• Profile - Michael Pawlyn

    Michael Pawlyn, architect and founder of his practice Exploration Architecture, is in the vanguard of biomimicry in architecture, which formed the basis of his talk as a VIP speaker at last year’s FX talks.

  • FX Talks: Review

    Toby Maxwell reports from the inaugural FX TALKS event, where a stellar line-up of inspiring thinkers shared their perspectives on thinking big and doing different with the audience

  • Listen: Michael Pawlyn

    While biomimicry has transformed the world of robotics and is being increasingly adopted in engineering and materials science, it is yet to be widely embraced by architects, says Michael Pawlyn. An architect and speaker focused on innovation, Pawlyn is the founder of exploration Architecture, co-founder of the Sahara Forest Project and the author of Biomimicry in Architecture - the second edition was published by RIBA Publishing in October.

  • Blueprint innovation: 16 interviews with international architects

    We asked 16 international architects what innovation means to them and why it is important to their work. Including: Paola Antonellli, Shigeru Ban, Odile Decq, Liz Diller, Andre Fu, Jeanne Gang, Reinier de Graaf, Francine Houben, Kengo Kuma, Tom Kundig, Daniel Libeskind, Nieto Sobejano, Michael Pawlyn, Monica von Schmalensee, Aaron Taylor Harvey, Sarah Wigglesworth