Jamie Dwyer

Jamie Dwyer

Biomimicry 3.8 Principal

Jamie Dwyer is a biomimicry research and design principal for Biomimicry 3.8. She is a Certified Biomimicry Professional, having earned her Master’s of Science in Biomimicry after earning degrees in biology and architecture—two seemingly divergent fields that are perfectly united through the practice of biomimicry.

As a client services project manager and lead researcher for Biomimicry 3.8, Jamie facilitates biomimicry in the built environment. She works to transform the design framework by helping designers apply biological intelligence derived from nature’s forms, processes, and systems.
In addition, Jamie has served as a biologist at the design table for major clients like Kimberly Clark, Terrapin Bright Green, BNIM, Jacobs Engineering, and HOK.

Jamie also teaches biomimicry courses and workshops, including as the co-instructor for the Inspired by Nature: Biomimicry for the Built Environment training in San Francisco, and Discovering Nature’s Genius immersion workshop in Montana.

She has been a featured speaker at numerous events including the Living Future unConference, the Living Product Expo, Singapore USGBC, and the MT USGBC Summit.

Jamie is an avid birder with a new found interest in learning to watercolor. She lives in Helena, Montana, with her husband and two daughters, who make sure life at home is always a musical.

Jamie's Speaking Engagements

  • Whiteley Lecture Series at Pacific University
  • SXSW Eco 2016
  • Kohler Waste Lab Kiosk at GreenBuild 2017
  • Living Future Conference 2017
  • Living Future unConference 2016
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