Alexandra Ramsden will be speaking about biomimicry in an urban setting at a variety of conferences and events this fall. Rushing is currently engaged in the Urban Greenprint project, funded by the Bullitt Foundation, which “seeks to solve the environmental issues impacting our urban centers by learning from nature’s billions of years of experimentation” in order to restore functions of predevelopment ecosystems through urban structures and spaces.
Alexandra will be speaking on two different panels at the third annual South by Southwest Eco conference in Austin, Texas on October 7. The first event, “Convergent Urbanism: A Biomimicry Workshop” will be co-hosted by a panel of leaders in the biomimicry field from around the U.S. This session will explore “the imprecise and dynamic ways that cities naturally change, challenging programmatic and formulaic approaches to place