Week 231 Videos

DAY 14 – BIOMIMICRY 10 – FIELD TRIP – CLAIRE

Claire: We’ve got Judy here who can actually give us a bit of insight into the space by giving us directions. She is going to take us on a loop of a walk. I’m going to be doing the talking but she will show us the way, and when we get to certain parts, we’re going […]

DAY 14 – BIOMIMICRY 9 – CLAIRE

Wastewater infrastructure is based on a centralised mindset and the centralised wastewater system makes perfect sense in the context of the past. In the Durban project that I referred to just now and the stormwater drain, we spoke about the resilience of Durban as it developed. The Durban project that we worked on was around […]

DAY 14 – BIOMIMICRY 8 – CLAIRE

Claire:  Whatever thing you need to regulate, whether it’s how much energy you have or how much energy you need or it’s how much temperature you have or how much temperature you need, there is going to be a threshold around which you regulate something and you can actually continuously have a learning system that […]

DAY 14 – BIOMIMICRY 7 – CLAIRE

The context will define whether it makes sense or not. I can’t think of an example right now but if you sat down and looked to the biology you would probably find many examples where it does exist but right now I don’t have it on top of my head. Different contexts require different strategies and you […]

DAY 14 – BIOMIMICRY 6 – CLAIRE

When you adapt to the context of space which is the physical limits and boundaries which need to be efficient and life-friendly, when you go to the context of always changing you need to make sure that you achieve and responsive because you have to kind of do them both, integration is a critical one. […]

DAY 14 – BIOMIMICRY 5 – CLAIRE

As long as you get that there are diversity and variety. It’s very much a biologists perspective. The design perspective is diversity. So the other thing I didn’t mention, is that they maintain integrity through self-renewal. I think that is kind of covered, the fact that you want to maintain your functions, your functional integrity […]

DAY 13 – TWELVE DAY RECAP BY JUDY SOLE

Judy: We’ve been filming now for approximately 12 days and it’s been a wonderful journey for me personally, even though I selected some of the presenters that I wanted the team to see. I myself have so often been mindblown and I’ve learnt so much and I’m sure many of them have to, but one […]

DAY 13 – NUTRITION 11 – BEATRICE 7

Sugar is a big issue, but so is stress. We really need to start to take time out, just to breath for example, or do something that is quietly looking after ourselves and our bodies, and to many people have assumed for too long that they are healthy. They should have known for years that […]