Biomimicry: Nature’s Solution

What is Biomimicry?

Inspired Technologies

Image from: http://www.leonardo-da-vinci.net/design-for-a-flying-machine/
Kingfisher
Shinkansen 500 Series
Eastgate Centre: Image from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastgate_Centre,_Harare

Global Warming

  1. BioWave | Renewable energy technology that harvests wave action energy with kelp motion
  2. VAWT Wind Farm Design | Vertically oriented wind turbines arranged like schools of fish
  3. Swarm Logic Technology | Holistic energy demand management system that communicates like a swarm
  4. AirCarbon | High-performance plastic made with carbon captured from emissions
  5. Carbon Mix | Carbonate rocks made from captured CO2 emissions, mimicking how coral builds
  6. Multi-Strata Agroforestry | Forestry management strategy that mimics the forest
  7. Ecological Performance Standards | Ecosystem-based performance metrics for the built environment
  8. Perennial Crops | An approach to modern agriculture that mimics the prairie grassland
  9. Zelfo | Biobased material that leverages self organizing fibers and stores carbon at the same time

“The more our world functions like the natural world, the more likely we are to endure on this home that is ours, but not ours alone.” -Janine Benyus

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