Seema Anand is a Biomimicry Specialist (Biomimicry 3.8 Institute, USA, 2011) & a practicing Architect in Bangalore. She spent initial part of her career discovering, learning and working on vernacular architecture, which ingeniously uses only local resources in the built environs. After a short stint in conservation architecture she in now involved in large scale urban projects and issues. With a focus on working towards sustainable habitats, she considers Biomimicry as a ‘lighthouse’ that will guide her approach to design and problem solving. She consults and teaches biomimicry approach in the field of design. She is a visiting faculty in RV College of Architecture, Bangalore, India. Some of the prestigious places where she has taught biomimicry include Tongji University (Shanghai), National Institute of Design (Bangalore) and Shristi school of Art, Design and Technology (Bangalore). She is the co-founder of “Biomimicry India Network”, a network which aims to spread awareness and catalyze biomimicry in India. She is also the co-founder of “Biomimicry India Lab and Studio”, a company which consults and undertakes research in the field of biomimicry.