Innovating with Nature: Ten of our Best Biomimicry Examples in Business

Nov 02, 2023

With our world now in crisis, planetary debates suggest we choose between capitalism and the planet. 

What about the third choice? 

‘Either or’ debates distract us from what is so desperately needed… action. The stoic philosopher in me is drawn to the single most...

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Biomimicry and Bees: What (more) can we learn from honeycombs?

Oct 18, 2023

It’s no secret. Honeycombs are the poster child of biomimicry design.

An effective design like no other, made with love by nature’s sweet (and buzzy) six-legged engineers.

Slap the honeycomb structure on any design—and voila, you just made it stronger, possibly...

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The Complete History of Biomimicry (with Examples)

Aug 30, 2023

If Imitation is the sincerest flattery, humans have been applauding the natural world for a good while now, perhaps since its inception. Emulating nature for designs that work is not new, and biomimicry (or biomimetics) is a (re)emerging discipline of ancient practice found within the majority of...

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Biomimicry Design Frameworks for Nature-Inspired Innovation

Jul 29, 2023

Whether you start with biological inspiration that leads to a design, or whether you start with a challenge and then look to nature for design solutions, there are 4 key phases/steps in the practice of biomimicry. Biomimicry is fundamentally a translation between nature and design, and in...

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Bio-Inspired AI: When Generative AI and Biomimicry Overlap 🧬

Jul 03, 2023

We love tools like ChatGPT, but perhaps not for the reasons you think. 

Today we dive deeper into the world of Bio-inspired AI. Generative Artificial Intelligence (Generative AI) and biomimicry, and how in combination with the right humans might bring about a new Cambrian explosion of...

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The Leading Biomimicry Events Around the World 📆

Jun 02, 2023

Are you looking for an inspiring, in-person biomimicry-related event? This is a list of keystone events this year from around the world to invite you into the world of biomimicry. The search is over, welcome to the list of extraordinary biomimicry-themed events in your country.

The Bioneers...

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10 Ways to Start Learning Biomimicry (and stop procrastinating)

Apr 18, 2023

When you are learning a new language, skill or practice, there are generally two key challenges that arise - either you are time constrained or intellectually challenged. The sweet spot (in learning and in life) is to find a challenge worth pursuing. Your challenge should be 

1.) hard...

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What (really) is biomimicry?

Mar 27, 2023

They’re springing up like wildflowers - the practices of how we can (and should) learn from the principles of Nature to better survive on this planet! Within biomimicry and bio-inspired movements, new terms and related paradigms are popping up every year and in every emerging discipline. It...

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The Top Biomimicry Courses and Certificates of 2024 📚

Feb 27, 2023

Are you considering expanding your biomimicry knowledge or looking to take a biomimicry course or a Biomimicry Master's program? Unsure about where to start or which course to take? Look no further as we dive deeper into the leading biomimicry courses of 2024.

Biomimicry, the practice of learning...

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The Top 10 Examples of Biomimicry in Architecture

Feb 11, 2023

Nature-inspired buildings, designs and innovation begin with thinking outside (the box)... in the world today of homogenous buildings, we've listed 10 remarkable biomimicry buildings that showcase how architects are mimicking nature to lead the movement of sustainable, regenerative and innovative...

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