SFP Pilot Facility under construction, Sahara Forest Project, October 2012

Bionic Boxes, gannaca

Biomimicry: Biology inspires innovation, Nesta, HotTopics, July 2012

The Sahara Forest Project Signs Agreement to Build a Pilot Project in Qatar, Inhabitat, February 2012

Giant desert greenhouse inspired by camel's nostrils, by Duncan Graham Rowe, New Scientist, February 2012

Sahara Forest Project pilot to be built in Qatar, by Katie Scott for WIRED Magazine, February 2012

Biomimicry in architecture and the start of the Ecological Age, by Katie Scott for WIRED Magazine, February 2012

Qatar Pilot Project, Launching the Sahara Forest Project, 'A very spectacular and potentially important project'. National Geographic, February 2012

Biomimicry is the next great architectural movement, says Michael Pawlyn, and our best answer to the demands of the Ecological Age. Architecture Today, December 2011, The Editor's Blog, Q&A, Michael Pawlyn, Architect/Biomimicist

Lessons of Design learned from Nature, The Economist, November 2011

Restoring the urban-rural relationship, by Michael Pawlyn, Land in Sight, Rural Feature, ABSTRACT, Ideas, Facts and Fictions, No 1, 2011

Architect Michael Pawlyn shows how nature offers a sourcebook of extraordinary design solutions to equip us for the challenges of building a sustainable future RSA Events, September 2011

Biomimicry in architecture, by Michael Pawlyn, NBS, July 2011

Biomimicry Solutions, by Michael Pawlyn, DIPLOMAT, June 2011

Plastiki Expedition boat by Exploration Architecture for Adventure Ecology, dezeen magazine, July 2010

High-Tech Energy "Oasis" to Bloom in the Desert?  by Christine Dell'Amore, National Geographic News, January 2010

"Energy Oases" to Green the World's Deserts?  National Geographic News, January 2010

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Michael Pawlyn: Using nature's genius in architecture 

How can architects build a new world of sustainable beauty? By learning from nature. At TEDSalon in London, Michael Pawlyn describes three habits of nature that could transform architecture and society: radical resource efficiency, closed loops, and drawing energy from the sun.

Exploration rebutted the BD Editor's climate change skepticism with a letter signed by 26 other prominent industry leaders.
Article by Michael Pawlyn included in the AJ's 'Thoughts on Copenhagen' with Sir Nicholas Stern, Pooran Desai, Jeremy Leggett and others.
Exploration interviewed for a film accompanying the Barbican's 'Radical Nature' exhibition. To see the video click here.
Exploration Architecture featured on BBC World News Nature .inc series.  To see the video, click here.
Exploration on long list for BD's 2008 Young Architect of the Year Award
Article about The Sahara Forest Project published in The Guardian 03.09.08
Article about The Sahara Forest Project on Treehugger 02.09.08
Article about The Eco-Rainforest published in The Guardian 21.11.05

Article about the Las Palmas Water Theatre and other projects inspired by nature published in The Guardian 29.08.06

‘Building the Future’ Television Programme about The Las Palmas Water Theatre broadcast by Discovery on 17.06.07 –

Michael Pawlyn lecture delivered at Google’s annual ‘Zeitgeist’ conference and subsequently loaded onto Youtube

Economist article