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Randall Anway is a Registered Architect in New York and Connecticut. He specializes in design research and is inspired by natural patterns and systems. He holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Connecticut. His Accreditations include Certified Biomimicry Specialist, LEED AP, and Certified Sustainable Building Advisor.
Randall’s experience includes building systems research for the Army Corps of Engineers and facility information management at Xerox Corporation, as well as high-end residential design. His research and design experience spans from software simulation to historical building materials and residential, commercial and institutional projects. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), INCOSE Natural Systems Working Group, and a founding member of Biomimicry NYC. An occasional contributor to the online journal, Zygote Quarterly, he is constantly learning about the changing world of design. Based near Long Island Sound in Connecticut, he offers consulting through his firm, New Tapestry, LLC.
Observing the ecosystem of the Sonoran Desert
Favorite System Tool
Other people’s imaginations
Using cameras to think in a visual way
Pen and Paper
Thinking in Systems: A Primer by Donella Meadows
The Extended Organism: The Physiology of Animal-Built Structures by J. Scott Turner
InsightMaker.com – A free dynamic modeling and simulation web application
“Apprenticing to the biological world means learning to observe and interact safely and productively.”
Facebook or LinkedIn: randallanway
New Tapestry, LLC (new-tapestry.com)
Biomimicry NYC (biomimicrynyc.com)
Zygote Quarterly (zqjournal.org)