center>'''[[Flock House Biopod|Window Shopper and Back Me Up]]'''</center></big> Flock House solar dehydrator and backpack solar dehydrator.
  
 
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Revision as of 22:55, 19 December 2011

Introduction

This is the gallery page lists some of the projects done by Engr215 Introduction to Design taught at Humboldt State University.

Semesters

Fall 2011 Flock House

Spring 2011 Locally Delicious

Fall 2010 Humboldt Bay Center for Sustainable Living Somoa Hostel

Spring 2010 RCEA and World Shelters

Fall 2009 CCAT and Network for a Healthy California

The fall 2009 semester of Engineering 215 worked with the Humboldt State University's Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT) as well as The Network for a Healthy California.

Spring 2009 WaterPod

The Spring semester of Engineering 215 worked with the WaterPod to research, design, and build a system that completes a task to allow a number of artists to live sustainably onboard the barge.

Fall 2008 Full Belly Project

The Fall semester of Engineering 215 worked with the Full Belly Project to adapt their Universal Nut Sheller in the following three manners:

Fall 2007 Eco Hostel

This semester the students of Engineering 215 worked with Humboldt Bay Center for Sustainable Living (HBCSL) designing 6 model hostel cottages for the Humboldt Bay Eco Hostel using materials such as:

  • papercrete
  • aerated concrete
  • structural concrete insulated panels (SCIPs)
  • modern interpretation of a traditional Yurok plank house

Fall 2005 RCEA

The Fall 2005 semester of Engineering 215 worked with RCEA to develop educational displays for the general public.