The design and production of materials, structures, and systems that are modeled on biological entities and processes.
"Biomimicry is an approach to innovation that seeks sustainable solutions to human challenges by emulating nature’s time-tested patterns and strategies. The goal is to create products, processes, and policies—new ways of living—that are well-adapted to life on earth over the long haul. The core idea is that nature has already solved many of the problems we are grappling with. Animals, plants, and microbes are the consummate engineers. After billions of years of research and development, failures are fossils, and what surrounds us is the secret to survival." Biomimicry Institute.
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The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps
The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps. Biomimicry design, explained with 99% Invisible. Check them out here. 99% Invisible is an independently produced radio show created by Roman Mars that focuses on design and architecture. It began as a collaborative project between San Francisco public radio station KALW and the American Institute of Architects in San Francisco.
Download an infographic on Biomimicry here.
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