Research Links

Research Resources

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Bibliography

Pressing environmental issues:

What is biomimicry?

Based on animal structure:

Based on plant structure:

Articles about Biomimetic Design

Solar Energy


Recommended Books

  • LEARNING FROM THE OCTOPUS by Rafe Sagarin
  • ARCHITECTURE FOLLOWS NATURE by Ilaria Mazzoleni
  • BIODISEÑO by Janitzio Égido Villarreal
  • BIOMIMICRY IN ARCHITECTURE by Michael Pawlyn
  • GAIA: A NEW LOOK AT LIFE ON EARTH by James Lovelock
  • DESIGN BY NATURE by Maggie Macnab