Nature Inspired Design

Architecture imitates nature’s functions, forms, and parts in order to solve the problems of sustainability, efficiency, strength, durability and more. Nature displays the solutions to these problems through endless examples, which appear everywhere on this planet.

  • PowerPoint giving architectural examples from around the world
  • A detailed journal article explaining Biomimicry in relation to architecture

The Biomimicry Institute is non-profit organization based in Missoula, Montana, United States. It was founded in 2006 by Bryony Schwan and Janine Benyus; a natural sciences writer, innovation consultant, and author of six books, including Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature.