Using Nature as a Design Tool

February 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Michael Pawlyn describes three habits of nature that could transform architecture and society. Radical resource efficiency, closed loops, and solar economy. This work is based on Janine Benyus biomimicry insights.

Artificial Paradise, Inc. An Experimental Film Anticipating Organic Virtual Reality

April 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Artificial Paradise, Inc is an experimental film anticipating a future where a major corporation has developed an unique software, based on organic virtual reality, which holds all the lost memories of humankind. A user connects to this database of the forgotten…

Film by Jp Frenay

Festo Bionic AquaJellies

February 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Learning from Nature shows the way to energy-efficient movement processes, through bionics. Recent technology is used in experimental prototypes, such as integrated mechatronic concepts with options for remote maintenance and diagnostics, piezoelectric valves and electric drives. Inspiration for the complex drive forms comes from natural phenomena in air and water, and from humanity itself.