We must adapt our design methods and products to a changing future or risk perishing, says Allison Ewing of Hays+Ewing Design Studio. In her presentation from the Vision 2020 Sustainability Summit in Washington, D.C., she explores how nature can guide us and what opportunities technology such as digital 3-D printing offers, while reflecting on how engaging the developer to address large-scale change is a major challenge ahead.

For more information on the year-long Vision 2020 project, which aims to establish and track a roadmap of critical targets for the building industry to address climate change-related goals by the year 2020, visit http://www.ecobuildingpulse.com/Vision-2020.