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Biomimicry

Jul 02, 2017No Comments

3D printed polyamide seat With the aid of 3D printing, designer Lilian van Daal’s Biomimicry chair represents a more sustainable alternative to the conventional furniture

BioBrick

May 07, 2017No Comments

Biologically grown masonry The standard architectural material palette consists of many energy-intensive materials, such as brick masonry and concrete. In contrast, nature exhibits notable strategies

BacillaFilla

Apr 16, 2017No Comments

Concrete-healing microbial patch BacillaFilla is an engineered microbial glue developed to repair cracks in concrete that can cause catastrophic structural failure. The result of a

Biobulb

Apr 02, 2017No Comments

Microbe-powered light Increased interest in the capability of bioluminescent organisms, which emit light by way of chemical reaction, has inspired some scientists to propose methods

Starlight Avatar

Feb 26, 2017No Comments

Autoluminescent plant Biotechnology company Bioglow has produced the first genetically engineered light-emitting plant. Like glowworms, fireflies, and other naturally occurring autoluminescent organisms, the plant can

Flight-Assembled Architecture

Jan 29, 2017No Comments

Flying machine-enabled construction Flight Assembled Architecture is a process in which flying machines construct prototype building structures. Developed by ETH Zürich professor Raffaello D’Andrea and

Smog Free Project

Jan 15, 2017No Comments

Air purifying tower that creates compressed smog Netherlands-based Studio Roosegaarde has created what it calls the largest vacuum cleaner for smog in the world. Designed

Placage

Nov 15, 2011No Comments

High-contrast linear hardwood veneer panels Placage is a bespoke wood veneer collection, available in five striped patterns, from subtle to vibrant, in varying widths. This

Solar Ivy

Apr 09, 2011No Comments

Solar energy device inspired by ivy Solar Ivy is a solar energy generation and delivery system inspired by ivy. Attached to a building façade, its

MYPODLife

Mar 22, 2011No Comments

Illuminated living wall MYPODLife is a living wall and light box made of DuPont Corian. Part of an ongoing investigation into living wall technologies, MYPODLife