- books
- essays
- articles
- lectures



Environmental Visions Conference 2014




International Symposium "Environmental Visions" (view program)

School of Art, Design and Media, Singapore | Friday-Sunday, January 24-26, 2014 | 8am-5pm

School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) and The Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) are pleased to Ilaria Mazzoleni to participate at the International Symposium “Environmental Visions”.

Triennale di Milano 2013




Milano 2033 - Semi di Futuro: 150 Anni Politecnico di Milano (view invite)

Thursday, December 19, 2013 | 7pm

Join Ilaria Mazzoleni in conversation with
Silvia Piardi (Director of the Department of Design - Politecnico di Milano)
Introductions by Paola Trapani (Curator - "Milano 2033 - Semi di futuro - 150 anni Politecnico di Milano")

Architecture Follows Nature




Architecture Follows Nature:
Biomimetic Principles for Innovative Design

Lecture Thursday, October 24, 2013 | 7pm
Society of Iranian Architects & Planners
Yahoo Center Community Room
2500 Broadway St., Santa Monica, CA 90404

Architecture & Design Inspired by Nature




Architecture & Design Inspired by Nature: (What is) THE NATURE OF L.A. - Conversation #4

Please join us for an afternoon of discoveries at the Natural History Museum of L.A.
Our esteemed colleague Shauna Price will be discussing the applications of bio-inspired design.

Saturday, March 16, 2013 (4-7pm) - download pdf
more info | facebook




Oggiscienza Podcast: "Imitation of Life"

Ilaria Mazzoleni speaks to Oggiscienza about design strategies inspired by Biomimicry May 17, 2012




Lecture - "Biomimicry: Architecture & Design"

Presented by AIA Akron on Thursday April 5, 2012
Folk Hall Auditorium
150 E. Exchange St.
Akron, OH




"Create. Work. Inspire" - wth the Dell XPS 14z

David Lim, Habib Azar and Ilaria Mazzoleni share their thoughts on how thin and powerful technology plays a critical role in their lives. Designed to help creative business professionals do more in their personal and professional lives, the XPS 14z is the world's thinnest fully featured laptop.

Other Links:




"ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition"

Nov. 11-17, 2011

The annual ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition is a premier global conference that focuses on today's technical challenges, research updates and breakthrough innovations that are shaping the future of engineering.

Please join us during the following session:
7-3-2 Biomimetics in Architecture (Technical Session) on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 1pm-230pm
NanoEngineering Council
(Session Sponsor)
Ilaria Mazzoleni
(Session Organizer)
For a full schedule of events visit ASME Conferences.




"Create. Work. Inspire" - A creative destination brought to you by Dell

19 Kenmare @ Elizabeth, Nolita | NYC, NY | Nov. 2-4, 2011 10am-6pm RSVP

A 3-day event in downtown Manhattan, featuring works of film, fashion & architecture.
Please join the conversation on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 as Ilaria Mazzoleni will present the biomimetic works of im studio mi/la
. For a full schedule of events visit




"2011 Biomimicry Education Summit"

The Biomimicry Institute | Cleveland, OH | June 27-29, 2011

The Summit included panels of experienced biomimicry educators from university, K-12 and nonformal settings. Many of the Summit's presenters participated in a webinar on biomimicry in higher education earlier this year. To order a PDF of those proceedings, available for $10, please click here.




"Spazi Composti di Franco Normanni" presents:

NATURA(L)MENTE | For an Ecological & Responsible Architecture | May 20, 2011 @ 20.30

The event is organized by the Council of the Women under the title "Rosa femminile plurale 2010/2011". The project intends to introduce intelligent women engaged in the scentific world, communications, culture, sports, & the economy. Among the events will be a discussion moderated by Maria Teresa Birolini in conversation with Ilaria Mazzoleni about her work.

Installation design by im studio mi/la.




Social Biomimicry: Insect Societies and Human Design

Invited Speaker: Ilaria Mazzoleni
"Inspired Co-Existence"
February 18-20, 2010

Memorial Union
(School of Life Sciences)
Arizona State University
, Tempe Campus Social Biomimicry

Green Architecture for the Future

Exhibition opening at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, DK
May 29 - September 4, 2009

The exhibition Green Architecture for the Future is part of the Louisiana's exhibition series Frontiers of Architecture I-IV, which is being shown in the years up to 2011; a series of exhibitions that shed light on new and alternative architectural movements in the force-field between science and architecture. More Information