Has been a pleasure being part of episode 27 of Creative Welly
Courageous conversations with bold humans (from the most creative little capital in the world).
Dr Negin Imani
Negin is a lecturer in Architectural and Building Science, founder of Biomimicry NZ, representing New Zealand in the Biomimicry Institute global network, and a Visiting Scholar at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand since 2020.
Negin’s research is focused on sustainable architecture and biomimetic energy efficient building design. She is the first post-doctoral researcher at the VUW school of architecture https://people.wgtn.ac.nz/negin.imani. Her research investigates possibilities to develop living building modules https://www.sftichallenge.govt.nz/our-research/projects/seed-projects/https://biomimicry.org.nz/heating-with-wolves-cooling-with-cacti-thermo-bio-architectural-framework-thba/. She has co-authored the book “Heating with Wolves, Cooling with Cacti”.
As a recipient of the National Science Challenge, Science for Technological Innovation, Seed Project grant, Negin is working as the Principle Investigator of the project, Biomimetic Buildings for Climate Change Adaptation: Future Generation of Facades.
Derek Bradley, CEO, A44 Games
Derek Bradley is the CEO of A44 Games an independent games studio based in Wellington, New Zealand. He was the Game Director on ASHEN, the company’s first title, which was released world-wide at the Annual Game Awards in 2018.