How Termite Mounds Inspired A Self-Cooling Building

How Termite Mounds Inspired A Self-Cooling Building

Learning from nature means searching for innovative solutions to complex problems. In Harare, Zimbabwe, where air conditioning is expensive to incorporate into a building, architect Mick Pearce looked for solutions for cooling from nature.

How Nature Inspired Japan’s Shinkansen

How Nature Inspired Japan’s Shinkansen

How Nature Inspired Japan’s ShinkansenJapan’s Shinkansen train is one of the fastest in the world. In 1989, the Shinkansen was able to travel up to 270 km per hour but unfortunately each time it entered a tunnel it was moving so fast that it was creating a sonic boom...

5 Famous Buildings Inspired By Nature

5 Famous Buildings Inspired By Nature

5 Famous Buildings Inspired By NatureThere is a sense of serenity that is felt when surrounded by nature. Walking through a lush forest, sitting on the beach during sunset or hiking up mountains will often take your breath away. These moments make us stop and think...

Biomimicry – What We Can Learn From Nature

Biomimicry – What We Can Learn From Nature

Biomimicry – What We Can Learn From NatureWhat is Biomimicry? Biomimicry is all around us in the products we use, the buildings we design and the technologies we’ve built. Bio is the Greek word for life, and mimic means to copy, so biomimicry means to copy...

Overcoming Plastic

Overcoming Plastic

Overcoming PlasticOvercoming plastic is assumed to be a big challenge. It demands that we stop and think about our wrongdoings, change habits and customs that unknowingly caused damage to the environment and to ourselves, and above all, it requires that we acquire the...

What are Bioplastics? Are they the solution?

What are Bioplastics? Are they the solution?

What are Bioplastics? Are they the solution?Perhaps you have heard or read about them, but if not, then let us learn a little about what they really are and how they are part of the solution to help reduce plastic pollution. Bioplastics come from vegetable products...

Let’s talk about recycling

Let’s talk about recycling

Let’s talk about recyclingRecycling is and will be an essential part of solving the problem of plastic pollution, but recycling alone is not enough; In addition, we really know so little about how plastics are recycled; so we are going to inform ourselves about...

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