‘Evolved to Fit: Biomimicry in the Built World’ Lecture by Janine Benyus at MIT

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Janine Benyus, president of the Biomimicry 3.8 Institute in Missoula, MT, will be giving a lecture at MIT on the theme of ‘Evolved to Fit: Biomimicry in the Built Word’. Janine Benyus is a natural sciences writer, innovation consultant, and author of six books, including her latest − Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. In Biomimicry, she names an emerging discipline that seeks sustainable solutions by emulating nature’s designs and processes (e.g., solar cells that mimic leaves, agriculture that models a prairie, businesses that run like redwood forests). The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place Thursday, April 5th at 6:30pm at Building 10, room 250. For more information, please visit here.

 

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  • Ali Solomon

    The Biomimicry 3.8 Institute is located in Missoula, Montana, not Aspen.