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The more our world functions like the natural world, the more likely we are to endure on this home that is ours, but not ours alone.   - Janine Benyus

 

Spring 2021: LIVING LAB WORKSHOP

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DATE, TIME, & FORMAT: TO BE DETERMINED

MORNING SESSION: Living Lab Project Explorations

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FACILITATORS: ABI ASOJO, JOE FAVOUR, AND JESSICA ROSSI-MASTRACCI
TOPIC: LIVING LAB GROUP IDEATION & ROUNDTABLE WORKSHOPS 
  • 9:00-10:30: Group Ideation: Living Lab Design Concepts & Strategies:
  • 10:30-10:45: Break
  • 10:45-11:45: Roundtable Workshop A (morning session): Living Lab Design Concepts & Strategies Workshop (topics defined in group ideation) 
  • 11:45-12:00: Workshop Teams Check-in: Quick team check-in before lunch
  • 12:00-12:45: Lunch Break:
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AFTERNOON SESSION: Living Lab Proposals and Next Steps

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FACILITATORS: ABI ASOJO, JOE FAVOUR, AND JESSICA ROSSI-MASTRACCI
TOPIC: LIVING LAB WORKSHOPS CONTINUATION, DEBRIEF, & NEXT STEPS 
  • 12:45-1:45: Roundtable Workshop B (afternoon session): Living Lab Design Concepts & Strategies Workshop (group continues wrap up in the afternoon for debrief)  
  • 1:45-2:00: Break & graphic set-up for debrief
  • 2:00-3:30: Living Lab Debrief: Small Group Presentations: Highlights of Ideas from Workshop Conversations
  • 3:30-4:30: Discussion with Guests: Concluding Remarks & Next Steps 

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REGISTER

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SPRING 2021: LIVING LAB REGISTRATION LINK

Biophilic Living Lab Workshop

The Spring 2021 "Biophilic Living Lab" workshop will explore diverse design concepts, strategies, and metrics for potential labs on the University of Minnesota campuses. Registration pending. 

FALL 2020: BIOPHILIC DESIGN CONVERSATIONS

Biophilic Design Conversations

The fall 2020 "Biophilic Design Conversations" include four two-hour online discussions with guest experts and panel members to explore the intersections between biophilic, net-postiive, regenerative, and resilient design. 

NEXT STEPS

2021 & Beyond

The "next steps" for the team is to develop a three-year plan to initiate research, teaching, and practice to support the integration of biophilic, net-positive, resilient, and regenerative design.