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Maiesha Abdelmoula
Research Assistant

Overview

Maiesha Abdelmoula is a thesis student in the Environmental Design Program at OCADU with an interest in exploring self-sufficient living in urban centers.

Throughout her time at OCADU she has taken on the role of Sustainability and Ethics Representitive for the OCAD Student Union which supported projects like the Chromafarm, OCADU’s own hydroponic window dye garden, as well as organizing and leading a hanging garden workshop through GrOCAD to engage community members and students in making most of the space they have to be able to grow food locally.

She’s had opportunities to participate in and learn about off-grid living, including: food systems, closed loop waste management and alternative construction methodologies through construction of an earthship style home.