Author Archives: jtoner8

MKW Event – How can Melbourne Learn from Nature?

As part of Melbourne Knowledge Week and Melbourne Architecture Annual, BiomimicrySwarm Australia is partnering with the Victorian Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects and DesignInc to host a multi-disciplinary panel discussion on what Melbourne can learn from nature to create … Continue reading

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Melbourne Knowledge Week Events

Melbourne Knowledge Week (MKW) showcases the creativity and diversity of Melbourne’s knowledge sectors and the important contribution they make to our economy, culture and vitality. It also aims to support the many people and organisations that lie at the heart of … Continue reading

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Biomimicry Photo Challenge – part 2

Here’s some tips and hopefully some inspiration for our Biomimicry Photo Challenge.  Post your images to #biomimic_lifesprinciples with another hashtag for the principle you are illustrating. See our part 1 for further details. EVOLVE TO SURVIVE – Continually incorporate and embody information to ensure … Continue reading

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Biomimicry Photo Challenge – part 1

Biomimicry looks to nature as mentor, model and measure to inspire innovative sustainable design solutions that create conditions conducive to all life on earth. Biomimicry celebrates the fact that all life is interconnected and interdependent, calling on us to respect … Continue reading

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Turning to nature to solve green building challenges

Animals, plants, and microbes are the world’s greatest engineers and their approach to problem solving is being harnessed in a new marriage of nature and human innovation. Biomimicry is a field of integrative study in which biological systems, processes, and … Continue reading

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