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‘Seedkit’ helps plant biomimicry inspiration for cities of the future

March 18th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Planning, Policy, Structures, Water|Sectors: , , |

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'Seedkit' helps plant biomimicry inspiration for cities of the future

It’s a remarkable (and 100% achievable!) vision: Imagining how nature’s genius can help transform design and create sustainable cities of the future. A new toolkit from Urban Greenprint is exploring how employing biomimicry can manage waterflow, drawing from strategies found in the rainy Pacific Northwest. The wonderfully-named Seedkit allows users to easily explore an awesome set of water management ideas–all inspired by nature.

Curated by Jenna Cederberg

Seagrasses wave goodbye to pathogens

March 3rd, 2017|Categories: News Feed, Water, Wellness|Sectors: , , |

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New technology could help us emulate nature’s brilliant shapes

February 4th, 2017|Categories: Additive Manufacturing, Architecture, Carbon, Energy Efficiency, Engineering, Materials, News Feed, Product Design, Structures, Textiles, Water|Sectors: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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Design inspiration from movement without muscles

January 5th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, News Feed, Packaging, Product Design, Structures, Water|Sectors: , , , |

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Sea mussel-inspired coating could pull dyes out of oceans

December 5th, 2016|Categories: News Feed, Textiles, Waste, Water|Sectors: , , , |

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Sustainably-generate energy, courtesy of blue-green algae

November 4th, 2016|Categories: Carbon, Climate Change, News Feed, Water|Sectors: , , , |

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Healthy ecosystems’ role in combatting climate change

October 16th, 2016|Categories: Carbon, Climate Change, News Feed, Water|Sectors: , |

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Initiative helps to harness power of ecosystem services

September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Architecture, Carbon, Climate Change, News Feed, Planning, Water|Sectors: |

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How nature achieves energy efficient water desalination without waste

September 17th, 2016|Categories: News Feed, Water|Sectors: |

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Aquatic fern ‘fur’ pulls oil out of water

September 9th, 2016|Categories: News Feed, Structures, Water|Sectors: , |

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