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First Mondays Documentary: Biophilic Design, special guest Mark Lakeman

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Announcing a recurring by-donation only

'First Monday' Documentary Night launching March 4th

We'll be showing Biophilic Design: The Archetecture of Life (http://www.bullfrogfilms.com/catalog/biod.html), followed by special guest Mark Lakeman, Principal of Communitecture architecture firm (http://communitecture.net/communitecture/index.php) and co-founder of the City Repair Project (http://vbc.cityrepair.org/) and the Planet Repair Institute (http://www.planetrepair.org).

After the 62-minute showing, Mark will offer local inspirations of ecological design and grassroots community-building. He will highlight the work of his architecture firm as well as that of the City Repair Project and the Planet Repair Institute, and offer an outline of how home-scale and block-scale design can literally change the world.

About the movie: "Biophilic Design is an innovative way of designing the places where we live, work, and learn. We need nature in a deep and fundamental fashion, but we have often designed our cities and suburbs in ways that both degrade the environment and alienate us from nature."

The event will also include a gallery of large-print designs created by Mark Lakeman. Here's just a few examples of Mark's work:

Making an optional small donation helps us pay for the room and the screening right for the movie (we're doing it legit). See you there, and bring your friends!

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