Andy Lipkis

Ashoka Fellow
United States
Fellow Since 2008
My work: retrofitting cities for sustainability by promoting trees and tree-mimicking technologies.

Check out this video of Andy Lipkis's work

 

This description of Andy Lipkis's work was prepared when Andy Lipkis was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Introduction
Cities, like forests, are complex organisms with systems that can provide, capture and reuse life-nourishing resources. By applying lessons found in nature, Andy Lipkis is enabling citizens to manage urban ecosystems effectively and sustainably.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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