Image and article by Amy Coffman Phillips of The B-Collaborative (cross posted)
On a beautiful day when the sun is shining brightly, have you ever asked yourself, "how does nature optimize energy use?" Do plants dig miles below the earth's surface to pump up fossil sunlight, or does life use the abundant rays that beam to the surface every day? Does energy production in nature result in wasteful by-products or does it actually create conditions conducive to life? What can our built environment learn by asking these questions?
Discover answers to this and more at the Chicago Biomimicry Immersion, starting April 25th at The Morton Arboretum! Be sure to enter the promo code "BIOCHI10" for 10% off the cost of registration! www.prairielab.com/immersion.