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Dec 28, 2015

Biomimicry Thinking for Design: Explore nature’s innovations in the Sonoran desert


Biomimicry 3.8 is headed to one of the largest deserts in North America to explore how biomimicry can inspire innovators of every kind to look through a new, biologically-inspired design lens.

Our latest Biomimicry Thinking for Design Immersion Workshop will take place March 5-10, 2016, in the Sonoran Desert, one of the largest and hottest deserts in North America covering an area of 120,000 square miles. Participants will stay at the historic El Rancho Robles, while they explore the surrounding ecosystems during the early weeks of spring.

The workshop will be led by Biomimicry 3.8 co-founder and world renowned biomimicry leader Dr. Dayna Baumeister, along with Biomimicry 3.8 senior principal and designer Erin Rovalo. The instructors will lead participants through the process of Biomimicry Thinking, through design challenges inspired by real-world challenges and into the wonderful ecosystems across the desert.

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is open to professional and university-level participants from all backgrounds and levels of experience with biomimicry. The agenda master-imageis designed for:

  • Innovators, regardless of sector, who are interested in bringing nature’s genius to their project work and innovation strategies

  • Sustainability champions who want to be inspired by the natural world as they work to solve humanity’s toughest sustainability challenges

  • Educators who want to bring nature’s genius into the classroom

  • Students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Biomimicry program with Arizona State University interested in Biomimicry Specialist Certification

For anyone working toward their Biomimicry Specialist Certification, this workshop counts as one of two required in-person units. Learn more about the units required for the Biomimicry Specialist Certification.

Spots are going fast; registration ends Jan. 11. Register today.