Tag: biomimicry

November 22, 2016

Nature Does it Better: Biomimicry in Architecture and Engineering

by Zack Mortice   The most important convergence of design and biological sciences today relies on “innovation” that’s millions, if not billions, of years old.   Biomimicry is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems; biomimicry in architecture and manufacturing is the practice of. Read more…

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July 31, 2015

Biomimicry: Designs By Nature

by Lisa Bonanate   Buildings designed like termite dens. Insulation made from mushrooms. Panes of glass structured like spider webs.   Mother Nature is the ultimate architect – one with a few billion years of experience. Her designs are efficient, innovative and conducive to sustaining life. Increasingly, mankind is looking to these time-tested engineering strategies. Read more…