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Michael Pawlyn

London, UK

Michael Pawlyn is the founder of the firm Exploration Architecture and a pioneering architect in regenerative design. Hi​s first book Biomimicry in Architecture​ was, for four years in a row, its publisher’s best-selling title, with an updated and expanded second edition published in 2016. He delivers frequent keynotes on innovation and his TED talk has had over 2 million viewings.​ In 2019 Pawlyn co-initiated Built Environment Declares—a global call to action to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency, which has since launched in 27 countries and is supported by over 7,000 companies. He is  the coauthor, with Sarah Ichioka, of “Flourish: Design Paradigms for Our Planetary Emergency” (Triarchy Press, 2021).