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Presentation and Workshop: BIODESIGN

€199.00
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€160.48 Tax excl.

Presentation and workshop on BIODESIGN at our showroom in Helsinki 3.10.2019. The event is produced in co-operation with Omuus - a strategic, material driven technology design agency. 

This event is suitable for all types of industries; if you are interested in the opportunities that biodesign can offer your business, this event is for you! 

Very limited number of seats, so book early to secure your place.

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INTRODUCTION TO BIOPHILIA, BIO-DESIGN & BIOMIMICRY

Why it is important to learn what it is and how it is influencing areas of Design and Architecture in the society today?

This introduction talk is about exploring Biophilia, Bio-Design and Biomimicry. 

  • Biophilia is the human tendency to interact and connect with life in nature. This is the Idea and philosophy that lay the foundation for Bio-Design and Biomimicry
  • Bio-Design is human design with living material. How to take the whole world away from the idea of human mastering nature in to a industrial machine and instead follow the natural processes of organic materials not only to cut waste but make them renewable and sustainable.
  • Biomimicry is design inspired by the way biology have solved problems and functional challenges.

In this talk we will talk about the positive shift from industrial age to the ecological age, how the knowledge and processes is used in the world today. We will explore how nature have shaped and perfected processes and structures for many millions of years and what we can learn from that.

Furthermore we will explain how individuals and organisations can harness the influence of Bio-philia-design-mimicry on human response and behaviour in all areas of life, whether it be architecture, design, film, digital, therapy, health or well being.

It will also include tangible material sample boards.

SCHEDULE – Thursday 3.10.2019, Urban View Showroom - Merimiehenkatu 30, Helsinki:

13:30 – 14:00 Arrive (snacks, tea/coffee, wine)

14:00 Part 1: Presentation

14:45 Break (snacks, tea/coffee, wine)

15:00 Part 2: Workshop

16:00 End, possibility for conversation with the presenters and to browse the Urban View products

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS - Omuus experts at your service:

Per Boicel

25+ years of experience in garden design and entrepreneurship. Horticulturalist in garden design with a deeper knowledge of horticultural therapy, Colour therapy and Applied Colour Psychology under the renowned UK Colourist and Psychologist, Angela Wright. 

Grace Boicel

An award-winning strategic and innovation-driven design leader with proven track record of creating brand-defning physical and digital products for multinational businesses. Professionally trained Applied Colour Psychology Specialists under Angela Wright, she is able to push the boundaries of physical and digital product innovation; creating great customer experiences, stronger brands and building design-led businesses.

Omuus is a strategic, material driven technology design agency based in Helsinki, London & Shanghai. They are rooted in Nordic design sensibility with knowledge of global market preferences with sensitivity to business.

PREBD

Due to limited amount of seats the bookings are binding. In case you are unable to attend, the ticket can be transferred to another person but no refunds are made once ticket has been invoiced.