Posted on Aug 25, 2011 in Science Spaza
Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature
Ms Claire Janisch, BiomimicrySA
24 August 2011
Biomimicry is a new science of an ancient practice defined as “conscious emulation of life’s genius”: looking to nature for sustainable solutions to challenges we face.
Says Claire: For designers, architects, engineers, and all innovators, the answer to the question “What would nature do here?” is a revelation. There’s not one new idea, but millions, ideas evolved in context, tested over eons, and proven to be safe for this generation and the...