Aberystwyth Science Café discusses Biomimicry in Architecture

22 May 2013

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One of the lead architects on the Eden Project, Michael Pawlyn will be at the Aberystwyth Science Café on 27 May to discuss biomimicry — a discipline that looks at nature's best ideas to inspire solutions to human problems.

Michael Pawlyn was short-listed for the Young Architect of the Year Award and the internationally renowned Buckminster Fuller Challenge. He has lectured widely on the subject of sustainable design in the UK and abroad.

His book 'Biomimicry in Architecture' was published by the Royal Institute of British Architects. He is currently working on a range of biomimicry-based architectural projects and a book commissioned by TED. http://www.ted.com/pages/about

Aberystwyth Science Cafe is an opportunity for people from all backgrounds to meet and chat in an informal environment about the latest ideas in science and takes place in the Arts Centre.

The first-ever Wales Festival of Architecture was held at Aberystwyth Arts Centre earlier this month.Instigated by the Royal Society of Architects in Wales (RSAW), the six week Festival included an architectural film series and an array of exhibitions.
http://www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk/talks-spoken-word/science-caf%C3%A9-michael-pawlyn-exploration-architecture-ltd  



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Elinor Howells, Communications and Public Affairs, Aberystwyth University, 01970 628551 / 07807 077856 / elh45@aber.ac.uk