Books & Publications:

Biomimetics for Designers – Applying Nature’s Processes & Materials in the Real World by Veronika Kapsali

Biomimicry – Innovation Inspired by Nature by Janine Benyus, 1997

Biomimicry in Architecture by Michael Pawlyn, 2011

Cradle to Cradle – Remaking the Way We Make Things by William McDonough & Michael Braungart, 2002

The Ecology of Commerce – A Declaration of Sustainability by Paul Hawken, 1993, 2010 (Revised edition)

Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design by Timothy Beatley, 2017

The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben, 2016

Hyödyllinen luonto – Ekosysteemipalvelut hyvinvointimme perustana by Various authors, edited by Juha Hiedanpää, Leila Suvantola & Arto Naskali

Messy Ecosystems, Orderly Frames by Joan Iverson Nassauer, 1995 (Landscape Journal – Volume 14, Number 2)

Second Nature – A Gardener’s Education by Michael Pollan, 2003

The Sixth Extinction – An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert, 2014

Toward an Urban Ecology by Kate Orff / SCAPE, 2016

Tutkimusmatkoja saarille – Luonnon monimuotoisuutta kartoittamassa (Messages from Islands: A Global Biodiversity Tour) by Ilkka Hanski, 2016

Urban Ecology – Patterns, Processes and Applications, edited by Jari Niemelä, Jürgen H. Breuste, Glenn Guntenspergen, Nancy E. McIntyre, Thomas Elmqvist, and Philip James, 2011

Virtaa viherrakenteesta – Suuntaviivoja kaupunkiympäristön suunnitteluun, by Viherympäristöliitto Ry & SYKE, 2015

What a Plant Knows – A Field Guide to the Senses by Daniel Chamovitz, 2012

Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast – A Field Guide by Peter Del Tredici, 2010

Web pages: – Biomimicry 3.8 is the world’s leading bio-inspired consultancy offering biological intelligence consulting, professional training, and inspiration.

Ensia – Ensia is an independent, nonprofit magazine presenting new perspectives on environmental challenges and solutions to a global audience.

Inhabitat – is a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future.

The Nature of Cities – The Nature of Cities is an international platform to share diverse, transformative ideas about cities as ecosystems of people, nature, and infrastructure. We are committed to the design and creation of better cities for all: cities that are resilient, sustainable, livable, and just.

Pop-up City – Why are fashion brands moving their flagship stores into shipping containers? Why are offices starting to look like bars? And why do architects want to design a house on legs these days? – The innate attraction to life and lifelike processes as they appear in technology.

Treehugger – Making sustainability sexy