Biomimicry Decried


Harvard Magazine features two “ecologically sensitive” projects from HOK and opens up a fruitful discussion regarding bio-mimicry.

Bio-mimicry in architecture has been given free reign, and it needs to be challenged.

Read more here. (p.s. we’re on JKF’s side on this one)

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