ORNILUX by Arnold Glas
The commercialization story behind the insulated glass that mimics the reflectivity of spider webs to keep birds safe.
Available on demand for online reading | 42 page digital case study
Biomimicry behind the scenes | Spider webs represent nature’s ability to deter collisions. Spiders weave UV reflective strands of silk into their webs to prevent birds from flying through. Invisible to humans, the spider-inspired principle of including UV strands in glass has been used by Ornilux, a company that has create a transparent, bird-friendly glass using biomimicry. This detailed case study delivers key insights and lessons learned about getting the most value out of the biomimicry approach as evidenced by a real world project. Key lessons detailing the company, industry, commercialization process and strategy, as well as the financial strategy, give other innovators insight on how to best take advantage of nature’s 3.8 billion years of research and development.
Get to know biomimetic solutions | Architectural designers and cross-sector innovators will learn more about this product’s backstory and its advantages as a biomimetic solution for their projects.
Connected Sectors | Built Environment
Related Topics | Materials, Architecture
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