Design and Nature 1: Biomimicry, Sacred Geometry and Sustainability

Registration Eligibility
open
Start Date
03/06/2017
End Date
03/06/2019
Description
This session will introduce participants to the more relevant and yet mysterious elements of architecture and the architecture of life; specifically Sacred Geometry, Biomimicry and Ecomimicry. The session will then introduce some lesser known architects, designers and researchers who use these concepts and structures in their own work in order to make some predictions about the future of design in relation to sustainability.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Participants will consider the history of human interaction with natural cycles and patterns; namely Sacred Geometry and Cellular Structure.
2. Participants will explore the several design trends in relation to natural cycles and patterns; namely Biomimicry and Ecomimicry.
3. Participants will reflect on what current technology has to offer us when coupled with an understanding of ancient systems for sustainability.
Instructors
Erica Hansen, BFA, MA, PHD candidate
Website Registration
Course Codes
LA-17015
Provider
ISDM


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