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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

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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Preventing barnacle buildup by mimicking human skin

October 30th, 2016|Categories: Materials, News Feed, Product Design|Sectors: |

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Looking to insect societies to increase infrastructure efficiencies

October 15th, 2016|Categories: Life's Principles, News Feed, Resilience|Sectors: , , , |

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Bees inspire more efficient route planning

August 27th, 2016|Categories: Carbon, News Feed, Planning|Sectors: , |

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What is mold mapped our roadway routes?

August 5th, 2016|Categories: Engineering, News Feed|Sectors: , |

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Hummingbirds provide new way of looking at navigation

July 24th, 2016|Categories: News Feed, Product Design|Sectors: , , , , |

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Investigating slime mold navigation methods

June 19th, 2016|Categories: Materials, News Feed, Organizations, Planning|Sectors: , , |

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Flows and structures inspired by nature

June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Architecture, Energy Efficiency, Life's Principles, News Feed, Organizations, Structures, Water|Sectors: , , , , |

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‘Air carpet’ inspires better Shell fleet

May 11th, 2016|Categories: Energy Efficiency, Engineering, News Feed|Sectors: , |

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