Green Harbors Project

at the University of Massachusetts Boston


Intro to Biomimicry Course Documents

2014 Honors Course Syllabus

GHP documents

Proposed biomimicry living lab

Frankić, A., L. Greber and M. Farnsworth.(2011). Teaching and learning with nature using a biomimicry-based approach to restore three keystone habitats: salt marsh, eel grass and shellfish beds. Biomimicry Institute, Editor. Proceedings of the first biomimicry in higher education webinar. January 29, 2011: TBI. [PDF]


(Thanks in part to suggestions from the Biomimicry Institute reading list.)

Benyus. J. (2002). Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. USA Perennial

Design and Nature II. Ed M. W. Collins et. Al. 2004.

McDonough, W. (2004). Cradle to Cradle.

Pawlyn, M. (2011) Biomimicry in Architecture

Thompson, D. W.. (1992) On Growth and Form: The Complete Revised Edition.



Biomimicry Institute

Ask Nature is a webpage showcasing innovative biomimicry designs.

Dordrecht floating/amphibious homes and BACA architects LifE project