Category Archives: Biomimicry

Engagement with Nature: a positive and sustained interaction

Did you know that we have been wired to affiliate with nature? Humans have evolved in adaptive response to the natural world and hence need to remain in contact with natural features and processes for the sake of their own

Engagement with Nature: a positive and sustained interaction

Did you know that we have been wired to affiliate with nature? Humans have evolved in adaptive response to the natural world and hence need to remain in contact with natural features and processes for the sake of their own

Beyond Sustainability: A look at Biophilia and Biomimicry

In a presentation on Biophilia and Biomimicry at the American University of Beirut in the Department of Landscape Design and Ecosystem Management, theOtherDada explored new ways to move beyond sustainability and to reconsider the world differently through the lens of

Beyond Sustainability: A look at Biophilia and Biomimicry

In a presentation on Biophilia and Biomimicry at the American University of Beirut in the Department of Landscape Design and Ecosystem Management, theOtherDada explored new ways to move beyond sustainability and to reconsider the world differently through the lens of

Let’s Play With SUSTAINABILITY!

Come play the sustainability game with us! theOtherDada [tOD] invites you to their opening night on the 1st of June from 6 to 10pm. Join us from the 2nd until the 5th of June from 3 to 7pm for our

Let’s Play With SUSTAINABILITY!

Come play the sustainability game with us! theOtherDada [tOD] invites you to their opening night on the 1st of June from 6 to 10pm. Join us from the 2nd until the 5th of June from 3 to 7pm for our

The importance of native species

We always recommend the use of native plants as they require less maintenance in terms of fertilizers and irrigation needs; because these species are naturally present in a specific geological area and are already adapted to the climatic conditions of

The importance of native species

We always recommend the use of native plants as they require less maintenance in terms of fertilizers and irrigation needs; because these species are naturally present in a specific geological area and are already adapted to the climatic conditions of

Ecology and the Scale of Research

As part of our research regarding Urban Ecology, here is a post regarding Ecology and the work of ecologist. In case you are interested in this topic and would like to participate in the research , please feel free to

Ecology and the Scale of Research

As part of our research regarding Urban Ecology, here is a post regarding Ecology and the work of ecologist. In case you are interested in this topic and would like to participate in the research , please feel free to

What is biodiversity and why is it important for the human survival?

When we started our research on Urban Biodiversity, we found it quite difficult to define the term biodiversity and explain what we are interested in specifically in this case. We hope that this post will clarify this concept. The term

What is biodiversity and why is it important for the human survival?

When we started our research on Urban Biodiversity, we found it quite difficult to define the term biodiversity and explain what we are interested in specifically in this case. We hope that this post will clarify this concept. The term

Storm Water Management

A drainage system is absent from Riyadh’s infrastructure. With the recurring storms that are flooding the streets of the city, tOD is proposing a storm management solution by replacing sidewalks with swales. Swales are long, narrow, depressed corridors that are

Storm Water Management

A drainage system is absent from Riyadh’s infrastructure. With the recurring storms that are flooding the streets of the city, tOD is proposing a storm management solution by replacing sidewalks with swales. Swales are long, narrow, depressed corridors that are

Introduction to the Living Building Challenge

tOD has adopted The Living Building ChallengeSM as sustainability performance standard. #LivingBuildingChallenge

Introduction to the Living Building Challenge

tOD has adopted The Living Building ChallengeSM as sustainability performance standard. #LivingBuildingChallenge