Looking for a piece of mid-week motivation? Press play below on the below video featuring Janine Benyus. Janine Benyus is a biologist, an innovation consultant, an author of six and the co-founder of Biomimicry 3.8.
What is Biomimicry? Biomimetics or biomimicry is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems.
In this video, Janine gives an incredibly inspiring keynote speech on how cities could be designed to function as effectively as a forest. In other words: Restorative, regenerative, sustainable, and life giving.
She then proposes the establishment of ecological performance standards. A set of well thought out design guidelines that could be implemented to build resiliency back into our urban environment.
Let us know in the comments below what your thoughts are on Janine Benyus’s speech.