International Society of Biourbanism
= network for the exchange and dissemination of knowledge about biourbanism as a new epistemological approach to cities and biophilic design.
The International Society of Biourbanism (ISB - www.biourbanism.org) is a not-for-profit scientific network for high-quality research, theory making, education, and practice in Urbanism and Architecture. It supports research, publishing and education by providing a shared area for the exchange and dissemination of knowledge about biourbanism as a new epistemological approach to cities and biophilic design.
To create the theoretical basis for a new human-oriented built environment according to the most exciting scientific developments, such as fractals, complexity theory, evolutionary biology, morphogenesis, biophilia, biomimicry, artificial intelligence and peer to peer urbanism (P2PU);
To bring together theories, models and a new urban and architectural design process;
To support the dialogue between practitioners and academics, by avoiding a purely academic discussion on design;
To increase the visibility of biourbanism among academia, scholars and the public;
To promote scholarly excellence and innovation according to the iourbanism approach;
To facilitate the exchange of research results;
To provide information and formation related to biourbanism, trough courses, seminars, workshops and publications."