urban assessment tools – are you using the right tool?

With increasing world population, urbanisation, and climatic changes impacting liveability there is a growing awareness of the urgent need for more sustainable and ecological approaches to urban settlements, city planning and infrastructure. This has led to the evolution of urban assessment tools that are visionary, holistic and designed to address complex issues facing global communities … More urban assessment tools – are you using the right tool?

Connecting creative arts and ecology

The creative arts and ecology collide in the inaugural Geelong Environmental Film Festival on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th February. This thought provoking film festival named The GEFF, features a collection of new and inspiring short, animated and feature films. Keynote speakers and panel guests will discuss environmental issues, storytelling, research and filmmaking tips.  Feature … More Connecting creative arts and ecology

Eight reasons to be hopeful about the future of our food system – Biomimicry Institute

This year the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge 2015 challenged people world-wide to work together to rethink our food system using design inspired by nature. Mid year the ideas started pouring in from every corner of the world. Thousands of designers, architects, biologists, engineers, students, nature-lovers, and big thinkers had answered the call to completely rethink our food system using design … More Eight reasons to be hopeful about the future of our food system – Biomimicry Institute