Engineering a Revolution: Biomimicry and bionic design





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Victoria and Albert Museum, Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre for arts education

- Experimenting with ways of making materials that can revolutionise the world around us

- Mimicking biological mechanisms and technologies to solve global problems and increase the quality of our lives

- Bringing large-scale industrial biotechnologies to a domestic scale

Julian Melchiorri, former Inventor in Residence at the V&A, design engineer, inventor and CEO, Arborea

Internationally known for his visionary ‘’artificial leaf’’ projects, Arborea CEO Julian Melchiorri proposes radical environmental solutions for urban and industrial settings, exploiting biological microorganisms and materials to convert waste and pollution into valuable resources.

London Design Festival

Over nine days in September, the London Design Festival feature hundreds of events taking place across London, showcasing the city's pivotal role in global design. The London Design Festival 2018 will be held 15-23 September, featuring over 400 Partners, Landmark Projects, and V&A Commissions.

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