Biomimicry on Bikes

29 souls braved cloudy skies for a guided, 3-mile tour of building designs inspired by nature for local Pedalpaloozers and participants of the national Biomimicry Education Summit.

Vinh Mason, City of Portland, and Evan Ross, Portland Bike Tours, led the tour, beginning at Ecotrust.

 

Matt Piccone and Vinh Mason on the roof of Ecotrust.

Matt Piccone and Vinh Mason on the roof of Ecotrust.

 

Sedums on Ecotrust roof.

Sedums on Ecotrust roof.

 

Sun!

Sun!

Matt Piccone talking about the Edith Green building.

Matt Piccone talking about the Edith Green building.

 

Next stop – PSU’s Peace on Earth Bench.

Next stop – PSU’s Peace on Earth Bench.

 

Four continued onto Planet Repair, where they were all blown away by their natural building innovation and more recent focus on neighborhood transformation.

Four continued onto Planet Repair, where they were all blown away by their natural building innovation and more recent focus on neighborhood transformation.

 

All agreed Biomimicry on Bikes is an idea worth repeating!

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