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Saturday, October 20 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Building Community: An Interactive Biomimicry Workshop
Biomimicry is a design science and philosophy that draws inspiration from nature.  In this session with leading Certified Biomimicry Professionals, we’ll discover nature’s strategies through interactive, hands-on exercises; approaches that can inspire us to collaborate, learn, share, influence, and self-organize in new ways.  Working in teams, we will explore how those strategies and lessons can be applied to help us generate naturally sustainable communities.  With: Peggy H. Chu, MS, AIA, LEED AP, Architect; Rachel MW Hahs, MS ENV SP, Sustainability Professional; Diana Hammer, MPH, MS, Life Scientist, Biomimicry Collaborative.

Workshop Speakers
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Peggy Chu

Peggy Chu, a San Francisco-based licensed architect and Biomimicry Professional specializing in sustainable design, is a dynamic advocate for and workshop leader in Biomimicry practices, as well as a green building certification consultant and university researcher in the life cycle... Read More →
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Rachel M.W. Hahs

Rachel Hahs is a Certified Biomimicry Professional focused on driving life-centered, economically sound, sustainable design solutions in strategy, innovation and systems. Building on 13 years’ experience in sustainability consulting for public and private sector clients, she consults... Read More →
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Diana Hammer

Diana Hammer, whose life mission is to help create resilient communities, locally attuned and well adapted to their place, serves on Arizona State University’s Biomimicry Center Advisory Board, and is an EPA Life Scientist working with tribal governments, including on a major dam... Read More →


Saturday October 20, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Larkspur Room