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

© Cook + Fox Architects, screen design drawn from Janine Benyus' research on biomimicry
© Cook + Fox Architects, screen design drawn from Janine Benyus' research on biomimicry

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 MIT Building 10, room 250. For more information, please visit here.

Cite:Alison Furuto. "'Evolved to Fit: Biomimicry in the Built World' Lecture by Janine Benyus at MIT" 03 Apr 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/222059/evolved-to-fit-biomimicry-in-the-built-world-lecture-by-janine-benyus-at-mit/>