• LEARNING INNOVATION THROUGH NATURE`S INTELLIGENCE

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  • NATURE IS THE TECHNOLOGY OF THE FUTURE

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  • IN NATURE WE TRUST

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  • BIOMIMETICS AS A DESIGN STRATEGY

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About byNature

byNature thinks about materials, innovation , inspiration, structures, mechanisms derived from nature, the oldest and most experienced designer there ever will be.

LECTURERS & SPEAKERS

TALKS byNature

Talks byNature is a group that invites designers, architects, artists and scientists interested in biomimetics for round-table discussions and presentation of ideas. We aim to create an environment for knowledge exchange between professionals and researchers from different fields. If you are interested to present your research, write us a message in our group. Participation is free.

 

WORKSHOPS byNature

 

FOCUSING ON THE EXPERIENCE

Unique educational and training experience that aim to create an environment for knowledge exchange, creative projects and innovation solutions.

STRATEGIC DESIGNS AND METHODOLOGY

Specific biomimetic methodology applied in creative areas with a focus on development projects, accompanied by professionals from different fields.

PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE

All workshops are produced by Atelier Marko Brajovic in partnership with architects, designers, artists and researchers, aiming to provide an intensive experience of study and application of natural strategies in projects.

STUDIES ABOUT BIOMIMICRY

During all workshops one biologist is present to clarify concepts and possibilities related to biomimetics.

INSPIRATION FROM NATURE

Natural environment and experiencial learning as the most powerful condition for innovation.

LOCATION IN NATURE

In a middle of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest in Paraty and integrated with the natural environment, the space was thought as fundamental for a rich experience that potentiates the connection with people, projects and ideas.

INNOVATION byNature

Biomimetics as a strategy for product and process innovation

 

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What happens when you displace your professional team in a middle of nature? How we can make innovation in products of any kind, if we do not get out of our everyday environment? Where do the best ideas comes from!? Nature is a 3.8 billion old designer. We can learn basic strategies from nature and apply them as methodology for innovation in different areas.Innovation ByNature offers a hands-on custom made workshop for companies and institutions headed by professionals that want to learn and experiment with biomimicry. An immersive experience where Paraty's "Mata Atlantica" natural environment, together with specific methodologies, becomes an inspiration for learning, sharing, team building and finally innovation.

 

 

 

 

EVENTS SCHEDULE

Music byNature  07/2015

Workshop about music conceptualized and designed from natural sounds led by Dudu Tsuda.

Today

 
 

Design byNature #2  TBA

Upcoming workshop in Biomimetic Design. The second edition of the Object Design Workshop

Gastronomy byNature TBA

Upcoming workshop in Biomimetic Gastronomy and organic food.

 

 

 
 

Photography byNature TBA

Upcoming workshop in Biomimetic Prography led by Felipe Morozini.

 

2016

 

Design byNature #1 March 3rd 2015

The workshop aims to provide an intensive experience of study and application of natural strategies in architecture and design projects.

Today

 
 

Talks byNature #7 Feb 28th 2015

The first talk to take place in the Arc byNature forest location; a the largest Talks yet included a comprehensive list of inspiring speakers.

Talks byNature #6 Dec 16th 2014

A very inspiring sequence of inter-disciplinary talks about shapes functions and the forest.

2015

 
 

Talks byNature #5 Aug 15th 2014

Emptiness as a creation tool, book presentation, permeable boundaries and bio-inspired functional materials.

Talks byNature #4 May 28th 2014

Biomimetic processes in Architectural projects, Adaptations fo Flight in the Animal Kingdom and byNature Website launch.

06/2014

 
 

Talks byNature #3 Apr 10th 2014

Meditaion introduction followed by talks about Synthetic Biology and Architecture.

Talks byNature #2 Jan 23th 2014

Spontaneous Gardens, Hydro-balance of plants, meditation and lecture about emptiness and plant interaction research.

2014

 
 

Talks byNature #1 Dec 1st 2013

Presentation of biomimetic research and technologies & Biological conduction systems.

 

2013

 

Venue

  • Ark byNature
  • Ark byNature
  • Ark byNature
  • Ark byNature

ARCA byNature

address Paraty, RJ. Road to Cunha km10.5

phone +55 11 11 23719206

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Designed in 2014 by Atelier Marko Brajovic, the ARCA is a lightweight architecture installed in the Atlantic Forest. Built basically with self-supporting structure of Vagaluem, the space has comfort and high technology in systems and equipment, integrated with the natural environment in a respectful and sensitive manner.
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General

Hammocks in the forest to rest, waterfall with natural pool for swimming, deck and space for Yoga in nature, were thought as fundamental elements for a rich experience that unites physical and spiritual, essential for the connection with nature, people and creativity.

Transportation

From Sao Paulo: Reunidas Paulista offers various bus trips daily to Paraty.

From Rio de Janeiro: Reunidas RJ offers a comprehensive timetable of buses to Paraty.

Local: Once there, there is a local bus that goes to and from the Arca to the city every 40min.

Paraty

Paraty is a lovely colonial city, considered a National Historic Landmark, it still preserves its natural and architectural charms, as old houses and historic churches, rooted in local culture. It is an important place for cultural events in the country. You can find out more about Paraty here.
The area also hosts various indigenous communities with vast knowledge in vegetable fibers and handicraft.

EVENT LOCATION

Arca byNature

Paraty, RJ

Road to Cunha, km 10.5

+55 (11) 23 71 92 06

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Atelier Marko Brajovic - Education Dep.

These events are produced by the Education department of Atelier Marko Brajovic (AMB).

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