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 communitiesContinue reading “urban assessment tools – are you using the right tool?”

Feeding our Regions: Geelong Food Hub

How often do you consider where and how the food you are eating has been grown or who the growers are you are supporting with your purchase? Whether you are keen on tracking you food from ‘Farm to Fork or ‘Produce to Platter’, eating healthy and nutritious  local food supports economic growth, reduces food miles, minimises foodContinue reading “Feeding our Regions: Geelong Food Hub”

What Melbourne can learn from nature!

BiomimicrySwarm Australia is hosting a multi-disciplinary panel discussion on ‘How can Melbourne learn from nature’ to create a sustainably regenerative and generous city. This event is part of Melbourne Knowledge Week and Melbourne Architecture Annual, in  partnership with the Victorian Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects and DesignInc. Jane Toner, Biomimicry Specialist and founder ofContinue reading “What Melbourne can learn from nature!”