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Using nature's genius in architecture by Michael Pawlyn
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How can architects build a new world of sustainable beauty? By learning from nature. At TEDSalon in London, Michael Pawlyn describes three habits of nature that could transform architecture and society: radical resource efficiency, closed loops, and drawing energy from the sun.

EarthSayer Michael Pawlyn
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Architecture and Green Building More Details
Janine Benyus at the Circular Economy 100 Annual Summit
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Janine Benyus shares insights from nature in her presentation on the Biomimicry design philosophy.

Janine Benyus is a biologist, innovation consultant, and author oInnovation Inspired by Naturef six books, including Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature.

The Circular Economy 100 is a global platform bringing together leading companies, emerging innovators and regions to accelerate the transition to a circular economy over a 1000-day (3 year) period. The Annual Summit was held Wednesday 19 June 2013.

To order her book, Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, from Amazon, click on the image or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.

 

EarthSayer Janine Benyrus
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Biomimicry at the nano level by Dr. Low Hong Yee
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TEDxSingaporeWomen Published on Mar 18, 2013

Nano Imprint technology and its importance to producing structures and textures that are found in nature and can be applied to uses such as achieving color without relying on chemical dyes.

One of three winners in the 2010 L'oreal for Women in Science Fellowship, Dr. Low Hong Yee has an aspiration to advance her research work into industrialization, and is currently leading an Industrial Consortium on Nanoimprint Technology.

EarthSayer Dr. Low Hong Yee
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Elemental (trailer)
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The film follows Rajendra Singh, an Indian government official gone rogue, on a 40-day pilgrimage down India’s once pristine Ganges river. Across the globe in northern Canada, Eriel Deranger mounts her own “David and Goliath” struggle against the world’s largest industrial development, the Tar Sands, an oil deposit larger than the state of Florida. And in Australia, inventor and entrepreneur Jay Harman searches for investors willing to risk millions on his conviction that nature’s own systems hold the key to our world’s ecological problems

EarthSayers Deranger Eriel; Jay Harman; Rajendra Singh
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Designing for Nature by Lehna Malmkvist
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We need to move from one-way systems to ones that create cycles - recycling as it is practiced in our natural systems. Canadian Lehna Malmkvist reviews some projects to demonstrate what she is talking about and what has been learned. This is her speech at TEDXBerlin in March of 2012.

EarthSayer Lehna Malmkvist
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Sustainability and Getting Better Answers by George Crombie
Static PreviewGeorge Crombie is President of the American Public Works Association (APWA) and senior faculty member for public works administration in the MPA program at Norwich University in Vermont. In this interview he discusses the importance of looking to nature (biomimicry), multi-disciplined approach to problem solving, applying the principles of culture, recognizing the importance of  leadership with vision and integrity, and always acting on behalf of the common good.

Mr. Crombie was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv in Portland, Oregon on July 28th, 2011 at the APWA Sustainability in Public Works Conference.
EarthSayer George Crombie
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Sustainability and The Turning Point
Static PreviewJoanna Macy stresses that the Earth itself can teach us how to live within the limits of earth and do no harm. Visit the Joanna Macy Website.
EarthSayer Joanna Macy
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Looking to Nature: Biomimicry and Design
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Janine Benyus has a message for inventors: When solving a design problem, look to nature first. There you'll find inspired designs for making things waterproof, aerodynamic, solar-powered and more. Here she reveals dozens of new products that take their cue from nature with spectacular results. August 06, 2009http://www.ted.com

What is Biomimicry?

EarthSayer Janine Benyrus
Date unknown Format Lectures
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Innovation and Sustainability More Details
 

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