Biomimicry is a new term for a very old idea. It’s the way in which we look to nature to inspire better designs. And for the last twenty years, it’s been emerging as a powerful lens for helping us confront the wicked problems we face as a species. In this masterclass, we intend to provide two things: An introduction to its application and, a deeper dive into the ways that biomimicry can go beyond just copying the form and how the deeper principles of emulating nature’s processes and systems are where we will see the greatest advancements in its application.
About Jamie Miller
Jamie is a visionary in the field of biomimicry and is a renowned expert as the Director of Biomimicry for B+H Architects. He is also the President of Biomimicry Frontiers and Founder of the Biomimicry Commons, Jamie’s award-winning sustainability consultancy and education platform, which help him accelerate his commitment to shifting our perception of nature and creating harmonious systems. Jamie holds a Ph.D. in engineering, specializing in biomimicry and urban resilience, where he worked closely with Indigenous communities and learned how to blend indigenous wisdom and deep biomimicry principles. Jamie’s three TEDx talks and directorship at OCAD University’s Biomimicry Program also his ability to inspire and educate. Through his mission, Jamie elevates the potential to transform visions into regenerative realities.