Seeing with New Eyes: a Journey into Biomimicry
A Talk by Randal Anway
When: Wednesday, May 16 2012, 8pm, Doors open at 7:30pm
Where: Genspace, The MEx Building
33 Flatbush Avenue,
Talk: 6th Floor
Brooklyn NY 11217
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Randall Anway, AIA, LEED, CNU, is a registered architect in New York and Connecticut, USA.
Having received a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelor of Fine, Arts from the University of Connecticut, he has been further recognized with professional credentials in Biomimicry, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Sustainable Building, and New, Urbanism. His varied and broad education and experience working in and on small and large organizations and communities, residential, institutional, and commercial building types over more than, 20 years has provided him unique perspectives on integrating design for sustainability across operational levels of scale - from finish materials to urban environments. With personal, professional and volunteer experience encompassing interdisciplinary problem solving, entrepreneurship, and systems research in architecture and facilities, he brings a reasoned and practical voice for responsible methodology in sustainability efforts. His membership and participation in emerging design-oriented innovation networks and communities of practice at local, regional, national, and international levels demonstrate his committment to helping meet the challenges of enhancing human design in objectively sustainable and subjectively meaningful ways. He is firm Principal at New Tapestry, LLC, a Connecticut professional services firm offering consulting and services for design innovation sensitive to human-environment interdependency, and an avid amateur photographer.
When & Where
Genspace is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting culture, innovation and education in molecular biology for both children and adults. We work inside and outside of traditional settings, providing a safe, supportive environment for training and mentoring in biotechnology. In the summer of 2010, we built the first-ever community laboratory, a facility where we design workshops, train students and innovate new technologies. As a membership-based community lab, we offer New Yorkers the opportunity to work on their own projects in a safe, Biosafety level 1 facility.