BioInspiration webinar series: Architectural design inspired by nature

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Digital illustration of neural networks in the brain lit up in rain bow colours

The connectome is an atlas of the roads and highways of neurons coursing through the brain.

Watch the second conversation in our BioInspiration series, on the theme of Architectural Design Inspired by Nature.

Our speakers on the panel are:

  • Professor Jan Knippers – Director of the multi-award winning Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design at the University of Stuttgart. Read more about his research.
  • Professor John Frazer – Author of the seminal book, “An Evolutionary Architecture”, and a key founder and protagonist of architectural computation, having pioneered interactive systems for the first intelligent building.

The conversation is facilitated by BioInspiration HRI’s own academic convenor and architect, Dr Alberto Pugnale, and Dr AnnMarie Brennan, Senior Lecturer of Design Theory in architectural and design studies at the Melbourne School of Design.

Watch the recorded webinar

Image: USC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute

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