Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Biomimicry Chicago's Prairie Project Featured on the Metropolis Blog

Biomimicry Chicago's Prairie Project is featured on the Metropolis blog! Read all about it here.

Have you ever sat in your home or office and wondered what your part of the world looked like before your community was there? What ecosystems and organisms sat where you do now and how did they adapt and thrive through the same challenges that we face today?
Our built environment faces many challenges in adapting to a changing climate, from storm water management and drought tolerance to energy use optimization and eliminating waste. By recognizing that our communities and cities have been built on, and in most cases destroyed, land that was previously occupied we can we learn from our native ecosystems to design more resilient, well-adapted communities.
Read more at the Metropolis blog. 
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