Working on collaborative submission for King’s Cross Gasholder No. 8 Competition


King’s Cross Gasholder 8, with its cultural heritage of Victorian engineering ingenuity, provides a fascinating setting for The Pulse. The gasholder, which once stored the gas that provided light and heat to London, is a powerful starting point. The contemporary absence of the gasholder leaves a void to be filled with a new energy, one that draws on the stories that fuel our past while looking to the sustainability of our future.

Biomimicry in Design at Schumacher College


Leonora is invited to report on a course entitled ‘Biomimicry: New directions in sustainable design’ from Schumacher College in Devon. The course is run by architect Michael Pawlyn, business coach Andy Middleton and Professor of Biomimetics Julian Vincent. You can read Leonora’s articles on TreeHugger:

Lessons in Biomimicry – Part 1 Natural Forms

Lessons in Biomimicry – Part 2 Natural Systems

Lessons in Biomimicry – Part 3 Natural Processes