A comment and question after the talk in Liverpool led to an interesting pre-dinner networking discussion. Are cities an ecosystem? For a short response the answer is yes, but, as in all eco systems, its complex, but makes for a
Martin Brown My Specifi keynotes highlight the young building standards that focus on regenerative and health, for example the Living Building Challenge and the Well Build Standard. Following the Birmingham Service keynote and engaging conversations over dinner, we had an
If we agree that sustainability is the point at which we give back as much as we take, then only reducing our impacts is not sustainable.
“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better”, said Albert Einstein. Well, this is what we are going to do. Biomimicry is (or any other related terms) about how we can look to the natural world to
The Design Specifi talk ‘Imagine Better’ from Martin Brown at Bristol once again reiterated the need for rapid progress in sustainability, that we no longer have time, or a luxury to be only less bad, and that we need