Friday, Feb. 15 CU Boulder Campus Wolf Law 9am-5pm
A Sustainable Practices Program Course http://sustainable.colorado.edu/ Biomimicry is a scientific design discipline that seeks sustainable solutions by emulating Nature’s time tested patterns and strategies. It provides an innovative method to identify solutions to a range of sustainability challenges. This course will provide an interdisciplinary introduction to the design principles and techniques of biomimicry, as well as an understanding of the benefits of bio-inspired design. Students will study industry and governmental case studies to learn how organizations can achieve greater sustainability and solve their environmental challenges by mimicking natural design.This course is designed for sustainability professionals seeking an intensive, experiential introduction to biomimicry principles and practices.
Instructor: Marie Zanowick Required Text: Biomimicry by Janine Benyus. Publisher: William Morrow. ISBN-13: 978-0060533229